DoorDash Delivery Driver / Courier - Jobs Near Me in Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
Posted: 2021-10-16
Valid through: 2022-08-16

If you're looking for a flexible way to make extra money as a delivery services driver, you're probably going to choose Doordash. The company offers you the best way to make money on the go. No bosses, no passengers, just you, your Vibes and the way. So if you're interested in taking on a new challenge then Doordash is for you. Driving for DoorDash is a decent way to earn some cash on the side. Doordash driver jobs are a great way to become familiar with cities and their residents. Drivers will learn street layout and meet a lot of new people.

QUICK OVERVIEW

DoorDash is a great company to utilize as an extra or main source of income. Signing up for DoorDash is relatively easy and once approved starting is easy. When beginning to work, it is important to pay attention to peak hours within your city, promotions offered by DoorDash, as well as how to serve your customers best. Along with this, keeping track of your expenses and learning how to best gauge which orders are profitable and declining those that are not is a great way to maximize your earnings.

Delivery driver job responsibilities

  • Loading, transporting and delivering items to customers in a safe, timely manner.
  • Reviewing orders before and after delivery to ensure that orders are complete, the customer is satisfied and the charges are correct.
  • Accepting payments for delivered items.
  • Providing excellent customer service, answering questions from clients
  • Abiding by all transportation laws and maintaining a safe driving record.

Requirements for delivery driver

  • You must be 18 year or older
  • Minimum one year's experience of driving
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Have excess to a vehicle
  • Valid driver's license issued by state government where you intend to work
  • Clean driving record
  • Own an iPhone or Android smartphone to run the Doordash app.
  • Strong time management and management and customer service skills.
  • Ability to walk, drive, lift, and carry heavy items for extended period
  • Attention to details
  • Complete a background check

DoorDash Vehicle Requirements

A mode of transportation is required in order to work for DoorDash. Acceptable modes of transportation are bicycles, motorcycles, scooters, and cars. If you have a vehicle, it is important to note that you have to be insured.

  • Any model year is acceptable
  • There is no vehicle inspection
  • There are no cosmetic requirements
  • If your car runs and drives, it’s eligible
  • Motorcycles and scooters qualify
  • Bicycles qualify in some cities

What do Doordash Drivers do?

Dashers perform on demand delivery requests that are organised by the Doordash app. Drivers schedule shifts in advance or can drop into open shifts in advance. Order offers contain information about payout, the location of the pickup, and the drop-off.

After you accept a delivery request, navigate to the restaurant and pick up the order using the information given to you. After picking up the order, the Doordash app will direct you to the customer and give you any special instruction you'll need to complete the delivery. Then you have to safely deliver the order to the customer's door and collect the amount.

How to apply?

STEP 1: Sign Up

If DoorDash is looking for drivers in your area you will be prompted to continue, however, if there is a surplus of drivers then you will not be able to sign up and DoorDash will instead place you on a waiting list.

STEP 2: Mode of Transportation Details

If there is availability in your city you will then fill out your mode of transportation (car, bicycle, or motorcycle), driver’s license state, and driver’s license number You will also need insurance for your vehicle.

STEP 3: Background Check Consent

Next you will be prompted to consent for a background check thus you must provide your birthdate and Social Security Number.

STEP 4: Get Activation Kit

Lastly, you will provide your address for an activation kit to be sent to your home once you have passed the background check which gives instructions on how to get started.

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 which will take 1 -4 business days.

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Job Categories

PART_TIME, FULL_TIME

Organization

Doordash

Job Location

TELECOMMUTE

OccupationalCategory

Reference Number

3127090

Country

USA

Latitude

41.777482

Longitude

-87.71155