Van Driver

Load furniture into van and drive truck to specified destination.
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Salary Range
$25,000 – $57,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Van Drivers do?

Loads furniture into van, drives truck to specified destination, and unloads furniture: Drives van to loading point and consults householder on furniture to be moved. Gives directions to VAN-DRIVER HELPER in moving articles to van. Wraps furniture with blankets to prevent damage. Wraps dishes and fragile items in packing paper and packs them into containers. Loads truck, using dollies and handtruck, distributing weight evenly, forming compact load, and utilizing space. Drives van to destination and unloads cargo. Obtains customers signature or collects payment for services. May service van [GAS-AND-OIL SERVICER]. May remove window frames and erect block and tackle on house to remove bulky items. May move delicate equipment or instruments for industrial firms. May deliver items such as furniture and large appliances to department store customers and be designated Bulk Driver.

Should I be a Van Driver?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Auto Carrier Driver, Auto Crane Driver, Bull Driver, Carrier Driver, City Driver, Class B Driver See More

    How to become a Van Driver

    Most Van Drivers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Doctorate degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9taaab&chl=no+college+%2875%25%29|certificate+%2823%25%29||||doctorate+%282%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,75,75
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