Drive truck or other vehicle over established routes or within an established territory and sell goods, such as food products, including restaurant take-out items, or pick up and deliver items, such as laundry. May also take orders and collect payments. Includes newspaper delivery drivers.
- Collect money from customers, make change, and record transactions on customer receipts.
- Listen to and resolve customers' complaints regarding products or services.
- Inform regular customers of new products or services and price changes.
- Write customer orders and sales contracts according to company guidelines.
- Drive trucks in order to deliver such items as food, medical supplies, or newspapers.
- Collect coins from vending machines, refill machines, and remove aged merchandise.
- Call on prospective customers in order to explain company services and to solicit new business.
- Record sales or delivery information on daily sales or delivery record.
- Review lists of dealers, customers, or station drops and load trucks.
- Arrange merchandise and sales promotion displays, or issue sales promotion materials to customers.
- Maintain trucks and food-dispensing equipment and clean inside of machines that dispense food or beverages.
- Sell food specialties, such as sandwiches and beverages, to office workers and patrons of sports events.
- Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
- Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
- Education - These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
- Training - Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
- Experience - Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.
- Transportation - Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
- Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Advertising Sales Agents
- Counter and Rental Clerks
- Insurance Sales Agents
- Real Estate Sales Agents
- Retail Salespersons
- Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products