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Delivery Driver

We are looking for a delivery driver to help us deliver various items and ensure they reach our customers in time. You will be required to drive a delivery vehicle around on different routes and schedules to ensure targets are met.


Logistics Industry

This field concerns itself with the management of operations from origin to consumption to meet the requirements of customers, clients, and corporations.


What to expect from the role

  • Hands-on experience delivering items to various addresses.
  • Learning how to organize and multitask on the job.
  • Learn on the job regarding the best practices in the industry.
  • Exposure to the logistics industry.


Responsibilities

  • Deliver various items to different addresses as assigned.
  • Stick to a schedule and be time-bound on the job.
  • Follow the prescribed routes most convenient for delivery.
  • Load and unload the vehicle as needed.
  • Inspect, operate and maintain the vehicle and its cleanliness.
  • Collect payments whenever necessary.
  • Ensure the customer receives the package.
  • Maintain a log of all deliveries and related information for reference and confirmation.
  • Follow road safety rules and regulations.


Requirements

  • High school graduate.
  • Valid professional driver’s license for the required vehicle type.
  • Prior experience as a delivery driver.
  • Great time management and organization skills.
  • Good ability to drive with no prior violations.


Average Salary

On average $13.63 per hour.

Source - indeed.com

Career Path

Delivery Driver is an entry-level job. It is the role responsible for delivering various items to different addresses as assigned. It also involves tasks like collecting payments whenever necessary and maintaining a log of all the deliveries. A minimum requirement for this job role is high school qualification and a valid driver’s license.


Career Progression

With enough experience in this job role and appropriate qualification you can move on to other jobs in your field such as:

  • Delivery Executive
  • Salesman


Sample Questions

Personal
  • What made you choose this profession?

  • How would you rate your driving skills?

  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Human Resources
  • How comfortable are you to take up additional work if required for other departments in logistics?

  • Would you be okay with working overtime?

  • What makes you think you’d be a good fit with our company culture?

Management
  • Have you ever accidentally given/have been given wrong information? How did you handle it?

  • How would you rate your organizational and time management skills?

  • What are the tasks you had to do in your previous job?

Technical skills and knowledge
  • Are you comfortable handling cash transactions? Do you have prior experience?

  • What is the first thing you do if you hit a car on the road?

  • What are the key steps to completing a delivery?