Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers :

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.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $33,010.00
Average Time to Fill 58 days
Typical Education High school diploma or equivalent
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 21,968
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 6.46 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Resource Allocation
Following Directions
Customer Service
Written Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment

Transport cargo
Operate vehicles or material-moving equipment
Drive truck with capacity greater than 3 tons
Operate lifting equipment such as hoists, winches, or hydraulic booms
Operate cargo handling gear
Operate material or personnel moving, lifting, loading, or unloading equipment
Drive automobile, van, or light truck

Documenting/Recording Information

Maintain driver log
Maintain shipping, transportation, or logistical records, reports, or files
Record details of deliveries or shipments
Record sales or transactions data

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Supervisory Skills
Navigation Equipment
CDL Class A
Backing Maneuvers
Air Brake Certified
Vehicle Maintenance

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