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Title:  Route Driver - Med Class 5

Requisition Id:  19965
Job Function:  Field Services Operations
Career Area:  Drivers
Work Location:  18603 - 111 Avenue, Northwest, Edmonton

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:

We are adding a Route Driver to our growing team in Edmonton! The Route Driver is responsible for servicing assigned accounts in the most professional way, ensuring that customers’ needs are met on a continual basis for various waste pickup and supply delivery.  This role will always provide the highest level of customer service possible.  They may also transport waste from either a Stericycle location or customer location, to a transfer location or processing location.
All Company assigned vehicles are equipped with camera telematics which include inside and outside cameras.  In addition, all vehicles are equipped with ELD (electronic logging device) and GPS (global positioning system).

Key Job Activities:

•    Manages assigned routes ensuring customers’ waste is picked up in a safe, 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 etc. provided by the Transportation Supervisor or Dispatcher
•    Follows routing software route schedule
•    May prepare and load trucks to service select accounts for the day ensuring enough supplies are added.  Required to unload trucks at various Stericycle and customer sites; including ensure securing of waste
•    Provide the highest level of customer service to assigned accounts daily, communicating any issues to the Transportation 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 the public highway
•    Ensures that assigned paperwork is completed legibly, neatly, accurately, and completely and returned to Transportation Supervisor or Dispatcher for processing.  
•    Performs pre-trip and post-trip maintenance on assigned truck prior to leaving or closing for the day.  Reports any maintenance problems to Dispatcher for follow-up. 
•    Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.


•    High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
•    1 Year of Experience, preferably in driving Box Trucks and route management.
•    Current driver’s license (Class 5 or above) with an excellent driving record
•    Air Brake Endorsement Strongly Desired


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 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.