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Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers - 53-3033.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Drive a light vehicle, such as a truck or van, with a capacity of less than 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW), primarily to deliver or pick up merchandise or to deliver packages. May load and unload vehicle.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Truck Driver
  • Delivery Driver
  • Driver
  • Package Car Driver
  • Package Delivery Driver
  • Service Provider
  • Bulk Delivery Driver
  • Route Driver
  • Run Driver
  • Utility Driver

SOC Occupation Groups

53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
53-3000 Motor Vehicle Operators
53-3030 Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers
53-3033.00 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Drive trucks equipped with public address systems through city streets to broadcast announcements for advertising or publicity purposes.
  • Drive vehicles with capacities under three tons to transport materials to and from specified destinations, such as railroad stations, plants, residences, offices, or within industrial yards.
  • Inspect and maintain vehicle supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, or brakes, to ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition.
  • Load and unload trucks, vans, or automobiles.
  • Maintain records, such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements, in accordance with regulations.
  • Obey traffic laws and follow established traffic and transportation procedures.
  • Perform emergency repairs, such as changing tires or installing light bulbs, fuses, tire chains, or spark plugs.
  • Present bills and receipts and collect payments for goods delivered or loaded.
  • Read maps and follow written or verbal geographic directions.
  • Report any mechanical problems encountered with vehicles.
  • Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations to bases or other vehicles, using telephones or mobile two-way radios.
  • Sell and keep records of sales for products from truck inventory.
  • Turn in receipts and money received from deliveries.
  • Use and maintain the tools or equipment found on commercial vehicles, such as weighing or measuring devices.
  • Verify the contents of inventory loads against shipping papers.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Collect fares or payment from customers.
  • Follow safety procedures for vehicle operation.
  • Inspect motor vehicles.
  • Load shipments, belongings, or materials.
  • Maintain vehicles in good working condition.
  • Notify others of emergencies, problems, or hazards.
  • Operate vehicles or material-moving equipment.
  • Read maps to determine routes.
  • Receive information or instructions for performing work assignments.
  • Record details of deliveries or shipments.
  • Record sales or transactions data.
  • Report vehicle or equipment malfunctions.
  • Sell products or services.
  • Verify information or specifications.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Driver
  • Escort-Vehicle Driver
  • Food-Service Driver
  • Liquid-Fertilizer Servicer
  • Telephone-Directory-Distributor Driver
  • Truck Driver, Light