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Republic Services Area Route Manager in San Pablo, California

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 41 states and Puerto Rico 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 Area Route Manager is responsible for the creation, implementation, training, and facilitation of Route strategy, and Route Edit, Audit initiatives.


  • Works closely with Area Operations Support Director and Area Collections Manager to identify priority Divisions with significant routing opportunities.

  • Provides project management leadership on complex routing initiatives.

  • Partners with Area Operations Managers to implement route improvements and/or enhancements.

  • Manages and supports the Route Editor process by providing assistance with training, the development of productivity goals, route standards, and follow through on the effectiveness of the routing process.

  • Provides supplemental training, as needed, to Dispatchers and Supervisors on route capability concerns such as tracking, entering metrics, and other key data.

  • Assesses and supports Divisional leadership in evaluating compliance and meeting established goals; ensures effective closure of outstanding route improvement opportunities identified during audit

  • Provides process direction, guidance, and motivational leadership to bring about sustainable change management.

  • Provides metrics reporting and reconciliation as needed.

  • Travels up to 60% of the time across Area operational footprint.

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


  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Thorough understanding of CMS, RMS, and InfoPro including specific modules related to routing, dispatch, auditing, and customer service.

  • Prior waste industry or service industry experience.


  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive leadership and project management experience in route technology, auditing, and editing.

  • 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.

• 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.