Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic's collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We'll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world. Why Work with Us Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community and the planet. 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 strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2018 Corporate Equality Index.
The Area Director, Operations focuses on building operations expertise and improving operations performance in assigned collection/hauling Divisions within the Area. The Area Director, Operations 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.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
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. 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).
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, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.