U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
Schedule and dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles for conveyance of materials, freight, or passengers, or for normal installation, service, or emergency repairs rendered outside the place of business. Duties may include using radio, telephone, or computer to transmit assignments and compiling statistics and reports on work progress.
Illustrative examples: Train Dispatcher,
Tow Truck Dispatcher,
Broad Occupation: 43-5030 Dispatchers
Minor Group: 43-5000 Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers
Major Group: 43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010