Title:  Yard Hostler-CDL

Requisition Id:  33278
Job Function:  Field Services Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Work Location:  Lake City, GA

About Us:

Stericycle is a U.S. based business-to-business services company and leading provider of compliance-based solutions that protects people and brands, promotes health and well-being, and safeguards the environment. Since our founding over 30 years ago, we have grown from a small start-up in medical waste management into a leader across a range of increasingly complex and highly regulated arenas, serving healthcare organizations and commercial businesses of every size. Every day, we help our customers solve complex challenges by safely managing materials that could otherwise spread disease, contaminate the environment, or compromise one’s identity.

Join us on our mission to protect health and well-being in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.


This position is not just moving trucks within the yard. Candidate is required to work within the warehouse loading and unloading product to help keep production and movement of vehicles at an optimum level.


Starting Rate of Pay - $21.20 per hour

3rd shift - 5pm to 5am - Monday thru Friday schedule.

Amazing Culture and Benefits!

"Hire to Retire" Career opportunities!

Position Purpose:

A Yard Hostler - CDL is a job responsibility assigned to an Operations Team Member that is in a non-driving position. The Yard Hostler assists in moving and spotting equipment required to facilitate the needs of terminals/warehouses in organizing and processing material for shipment, storage or destruction. The responsibilities include trailer sanitation, moving equipment, and conducting daily inspections and/or is responsible for timely movements and thorough knowledge of on-hand inventory and positioning.
A Yard Hostler may be assigned to organize vehicles within a Stericycle yard to ensure they are ready for unloading, loading, and transport. The Stericycle yard is described as an enclosed property boundary that surrounds our buildings. A Yard Hostler can only operate a vehicle inside company property. 
The Yard Hostler will perform standard Plant Associate job duties as required. 

Key Job Activities:

•    Operates gasoline or diesel-powered tractor trailer combination bringing trailers to loading docks to be unloaded, box trucks, and roll-off containers where applicable.
•    Backs trailer to loading docks, performs safety checks to secure trailer, opens bay doors and assists dock workers in loading/unloading trailer.  
•    Maintains radio or telephone contact with dispatcher to receive delivery or pick up instructions or to receive notice of changes in scheduled delivery or pick up. Reports any maintenance problems to Transportation/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
•    Performs all Plant Associate job duties as assigned


Preferred Education: in High School or Equivalent

Experience (North America & LATAM):

•    Ability to communicate effectively and understand and follow health and safety directives and performance and conduct standards, policies and procedures that apply to the role and location
•    Required Years of Experience: 3+ years 
•    Valid Driver’s License 
•    Must be 21 years of age
•    Stericycle welcomes non-native English speakers, as long as drivers can read and speak English sufficiently to understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, to respond to official inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records as required by federal regulation

Experience (EMEAA):

Certifications and/or Licenses:

Commercial Driver's License B (CDL B)


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, a 401(k) plan, and an employee stock purchase plan. 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.

Our Promise:

Stericycle is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce, and to valuing unique perspectives and identities. We foster a culture of belonging that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our team members. It fuels our innovation and strengthens our connection to our customers and the communities we serve. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


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, and it does not constitute any right or guarantee of employment condition. This position is open to people with disabilities. Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources and risks prevention 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.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta