Route Driver Class 1

June 13 2022
Industries Environment, waste management
Categories Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Transportation, Logistic
Calgary, AB

About Us:

At Stericycle, we deliver solutions and drive innovations that protect the environment, people, and public health. This includes working to create a more sustainable, shared future. Our innovative solutions make a difference in people's lives, communities, and our planet by protecting their health and well-being. Change your career. Change your world. Join Stericycle and help protect health and well-being in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.

Position Purpose:

We are currently looking for a Class 1 driver to join our team in Calgary! The Class 1 driver is responsible for transporting waste from either a Stericycle location or customer location, to a transfer location or processing location.

Key Job Activities:

• Manages assigned routes ensuring that medical waste is transported in a timely and accurate manner.
• Responsible for picking up and transporting waste safely according to all federal, provincial and local rules and regulations
• Plans daily schedule based on Stericycle or customer needs by reviewing daily paperwork, e.g., manifest, route sheets, previous VCR, etc. provided by Transportation Supervisor or Dispatcher.
• Ensures load is secured before operating a vehicle on a public highway.
• Ensures that assigned paperwork is completed legibly, neatly, accurately, and completely and returned to Transportation Manager/Supervisor or Dispatcher, at the time of debriefing, for processing.
• Communicates with Stericycle Supervisor and/or Dispatcher regarding any change to pickups.
• Ensures that Route Manager servicing the specific route is aware of any situations outside the norm to provide the highest level of customer service.
• Reports any problems/issues with accounts to the Transportation Supervisor and/or Dispatcher before the close of business each day.
• Performs a documented pre-trip inspection on vehicles before leaving the yard to commence route.
• Performs a documented post-trip inspection on vehicles before being debriefed for the day.
• Ensures all defects have been corrected before operating the vehicles again


• Education equivalent to a high school diploma
• Completion of an accredited driving school for Commercial Driving
• Maintains current Class 1 driver's license, with an excellent driving record
• Previous route management experience is a plus
• Demonstrates ability to read a map
• Demonstrates general computer skills and knowledge of the internet
• Must work safely and carefully to prevent injury to self and others while driving, loading, and unloading vehicle. Requires constant mental and visual attention relative to the safe operation of the vehicle


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, and RRSP match. 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.

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