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Title:  Route Driver

Requisition Id:  16027
Job Function:  Field Services Operations
Career Area:  Drivers
Work Location:  Calgary (48th St. SE)

About Us:

At Stericycle, we deliver solutions and drive innovations that protect the environment, people, and public health. This includes working to create a more sustainable, shared future. Our innovative solutions make a difference in people's lives, communities, and our planet by protecting their health and well-being. Change your career. Change your world. Join Stericycle and help protect health and well-being in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.

Position Purpose:

Responsible for servicing assigned LQ (Large Quantity) and SQ (Small Quantity) accounts in the most professional way, ensuring that customers’ needs are met on a continual basis for various waste pickup and supply delivery. Always provides the highest level of customer service possible. May also transport waste from either a Stericycle location or customer location, to a transfer location or processing location.

Key Job Activities:

•    Manages assigned routes ensuring customers’ waste is picked up in a timely and accurate manner
•    Pick up and transport waste safely according to all federal,  provincial, and local rules and regulations
•    Plans daily schedule based on customers’ needs by reviewing daily paperwork, e.g., manifest, route sheets, previous VCR, etc. provided by the Transportation Manager/Supervisor or Dispatcher
•    May prepare and load trucks to service select accounts for the delay ensuring enough supplies are added
•    Pick up specified waste from each customer site scheduled for the day.  Ensures that customers have packaged and prepared the waste according to all federal,  provincial, and local rules and regulations before transporting
•    Provide the highest level of customer service to assigned accounts on a daily basis, communicating any issues to Transportation Manager/Supervisor or Dispatcher for resolution.  This includes, but is not limited to re-routes, adjustments in container sizes, training, etc.  
•    Ensures waste, supplies, and material handling equipment are secured prior to operating vehicle on public highway
•    Ensures that assigned paperwork is completed legibly, neatly, accurately, and completely and returned to Transportation Supervisor or Dispatcher for processing. 
•    Communicates with Stericycle Transportation Supervisor and/or Dispatcher regarding any change to route pickups, including address changes, customer not having waste ready for pickup, etc.  Ensures that employee covering for specific route is aware of any situations outside the norm in order to provide the highest level of customer service.  Reports any problems/issues with accounts to Transportation Supervisor and/or Dispatcher before the close of business each day
•    Performs pre-trip and post-trip maintenance on assigned truck prior to leaving or closing for the day.  Reports any maintenance problems to Transportation/Dispatcher for follow-up


•    Preferred: Completion of an accredited driving school, along with High School Diploma or equivalent
•    2+ Years of Experience, preferably in driving vehicles from at least 3 ton up to a tractor trailer 53ft and previous experience required with mountain driving experience. Must also be able to cross the border/enter the US
•    Must possess a valid driver’s license from the country, province or region they reside in for the position they are applying for (no revocations or current suspensions of license). 
•    Must have a clean driving record 
•    Airbrake/Hydraulics Endorsement (or combination of both in some provinces) is required
•    Class 1 drivers license required
•    May require mandatory immunizations and credentialing based on customer requirements
•    Ability to use handheld computer device
•    Must work safely and carefully to prevent injury to self and others while driving, loading, and unloading vehicle. Requires constant mental and visual attention relative to the safe operation of the vehicle


Stericycle currently offers its employees the option to participate in a full range of benefits, including a health care program which includes medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, an employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and sick time, and RRSP match. Participation in some programs requires that employees be regularly scheduled to work a minimum number of hours and/or to have fulfilled a waiting period after they begin employment with Stericycle.


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.  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.