Delivery Driver

Drive vehicles to deliver goods and stock as scheduled.

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$1010 per week
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    Overview

    Delivery drivers collect goods from a warehouse or collection point, load them into a van, car or truck and deliver them to the customer location on time.

    Work is mostly in a delivery vehicle on the road.

    Suits those who are reliable, can provide good customer service and are able to interact well with a variety of people.

    Day-to-day

    • work out the destinations of the goods and choosing the most appropriate delivery routes
    • manoeuvre the vehicle into position for loading and unloading goods
    • help with loading to make sure goods are safely secured to avoid damage and are easily accessible
    • check that loading documents are correct
    • arrange and perform unloading operations and obtain certification of deliveries
    • report any damage or wear and tear to the vehicle
    • receive payments for deliveries and arrange accounts.

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    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Delivery Driver

    • Formal qualifications are not required, however, a vocational education and training (VET) course in driving operations may improve employability.

      Search for a certificate course in driving operations

    • You may also need:

       

      • a forklift licence
      • manual driver's licence
      • medium rigid (MR) driver's licence
      • heavy ridged (HR) driver's licence
      • national police check.

       

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