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Republic Services Behind the Wheel Instructor in Delano, Minnesota

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection operations, transfer stations, recycling processing centers, landfills and environmental services provide effective solutions to make recycling and waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers nationwide. Our 36,000 employees working in 42 states are committed to providing a superior customer experience while helping ensure a cleaner, safer and healthier world for future generations.

Why Work with Us

At Republic Services, we strive to create a workplace that is meaningful and rewarding at every level of our organization. Our employees thrive in an atmosphere where safety is revered, and each person can be a compassionate steward of our environment. We hire the best people to make Republic 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’re proud to be recognized on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes Best Employers for Women, Forbes Best Large Employers and Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies lists. Republic is also the only company in our industry that is a certified Great Place to Work.

POSITION SUMMARY: The primary role of the Behind the Wheel Instructor (BTWI) is to make sure new drivers are ready for the road and can safely and effectively apply their new driving skills. With safety being the Company’s number one priority, the BTWI will provide critical feedback to management, who will determine whether drivers are ready to perform their jobs or need additional training. The BTWI must have the ability to develop rapport and be patient with new drivers. The BTWI will serve as a role model and mentor to new drivers. The BTWI’s primary goal is to develop new drivers to be safe, efficient and deliver customer zeal.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acclimates new drivers to the physical and environmental demands of the job during Job Shadowing.

  • Provide the new employee with foundational industry knowledge to include but not limited to:

  • Republic’s core principles and priorities

  • Importance of safety on the job

  • Significance of providing excellent customer service

  • Skills Course Activities

  • After the new driver completes the virtual safety training, the BTWI is required to instruct and coach drivers through the following:

  • On property driving skills

  • Stretching and Injury Prevention Techniques

  • Vehicle Inspection

  • When BTWI is comfortable with the new employees’ abilities to execute the skill activities, the training will be continued on-route:

  • Teaches the new employee all applicable learning criteria skills based on their line of business.

  • Models the Republic Way of operating a solid waste collection vehicle.

  • Communicates effectively with new employee providing positive feedback and addressing areas of needed improvement.

  • Provides daily feedback to management on the performance of the new employee.

  • Completes needed paperwork to document the new employee’s progress.

  • Performs a driver’s primary responsibilities, based on CDL Class and line of business, when not training a new driver.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Highly proficient intheequipmentstylewithwhichtheyarecertified, couldbemorethanonestyleofequipment.

  • Recommendedbytheirsupervisorandoperationsmanager.

  • WillingnesstoparticipateintheprocessfortheirDivision includingbothwrittenandverbalevaluationsofnewhiredrivers.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years of experience with Republic Services.

  • No crashes or injuries for at least the past two years.

  • No disciplinary actions of any kind for the preceding 12 months.

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.

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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