Jobs near me - DoorDash Delivery Driver - Work on your schedule! in Chicago, Illinois

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

Are you looking for a flexible way to earn extra money on the go? Here you go! Work for DoorDash!

There are no bosses, no passengers, just you and your Vibes. We are looking for people who are interested in taking on a new challenge. You can earn some extra money on the side when you drive for DoorDash. DoorDash, as its name implies, is food delivered straight to your door. Food and other items can be ordered via DoorDash, a technology company that offers delivery services.

In addition to connecting people to the best in their city, DoorDash also generates new income opportunities such as delivering products to customers' doors. When customers order through DoorDash, they enjoy the flexibility and financial security. Over 40 percent of American cities are available through DoorDash, as are over 80 percent of Canadian cities, as well as Melbourne, Australia, with more to come.

More about the company -

DoorDash is a great company to use as an extra or primary source of income. DoorDash is relatively easy to sign up for and easy to start using once approved. To achieve success, you should take note of city peak hours, DoorDash promotions, and the best ways to serve your customers. Furthermore, keeping track of your expenses and determining which orders to accept and decline are great ways to maximize your income.

Responsibilities of a delivery driver -

  • Safely and timely load, transport, and deliver goods to customers.
  • Ensure the customer is satisfied with the order before and after delivery and that the charges are accurate.
  • Delivering items and accepting payments.
  • Answering clients' questions and providing excellent customer service
  • Maintaining a clean driving record and complying with all transportation laws.
  • Requirements for the delivery driver -

  • Minimum age of 18 is required.
  • A minimum of one year's experience driving.
  • Diploma or equivalent from a high school.
  • Have access to a vehicle.
  • Obtain a valid driver's license from the state where you intend to work.
  • Maintain a clean driving record.
  • You will need an iPhone or an Android smartphone to use the DoorDash app.
  • Ability to manage time effectively, to manage and to serve customers well.
  • Walking, driving, lifting, and carrying heavy items for long periods.
  • Pay attention to details.
  • Make sure your background is checked.
  • To work for DoorDash, you must possess a form of transportation. A bicycle, motorcycle, scooter, or car are all acceptable modes of transportation. The most important aspect of owning a vehicle is having insurance.

    Vehicle requirements -

  • Model years of any kind are acceptable.
  • Vehicle inspection is not conducted.
  • In terms of cosmetic requirements, there are none.
  • If your car runs and drives, it qualifies.
  • A motorcycle or scooter qualifies.
  • Several cities accept bicycles as transportation.
  • About the role -

    The DoorDash app organizes requests for on-demand deliveries that are performed by dashers. Drivers schedule their shifts beforehand or can fill in for open shifts in advance. Information about the payout, pickup, and drop-off appears on order offers.

    Use the information given to you to find the restaurant and pick up the order after accepting a delivery request. As soon as you've picked up the order, the DoorDash app will show you the customer and provide any instructions you need for completing the delivery. Following that, you must deliver the order safely to the customer and collect the payment.

    Application process -

    Sign Up -

    If DoorDash is looking for drivers in your area, you will be prompted to continue, however, if there are too many drivers, you will not be able to sign up and DoorDash will instead add you to a waiting list.

    Mode of Transportation Details-

    After you fill out your mode of transportation (car, bike, or motorcycle), your state of licensing, and your license number, if there is availability in your city, you can then submit your application. Vehicle insurance is also required.

    Background Check Consent -

    Next, you will be required to provide your birthdate and Social Security number to consent to a background check.

    Get Activation Kit -

    Once you have passed the background check, DoorDash will send you an activation kit once you have provided your name and mailing address. The activation kit will contain instructions for registering.

    Payment method -

    Dashers are paid weekly by direct deposit into their bank accounts. In the Earnings tab of the mobile application, you can track your weekly earnings. The following text explains how much Dashers earn, as well as how to maximize earnings.

    The average salary of a Dasher

    Based on how many hours they work, where they live, and whether they're promoted or not, dashers are paid varying amounts. DoorDash delivery drivers typically earn an hourly wage. Dashers are paid for every completed order. DoorDash's greatest strength is its rapid growth.

    Both are constantly adding cities and restaurants. As a result, you will have more potential to earn.

    A formula is used to calculate payouts for delivery so that the company can make fair and transparent earnings.

    Total earnings = salary + promotions + gratuities

    DoorDash's base contribution to every order is its base pay. This depends on the estimated time, distance, and popularity of the order.

    Dashers are allowed to earn more through promotions, which are additional payments for orders that meet certain conditions.

    A gratuity (Tip) is a sum of money that is traditionally given to you by a customer for the service you provided. Tipping a delivery person depends on the customer.

    DoorDash Bonuses

    If you meet certain criteria, you'll often see bonus offers in the app. Sometimes, they are just for driving at certain times.

    Peak pay-

    DoorDash sometimes offers peak pay, a bonus to each order during peak hours.


    A challenge is a reward for completing a certain number of deliveries during a certain time frame.


    1. What is the processing time for applications?

    You can speed up the application process by applying directly. The process takes less than 30 minutes. Fill out all the required details and submit your application.

    2. When I submit my application, how do I know if it was successful?

    When you meet their requirements as a delivery driver and your application is accepted by the company, they will contact you through the mail. About a week later, you receive an activation kit in the mail.

    3. What are the delivery locations for DoorDash?

    Many US cities and some major Canadian cities offer DoorDash services at the moment.

    4. What is the pay period for DoorDash?

    Direct deposit is made to the bank account once a week by DoorDash. You can also withdraw earnings instantly for a fee.

    5. Is a DoorDash shirt required?

    Even though DoorDash does not have a uniform that dashers are required to wear, they do give away red DoorDash t-shirts to some people. Although it is not a requirement for independent contractors to wear T-shirts, some dashers wear them anyway.

    6. Is the wait time paid by DoorDash?

    No, the wait time is not paid by DoorDash to dashers.


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