National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0
This broad category comprises middle management occupations in trades, transportation and equipment, as well as occupations such as technical trades and transportation officers and controllers; general trades; mail and message distribution, other transport equipment operators and related maintenance workers; and helpers and labourers and other transport drivers, operators and labourers.
This major group comprises helpers and labourers and other transport drivers, operators and labourers. These occupations come with Training, Education, Experience and Responsibility (TEER) identified as TEER 5. Occupations classified in TEER 5, as those included in this group with a 5 as the second digit of their code, are typically accessible with short work demonstration and no formal educational requirements.
This sub-major group comprises transport drivers, operators and labourers, including taxi and personal service and delivery service drivers, and water and rail transport operators and labourers and related occupations.
This minor group comprises taxi, personal service and delivery service drivers, including taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs, and delivery service drivers and door-to-door distributors. They are employed by taxi and other transportation service companies; retail, food and other personal service businesses, governments; private individuals and families; and many other establishments; or they may be self-employed.
75200 - Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs
Taxi and limousine drivers drive automobiles and limousines to transport passengers. Chauffeurs drive automobiles and limousines to transport personnel and visitors of businesses, government or other organizations or members of private households. Taxi and limousine drivers are employed by taxi and other transportation service companies, or they may be self-employed. Chauffeurs are employed by businesses, government and other organizations, or private individuals or families.
- airport limousine driver
- company chauffeur
- limousine driver
- private chauffeur
- taxi driver
- Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators (See 72024 Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators)
- Taxi dispatcher (See 14404 Dispatchers)
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Taxi and limousine drivers
- Pick up passengers and drive them to destinations in taxicabs or limousines
- Help passengers with luggage and with boarding and exiting vehicles and assist passengers with special needs
- Collect flat-rate or taximeter fares
- Maintain travel logs and record cash and credit transactions
- Maintain contact with taxi dispatch unit
- Clean and make minor repairs to vehicle or take vehicle for servicing
- May provide pick up and delivery services on request.
- Pick up or meet employer according to request, appointment or schedule
- Drive employer to destinations in automobile or limousine
- Perform business and personal errands for employer such as delivering and picking up mail, business documents and parcels
- Clean and make minor repairs to vehicle or take vehicle for servicing.
- Some secondary school education is usually required.
- A minimum of one year of safe driving experience is usually required.
- A Class G driver's licence is required in Ontario, and a Class 4 driver's licence is required in all other provinces and the territories.
- Taxi and limousine drivers require good knowledge of the geographical area to be covered and may have to pass written street/building location and safety examinations.
- Taxi drivers usually require a municipal permit.
- First aid certification may be required.
- Mobility from taxi or limousine driver to chauffeur is possible with experience.
75201 - Delivery service drivers and door-to-door distributors
Delivery service drivers drive automobiles, vans and light trucks to pick up and deliver various products. Door-to-door distributors deliver items to residences and businesses. They are employed by dairies, drug stores, newspaper distributors, take-out food establishments, dry cleaners, mobile caterers and many other establishments, or they may be self-employed.
- bread deliverer
- canteen driver
- delivery driver
- door-to-door distributor
- driver salesperson
- dry cleaning driver
- flyer distributor
- newspaper carrier
- newspaper delivery driver
- pizza delivery driver
- vending machine driver-supplier
- Couriers and messengers (See 74102 Couriers and messengers)
- Delivery drivers supervisor (See 72024 Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators)
- Delivery truck helper (See 75211 Railway and motor transport labourers)
- Dispatchers (See 14404 Dispatchers)
- Garbage truck driver (See 74205 Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers)
- Heavy truck driver (See 73300 Transport truck drivers)
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
- Operate and drive automobiles, vans and light trucks to pick up and deliver various products, such as food, newspapers, magazines, bakery and dairy products, and items such as dry cleaning
- Deliver newspapers, flyers, handbills, telephone directories and similar items to residences and businesses
- Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspection of vehicle
- Plan delivery travel schedules and service routes
- Load and unload cargo, goods or merchandise
- Provide customer service by selling products, delivering over established routes and accepting or making payments for goods
- Record information on pick-ups and deliveries, vehicle mileage and fuel costs and report any incidents or problems encountered
- May scan and sort freight or cargo for delivery
- May assemble, install or set-up delivered goods or merchandise
- May communicate with central dispatch using mobile communications equipment.
- Some secondary school is usually required.
- A driver's licence appropriate to the class of vehicle being driven is required.
- One year of safe driving experience is usually required.
- On-the-job training may be provided.
- Eligibility for bonding and transportation of dangerous goods (TGD) certification may be required for delivery and courier drivers.
- Progression to supervisory positions or to non-driving occupations, such as driver trainer or dispatcher is possible with additional training or experience.