Job Location:
Phoenix, AZ, USA

Republic Services is a leader in Environmental Services, partnering with customers to create a more sustainable world.

We are Sustainability in Action — our promise to be environmentally responsible and to help our customers be environmentally responsible too.

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.

POSITION SUMMARY: The HR Generalist provides support to a designated business unit to define and execute HR strategies that enable the accomplishment of business objectives. Working closely with your HR Business Partner, you will be responsible for supporting the administration of strategies, programs, policies, and processes as well as employee engagement, performance management, and onboarding. The ideal individual will have strong written and verbal communication, administrative, data analysis and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a balance among multiple priorities.


  • Provides guidance and coaching to managers and employees on the interpretation of HR policies, procedures, and guidelines and other Human Resources programs.

  • Plans, prepares documents and conducts HR related functions as part of the entire employee life cycle that fosters positive employee relations (i.e., onboarding, employee experience, terminations, leave of absence, etc.).

  • Proactively addresses employee concerns and coaches managers to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention. 

  • Leads new hire orientation to ensure onboarding process is complete and in compliance with Company guidelines. 

  • Conducts initial employee relations investigations when necessary and shares findings with HR leadership.  

  • Advises, coaches and guides managers on performance issues, disciplinary action, terminations, and other employee relations matters such as dispute resolution.

  • Ensures proper maintenance of confidential employee information and employee records. Ensures timely and accurate entries into Workday.  

  • Analyzes, interprets, and reports on data such as turnover and engagement. 

  • Leads and assists with special projects and research on topics related to the effective and efficient use of human resources initiatives within the business.

  • Stays current in HR best practices by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks, etc.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.


  • Must be able to prioritize and complete multiple, diverse work assignments with minimal direction and supervision.

  • Detailed oriented with a focus on quality results/deliverables.

  • High ability to handle multiple priorities under tight timeframes.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and navigate in a highly matrixed environment.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and problem-solving skills. 

  • Customer focused, both internally and externally.

  • Highest level of integrity and ability to keep information confidential.

  • Strong computer (i.e., Excel & PowerPoint) and data analytical skills, for the purposes of data entry and report creation and maintenance.

  • Workday experience is a plus.


  • 3 years of human resources experience

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.
Retirement 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.

EEO STATEMENT: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.