Furniture removalists move domestic and commercial furniture between different locations, within the state or territory and nationwide.
Duties & Tasks
Furniture removalists may perform the following tasks:inspect the house or office at the pick-up address to see what has to be moved, then pack and label items if required
load goods onto the truck either by hand or using a forklift, trolleys, lifting straps or lifting hooks
use pads and pieces of hessian to ensure items such as fridges, couches and beds are not damaged
ensure the load is correctly placed and secured to avoid any damage to the truck or to the goods
drive defensively and handle all types of road conditions
unload goods and move them into the drop-off address, unpacking if required
check items against inventory, noting any wear and tear or damage
conduct a general maintenance check of the truck and clean the vehicle
provide customer service.
Furniture removalists may work long hours and be away from home for extended periods, especially for interstate and international removals.
enjoy practical work
safe driving record
able to cope with the physical demands of the job
good communication skills.