Delivery drivers are essential to everyday life in the modern world. From packages to dinner, delivery drivers are responsible for making sure people’s needs are met on time, every time. Many different companies hire delivery drivers to get their goods from point A to point B. Thanks to delivery drivers, everyone’s lives are a little bit easier!
Our company is seeking an organized and ambitious person to fill the open role of delivery driver. On any given day, the delivery driver will be responsible for loading their delivery truck, managing orders and ensuring packages get to their location on-time. The delivery driver will be required to work as a member of a dynamic team to help the company meet customer satisfaction goals. If you’re a person who thrives on keeping deadlines and loves to be on the road, this job is for you!
Typical duties include:
Transport material goods to customers in a timely manner
Maintain a clean delivery vehicle
Load delivery truck with boxes and packages
Maintain a detailed log of all deliveries
Prioritize urgent orders according to company guidelines
Provide customer service and pick up packages
Interact with customers to collect payments
Follow traffic and safety laws
Lift heavy boxes up to 60 lbs.
Excellent driving record and previous driving experience
Verbal and written communication skills
Valid driver’s license and background check
Ability to pay attention to detail
Customer service skills
Time management skills
Basic math and computer skills
Ability to ride in a car for long hours
Previous experience as a delivery driver
CDL or other appropriate licenses
The average pay for delivery drivers is $14.66 per hour.
Most companies require delivery drivers to have a high school diploma or GED. Certain jobs might also require a CDL or other driver training.
Delivery drivers enjoy successful careers. There are many opportunities to advance with large companies like UPS or FedEx.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in the future, delivery driver jobs are expected to grow by 2%, which is less than the average position.