Driver - Residential (Automated) v2
Republic Services - Baton Rouge, LA

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Drives an automated / semi-automated residential truck to provide prompt, courteous and complete waste and / or recycle removal for residential customers.

The following responsibilities are general duties that a particular employee in this position may or may not be required to perform. The actual duties required of this position will vary.

Performs complete pre-trip inspection including, but not limited to, checking tire pressure, fluid levels, safety equipment, gauges and controls.
Drives heavy diesel or alternative fuel truck(s) to and from customer locations and disposal area(s).
Climbs into and out of truck at customer locations and disposal area(s).
Loads residential waste into truck hopper if the toter dump/cart is unable to handle the load. Uses the toter dump/cart whenever possible.
Operates hand hydraulic controls to lift/load refuse, operate compactor and dispose of collected. material at the designated facility.
Courteously interacts with customers, dispatcher(s) and supervisors.
Writes labels and tags that identify unsatisfactory waste containers and/or refuse.
Cleans up waste spills and overflows, including the area around containers.
Cleans waste from the packer blade and truck body on each landfill or transfer station run.
Reads route sheet, follows map and services each customer as identified on the route sheet or as assigned by dispatcher and/or supervisor.
Immediately reports any safety or customer service issues of which the employee is made aware to supervisor or manager.
Completes required route/productivity sheets, Vehicle Condition Reports (VCRs) and other forms.
Ensures compliance with DOT and Company hours of service standards.
Performs driver check-in procedures upon returning to the facility at the end of the day, including post-trip inspections.
Follows all safety policies and procedures; participates in all required safety training and meetings.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

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Valid Class A or B CDL with air brakes endorsement.
Must meet the requirements of 49 CFR 383.51 as well as any other local, state or federal requirements applicable.

Equivalent of high school diploma or G.E.D. certification.
Two years commercial truck driving experience.

The following key competencies represent qualities, traits and behaviors that a successful employee will exhibit. This list is not exhaustive, as other qualities, traits and behaviors are also desired.

Customer Service – Acts in a professional, courteous and cooperative manner toward customers and coworkers. Within reason, does what it takes to meet and exceed expectations of customers.
Dependability – Follows through and does what he/she says he/she will do. Shows up for work on time and adheres to the established work schedule.
Endurance – Sticks with the task until it is completed in the most productive and safe manner. Works through challenges.
Ethics – Does the right thing. Adheres to the laws as well as Company policies and rules. Promptly reports concerns or potential violations in accordance with reporting procedures.
Safety Orientation – Follows and promotes Company safety rules and procedures. Shows an appreciation and sets an example for safe work behavior. Does not take inappropriate risks.
The following machines, tools, equipment and/or software are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. Actual machines, tools, equipment and/or software used will vary.

Side load or front load residential truck (automated, manual / automated, work bucket, curotto or quick disconnect).
Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, hard hat, boots, gloves and safety vest.
Tools including, but not limited to, broom, pitch fork and shovel.
Two-way radio or cellular phone.
ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC WORKING CONDITIONS: The following environmental/atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.

Exposure to extreme weather conditions.
Exposure to residential and commercial waste.
Exposure to moving traffic while collecting waste containers.
On a regular basis, work entails visits to disposal sites in which employee would be exposed to loud noise, dust, and odor.
Occasional lifting, pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds.
Occasional climbing to enter/exit truck.
Bending or squatting to perform pre-trip inspection and overhead reaching for controls.
Occasional standing and walking.
Constant sitting, waist to chest level reaching and sustained or repetitive neck rotation for vehicle and loader operation.

Republic Services is a dynamic company that offers a competitive salary and benefits package including major medical coverage, supplemental insurance programs, retirement benefits, and paid vacation and holidays.

Republic Services promotes a drug-free and alcohol-free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug testing.


Please apply from Tuesday, November 20, 2012 through Monday, November 26, 2012.

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