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Driver/Sales Workers - 53-3031.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Drive truck or other vehicle over established routes or within an established territory and sell or deliver goods, such as food products, including restaurant take-out items, or pick up or deliver items such as commercial laundry. May also take orders, collect payment, or stock merchandise at point of delivery.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Delivery Man
  • Driver
  • Driver Salesman
  • Pizza Delivery Driver
  • Route Delivery Driver
  • Route Driver
  • Route Sales Driver
  • Route Sales Representative
  • Route Salesman
  • Sales Route Driver

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations


  • Arrange merchandise and sales promotion displays or issue sales promotion materials to customers.
  • Call on prospective customers to explain company services or to solicit new business.
  • Collect coins from vending machines, refill machines, and remove aged merchandise.
  • Collect money from customers, make change, and record transactions on customer receipts.
  • Drive trucks to deliver such items as food, medical supplies, or newspapers.
  • Inform regular customers of new products or services and price changes.
  • Listen to and resolve customers' complaints regarding products or services.
  • Maintain trucks and food-dispensing equipment and clean inside of machines that dispense food or beverages.
  • Record sales or delivery information on daily sales or delivery record.
  • Review lists of dealers, customers, or station drops and load trucks.
  • Sell food specialties, such as sandwiches and beverages, to office workers and patrons of sports events.
  • Write customer orders and sales contracts according to company guidelines.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Clean machinery or equipment.
  • Collect fares or payment from customers.
  • Collect payments for goods or services.
  • Load shipments, belongings, or materials.
  • Maintain vehicles in good working condition.
  • Operate vehicles or material-moving equipment.
  • Provide transportation information to passengers or customers.
  • Record details of deliveries or shipments.
  • Record sales or transactions data.
  • Resolve issues affecting transportation operations.
  • Review customer information.
  • Sell products or services.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Ground Transportation (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Motor Transport Operator (Army - Enlisted)
  • Motor Vehicle Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Coin Collector
  • Coin-Machine Collector
  • Driver Helper, Sales Route
  • Driver, Sales Route
  • Lunch-Truck Driver
  • Newspaper-Delivery Driver