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Driver - Sales and Delivery

Driver - Sales and Delivery

Job-Specific Whole-Person Assessment (Test)

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A Short Version of this test is available.   What's the Difference?

Candidates typically need about 45 minutes to complete our full-length job-specific assessments. Our short versions take less than half that time. Like our standard assessments, these tests are based on the U.S. Government Occupational Information Network (O*Net). They do not contain the animated simulation module, however, though they still provide valuable information about all critical performance-related dimensions. Additionally, the short versions optionally include 1-2 virtual video interview questions! Click below for more information:

Driver - Sales and Delivery (Short)

Driver - Sales and Delivery

Drive truck or other vehicle over established routes or within an established territory and sell or deliver goods, such as food products, including restaurant take-out items, or pick up or deliver items such as commercial laundry. May also take orders, collect payment, or stock merchandise at point of delivery.

Top activities and tasks for this job:
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment - drive automobile, van, or light truck
  • Handling and Moving Objects - fill money changers in vending machines
  • Performing General Physical Activities - move or fit heavy objects
  • Drive trucks to deliver such items as food, medical supplies, or newspapers.
  • Arrange merchandise and sales promotion displays or issue sales promotion materials to customers.
  • Collect coins from vending machines, refill machines, and remove aged merchandise.
  • Inform regular customers of new products or services and price changes.
  • Record sales or delivery information on daily sales or delivery record.

About the test (Full Version)

The HR Avatar Driver - Sales and Delivery Pre-Employment Assessment was designed to help you hire staff in this role. The test provides a whole-person evaluation by measuring job-relevant cognitive ability, personality, knowledge, skills, and relevant behavioral history. Each component provides important data for hiring decisions. Cognitive ability has been linked to overall job performance in most jobs and correlates with a candidate's ability to learn new skills and to solve complex problems. Personality characteristics determine how well the candidate will fit-in with a corporate culture. Knowledge and skills indicate how much training will be needed before a new employee becomes productive. Finally, relevant behavioral history detects counter-productive behaviors that can impact job performance.

The Driver - Sales and Delivery test includes an animated work simulation in which candidates meet customers, colleagues and supervisors in a job-related context. Post-test surveys indicate the majority of candidates react favorably to these simulations.

The specific attributes measured include:

Cognitive Ability
  • Analytical Thinking and Attention to Detail
  Behavioral History
  • History Survey - Performance
  • History Survey - Tenure
Personality
  • Adaptability
  • Drive
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  Emotional Intelligence
  • Empathy and Emotional Self-Control

Following completion, the test produces a Candidate Selection Report that includes an overall score and detailed scores for each attribute. The overall score weighs each of the factors based on research and analysis from the U.S. Government's Occupational Information Network (O*Net). O*Net represents over a decade of dedicated research evaluating the relative importance of various factors that lead to success in almost 1,000 different job roles.

The Candidate Selection Report also provides expert interview questions that help you probe critical or low-scoring areas, along with a guide for noting your evaluation of the candidate's responses. Consistent use of an interview guide is an important part of gaining better candidate insights and making better hiring decisions.

Language:English (US)
Time to Complete:40 Minutes (Approximately)
O*Net SOC Code:53-3031.00
Simulation Context:Transportation (Driver)
O*Net Context:Transportation and Material Moving
More information about this Job
Annual US Wages (2020)
Bottom 10%:
$18,600 or less
Bottom 25%:
$20,830 or less
Median:
$27,960 (Average)
Top 25%:
$39,730 or more
Top 10%:
$50,910 or more

Hourly US Wages (2020)
Bottom 10%:
$8.94 or less
Bottom 25%:
$10.01 or less
Median:
$13.44 (Average)
Top 25%:
$19.10 or more
Top 10%:
$24.48 or more

US Employment Statistics
2019:
487,400
2029 (projected):
501,900
Annual U.S. Job Openings:51,300

Top Knowledge Requirements
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Food Production
  • English Language
  • Transportation
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Administration and Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Mathematics
Top Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Service Orientation
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Time Management
  • Social Perceptiveness
Top Abilities
  • Oral Comprehension
  • Oral Expression
  • Near Vision
  • Speech Clarity
  • Speech Recognition
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Written Comprehension
  • Far Vision
Education Requirements
No High School Diploma:
36%
High School Diploma:
64%
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role who have their highest education in each category.
Related Work Experience Requirements
None:
43%
Less than 1 Month:
26%
1 - 3 Months:
20%
6 Months - 1 Year:
2%
1 - 2 Years:
5%
2 - 4 Years:
3%
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role whose related work experience before they entered this position falls into each category.

Alternate Titles for this Role: Bakery Deliverer, Bobtailer, Bread Distributor, Bread Jockey, Breadman, Catering Driver, City Route Driver, City Routeman, Coal Deliverer, Delivery Man, Delivery Person, Delivery Sales Worker, Driver, Driver Salesman, Expressman, Ice Delivery Driver, Iceman, Jukebox Route Driver, Jukebox Routeman, Laundry Route Driver, Laundry Routeman, Lunch Truck Driver, Milk Deliverer, Milk Delivery Driver, Milk Route Deliverer, Milk Truck Driver, Milk Wagon Driver, Milkman, Motor Route Carrier, Newspaper Deliverer, Newspaper Delivery Driver, Pick Up Driver, Pizza Delivery Driver, Publication Distributor, Relay Man, Relay Worker, Route Contractor, Route Deliverer, Route Delivery Driver, Route Driver, Route Driver Salesperson, Route Jumper, Route Rider, Route Sales Driver, Route Sales Person, Route Sales Representative, Route Salesman, Route Salesperson, Routeman, Rural Carrier, Sales Deliverer, Sales Route Driver, Salesperson Driver, Special Events Driver, Towel Distributor, Truck Driver Salesperson, Wagon Driver Salesperson

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Activities performed during the Test
  • Review procedures and demonstrate understanding of policies.
  • Estimate time to complete a trip based on various factors.
  • Help co-workers with vehicle maintenance questions.
  • Calculate insurance requirements.
  • Determine distance that can be driven in a day.
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