Van Driver job descriptionPost Job
The role of a van driver is to deliver goods from a manufacturer to a retail outlet, such as a shop and wholesaler. Many van drivers spend long hours on the road so it is a job best suited to people who don’t mind spending the vast majority of their time in a vehicle. Van drivers need to have good communication skills to deal with customers
As well as making deliveries, the driver has to be able to keep detailed records of mileage, fuel consumption and other purchases made while on duty. On arrival at a delivery site, the driver must take a signature, fill out forms or hand out invoices
No specific qualifications are required to fill the position, but secondary education, a driver’s license and experience in the field will help applicants get a job as a van driver. The average pay for this type of work is around £14,000 per year though some drivers can earn more depending on the employer.
Van Drivers are required to transport different types of products, including computers, furniture, domestic appliances, documents, parcels, food, etc. They can also transport money using special vans for that purpose. This job require different types of driving licences depending on van size, for instance, vehicles between 3.5 and 7.5 tonnes requires a driver with a C1 licence.
A Van Driver usually performs many of the following tasks:
• Planning routes.
• Checking vehicle parts.
• Loading goods to the van.
• Keeping records of deliveries.
• Obtaining signed receipts from goods´ delivery.
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