Delivery Jobs(Jobs Near Me) - Uber Eats in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, IL, 60629
Posted: 2021-10-17
Valid through: 2022-08-26

Uber Eats

Deliver with Uber. Earn on your schedule.

Work on your schedule. Deliver for a few hours in the mornings, every night, or just on weekends; it's up to you.

Earn Good Money. You'll earn by bringing people the food they love from local restaurants.

Choose your wheels. Use your car, scooter, or bike to make deliveries.

Delivery requirements

Car delivery:

  • Be at least 19 years old
  • Have a 2-door or 4-door car
  • Have a valid driver's license
  • Provide Social Security Number to run a background check

Bike delivery:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a state-issued ID or Driver's License
  • When signing up be sure to choose 'Biking' under transportation method.

Scooter delivery:

  • Be at least 19 years old
  • Have a valid driver's license
  • Have a scooter

Ready to get started? Sign up today and start earning.

No experience is necessary. But, if you have previous employment experience in delivery (such as a delivery driver, food service, food delivery, delivery runner, or courier) you may enjoy delivering with Uber Eats! Delivering with Uber is a great way to supplement your part-time or full-time income.

Vehicles allowed for delivery vary by city.


1)Who are Uber Eats delivery drivers?

The Uber Eats Company does not hire delivery drivers for their service. Instead, drivers sign up as freelance independent contractors and create their own accounts on the Uber Eats app. Then drivers receive requests on their account, pick up takeout orders from restaurants and deliver them to a users’ doorstep. Uber Eats food delivery drivers are the bridge between local restaurants and users who are looking to order delicious meals online through the Uber Eats app.

2)What is a workday like for Uber Eats food delivery drivers?

To start work Uber Eats delivery drivers simply need to make sure their account is on online mode and when they are ready to receive requests they must simply click on ‘GO’. Soon they will begin to receive a request from the nearby area which they can review before deciding to accept or decline. Once accepted, drivers go to the restaurant, pick up the order and use the GPS location on the app to deliver the order to the given address.

3) What are Uber Eats delivery drivers working hours?

Uber Eats delivery drivers have the unique luxury of being their own boss. They can decide their own work hours according to their own convenience. Their shifts and schedules are quite flexible and adjustable. Delivery drivers can decide to work part-time hours or full-time hours. They can choose to work a few hours during the week or full-time on weekends. It is completely up to them.

4) How does Uber Eats food delivery drivers earn?

Since they are not hired and are independent contractors Uber Eats delivery drivers do not earn a fixed wage. Instead, they earn a small base fee on every take-out order they pick up and deliver. This fee varies with each order as it considers the number of items on order, distance, time, location, etc. The Uber Eats app has a tracking feature that lets drivers know how much they have earned.

5) When are Uber Eats delivery drivers paid?

An Uber Eats delivery driver has all their earnings directly deposited to their given bank account at the end of every week. The Uber Eats app also has an Instant CashOut feature that lets food delivery drivers withdraw from their earnings up to five times a day, before the end of the week.

6) How can Uber Eats delivery drivers raise their earnings?

Since Uber Eats delivery drivers receive pay for every order they deliver, the more orders they deliver the more they earn. Some ways to maximize earnings are:

  • Deliver at the right time. Driving during peak hours such as lunch or dinner can maximize the number of orders.
  • Work at te right place. Delivery drivers who are in a location where local restaurants use the Uber Eats app helps to increase their earnings.
  • Choosing Multiple Orders is when a delivery driver accepts many delivery requests at a time, either from the same restaurant or nearby restaurants. Uber Eats delivery drivers pick up and drop off these orders one at a time. Once an order gets delivered, drivers immediately receive payment for the order.
  • Uber Eats also offers their delivery drivers promotional challenges, bonuses, and incentives.

7) Do Uber Eats delivery drivers earn tips?

One feature of the Uber Eats delivery service is that users are not required to provide their delivery drivers with a tip. While tip giving is encouraged and welcomed it is not necessary. This is why any tips a delivery driver receives are out of the generosity of the user and the driver gets to keep the entire amount, 100%. Tips are usually given for good service, for instance, if the food is delivered quickly while it is still hot and fresh. Delivery drivers can receive tips from the app itself or can receive cash.

8) How to sign up to be an Uber Eats food delivery driver?

An Uber Eats food delivery driver is the perfect gig for those looking to earn quick and decent pay on their own time.

To sign up applicants just need to log on to the Uber Eats website and click on ‘Become a Driver’. On the application form, applicants need to fill in their personal and contact information, vehicle registration, auto insurance, drivers’ license, etc. Candidates also need to consent to a quick and standard background check. Then in a few days, Uber Eats will be in touch to finalize the details.


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