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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

  • Bulk Delivery Driver
  • Delivery Driver
  • Driver
  • Driver/Merchandiser
  • Package Car Driver
  • Package Delivery Driver
  • Route Driver
  • Route Supervisor
  • Service Provider
  • Truck 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


  • 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 products from truck inventory and keep records of sales.
  • 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)
  • Allied Trades Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Anti-tank Missileman (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Builder (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Cannon Crewmember (Army - Enlisted)
  • Construction Electrician (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Construction Equipment Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Construction Mechanic (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Cryogenics Equipment Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Engineer Equipment Maintenance Warrant Officer (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Engineering Aid (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Equipment Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • 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 Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Indirect Fire Infantryman (Army - Enlisted)
  • Infantryman (Army - Enlisted)
  • Land Combat Electronic Missile System Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Machinery Technician (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Motor Transport Operator (Army - Enlisted)
  • Motor Vehicle Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Munitions Systems Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Senior Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer/Senior Ordnance Logistics Warrant Officer (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Steelworker (Navy - Enlisted)
  • STRYKER Systems Maintainer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tracked Vehicle Repairer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Utilitiesman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Wheeled Vehicle Repairer (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