Part-time Dispatcher

Vancouver, WA

JOB ID: 1556

JOB CATEGORY: Operations Administrative

POSITION TYPE: Regular Part-Time


***This is a part-time position offering approximately 29 hours per week (Monday through Friday). ***


We are currently looking for a Dispatcher (Distribution Center) to play a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient delivery of propane to our customers across diverse geographical areas and climates in the Western US. 

As a Dispatcher, your primary responsibility will include reviewing pre-delivery forecasting estimates and planning daily delivery routes for Drivers located in various multi-state locations.


  • Identify and recommend customer specific routing and demand forecasting changes
  • Assist Customer Service Centers (CSCs) with the resolution of delivery inquiries and issues
  • Assist with the delivery process by addressing and correcting skipped orders, inaccurate directions/geocoding, propane tank obstructions, etc.
  • Ensure timely, consistent and open lines of communication between the Distribution Center, CSCs, Drivers and customers
  • Adapt to rapid and sometimes significant changes in workload due to weather, road conditions and other factors influencing the delivery fleet
  • Provide general administrative support as required email, filing and relaying processes/procedures


Why Suburban Propane? Suburban Propane takes pride in serving our part-time employees and does so by offering competitive pay with incentive potential, paid vacation, personal and sick pay, online learning opportunities and training, and a 401(k) with company match and immediate vesting based on eligibility requirements.


  • Prefer a minimum of 3 years of dispatching or related experience, but not required
  • Minimum of High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Knowledge of fuel distribution concepts, practices and procedures including related government regulations a definite plus
  • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Office, data entry and the ability to run and analyze reports
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments in a team environment


 As part of our pre-employment hiring process background checks and drug screens are performed.


Headquartered in Whippany, New Jersey, Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. (NYSE:SPH) is a nationwide marketer and distributor of a diverse array of products to meet the energy needs of our customers, specializing in fuel oil and refined fuels, as well as the marketing of propane, natural gas and electricity in deregulated markets. With over 3,000 employees, Suburban Propane maintains business operations in 41 states, providing prompt, reliable service to over one million residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural customers.

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