Route Driver Job at Stericycle, Columbia, MD

  • Stericycle
  • Columbia, MD

Job Description

Position Purpose:

The Shred-it Route Driver is responsible for provide    ng 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.

Starting Rate of Pay - $19.00 per hour

1st shift hours - 4 x 10 days

Amazing Culture and Benefits

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.

Key Job Activities:

• Performs onsite/offsite document destruction of confidential information
• Performs pre/post-trip checks, and driver check-in on the assigned truck, prior to leaving or closing for the day. 
• Reports maintenance issues 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.  
• Complete and maintain DOT logs when applicable.
• 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 customers’ 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. 
• Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.


Preferred Education: in High School or Equivalent

Experience (North America & LATAM):

• 3+ years of experience, preferably in driving shred/box trucks and route management.
• Current driver’s license (Class D or above) with an excellent driving record.
• May require mandatory immunizations and credentials based on customer requirements. 
• Stericycle welcomes non-native English speakers, as long as drivers can read and speak English sufficiently to understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, respond to official inquiries, and make entries on reports and records as required by federal regulation.

Experience (EMEAA):

Certifications and/or Licenses:

Drivers License

Medical Examiners Certification


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.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Contract work, Local area, Flexible hours, Day shift,

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