Did you know that each year approximately 400 million people nationwide utilize the talents of a limo/car service dispatcher? Obviously, limo/car service dispatchers’ salaries will vary depending on the firm, its location and the applicant’s experience. However, the industry’s average starting salary tends to exceed $20,000. With numbers like that, it’s easy to see that the industry is one to consider getting into.limo

At this point, you might be wondering which skills are needed to be a limo/car service dispatcher. Well, we can answer that for you. Here’s a quick list of some essential skills that will undoubtedly help you excel at being a limo/car service dispatcher:

  • In-depth knowledge of dispatching area (i.e. airports, hotels and train stations)
  • Ability to communicate effectively, multitask and work under pressure
  • Ability to read online and paper maps (i.e. calculate mileage/time)
  • Familiarity with the transportation and hospitality industries
  • Pleasant, clear phone voice and mastery of phone etiquette
  • Knowledge of dispatching software or computers in general
  • Agreeable to working flexible hours and be on call when need be
  • Knack for working independently and with little supervision
  • Top-quality problem solving and customer service skills

If you have those skills, one of the best places to look for a job is an online site like Just Dispatchers. It allows you to cut through all of the clutter and go straight to the limo/car service dispatchers’ job listings. Once there, you’ll be able to register for free, create a standout resume and search for work in the dispatching field. In addition, you’ll also be able to electronically network with some of the limo/car service industry’s top employers. Think about it. Being able to network like that will give you an excellent opportunity to show off your impeccable communication and computer skills.

Want to learn more about the limo/car services dispatching industry, including additional tips for finding a job? Visit the Just Dispatchers’ website or stop by our Facebook page.