Lyft Driver - Jobs Near Me - Hiring Immediately! in Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
Posted: 2021-10-17
Valid through: 2022-08-20

Are you someone who enjoys driving? Have you been looking for an opportunity to earn some extra money? Are you worried because you don’t have much experience? Do you want to explore the city and get paid for it? Driving for Lyft is the best opportunity for you. Lyft drivers do not need any previous experience and can work whenever they want. Earning money could never have been simpler than this.

About Lyft

Lyft is a ride-sharing platform that allows passengers to connect with drivers who can drop them off at their locations. The app allows independent contractors to receive ride requests and drive to various locations in the city. The company also has a food delivery option that drivers can choose from instead of ride-sharing.

To keep up with the growing customer demands for the company’s services, Lyft is on the lookout for more drivers to work for them. Lyft drivers have the flexibility to work according to their schedules. They get paid depending on the number of shifts they work for and the number of hours of service.

Perks of working with Lyft

  • No time restrictions - work when you want and for however long you want.
  • Earn quick extra money - Lyft drivers are paid according to their rides, apart from the bonuses and tips, which adds to one’s income.
  • Explore the city - Drive around and get paid to explore your city.
  • Responsibilities of a Lyft Driver

    Lyft drivers are responsible for a few regular duties while completing their driving gigs:

  • Login on the Lyft app.
  • Use the app to receive passenger requests.
  • Accept a ride.
  • Drive to the specified location.
  • Contact the passenger in case of any issues.
  • Pick the passenger.
  • Drop them off at the given location.
  • After the ride is completed the payment is transferred automatically and the driver is ready to take the next ride.
  • Requirements to Become a Lyft Driver

    Lyft has mandated a few requirements that all applicants need to meet to be eligible to start working with Lyft.

  • The age of a Lyft driver should be at least 25 years old.
  • They should have a 4-door car newer than 2004.
  • They should have a smartphone - Android or iOS.
  • They should have some previous driving experience with a clean record.
  • They should have vehicle insurance.
  • They need to consent to a background check.
  • They need to pass a background check.
  • FAQs

    1). How to sign up on the Lyft app?

    Download the app. Click on ‘Get started’, enter your phone number and fill in the application. Once approved, you will be able to log in and start working through the app.

    2). How long does the application process take?

    Filling out the contact details and uploading the vehicle documents takes less than half an hour. After the application, there are two more steps - the vehicle inspection and the background check which take a few days.

    3). How do Lyft drivers get paid?

    Lyft drivers are paid according to the time and distance of their rides every week. The drivers also keep all of their tips from the customers.

    4). Are Lyft drivers paid for waiting for their passengers?

    Yes, Lyft pays its drivers compensation for the time they spend waiting for the passengers.

    5). Does Lyft pay for the gas?

    No, Lyft does not cover the car expenses of its drivers.

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    Job Categories

    PART_TIME, FULL_TIME

    Organization

    Lyft

    Job Location

    TELECOMMUTE

    OccupationalCategory

    Reference Number

    311412

    Country

    USA

    Latitude

    41.777482

    Longitude

    -87.71155