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Stericycle, Inc. Local Route Driver - Excellent Starting Pay & Full Benefits! in Kent, Washington

We Are Hiring Now!Would you like to make an impact in your job, by protecting the environment and supporting the healthcare industry? In addition to excellentstarting pay, full benefits, paid time off and 4 day work weeks after training is completed. Stericycle's team members enjoy better job stability and opportunities for advancement. We protect what matters. Join us and start your journey - Apply now!!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).Key Job Activities:Manages assigned routes ensuring customers' waste is picked up in a safe, timely and accurate manner.* Pick up and transport 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 Manager/Supervisor or Dispatcher.* Follows routing software route schedule* May prepare and load trucks to service select accounts for the day ensuring enough supplies are added. Required to unload trucks at various Stericycle and customer sites; including ensure securing of waste.* Pick up specified waste from each customer site scheduled for the day. Ensures that customers have packaged and prepared the waste according to all federal, state, and local rules and regulations before transporting.* Provide the highest level of customer service to assigned accounts daily, communicating any issues to Transportation Manager/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. 70%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 10%Communicates with Stericycle Transportation Supervisor and/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/issues with accounts to Transportation Supervisor and/or Dispatcher before the close of business each day. 10%Performs pre-trip and post-trip maintenance on assigned truck prior to leaving or closing for the day. Reports any maintenance problems to Transportation/Dispatcher for follow-up. Use of ELD (electronic logging device) and Geotab to log hours in accordance with DOT guidelines, if applicable. 5%Performs other duties and responsibilities, as needed. 5%Education:Preferred Education: in High School or EquivalentRequired Years of Experience: 0 - 1 yearPreferred: 6 months + of customer service and route management experienceVehicle(s) Driven: Shred Trucks and Box TrucksMust be 21 years of age or olderCertifications and/or Licenses:Commercial Driver's License (CDL)Medical Examiners CertificationBenefits:Stericycle currently offers its employees the option to participate in a full range of benefits, including a health care program