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Furniture Removalist

Drives a removal van or truck to move household and office furniture and equipment between locations. Registration or licensing is required.


Tasks Include:


  • manoeuvring vehicles into position for loading and unloading
  • loading and unloading vehicles using lifting and tipping devices
  • observing safety requirements when loading and unloading vehicles
  • making regular quality checks of vehicles to ensure they can be driven safely
  • estimating weights to comply with load limitations and ensuring safe distribution of weight
  • ensuring goods are stowed and securely covered to prevent loss and damage
Specialisations
  • Office Mover
  • Piano Removalist
Job prospects for Truck Drivers in Victoria

Occupations in the Truck Drivers group include Aircraft Refueller, Furniture Removalist, Tanker Driver, Tow Truck Driver and Truck Driver (General).

Employment prospects
Skills shortage: this occupation needs more skilled workers now. There are currently 39,900 Truck Drivers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

Average weekly wage
$1,164.90

Hourly earnings
$28.30

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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