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Bus Dispatcher

Idaho National Laboratory

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: September 13, 2022
Reference Code: 18369
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
Idaho National Laboratory is hiring a Bus Dispatcher to work out of our Idaho Falls and desert site locations. This individual will work a rotating 4x12 schedule.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Ensure all runs, routes and driver work assignments have personnel and buses to complete daily task as described by management.
  • Coordination of bus trades for maintenance and breakdown, track bus locations, assist on government vehicle accidents and breakdowns, receive parts and coordinate shipments as required.
  • Report transportation anomalies to WCC and Transportation Management, keeps a log of important events each shift, helps during Site evacuation, provides data to management on runs and routes, coordinates bus and personnel on tours, provides holiday work schedule.
  • Dispatch pool cars as needed.
  • Each Dispatcher maintains up-to-date shared files including Bus Drivers phone number list, run book, extra board postings and the extra work list.
  • Each Dispatcher may be the area warden during a building evacuation.
  • Enter information from the Bus Manifest into the Bus Operations system.
  • Monitor weather for safe operations, notify road scouts and develop alternate routes as requires by emergencies, road closures, etc.
  • Update weather hotline, web page banner and the display monitor each day.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • General computer and typing skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
Job Information
  • $24.95/hour (can vary based upon individual work location, clearances, and/or qualifications). Rates are accurate for current posting and subject to change. These are bargaining unit positions.
  • Chosen applicants are required to have a "demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment."

INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
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INL Mission
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.

INL Vision
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.

Selective Service Requirements
To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.

COVID Safety Protocols
As a condition of employment, Idaho National Laboratory will inquire about COVID vaccination status and expects candidates to comply with all required COVID safety protocols, including mask-wearing as applicable.

Idaho National Laboratory has implemented a required vaccination policy effective immediately requiring that all new hires must be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, unless exempt under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, or other applicable state or federal law. In accordance with Idaho National Laboratory's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.
Reasonable Accommodation
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information
When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
Benefits, Salary, and Relocation
We have an extremely competitive salary structure and phenomenal benefits. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview/
About this Employer‍

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.