POSITION SUMMARY: A Driver Trainee-RIES will be trained by Republic Services to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) with required endorsements (tanker and hazardous materials) to then assume the responsibility of a Driver with our Company. Driver Trainees will complete a comprehensive training program and be given the resources to take the CDL examination, including required endorsements. Once the Driver Trainee completes the program and obtains a CDL with required endorsements, he/she will be placed into an open Driver position in one of the Company’s lines of business, including but not limited to Industrial, Roll-Off or Container Rental..
Successfully complete Republic Services’ CDL training program, which includes classroom study, on route training, driving experience, and resources (including the loan of a truck) necessary to take and pass the state CDL examination.
Complete twelve (12) full months of employment with Republic Services after obtaining CDL.
Learn to perform complete pre- and post-operation inspection of the assigned vehicle in accordance with Company policy to ensure tire pressure, fluid levels, safety equipment, gauges and controls are in proper working order. Report any safety issues on standard reports.
Learn to safely operate a heavy or commercial truck along a designated route, to customer work sites and to the disposal sites; read route sheet, follow map and service each customer as identified on the route sheet or as assigned by the dispatcher and/or supervisor.
Learn to operate manual and/or automatic controls in accordance with Company safety policies and procedures to lift and load containers, operate equipment and dispose of collected material at the designated facility.
Learn to identify unsatisfactory waste containers and tag containers in accordance with departmental procedures.
Learn to continuously monitor waste for evidence of unacceptable waste.
Continuously monitor the condition of any assigned vehicle to ensure it is operationally ready at all times to minimize down time; clean waste from the truck body on each disposal trip.
Follow all required safety policies and procedures.
After obtaining a CDL, perform all responsibilities of a Driver in one of the Company’s lines of business.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.
Current CDL or CDL permit
No prohibitions to acquiring a commercial drivers’ license (required)
No prohibitions to acquiring required tanker and hazardous material endorsements (required)
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.
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.
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.