Republic Services Area Vice President in Walnut Creek, California
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 Area Vice President focuses on building operations expertise and improving operations performance in assigned collection/hauling Divisions within the Area. The Area Vice President works with field operations to ensure durability of standards and processes and plays an essential role in building the capability of the field teams to consistently execute on business plans and budgets, ensuring an optimal customer experience for the Company’s customers.
Provides expertise, analysis, input, information and actions to improve operations performance; focuses on operations activities and processes for all collection lines of business (commercial, industrial, residential and portable services).
Actively champions and supports all Republic safety programs and safe operating practices at all times. Works closely with the Area Safety Director to support Company safety initiatives.
Listens, evaluates, and counsels Supervisors, Operations Managers, and General Managers in setting priorities and goals in order to optimize operations.
Assists with the development and education of operations talent. Works with management to hire, train, and mentor operations management and staff; builds Business Unit talent and succession planning.
Assists in the creation, development and implementation of the Company operations strategy and other Company-wide initiatives.
Collaborates on, aids establishment of and supports compliance with Company standards and best practice operating procedures and processes; drives the One Republic Way.
Collaborates with local site leadership to identify issues, lead root cause analyses and develop remedial action plans. Provides targeted expertise to lead on-site activities to address cultural, process or operational challenges.
Holds Business Units accountable to achieve financial and functional results.
Works with General Managers to make them successful and self-sufficient.
This position may require travel by air, car and/or other modes of transportation up to 50% of the time.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.
- Bachelor's Degree in Business, Operations, Finance or related field.
Minimum of 4 years of experience in the waste industry or a related industry that included significant exposure to collection/hauling operations.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a supervisory or management role.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in the oversight of operations and P&L responsibility.
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.