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Title:  Class 5 Route Driver with Air Brakes - Offering Advancement and Stability

Requisition Id:  8753
Job Function:  Field Services Operations
Career Area:  Drivers
Posting Location:  Mount Pearl (45 Clyde Avenue)

Position Purpose:

Would you like to kickstart your career? Maybe you’re rejoining the workforce or seeking a career change? Stericycle is hiring now! We, as an essential business, are on the front lines as supporting the healthcare industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that, in addition to our generous benefits, our team members enjoy better job stability and opportunities for advancement. We’ve also updated our policies and training to ensure all of our team members can safely serve our customers. We protect what matters.


We are currently seeking a Class 5 Route Driver with Air Brakes who will be responsible for providing industry leading levels of service to clients while taking care of all customer document destruction needs, including driving a manual transmission box truck to transport supplies and materials safely and in accordance with company policy and all local and federal laws. This involves loading and unloading the delivery vehicle and ensuring that all cargo is safely secured before transport.


This is a fulltime, 1st shift position working Monday-Friday with a 7:30am start time.

Key Job Activities:

  • Performs onsite/offsite document destruction of confidential information.
  • Performs pre-trip, post-trip checks, and driver check-in on assigned truck, prior to leaving or closing for the day.  
  • Reports any maintenance problems to Transportation Supervisor or Dispatcher for follow-up.  
  • Operates company equipment in a safe and efficient manner in an effort to minimize the risk of injury and equipment damage.
  • Complies with all local, state and federal laws governing driver fitness and hours of service. Completes and maintains DOT logs when applicable.
  • Maintains a high level of security when emptying consoles and/or collection totes by ensuring all documents are retrieved and the consoles/containers are securely locked.
  • Services accounts using a hand-held device, ensuring console/containers are barcoded, locations are up to date, and the accuracy of type and quantity of consoles/containers.
  • Manages assigned routes ensuring customers’ confidential material is collected and serviced in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Handles and responds to all customer problems and inquiries expediently and in the best interest of both the customer and Shred-it.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed.

  • Required years of experience: 1 year minimum.
  • Vehicle(s) driven: 26' box trucks.
  • 3 years' customer service experience preferred.
  • Current driver’s license (Class 5 or above with Air Brakes and no manual transmission restriction) with an excellent driving record.
  • All CMV/CDL drivers must be able to obtain a medical card by a certified medical examiner.
  • Will possibly require mandatory immunizations and credentialing, based on customer requirements.


We've Got You Covered 
Stericycle offers a competitive salary and full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, savings plan, paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, job specific certifications and much more!


The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job or person. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.