Snapshot

Delivery Drivers drive vans and cars to deliver goods.

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Delivery Drivers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
45,700
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$990
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Above average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Above average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • determining the destinations of goods and most appropriate delivery routes
  • manoeuvring vehicles into position for loading and unloading
  • assisting with loading to ensure goods are arranged for ease of delivery and safely secured to avoid damage
  • verifying loading documents
  • arranging and performing unloading operations and obtaining certification of deliveries
  • reporting vehicle maintenance needs
  • may receive payments for deliveries and arrange accounts

Job Titles

  • Delivery Driver

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Driving Operations

Other Careers In This Industry

Job Vacancies

  • Fri 7 May , 2021
  • Hazelmere, Western Australia
  • Warehouse Production/Pick Packer

  • ALFRED E. CHAVE PTY. LTD.
  • We have several warehouse and manufacturing clients based in Brisbane Inner Suburbs looking for laborers and pick pack workers. Experience is not necessary, but willingness to learn and grow attitude is crucial, we’ll provide the training. The role is essential to ensuring our customers receive the correct deliveries at the correct time and uphold our promise of delivering exactly.
  • Manufacturing, Transport & LogisticsStorepersons
  • Sat 1 May , 2021
  • Rocklea, Queensland
  • Tue 27 Apr , 2021
  • Sydney, New South Wales
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