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Delivery Driver Job Description Sample

Delivery Driver Job Description Sample

This delivery driver sample job description can be used to help you create a job advert that will attract candidates who are qualified for the job. Feel free to revise this job description to meet your specific job duties and job requirements.

Job Title: Delivery Driver

Delivery Driver Job Purpose:

Delivers products, goods and parcels safely and efficient to designated location within set timeframe. Ensures proper handling and delivery of sensitive materials with authorisation if necessary and deliver high standards of customer care.

Delivery Driver Job Duties:

  • May deliver up to 100 parcels a day
  • Keeps accurate records of deliveries and customer authorisation and ensure all documentation is submitted to management on time
  • Properly uses and maintains delivery equipment, including handheld scanner
  • May have to lift heavy products or parcels
  • Drives safely and follow all laws and rules of driving to maintain a safe and healthy work environment
  • Keeps company vehicle clean and ensure it is well-maintained, has fuel, oil and is ready to drive
  • Communicates with customers by phone to update them of time of deliveries if there have been issues or changes to their estimated time of arrival
  • Follows pre-planned route accurately without deviation from set course
  • Maintains communication with management to be informed of any change of delivery, route or schedule
  • Informs management of any obstructions to making safe, efficient deliveries on time

Delivery Driver Skills and Qualifications:

Driver's License, Courteous, Previous Driving Experience, Good Customer Service Skills, Good Communication Skills, No Driving Disqualifications With the Last Three Years, Problem-Solver, Patient, Pleasant, Enthusiastic, Attention to Detail, Ability to Handle Fragile Packages and Parcels With Care, Ability to Work Under Pressure, Ability to Work On a Team, Ability to Drive Long Distances and Sit for Long Periods of Time, Be Physically Fit, Able to Meet Deadlines


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