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Republic Services Labor Relations in Phoenix, Arizona

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 Manager, Labor & Employee Relations provides guidance and support to field management and labor relations leadership by applying effective labor and employee relations strategies in support of execution of the Company’s business strategy.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures the effective implementation of labor relations and positive employee relations strategies by partnering with internal customers.

  • Builds field capability by developing and delivering labor and employee relations training.

  • Directs and/or supports representation campaigns, elections and related matters.

  • Assesses field locations and identifies areas of vulnerability and recommends solutions

  • Listens to employee concerns and appropriately suggests solutions to employees and management.

  • Develops and maintains relationships with employees and establishes stronger communication between employees and the Company.

  • Works with management in responding to grievances in unionized facilities.

  • Investigates and handles certain employee complaints.

  • Provides labor relations advice to internal customers.

  • This position may require travel by air or car up to 75% of the time.

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of labor law and other related federal and state laws.

  • Experience leading in an organization with a partially unionized workforce.

  • Experience with union organizing campaigns.

  • Proven ability to work with and influence employees at all levels of the organization.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain complex topics to audiences at various levels of the organization.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain complex topics to audiences at various levels of the organization.

  • Experience managing projects independently with limited oversight.

  • Experience working in a large, decentralized multi-state organization.

  • Environmental services or transportation industry experience preferred.

  • Juris Doctorate preferred.

  • PHR preferred.

  • Bi-lingual English and Spanish preferred.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 3 years of progressive human resources generalist or labor relations experience that includes implementing labor strategy, developing and implementing campaign strategy, and conducting training.

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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