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Republic Services Behind the Wheel Instructor in Lewisville, Texas

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 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.

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