Republic Services Senior Manager, Safety in Phoenix, Arizona

About Us

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 One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description

With guidance from executive safety leadership, the Senior Manager, Safety draws on a strong knowledge and understanding of safety to effectively manage the Company’s loss prevention program. The Senior Manager, Safety represents the safety department to internal senior leadership and key external stakeholders.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Preferred Qualifications

Principal Responsibilities

  • Provides recommendations on and assists executive safety leadership with the development of policies, standards and procedures.

  • Disseminates information to leadership, monitors adherence to safety policies and procedures and relays findings to senior leadership as appropriate.

  • Partners with safety leaders to answer questions and respond to loss prevention program related issues.

  • Assists with the preparation of statistical data and/or background material for management reports on a regular basis.

  • Oversees and manages the Company’s loss prevention programs to ensure consistency in approach and execution. This includes, but is not limited to, oversight of the Company’s training and standards, such as Focus 6, Defensive Driver Training and Safe Actions for Excellent Booklet.

  • Makes presentations to key clients and potential stakeholders to effectively and professionally communicate the Company’s safety performance programs.

  • Represents the Company at industry events and safety forums, such as Together for Safer Roads.

  • Assists executive safety leadership with the development and implementation of the Company’s safety programs, including Dedicated to Safety and Dedicated to Excellence, which drive the Company’s focus and commitment to safety.

  • Travels a minimum of 30% of the time to field locations.

  • 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.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in all aspects of safety, including OSHA, DOT, safety policy and procedure development, and loss control (required).

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Management or a related field of study.

  • Technical education in safety and related compliance.

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.