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Title:  Environmental Technician

Requisition Id:  12980
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Work Location:  Surrey (Comber Way)

Would you like to make an impact in your job, by protecting the environment!   In addition to great pay, benefits, and paid time off, Stericycle’s team members enjoy better job stability and opportunities for advancement. We protect what matters.  Join us!

Position Purpose:

The Environmental Technician is responsible for segregating and packing hazardous and non-hazardous industrial waste materials and commercial chemical products into approved containers and loading them into a 24 ft box truck. Utilization of a handheld device to capture and print manifests and labels. Drive a Commercial vehicle following regulations and company policies and procedures.

Key Job Activities:


•    Pick up and transport waste safely according to all federal, state, and local rules and regulations.
•    Labeling of containers, and completion of pre-printed manifests and work orders.
•    Schedules shipments into or off-site. Performs warehouse work related to receipt, shipment, storage, distribution, or delivery of waste materials.
•    Loads unloads, moves, or stores items according to delivery or routing documents, or supervisor instructions and performing general housekeeping duties.
•    Operates a hand truck, forklift, or other heavy equipment.
•    Classify, segregate, and inventory waste containers in storage for shipment. Conducts lab pack operations.
•    Pack small laboratory containers of chemical waste into larger containers for shipment.
•    Performs various regulatory compliance and safety tasks including, but not limited to:
•    Pre-trip inspections of vehicle
•    Report all losses, spills, accidents, and safety violations to the supervisor immediately.
•    Resolve over-packing of leaking containers/containers in shippable condition. 
•    Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.

Education and Experience:


  • Associate degree, preferably in Environmental Science, Biology, or another related field preferred
  • Or the equivalent in related work experience including two or more years of experience, preferably in the waste management industry, demonstrating sound knowledge in working with chemicals/chemical lab packing
  • May require mandatory immunizations and credentialing based on customer requirements.
  • Working knowledge of Environmental/Regulatory rules and regulations.
  • Class 5 driver's license with air brakes certification.


Stericycle currently offers its employees the option to participate in a full range of benefits, including a health care program that 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, RRSP matching, 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.


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.