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Area Manager Safety

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Redmond
Posted on: June 2, 2024

Job Description:

ABOUT THE COMPANYRepublic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is a leader in the environmental services industry. We provide customers with the most complete set of products and services, including recycling, waste, special waste, hazardous waste and field services.--Our industry-leading commitments to advance circularity and support decarbonization are helping deliver on our vision to partner with customers to create a more sustainable world.In 2023, Republic's total company revenue was $14.9 billion, and adjusted EBITDA was $4.4 billion. We serve 13 million customers and operate more than 1,000 locations, including collection and transfer stations, recycling and polymer centers, treatment facilities, and landfills.Although we operate across North America, the collection, recycling, treatment, or disposal of materials is a local business, and the dynamics and opportunities differ in each market we serve. By combining local operational management with standardized business practices, we drive greater operating efficiencies across the company while maintaining day-to-day operational decisions at the local level, closest to the customer.Our customers, including small businesses, major corporations and municipalities, want a partner with the expertise and capabilities to effectively manage their multiple recycling and waste streams. They choose Republic Services because we are committed to exceeding their expectations and helping them achieve their sustainability goals. Our 41,000 team members understand that it's not just what we do that matters, but how we do it.Our company values guide our daily actions:

  • Safe: We protect the livelihoods of our colleagues and communities.
  • Committed to Serve: We go above and beyond to exceed our customers' expectations.
  • Environmentally Responsible:--We take action to improve our environment.
  • Driven: We deliver results in the right way.
  • Human-Centered:--We respect the dignity and unique potential of every person.We are proud of our high employee engagement score of 86. We have an inclusive and diverse culture where every voice counts. In addition, our team positively impacted 4.6 million people in 2023 through the Republic Services Charitable Foundation and local community grants. These projects are designed to meet the specific needs of the communities we serve, with a focus on building sustainable neighborhoods. ----STRATEGYRepublic Services' strategy is designed to generate profitable growth. Through acquisitions and industry advancements, we safely and sustainably manage our customers' multiple waste streams through a North American footprint of vertically integrated assets. --We focus on three areas of growth to meet the increasing needs of our customers: recycling and waste, environmental solutions and sustainability innovation.With our integrated approach, strengthening our position in one area advances other areas of our business. For example, as we grow volume in recycling and waste, we collect additional material to bolster our circularity capabilities. And as we expand environmental solutions, we drive additional opportunities to provide these services to our existing recycling and waste customers.Recycling and WasteWe continue to expand our recycling and waste business footprint throughout North America through organic growth and targeted acquisitions. The 13 million customers we serve and our more than 5 million pick-ups per day provide us with a distinct advantage. We aggregate materials at scale, unlocking new opportunities for advanced recycling. In addition, we are cross-selling new products and services to better meet our customers' specific needs.Environmental SolutionsOur comprehensive environmental solutions capabilities help customers safely manage their most technical waste streams. We are expanding both our capabilities and our geographic footprint. We see strong growth opportunities for our offerings, including PFAS remediation, an increasing customer need.--SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATIONRepublic's recent innovations to advance circularity and decarbonization demonstrate our unique ability to leverage sustainability as a platform for growth.The Republic Services Polymer Center is the nation's first integrated plastics recycling facility. This innovative site processes rigid plastics from our recycling centers, producing recycled materials that promote true bottle-to-bottle circularity. We also formed Blue Polymers, a joint venture with Ravago, to develop facilities that will further process plastic material from our Polymer Centers to help meet the growing demand for sustainable packaging. We are building a network of Polymer Centers and Blue Polymer facilities across North America.We continue to advance decarbonization at our landfills. As demand for renewable energy continues to grow, we have 70 landfill gas-to-energy projects in operation and plan to expand our portfolio to 115 projects by 2028.RECENT RECOGNITION
    • Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies
    • CDP Discloser
    • Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
    • Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies
    • Fortune World's Most Admired Companies
    • Great Place to Work
    • Sustainability Yearbook S&P GlobalPOSITION SUMMARY: The Area Safety Manager provides strategic support to an Area in the development and implementation of loss prevention programs and safety objectives, policies, procedures and training programs within the assigned Area.PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • Provides technical expertise and consultation to Area leadership to promote and implement safety-related training programs that drive sustainable, proactive safety conscience behaviors.
      • Ensures that Area loss prevention programs are in place to maintain compliance with applicable federal, state and local safety regulations that govern the solid waste industry. Assesses Division and Business Unit loss control program activities efforts to communicate, train and develop critical skills.
      • Monitors Division and Business Unit implementation of safety and loss prevention programs, including Focus 6 programs; takes action to redirect activity where performance falls short of targets.
      • Ensures continued compliance with applicable OSHA safety regulations throughout all Divisions and Business Units is maintained.
      • Ensures continued compliance is maintained with Federal and State Department of Transportation regulations throughout all Divisions and Business Units; ensure recordkeeping requirements are met.
      • Partners with Human Resources leaders to ensure that safety sensitive messages are in place and effectively communicated in new hire orientation training programs; collaborates to develop overall effective safety programs; provides ongoing safety training.
      • Provides technical expertise and acts as a resource in the preparation of training materials. Supports monthly employee safety meetings by ensuring that leadership promotes and consistently relays the organization's values and beliefs regarding a safe working environment.
      • Ensures ongoing management of return to duty (modified / light duty) programs. Partners with HR and Division management to minimize time away from work due to work related injuries and incidents.
      • Participates in investigation of serious accidents / injuries and monitors supervisor investigations of all minor accidents and injuries.
      • Provides Area leadership with timely accident / injury trending and other compliance reports. Interprets data and makes recommendations where appropriate to address negative trends.
      • Participates in division OSHA or DOT compliance inspections as well as audits that may occur.
      • Performs other duties as assigned or apparent.QUALIFICATIONS:
        • A professional safety certification through a nationally recognized safety organization, such as the National Safety Council or a college degree in Safety Management.
        • Successful completion of 40-hour OSHA compliance course.
        • Effective interpersonal communication skills across various levels of the organization, external customers, and agencies.
        • Ability to write reports and correspondence with minimal direction.
        • Intermediate Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills.
        • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks in a high-volume, fast-paced environment, maintaining attention to detail, while meeting deadlines.
        • Strong customer service orientation skills.
        • Knowledge of DOT, OSHA and other applicable health and safety standards.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
          • High school diploma or G.E.D.
          • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a safety professional.
          • Valid driver's license.Pay Range:$112,000.00 - $176,000.00Bonus Plan Details (if applicable):Bonus - MIP, 20% AnnualRewarding 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.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Redmond , Area Manager Safety, Hospitality & Tourism , Redmond, Washington

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