Dispatcher Interview Questions

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Audra Kresinske is an educator with over 7 years experience teaching English and employment readiness skills.

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  1. 1.

    What questions do you have for me?

  2. 2.

    Tell me a little bit about yourself.

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    Dispatch requires a great amount of patience. Do you consider yourself a patient person? How do you increase your patience level in challenging situations?

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    As a dispatcher, your day can change at any second. When have you had to make a split second decision? How do you react under unexpected pressure?

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    When you suffer a setback, how does that emotionally affect you and your work?

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    A dispatcher must pay exceptional attention to the small details. How would your co-workers describe your attention to detail?

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    Dispatching is often unpredictable. When planning your day, how often do you create alternative scenarios to help you adjust to changing situations?

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    Would you say you are a better verbal or written communicator?

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    How do you like to be recognized for your accomplishments?

  10. 10.

    How would you describe your work ethic?

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    How do you deal with conflict on your team?

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    We are looking for a long term fit. What causes you to feel dissatisfied on the job?

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    How strong is your geographical knowledge?

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    How does our dispatch position fit into your career goals?

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    What are your weaknesses?

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    Dispatchers must have strong communication skills. Rate your communication skills from 1-10.

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    We are seeking a dispatcher who is present, and reliable. How many days were you absent from work last year?

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    Would your former or current boss describe you as a worker who gladly goes the extra mile to complete their tasks?

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    Do you have experience in scheduling?

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    Being a dispatcher is a high-pressure position. How do you handle stress on the job?

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    What attracted you to our dispatcher job posting?

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    What type of dispatch equipment are you most experienced with?

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    Think about a difficult boss, professor or coworker. What made him or her difficult? How did you successfully interact with this person?

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    What are your strengths?

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    At your current or former place of employment, how important was communication and dealing with others?

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    How would you describe your personality?

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    As a dispatcher, we will require you to often be on call. Are you able to commit to this?

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    What are your salary expectations?

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    The accuracy of our dispatchers is the key to our success. Do you always double check or proofread your work?

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    We have had concerns with employee theft recently. What would you do if you caught a co-worker stealing?

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    Why were you fired or let go from your last job?

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    Rate your communication skills from 1-10 with proper examples backing your given rating.