Doordash - Driver Jobs - Work on your Schedule - Immediate Hiring! in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, IL, 60629
Posted: 2021-07-27
Valid through: 2022-05-27

Doordash is a food delivery company based in San Francisco. It spreads over 4000 cities in the US, Canada, and Australia. Doordash is here to connect customers to their favorite local restaurants and offer delivery services for that restaurant. Doordash is widely used by people all over the world to have different types of cuisine delivered straight to their homes. Doordash was pleased to announce that it completed 1 million deliveries by 31st December 2020.

How does Doordash work?

Doordash connects the drivers to the local restaurant to deliver the food to its customers.

All you need is your smartphone to access the app and a private vehicle to get on with the work. Through the app, you’re connected to the restaurant to select up food. Pick up the food and get ready to deliver!

What are the requirements of Doordash?

  • Age-wise, you must be a minimum of 18 years
  • You must own a car, motorcycle, or bicycle as a mode of transportation.
  • Driver’s registration number is a must
  • Social security number (only in the United States)
  • Doordash will do a background check so you must provide the consent.
  • What are the requirements of the vehicle?

    A mode of transportation is required to get going with the work. The vehicles include bicycles, motorcycles, scooters, and cars. It is important to note that you must also have insurance for your chosen mode of transport.

    How to get started with the work?

    STEP 1: The first step is to check whether Doordash is hiring near you. If there is already a surplus of drivers then you might need to wait for a while. If there are vacancies, you will be notified.

    STEP 2: Fill in the mode of Transportation Details. If there's availability in your city you'll then fill out your mode of transportation (car, bicycle, or motorcycle), driver’s license state, and driver’s registration number. You will also need insurance for your vehicle.

    STEP 3: Background Check Consent. Next, you'll be prompted to consent for a background check for which you have to provide your birthdate and Social Security Number.

    STEP 4: Get Activation Kit. Lastly, you'll provide your address for an activation kit to be sent to your home once you've passed the background check which provides instructions on the way to start. After completing the W-9 form an Activation Confirmation page will appear confirming your request was successful. You will receive an email with tracking information for your Activation Kit’s delivery status in 1 -4 business days.

    STEP 5: Attend Orientation (in person or online).

    What are the payment methods of Doordash?

    Doordash believes in a hassle-free pay-up system, so when it comes to money, things tend to get complicated. Doordash has devised a fair and transparent wage system for every delivery.


    1) Can I deliver orders on foot/bikes?

    Dashers are allowed to deliver orders on a bike in some cities but on foot is a no-no.

    2) Are delivery drivers considered company employees?

    No, dashers are contractual workers who are paid on the number of sales.

    3) What documents do I need to get started?

    Proof of ID (passport/A US birth certificate)

    Driver's license, student ID, or national ID)

    4) How to get started if I am new to the Doordash platform?

    Download the Doordash driver app and sign up

    Consent to screening and upload the asked documents.

    You will be notified to receive the delivery requests,

    5) Is any prior experience required?

    No. You can start as a fresher with Doordash.


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