Furniture Removalists move domestic and commercial furniture and equipment between locations, locally or interstate. This may involve driving a removal van or truck. The driving task might be localised to a metropolitan area or include long haul trips with shift work. The role involves packing, labelling and loading items securely and safely. Unloading and unpacking items at the destination usually follows.
All drivers must have accurate driving skills, good communication skills and be willing to comply with regulations and legislation and present themselves professionally.
A Furniture Removalist will often gain a license to drive a truck, which can then be used in other occupations within the Road Transport sector. Some Furniture Removalists specialise into other roles, including Commercial Removalist, Office Mover and Piano Removalist.
$29,000 – $46,000 per (Median $35,000) depending on type of licence and organisation*.
*Wages will vary according to your level of skill, experience, employer and geographical location.