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Title:  Local Route Driver

Requisition Id:  11811
Job Function:  Field Services Operations
Career Area:  Drivers
Posting Location:  Nanaimo, BC (Parking Lot)

Position Purpose:

The Shred-it Route Driver is responsible for providing industry-leading levels of service to clients while taking care of all customer document destruction needs, including transporting 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.

Key Job Activities:


  • Performs onsite/offsite document destruction of confidential information.
  • Performs pre-trip, post-trip checks, and driver check-in on the assigned truck, prior to leaving or closing for the day.  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.
  • Complies with all local, state and federal laws governing driver fitness and hours of service.  
  • 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 customer's 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.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of one (1) year of route transportation experience.
  • Available to work 5 days per week at management’s discretion.
  • Located in Nanaimo or surrounding areas and have the ability to travel overnight to the north or south end of the Island as well as the mainland (Port Coquitlam branch) for training and possible route coverage.
  • Above-average mechanical knowledge. The candidate will be required to maintain the truck and shredder including preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and minor repair.
  • Must have a clean driving record.
  • Minimum Class 5 License (An Air Brake endorsement is a requirement).


Stericycle offers a competitive salary and full benefits package including tuition reimbursement and job specific certifications included but not limited to forklift certification.


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.