Oregon Labor Market Information System
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WIRED Occupation Report
for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers (53-3033) in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupational Description 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. Excludes "Couriers and Messengers" (43-5021) and "Driver/Sales Workers" (53-3031).
Employment Projections for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
2008
Employment
2018
Employment

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6,569 7,107 538 8.2% 54 122 176

Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Wages (All Industries, 2010) for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
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$10.31 $11.94 $14.34 $18.91 $25.38 $15.96 $33,215
Data Sources and Limitations
State of Oregon License Information for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
License
Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Truck Equipment Operator License


Current Job Openings for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers in the Oregon Portion of the WIRED Region There are 63 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Delivery Driver 10/22/14 Milwaukie
Tow Truck Driver 10/20/14 Portland to
Warehouse / Driver / Carpet And Flooring Assistant 10/20/14 Gresham $12.00/hr DOE
Rep, Route Service I 10/20/14 Portland DOE
Local Delivery Driver 10/17/14 Beaverton $11.00/hr to $12.00/hr DOE
Local Non Cdl Delivery Driver 10/15/14 Clackamas $12.00/hr
Local Class B Driver (Ojt) 10/15/14 Clackamas $15.00/hr DOE
Straight Truck Drivers 10/15/14 Clackamas $10.00/hr
Portable Restroom Service Technician / Driver 10/14/14 Portland $12.00/hr to $14.00/hr DOE, Neg.
Part Time Driver 10/14/14 Portland
Cdl Delivery Driver 10/14/14 Portland DOE
Driver - Class A Local 10/13/14 Portland $18.00/hr to $19.00/hr
Driver 10/10/14 Portland
Truck / Stand-Up Forklift Driver - Thursday - Monday 10/9/14 Portland $10.00/hr to $14.00/hr DOE
Night Dock Worker / Stand-Up Forlift Driver 10/9/14 Portland $10.00/hr to $14.00/hr DOE
Truck Driver 10/9/14 Portland $12.00/hr to $15.00/hr DOE
Delivery Driver For Safeway.Com 10/9/14 Portland
Delivery Driver, Part-Time 10/8/14 Sandy $10.00/hr
Truck Driver 10/7/14 Tualatin $12.00/hr to $14.00/hr DOE
Temporary Drivers 10/7/14 Troutdale $13.16/hr
Package Delivery Driver 10/7/14 Salem
Light Duty Tow Operator 10/6/14 Salem DOE
Seasonal Delivery Driver - 9355 10/6/14 Tigard DOE
Temporary Delivery Driver Positions 10/3/14 Salem $12.00/hr
Delivery Driver (Full Time) Job 10/3/14 Tigard
More Jobs


Major Industries of Employment for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Industry NAICS Ownership 2008
Employment
Construction 23 Private 220
Specialty Trade Contractors 238 Private 151
Building Equipment Contractors 2382 Private 80
Building Finishing Contractors 2383 Private 50
Manufacturing 31 Private 670
Food Manufacturing 311 Private 175
Dairy Product Manufacturing 3115 Private 87
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing 312 Private 91
Beverage Manufacturing 3121 Private 91
Printing and Related Support Activities 323 Private 57
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 332 Private 101
Furniture and Related Product Mfg 337 Private 71
Miscellaneous Manufacturing 339 Private 59
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg 3391 Private 56
Wholesale Trade 42 Private 1,390
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 423 Private 802
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers 4231 Private 261
Lumber and Supply Merchant Wholesalers 4233 Private 58
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers 4234 Private 106
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers 4236 Private 91
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers 4237 Private 93
Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers 4238 Private 127
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 424 Private 567
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers 4244 Private 331
Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers 4248 Private 80
Misc Nondurable Goods Merchant Whsle 4249 Private 89
Retail Trade 44 Private 1,347
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 441 Private 348
Automobile Dealers 4411 Private 97
Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 4413 Private 246
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores 442 Private 170
Furniture Stores 4421 Private 160
Electronics and Appliance Stores 443 Private 73
Building Material & Garden Supply Stores 444 Private 294
Building Material and Supplies Dealers 4441 Private 200
Lawn & Garden Equipment/Supplies Stores 4442 Private 94
Food and Beverage Stores 445 Private 55
Health and Personal Care Stores 446 Private 75
Miscellaneous Store Retailers 453 Private 271
Florists 4531 Private 101
Office Supply, Stationery & Gift Stores 4532 Private 65
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers 4539 Private 89
Transportation and Warehousing 48 Private 2,125
Truck Transportation 484 Private 394
General Freight Trucking 4841 Private 342
Specialized Freight Trucking 4842 Private 52
Support Activities for Transportation 488 Private 98
Freight Transportation Arrangement 4885 Private 56
Couriers and Messengers 492 Private 1,488
Couriers 4921 Private 1,383
Local Messengers and Local Delivery 4922 Private 105
Warehousing and Storage 493 Private 134
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 53 Private 155
Rental and Leasing Services 532 Private 149
Consumer Goods Rental 5322 Private 74
Administrative and Waste Services 56 Private 180
Administrative and Support Services 561 Private 153
Employment Services 5613 Private 96
Business Support Services 5614 Private 51
Health Care and Social Assistance 62 Private 66
Social Assistance 624 Private 59
Accommodation and Food Services 72 Private 76
Food Services and Drinking Places 722 Private 75
Special Food Services 7223 Private 64
Other Services, Ex. Public Admin 81 Private 133
Repair and Maintenance 811 Private 100
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 8111 Private 68


Educational Requirements for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent. In addition, short-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
  • Adjust To Variables On Transportation Routes
  • Apply Geographic Knowledge
  • Apply Loading And Unloading Procedures
  • Apply Local And Regional Geographical Knowledge To Transportation
  • Change Vehicle Tire
  • Complete Safety Reports
  • Deliver Products And Services
  • Follow Established Traffic And Transportation Procedures
  • Follow Safety Procedures
  • Follow Written And Verbal Geographic Directions
  • Interpret And Apply Transportation Regulations
  • Maneuver Heavy Objects
  • Meet Deadlines
  • Operate A Motor Vehicle With A Capacity Of Under 26,000 Gvw
  • Operate Delivery Vehicles
  • Operate Material Moving And Loading Equipment
  • Operate Two-Way Radio
  • Process Records And Maintain Forms And Files
  • Provide Customer Service
  • Read Maps
  • Receive Payments And Make Change
  • Secure Load Or Cargo With Bracing, Padding, Straps Or Tarps
  • Use Automated Routing Or Locating Software
  • Use Basic Mathematics
  • Use Global Positioning Systems (Gps)


Schools and Training Providers for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers The training providers listed below offer one or more of the following programs:

Western Pacific Truck School Of Oregon
1839 First Ave. #2c
Longview, WA 98632

Programs of Training:
Testyou
116 Y Street
Vancouver, WA 98661

Programs of Training:
Western Pacific Truck School of Oregon, LLC
18990-A SW Shaw Street
Aloha, OR 97007-1246
Phone: (888) 565-0203
Programs of Training:
Western Pacific Truck School of Oregon
13691 NE Whitaker Way
Portland, OR 97230-1118
Phone: (503) 788-0203
Programs of Training:
Swift Driving Academy
6310 N. Basin
Portland, OR 97217
Phone: (888) 220-6450
Programs of Training:
Elite Truck School
560 SE 4th
Hillsboro, OR 97123-4484
Phone: (503) 615-8465
Programs of Training:


Graduates and Program Completers for training programs related to Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

Program Award State Completers Year
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor. Variable Length Postsecondary Training Oregon 275 2008


Employment Service Job Applicants - January 2011 for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupation Oregon Job Applicants by Experience Level Washington Applicants
None <1 Year 1-4 Years 5-9 Years 10+ Years
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 515 477 2,139 1,003 1,273 0

Occupational experience is largely self-reported.

Applicants counts include only those registered with the Oregon State Employment Department and the Washington State Employment Security Department. They do not represent all job applicants across the WIRED region.

Applicants in Oregon may be listed under multiple occupational categories, so summing applicant counts across occupational classifications will result in some double-counting.

Source: Oregon Employment Department, Washington State Employment Security Department


Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Driver/Sales Workers 61%
Taxi Drivers And Chauffeurs 56%
Heavy And Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 53%
Bus Drivers, Transit And Intercity 52%
Bus Drivers, School Or Special Client 48%
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 35%
Postal Service Mail Carriers 34%
Ambulance Drivers And Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 31%
The Oregon-Washington WIRED Region consists of Clackamas, Columbia, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington and Yamhill counties in Oregon, and Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties in Washington.