DoorDash Delivery Driver - No Experience Needed - Jobs Near Me in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, IL, 60629
Posted: 2021-07-31
Valid through: 2022-05-31

What is DoorDash?

Available in over 4,000 cities, DoorDash is about connecting people with possibilities: bigger savings accounts, wider nets, stronger communities, and happier days. We empower local businesses and local drivers (called Dashers) with opportunities to earn, work, and live.

As a Dasher, you can be your own boss and enjoy the flexibility of choosing when, where, and how much you earn. All you need is a mode of transportation and a smartphone to start making money. It’s that simple.

Why deliver with DoorDash

  • Earn extra money for your goals: Achieve your short-term goals or long-term dreams by driving or biking with DoorDash.
  • Choose your own hours: Unlike full-time jobs or seasonal gigs, when and where you work is totally up to you.
  • Freedom to dash anywhere: Deliver near your home or in a city you're just visiting.
  • Easy to get started: Don't worry about car inspections or vehicle restrictions. Just sign up and receive everything you need to start earning.
  • Receive deliveries right away: Once approved, log on to the Dasher app to receive nearby orders immediately.

Sign Up details & requirements

  • 18 years or older, any car, scooter, or bicycle (in selected cities)
  • Driver's license number
  • Social security number

Final Step: Consent to a background check

How to sign up

  • Submit application
  • Choose driver orientation
  • Complete sign-up
  • Get the app and go


1) What are the basic requirements to be a DoorDash food courier?

Apply now if you meet the following requirements to be a DoorDash food courier,

  • The age of an applicant must be 18 years plus.
  • Having access to a vehicle is mandatory.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Own an iPhone or Andriod smartphone
  • Must complete orientation.

2) What is the vehicle requirement for DoorDash jobs?

DoorDash jobs have very lenient requirements. The vehicle must be in working condition, and it qualifies. In delivery jobs, you can use a motorcycle, scooter, or bicycle.

  • Any model is acceptable.
  • There is no inspection of vehicles.
  • No cosmetic requirements
  • If a vehicle can run and drive, it qualifies
  • Even motorbikes and scooters qualify
  • Bicycles qualify in some cities

3) What is the salary of a DoorDash food courier?

A DoorDash food courier gets paid according to a formula for each completed order. The payout for delivery jobs depends on: Base pay + Promotions + Tips = Total Earnings. Time, distance, and desirability are factors that determine base pay.

4) How does a DoorDash food courier keep track of their earnings?

In the DoorDash app, full-time Dashers can see an estimate of how much each delivery will pay before they accept the order. Also, if the customer provides no tip, then the only amount reflected is the base pay. Delivery requests don’t always include the full tip in the estimated payout. In such cases, the DoorDash app will say “total may be higher” on the screen. We added this feature because some drivers would accept their orders only if they received a higher tip.

5) Do DoorDash jobs offer Peak Pay?

DoorDash jobs offer Peak Pay, i.e., a bonus to each order during peak hours and busy times. An example of a Peak Pay offer is: “Earn extra per order between 12 PM–2 PM if you accept 80% of delivery opportunities.” Apply now and start earning more.

6) What are the things that disqualify you for DoorDash jobs?

There are several reasons to get disqualified from DoorDash. If the driver’s license is expired or has failed to report any accident, this can lead to discontinuing the services at DoorDash. Full-time drivers need to ensure that they do not have more than three accidents in the last three years.


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