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Van Drivers

Van drivers collect, transport and deliver goods in vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes in weight.

More about this Career

Average Salary

£20251

New workers start around £7952. Normal pay is £20251 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £33678.

Jobs

10247

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Undertakes minor repairs and notifies supervisor of any mechanical faults.
  • Maintains records of journey times, mileage and hours worked.
  • Drives vehicle to destination in accordance with schedule.
  • Assists with loading/unloading and obtains receipts from customers for goods collected/delivered.
  • Drives vehicle from depot to loading/unloading point.
  • Checks tyres, brakes, lights, oil, water and fuel levels and general condition of the vehicle.

Skills Employers are looking for

Soft Skills

Soft skills are non-technical skills that include how you interact with colleagues, solve problems, and manage your work

  • Reading Comprehension

    52

  • Learning Strategies

    48

  • Critical Thinking

    47

  • Active Learning

    46

  • Monitoring

    45

  • Active Listening

    36

  • Speaking

    32

  • Writing

    30

  • Mathematics

    27

  • Science

    9

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