Route Supervisor

Red River Waste Solutions is a people company that solves waste problems.  RRWS needs to add key members to our team.  We are a diversified service contract organization throughout the US that works with all levels of the government. The Route Supervisors are responsible for the management of a group of drivers to ensure safe services to customers.  Supervisors oversee the performance of drivers with an emphasis on safety, customer service, and productivity.  The hours and physical demand may vary by route or area.


    • Manage the daily activities and performance of route drivers
    • Train and direct employees to improve overall performance
    • Dispatch daily assignments
    • Monitor and enforce quality and safety standards, and ensure all compliance goals are met or exceeded
    • Ensure completion of daily routes, and ensure that all productivity goals
    • Maintain and check daily route sheets and route new customers
    • Run Routes as necessary, (absences, vacation, vehicle break downs)
    • Monitor and track employee attendance and all other required documentation relating to performance management
    • Perform and monitor driver observations and vehicle inspections
    • Monitor driver hours in accordance with DOT regulations
    • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by performing and communicating in a manner that promotes good relationships with employees, co-workers, and management
    • Plans, distributes, monitors and follow-up daily route assignments to ensure customers are serviced per company standards and agreements
    • Monitor drivers time and attendance, minimizing overtime and insuring drivers do not exceed limits established by regulatory agencies (i.e. 60 hours rule)
    • Monitor productivity, service and safety targets for each route and driver
    • Ensures that drivers comply with regulatory agencies (i.e. DOT physicals, drug test, etc.)
    • Conducts investigation s for accidents, injuries and property damage claims
    • Conducts employee observation to ensure safety and procedure are being followed
    • Other duties as assigned by management; may fill in during absence of other supervisors/office employees or drivers


    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Must have previous management experience
    • Must have waste industry experience
    • Computer skills, working knowledge of Windows applications, Microsoft applications, AS400 and Lotus Notes application a plus.
    • Proven customer service skills
    • Knowledge of area with the ability to read maps
    • Must have knowledge of DOT/OSHA regulations
    • Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business


    • Must have at least a valid Class B CDL or willing to obtain a CDL within 90 days of hire
    • Must have a valid DOT Medical Card
    • Must not have any DUI’s or DWI’s within the last 5 years or 2 in any 10 year period
    • 2 years truck driving experience a plus
    • Must not have any license suspensions with the last 2 years
    • Must successfully complete pre-employment testing
    • Must be able to read and speak the English language
    • Must be at least 21 years of age
    • Must be able to work flexible schedules including weekends and holidays, and be available to address operational issues by phone at all times


    • Exposure to extreme weather conditions
    • Exposure to residential and commercial waste
    • Possible exposure to high traffic conditions while out of the vehicle


    • Hourly rate is commensurate with experience*
    • RRWS paid 100% for the employee on the following insurance benefits
      • Medical Plans
      • Dental Plan
      • Vision (Exam is Paid by Employer)
    • 401K and Roth retirement plans; Employer will match 50¢ to your dollar up to 6% on the 401K plan only.
    • PTO
    • Paid Holidays
    • Promotions within Company

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