Dispatcher - Arnold Lumber

West Kingstown, RI 02892

Posted: 08/10/2022 Industry: Manufacturing/Warehouse Job Number: 3123

Job Description

Skills for Rhode Island’s Future is recruiting candidates for Arnold Lumber. Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’s Future at the end of this job description.

COMPANY NAME: Arnold Lumber

JOB TITLE: Dispatcher

LOCATION: West Kingstown, Rhode Island

HOURS: 1st Shift

Key Responsibilities:

  • Schedules and dispatches drivers, fleet vehicles, or equipment to locations according to work orders for delivery
  • Coordinates all deliveries and pick-ups
  • Ensures that the drivers fill out inspection reports and mileage logs daily
  • Conducts random checks of the vehicles to assure cleanliness and readiness
  • Invoices all orders, editing all noted tallies and changes, and reprinting backorders
  • Assists and/or provides directions to the job sites using navigation software
  • Reviews fleet and personnel needs seasonally, reporting necessary changes to the Operations Manager
  • Communicates with supervisors or customers to resolve problems, requests for services or equipment
  • Answers incoming calls calmly and effectively
  • Filing of orders/invoices daily
  • Assists in the upkeep of the office and workstation(s)
  • Promotes safety to all the drivers

Successful candidates will have:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Driver experience in the lumber industry, and/or a dispatching background would be beneficial
  • Vast knowledge of lumber and associated building supplies
  • Valid driver’s license as well as the insurability for driving
  • Forklift certification (preferred)
  • Forklift Trainer certification (preferred)


For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’s Future website at www.skillsforri.com/jobs. Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’s Future and Arnold Lumber will make the final hiring decisions.


Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work. Skills for Rhode Island’s Future’s team will guide and provide you with support throughout the hiring process.

Skills for Rhode Island’s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

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