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Dispatcher - Shuttle

Transportation and Logistics



Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Facilities Operations (AFO), an Akima company, is not just another federal facilities contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At AFO, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , AFO provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , AFO sustains mission readiness and ensures quality of life by maintaining high value assets and operations at peak performance and successfully manages these operations through accurately forecasting, managing, and aggressively controlling costs.

As an AFO employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Akima Facilities Operations is looking for a Dispatcher to work in Joint Base Lewis-McChord. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!


Job Responsibilities:

  • The Dispatcher is responsible for the assignment of motor vehicles and drivers for conveyance of freight or passengers, and compiles lists of available vehicles.
  • The assignment of vehicles is determined by factors such as length and purpose of trip, freight or passenger requirements, and preference of user.
  • Additional responsibilities include the issuance of keys, record sheets, and driver credentials.
  • The Dispatcher records time of departure, destination, cargo, expected time of return and investigates overdue vehicles.
  • The Dispatcher may confer with customers to expedite or locate missing, misrouted, delayed or damaged merchandise, maintain record of mileage, fuel used, repairs made, and other expenses.
  • The Dispatcher may establish service or delivery routes, supervise loading and unloading, issue equipment to drivers, (such as hand trucks, dollies, and blankets), direct activities of drivers, assign helpers to drivers, work at vehicle distribution centers, and assign vehicles to customer agencies.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to pass a background security investigation as well as drug/alcohol screening prior to employment.
  • All applicants must be able to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC)
  • US nationality/citizenship and residence, with verbal and written fluency in English.
  • Employee is required to possess and maintain a valid state-issued Driver’s license and applicable Government/Army license.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be capable of sitting for extended periods of time. Must be able to climb, crawl, stoop, bend, squat, and reach as required.
  • Be able to work outside in inclement weather conditions when necessary.

Desired Qualifications:

  • GCSS-Army Overview/Basic Navigation/Intermediate Navigation/Data Mining/Process Flow/Using the EUM+ Ideal candidate will have completed prerequisite training for Army Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 88N2O/3O – Transportation Management Coordinator, or 4-6 years of transportation coordinator experience.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Benefits: Health & Welfare fringe dollars as defined under the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • The benefits program offered will be as defined under the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Paid Leave: Leave benefits offered will be as defined under the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Office & Administrative Support

Travel: None

Organization: AFO - Akima Facilities Operations

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3856