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Title:  Route Driver, Non CDL - Offering a $1,000 Sign-on Bonus!

Requisition Id:  9065
Job Function:  Field Services Operations
Career Area:  Drivers
Work Location:  Hayward, CA - MedServe

Position Purpose:

Would you like to kickstart your career? Maybe you’re rejoining the workforce or seeking a career change? Stericycle is hiring now! We, as an essential business, are on the front lines as supporting the healthcare industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that, in addition to our generous benefits, our team members enjoy better job stability and opportunities for advancement. We’ve also updated our policies and training to ensure all of our team members can safely serve our customers. We protect what matters.


We are offering a $1,000 sign-on bonus to all new hires at this location paid as follows: $250 per month after 30 days of employment for a total of 4 payments as long as you remain a Stericycle employee during those 4 months.


The Medical Waste 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).


This is a fulltime, 1st shift position with a Monday-Friday schedule and a 4am start time; 8-10 hours each day.

Key Job Activities:

1) Manages assigned routes ensuring customers’ waste is picked up in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Picks up and transports waste safely according to all federal, state, and local rules and regulations.
  • Plans daily schedule based on customers’ needs by reviewing daily paperwork, e.g., manifest, route sheets, previous VCR, etc. provided by the Transportation Supervisor or Dispatcher.
  • Will possibly prepare and load trucks to service select accounts for the delay ensuring enough supplies are added.
  • Picks up specified waste from each customer site scheduled for the day. Ensures customers have packaged and prepared the waste according to all federal, state, and local rules and regulations before transporting.
  • Provides the highest level of customer service to assigned accounts on a daily basis, 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 public highway.

2) Ensures that assigned paperwork is completed legibly, neatly, accurately, and completely and returned to Transportation Supervisor or Dispatcher for processing. Ensures DOT Driver Log is completed, if applicable.
3) Communicates with Transportation Supervisor or Dispatcher regarding any change to route pickups, including address changes, customer not having waste ready for pickup, etc.

  • Ensures that employee covering for specific route is aware of any situations outside the norm in order to provide the highest level of customer service.
  • Reports any problems with accounts to Transportation Supervisor or Dispatcher before the close of business each day.

4) Performs pre-trip and post-trip maintenance on assigned truck prior to leaving or closing for the day.

  • Reports any maintenance problems to Transportation Supervisor or Dispatcher for follow-up.

Experience (North America & LATAM):

  • Required years of experience: 0 - 1 year.
  • Vehicle(s) driven: box trucks.
  • Valid driver's license and safe driving record required.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Immunizations and credentialing will possibly be mandatory, based on client requirements.


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.


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.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland