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 primary role of the Behind the Wheel Instructor (BTWI) is to make sure new drivers are ready for the road and can safely and effectively apply their new driving skills. With safety being the Company’s number one priority, the BTWI will provide critical feedback to management, who will determine whether drivers are ready to perform their jobs or need additional training. The BTWI must have the ability to develop rapport and be patient with new drivers. The BTWI will serve as a role model and mentor to new drivers. The BTWI’s primary goal is to develop new drivers to be safe, efficient and deliver customer zeal.PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:Acclimates new drivers to the physical and environmental demands of the job during Job Shadowing.
Provide the new employee with foundational industry knowledge to include but not limited to:
Republic’s core principles and priorities
Importance of safety on the job
Significance of providing excellent customer service
Skills Course Activities
After the new driver completes the virtual safety training, the BTWI is required to instruct and coach drivers through the following:
On property driving skills
Stretching and Injury Prevention Techniques
When BTWI is comfortable with the new employees’ abilities to execute the skill activities, the training will be continued on-route:
Teaches the new employee all applicable learning criteria skills based on their line of business.
Models the Republic Way of operating a solid waste collection vehicle.
Communicates effectively with new employee providing positive feedback and addressing areas of needed improvement.
Provides daily feedback to management on the performance of the new employee.
Completes needed paperwork to document the new employee’s progress.
Performs a driver’s primary responsibilities, based on CDL Class and line of business, when not training a new driver.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.
QUALIFICATIONS:Highly proficient intheequipmentstylewithwhichtheyarecertified, couldbemorethanonestyleofequipment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Two years of experience with Republic Services.
No crashes or injuries for at least the past two years.
No disciplinary actions of any kind for the preceding 12 months.
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 BenefitsEligible 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.