Title:  Cruise Ship Environmental Specialist

Requisition Id:  33679
Job Function:  Field Services Operations
Career Area:  Drivers
Work Location:  San Juan, PR

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.

Position Purpose:

  • Pay Rate is $16.50/Hour and is paid on the weekly basis.  Overtime (OT) is offered based on business needs and it pays time and-a-half after 40 hours of work per week.
  • Daily uniforms and working boots are provided free of charge.
  • Work Schedule: Monday ~ Friday. The shift starts from 8:00am and employee will work from 9 to 10 hours per day.  Two (2) days off: Saturday and Sunday.   Also, the Team Member could be asked to work an extra day depending on the business needs. 
  • Commercial Driver's License Required:  Catergoria 8 or 9 from Puerto Rico + Licencia de Comision. 
  • HIGHLY DESIRABLE:  TWIC card, OSHA HAZWOPER Training, Hazmat endorsement, and experience with vaccum trucks (industrial vacuum loader), roll-off, box trucks, and tractor-trailer combination. 


The Environmental Specialist II Cruise Ship Operations is a technician Driver whom be responsible for providing industry leading levels of service to clients in the most professional way, ensuring that customers’ needs are met on a continual basis for various type of waste pickup and supply delivery. Provides the highest level of customer service possible at all times.  This involves loading and unloading the delivery vehicle and ensuring that all cargo is safely secured before transport. Will also transport waste stream from either a Stericycle location or customer location to a transfer location or processing location. DOT rules and regulations must be upheld at all times.

All Company assigned vehicles are equipped with camera telematics which includes 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’ regulated waste is picked up in a safe, timely, efficient, and accurate manner.
  • Provides services related to managing of hazardous waste, regulated, and non-hazardous waste. According to State, EPA & DOT regulations.
  • This position is also responsible for the preparation of all appropriate and required documentation to meet State, EPA, DOT, DRNA, NTSP regulations.
  • Ensures that customers have packaged and prepared the waste according to all federal, state, and local rules and regulations before transporting.
  • Performs pre/post-trip checks, and driver check-in on the assigned truck, prior to leaving or closing for the day.
  • Communicates with Stericycle Supervisor regarding any changes to service pickups, including address changes, and others. 
  • Ensures waste, supplies, and material handling equipment are secured prior to operating vehicles on a public highway.
  • Reports any maintenance problems to Supervisor for follow-up.
  • Work Schedule: Monday through Friday and starting from 7:00am until duties are completed around 4:00pm and open to work an extra day on weekends based on business requirements.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.


Preferred Education: in High School Diploma


  • 2+ year of experience, preferably in driving a commercial motor vehicle or 18 and/or 24 Foot box trucks, vacuum trucks, roll-off flatbed, and tractors to move trailers from landfills or ports.
  • All CMV/CDL drivers must be able to obtain a medical card by a certified medical examiner.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Commercial Driver’s License Required: Cat 8 or above, with an excellent driving record.
  • As drivers can read and speak English sufficiently to understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, and make entries on reports and records as required by federal regulation. Communicate with customer representatives (Cruise – Cargo Vessels)

Certifications and/or Licenses:

Commercial Driver's License A or B (CDL A or B)
HAZWOPER Certification
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Endorsement


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: Puerto Rico
Nearest Secondary Market: San Juan