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Cavendish Agri
20000353 Requisition #




Cavendish Agri Services supports farmers in growing healthy and productive crops. We have 13 manufacturing/retail locations throughout Atlantic Canada and Maine. Our primary products include fertilizers, crop protectants and technical expertise.


Cavendish Agri Services is currently seeking a Seasonal Dispatcher to be based out of our Truro, NS location. The selected candidate will be a self-starter with a strong work ethic and a "Can Do" attitude.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Day-to-day communication, via phone and handheld, with an assigned fleet of drivers to ensure proper load instructions are passed along and carried out;
  • Line up loads to ensure the best time efficiency and load factor;
  • Manage service concerns, as required, to limit exposure and minimize impact to the customer;
  • Assist in production planning based on sales orders and load efficiency;
  • Assist with the entire order process;
  • Ensure accurate and timely trip records in dispatch system;
  • Assist other staff as required during spikes in workload;
  • Assist other staff as required by preparing and analyzing various reports as required;
  • Provide Drivers with the right information and equipment in order to make the entire customer experience positive from start to finish;
  • Years of Experience Preferred: 2 years of dispatch experience in a transportation environment;
  • Ability to multi-task and willingness to learn;
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Solid interpersonal, communication (verbal and written), organizational, and time management skills;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Knowledge of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland geography to ensure effective and efficient routing an asset;
  • AS400 knowledge an asset;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends;

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please apply online or send your resume to surette.jacynthe@cavendishfarms.com no later than April 6th, 2020.

For more information, please call (902) 893-6950.

*Please Note: A clean criminal background check will be required prior to an employment offer being extended.


We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


To learn more about our products and services, click here.


Cavendish Agri Services is committed to equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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