Republic Services BU Safety Manager - ES in Portland, Oregon
Republic Services is a leader in Environmental Services, partnering with customers to create a more sustainable world.
We are Sustainability in Action — our promise to be environmentally responsible and to help our customers be environmentally responsible too.
Why choose Republic?
Joining Republic isn’t just about taking on a new job, it’s about making a commitment to create a more sustainable world together. Our people provide an essential service, serving and impacting customers, neighborhoods, and communities everywhere.
As a company, we are proud of our values and encourage those who share in our aspirations to join our team:
We protect our colleagues and communities through safe practices everywhere, every day.
We are committed to serving our customers and communities by going above and beyond to exceed expectations.
We take action to improve neighborhoods and communities by being environmentally responsible and creating a more sustainable world.
We are driven to deliver results in the right way.
We encourage a human centered culture that honors the unique potential and dignity of every person.
POSITION SUMMARY: The BU Safety Manager provides support to multiple BUs in an Area to assist in the development and implementation of loss prevention programs and safety objectives, policies, procedures and training programs.
Provides technical expertise and consultation to BU leadership to promote and implement safety-related training programs that drive sustainable, proactive safety conscience behaviors.
Ensures that BU loss prevention programs are in place to maintain compliance with applicable federal, state and local safety regulations that govern the solid waste industry. Assesses Division and Business Unit loss control program activities efforts to communicate, train and develop critical skills.
Monitors Division and Business Unit implementation of safety and loss prevention programs, including Focus 6 programs; takes action to redirect activity where performance falls short of targets.
Ensures continued compliance with applicable OSHA safety regulations throughout assigned Divisions and Business Units.
Ensures continued compliance with Federal and State Department of Transportation regulations throughout assigned Divisions and Business Units; ensures recordkeeping requirements are met.
Provides technical expertise and acts as a resource in the preparation of training materials. Supports monthly employee safety meetings by ensuring that leadership promotes and consistently relays the organization’s values and beliefs regarding a safe working environment.
Ensures ongoing management of return to duty (modified / light duty) programs. Partners with HR and Division management to minimize time away from work due to work related injuries and incidents.
Participates in investigation of serious accidents / injuries and monitors supervisor investigations of all minor accidents and injuries.
Participates in division OSHA or DOT compliance inspections as well as audits that may occur.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.
Effective interpersonal communication skills across various levels of the organization, external customers, and agencies.
Ability to write reports and correspondence with minimal direction.
Intermediate Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills.
Excellent organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks in a high-volume, fast-paced environment, maintaining attention to detail, while meeting deadlines.
Strong customer service orientation skills.
Knowledge of DOT, OSHA and other applicable health and safety standards.
A professional safety certification through a nationally recognized safety organization, such as the National Safety Council or a college degree in Safety Management.
Successful completion of 40-hour OSHA compliance course.
High school diploma or G.E.D.
Minimum of 5 years of experience as a safety professional.
Valid driver’s 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.
• Retirement 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.
EEO STATEMENT: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.