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Republic Services Operations Supervisor in St. Gabriel, Louisiana

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 Ops Supervisor Industrial Svcs is responsible for supervising the day to day management of Industrial Environmental field services in a geographically dispersed area. The Ops Supervisor Industrial Svcs may oversee leads, environmental field technicians, drivers, helpers, field chemists and warehouse staff and works with the Operations Manager and General Manager to implement tactical initiatives to drive functional excellence and budget achievement. The Ops Supervisor Industrial Svcs ensures adherence to all accident prevention programs and leads operations to ensure compliance with all safety, environmental, operating, regulatory, accounting, ethics and other standards. Responsibilities include the execution and delivery of Safety, Customer Experience, and Efficiency while supporting a culture of employee engagement.


  • Supervises operations which may include confined space entry, cleaning up or processing non-hazardous and hazardous waste, loading/unloading of containers, end dumps, drums, tracking of material, record keeping and performing treatments.

  • Supervises leads and other staff during service delivery.

  • Trains and mentors new employees.

  • Oversees effective safety and accident prevention programs to ensure all reasonable actions are taken to prevent accidents and injuries; ensures a safe and productive work environment for all employees; implements and maintains an effective loss control and safety program.

  • Conducts all required safety meetings and conducts all business activities in accordance with Company policies and procedures.

  • Provides service to all customers that meets or exceeds customer expectations with regard to the entire customer experience.

  • Resolves unusual service requests, equipment breakdowns and schedule changes with timely communications to all stakeholders.

  • Performs job walk-throughs and site evaluations.

  • Responsible for executing jobs as designed and at cost or communicating variance.

  • Works closely with the sales team to ensure that client needs and customer policies are being met on a regular basis.

  • Determines requirements necessary to optimize operations, measures and reports results, and creates and implements projects at facilities to improve efficiencies.

  • Establishes and adjusts work procedures and unit/site staffing to meet schedules, using knowledge of capacities of personnel and equipment.

  • Builds and develops talent on the team, understands employees’ career goals and provides coaching to get employees ready for advancement within the Company.

  • Establishes productivity goals where needed; ensures adherence to operating standards; and manages labor hours and disposal expenses per established and agreed plans.

  • May travel overnight up to 20% of the time.

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


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology or other Natural Science.

  • High level of understanding of the Company’s equipment and services.


  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Minimum of 3 years lead or supervisory experience.

  • 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.