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Republic Services Logistical Coordinator—Spotter / Landfill in Brook, Indiana

Republic Services, Inc. is a leader in the U.S. environmental services industry. Through our subsidiaries, we provide superior customer experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet(r) for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world. Due to the nature of our industry, we make safety our top priority every day. We're dedicated to the safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve.

Why Work with Us

We are guided by five essential core values - to be Respectful, Responsible, Reliable, Resourceful and Relentless in all we do, every day. We are reminded of these principles every time we see the five R's joined together to form the Republic Star. It's what makes us who we are and sets us apart from the competition. We are dedicated to doing our part to preserve the environment by creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive - not just for today, but for generations to come.

We hire the best people to make Republic Services a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to employees at all levels of the organization. Apply today and join our team!

POSITION SUMMARY: The Spotter is responsible for safely and efficiently directing the vehicle drivers to the proper areas, based on site fill plan, of the landfill, transfer station or recycling centers, ensuring that publicly-posted safety rules are followed. The position inspects incoming loads for unacceptable waste, removing such items before disposal at the site. The Spotter may also perform general laborer duties, including site clean-up, yard work and building maintenance, as necessary.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow all Company safety policies and procedures, including the proper manner in which to approach oncoming vehicles; make eye contact with drivers to ensure signals are understood; maintain use of personal protective equipment at all times.

  • Enforce publicly-posted safety rules and unposted safety standards at all times.

  • Direct vehicles to the proper area of the facility based on the site fill plan; direct trucks in and out of the site in inclement weather.

  • Inspect incoming loads for unacceptable waste; remove unsegregated items, including tires, batteries and other unacceptable materials prior to disposal at the site.

  • Communicate with equipment operators regarding incoming loads of special waste or other loads that require special attention.

  • Follow guidelines and procedures for completing daily closing tasks.

  • May perform general labor duties on an as-needed basis, including site clean-up, yard work and building maintenance.

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • One year of previous experience working around heavy machinery.

  • Ability to adhere to work schedule and follows through on challenges as they arise.

  • Ability to adhere to Company policies and rules that are set forth; promotes the Company’s safety standards; works with a sense of honesty and trustworthiness.

  • Maintains a feeling of pride in work; strives to achieve all goals.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We work for Earth. Every day, we come to work with two purposes in mind – serving our customers and doing our part to preserve our Blue Planet®. Our commitment to both has led to such things as landfill innovations, solar energy projects, community education designed to teach people to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to reduce our vehicle emissions and improving safety through technology—to name a few. To put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians of the environment, striving to make the world a better place.

Republic Services is more than a recycling and waste services company. We are a company dedicated to turning waste into possibilities. Together, united under the Republic Star, we are working for a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive, not just for today, but for generations to come.

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