Jobs near me - Uber Driver: Partner with us! in Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
Posted: 2021-10-17
Valid through: 2022-08-28

Drive with Uber and earn money anytime it works for you. Driving is an easy way to earn extra, and it's totally flexible around your schedule. You decide when and how much you drive.

What you need to know:

  • Earn money: The more you drive, the more you earn.
  • Flexible schedule: Make your own schedule and earn anytime, day or night.
  • Getting started is simple: Signing up doesn't take long, and we'll provide support along the way.
  • Get paid weekly: Earnings are deposited into your bank account weekly.
  • 24/7 support: The app gives you turn-by-turn directions, and access 24/7 support if you need help.

Here's what you need to get started:

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Have a 4-door vehicle
  • Have a valid Full Class license (Class 5, G, etc.), vehicle registration, and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Have at least one year of driving experience (3 years if you're under 23 years old)
  • Have proof of Canadian work eligibility (Canadian Passport, Study or Work permit, Canadian Birth Certificate, Permanent Resident, or Citizenship Card)

Additional Information:

If you have previous employment experience in transportation (such as a delivery driver, driver, professional driver, driving job, truck driver, heavy and tractor-trailer driver, CDL truck driver, class a or class b driver, local truck driver, company truck driver, taxi driver, taxi chauffeur, cab driver, cab chauffeur, taxi cab driver, transit bus driver, bus driver, coach bus driver, bus operator, shuttle driver, bus chauffeur) you might also consider driving with Uber and earn extra money. We also welcome drivers who have worked with other peer-to-peer ridesharing or driving networks. Drivers using the Uber platform come from all backgrounds and industries ranging from traditional driving and transportation industries to other industries. Driving with Uber is a great way to supplement your part-time or full-time income.


1)What are the minimum credentials to drive for Uber?

Uber is recruiting drivers in many locations. Apply now to get on the road today with an Uber career.

  • You must be at least 21 years old to drive for Uber.
  • Must have access to an Uber-approved car.
  • Must have had a full driver's license at least one year of driving experience to become an Uber driver.
  • For the vehicle you'll be driving, you'll need current insurance in the applicant's name.
  • Your name, car year and registration, and type of coverage must be visible on the document.
  • Get a free Uber-approved inspection for your automobile.
  • Passing a background check is required to driving with Uber.

2)To drive for Uber, what are the basic standards for a vehicle?

Your automobile must meet the following basic requirements to become an Uber driver.

All Uber cars must satisfy the following criteria:

  • be in great functioning condition with no cosmetic damage,
  • have at least 4 doors, and no more than 8 seats,
  • including the driver's seat,
  • pass a vehicle inspection, and
  • have current registration and valid insurance.
  • Car with cosmetic damage, salvage title, or van is prohibited

3)How can you get the most out of your Uber earnings?

  • Driving with Uber allows you to be your own boss, but with that freedom comes a set of obligations.
  • The finest Uber drivers are always on the lookout for the fastest routes. You'll get better ratings and tips this way, as well as save time for yourself.
  • Weather conditions like severe rain or heat waves
  • Disruptions to public transportation
  • Major events
  • Get more tips with Uber
  • Give your referral code to someone who has an interest in earning a flexible income driving Uber and invite them to use it when joining up.

4)Will my personal insurance cover me if I drive for Uber?

  • When you are logged in to the Uber driver app and driving a passenger, the firm’s provides insurance coverage may apply.
  • Your personal auto insurance and coverage may apply if you do not drive for the firm but for personal use.
  • Your insurance isn't applicable when you log in to the app and wait for passengers, the company's insurance may cover you in that situation.

5)What is Uber surge pricing, and how does it work?

During peak hours and in high-demand areas, Uber fare charges are higher than usual. Surge pricing takes effect when there are more passengers than drivers in a given region. Uber's goal is to bring more Uber drivers to these locations and restore the supply-demand balance so passengers don't have to wait too long for a ride.

This will appear on the home screen of the Uber Driver app, it will reveal how large the surge is on a specific street.

If the surge is 1.5, the rate for a ride from that region will be 1.5 times the typical rate.

6)Do I need any prior driving experience to be an Uber driver?

It is helpful if you have prior driving experience with particular organizations. Starting an Uber driving career might provide you with many benefits. Drivers with prior experience with ridesharing or driving networks are also encouraged to apply.

But don't worry if you haven't worked in a ride-sharing environment before. Uber provides paid training to new drivers who want to join the platform. You can attend a company-provided online or offline orientation. You'll learn how to take a ride, track your earnings, and cut costs using the Uber driver app during your training.

7)Does Uber terminate my account based on my rating?

  • Uber does not delete your account after you achieve a particular rating. But if your rating falls below the national average for your location, you may lose access to the app temporarily or permanently.
  • Although it's tough to estimate what this number is in your city. Uber claims that 4.6 stars are a significant turning point.
  • This is usually the time at which they start asking questions and consider canceling your Uber account.


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