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Republic Services Commercial Helper II in Chula Vista, California

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 Commercial Helper II (CDL) rides on and/or drives the vehicle and assists a Driver in providing prompt, courteous and complete waste removal services for customers on a designated route. The Commercial Helper II (CDL) is responsible for safely driving, loading waste and poly carts, as well as carrying bags and containers to the vehicle for disposal. The position also assists the Driver in maneuvering his or her vehicle by directing the Driver from the ground. In addition, the Helper helps to maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle, as well as the route and work area.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Rides on the vehicle to assist the Driver while servicing customers on a designated route and also drives the vehicle as necessary to complete the route.

  • Climbs on and off vehicle to load refuse, waste and poly carts; lifts and carries trash bags and containers to the truck for disposal.

  • Operates packing mechanism and various levers and handles to activate the lifting and loading mechanism.

  • Assists Driver is safely operating the vehicle by directing the Driver from the ground.

  • Cleans waste from the packer blade and truck body on each disposal trip; sprays and cleans the hopper and truck.

  • Performs complete pre- and post-operation inspection of the vehicle in accordance with Company policy; reports any safety issues on standard reports.

  • Courteously interacts with all customers, dispatchers and others on a daily basis to ensure all customer routes are serviced in a timely and professional manner.

  • Continuously monitors waste for evidence of unacceptable waste.

  • Cleans area around an accidental waste spill, ensuring adherence to all applicable safety standards and policies.

  • Maintains adherence to required productivity standards for the department to ensure all customers are service in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Follows all required safety policies and procedures.

  • Actively participates in the Company’s ReSOP program.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 2 years of prior experience working around commercial trucks.

  • Commercial Drivers License

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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