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Title:  Shop Worker/1 day Route Driver/Back-Up Driver - 4 Day Work Week, 3:30am start

Requisition Id:  7692
Job Function:  Field Services Operations
Career Area:  Drivers
Work Location:  Lakeport, CA - Xfer Sta

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.


The Shop Worker/Route Driver is responsible for warehouise duties and route driver duties as described below. The person in this role will be 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. 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).


Schedule: Fulltime, 1st shift, 4x10, Tuesday-Friday starting at 3:30am (when covering for other drivers start time could vary and a 5th day may be needed). Will work in the shop Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and will drive a route on Fridays. Will also cover routes as needed, possibly 12-16 weeks per year.

Key Job Activities:

Shop Worker

  • Loads and unloads trucks as needed.
  • Monitors and maintains inventory.
  • Builds and consolidates carts and boxes.
  • Cleans and organizes shop.
  • Miscellaneous projects and improvements in the shop.
  • Helps drivers and dispatch as needed.


1 day Route Driver

  • Manages assigned routes ensuring customers’ waste is picked up in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Required to unload trucks at various Stericycle and customer sites; including ensure securing of waste.
  • 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.
  • Communicates with Transportation Supervisor and/or Dispatcher regarding any change to route pickups, including address changes, customer not having waste ready for pickup, etc.
  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip maintenance on assigned truck prior to leaving or closing for the day.


Back-Up Driver

  • Covers routes as needed, could be 12-16 weeks per year total.

Experience (North America & LATAM):

  • Required years of experience: 0-1 year.
  • Vehicle(s) driven: 26' box trucks.
  • Current driver’s license with an excellent driving record.
  • Will possibly require mandatory immunizations and credentialing, based on customer requirements.


We've Got You Covered 
Stericycle offers a competitive salary and full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, job specific certifications and much more!


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.