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Quechee, Vermont, United States
Posted:
May 29, 2008

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DONNA M PARRIS

P.O. Box ****

Quechee, VT *****

Home Phone 802-***-****

I would like to work for a company that is challenging, competitive, and rewarding. I am a friendly, loyal and dedicated person who has an ambition to succeed in any given environment. Although I have extensive experience in the Transportation industry, I love to learn, and am always up to a challenge whatever the situation. I get along well with others, and I also work efficiently on my own. I am seeking a position where I can develop and excel while giving my best to an employer.

QUALIFICATIONS

I worked as a Dispatcher/Supervisor for four and a half years with the City of Boston, MA.

I was responsible for the safe and timely operation of school buses, drivers, and students.

Communicated through a two-way radio, answered and made telephone calls, use the computer, and other office equipment.

Logged all activities of the day such as incidents, accidents, emergencies, and non-emergencies.

Followed up on incidents reports, late to school reports, and complaints.

Report to the Transportation Department and schools.

Handling emergency and non-emergency situations.

Overseeing work done by others under my supervision.

EDUCATION

Grammar School: Saint Joseph and Saint Patrick

High School: Girls’ High School

EMPLOYMENT

11/12/2007-03/31/2008 Dispatcher, Westaff Agency, Assignment at

Irving Oil, West Lebanon, NH

• Dispatching printed delivery tickets to the drivers for delivery that come in throughout the day.

• Checking on the driver to see how he or she is doing with their deliveries throughout the day.

• Scheduling delivery for customers.

• Calling customers when delivery was not made for what ever the reason and logging it into the computer.

• Updating data with changes into the computer.

• Answering the phones with customer concerns.

• Logging the driver’s progress at the end of his or her work day into the computer.

12/07/2005-08/23/2006 Deli Clerk, Stop and Shop, North Adams, MA

• Detail customer service such as taking customer orders.

• One on one interaction with customers on a daily basis.

• Product awareness and daily organization in product rotation.

05/14/2001-10/28/2005 Dispatcher/Supervisor, Laidlaw Transit Inc, and

First Student, City of Boston, MA

• Monitor two-way communication and assist drivers in the on-time and safe transportation of their passengers.

• Maintain downed vehicle lists, and driver’s attendance to assure all routes are covered and vehicles are assigned for their daily reports.

• Prepare and perform the Morning bid for the stand-by drivers. Assure all work is covered in the most cost-efficient and timely manner, while maintaining the requirements of the collective bargaining agreement and contract with the school district.

• Conduct communications with school personnel, transportation department, and parents regarding inquiries and requests about the daily route assignments.

• Have a thorough working knowledge of Grid sheets, and citywide reports to assist in route coverage, field trips and other situations that arise.

• Maintain all school calendars and assure that all drivers are aware of any changes that may occur during the school year and assure coverage of all routes that have conflicting reports. IE: Early dismissal, in-service days, etc.

• Maintain dispatch logs and visual boards, to assure communication among fellow staff members.

• Maintain accident, incident, road call, customer request forms and all other logs and forms necessary to document events.

• Coordinate vehicle maintenance with the service managers, schedule pick up and return delivery of vehicles to various areas.

• Assist the Contract Manager in developing and scheduling of routes, route changes and placement of new stops.

• Prepare work to ensure a transition to the afternoon operational staff. Maintaining communication between morning and afternoon dispatch.

• Work with drivers to review additional stops and work, making sure they understand the times and directions associated with changes.

• Assist Contract Manager in researching any incident that may occur by reviewing logs or producing forms, retrieving statements that are necessary for documentation purposes.

• Computer knowledge.

• All other duties as assigned.

09/03/1980-05/14/2001 School Bus Driver, Laidlaw Transit Inc. City of

Boston, MA

• Daily safety checks of all safety systems on the bus.

• Route management looking for any changes such as add-ons or deletions.

• Communicating with parents and teachers about students needs

• Implementing bus safety rules including fire drills as well as emergency procedures.

• Personal interaction with parents and students including students with special-needs.

• Yearly license renewal and training programs such as traffic safety and operating a handicap vehicle.

• Communicating with the Dispatcher.

• Turning in completed route sheets and reports at the end of the workday.

Skills:

Typing 60 wpm, use of most office equipment such as computers, copy machine, multi line telephones and fax machines. I have organizational skills and Customer Service skills.

Computer skills such as: Windows96, Windows98, Windows XP, Office 2000 & 2003, Office Professional, Word, Access, and Excel.



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