Instacart shopper Jobs - Hiring Immediately in Chula Vista, California

Chula Vista, CA, 91910
Posted: 2021-08-02
Valid through: 2022-06-03


Start earning quickly. It's more flexible than working part-time.

Instacart is the North American leader in online groceries (and so much more) from a huge number of stores. Our technology aims to make grocery delivery effortless and accessible to everyone. Full-service shoppers select orders through an app on their smartphone, shop the orders in a nearby store, and then deliver them to the customer's door.

  • Start earning quickly*
  • Shop on your schedule
  • Get paid weekly, with the option to cash out instantly
  • Earn tips for good service
  • Redeem special earnings promotions, as available

Basic requirements:

  • At least 18 years old (21+ to deliver alcohol)
  • Eligible to work in the USA
  • Consistent access to a vehicle and a recent smartphone
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs with or without accommodation
  • Knowledge of French and English

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided

Additional information:

Shopping on the Instacart platform is great for anyone looking for flexible, seasonal, entry-level, weekend, weekday, after-school, or temporary opportunities. As an Instacart Full Service Shopper, you can work more flexibly than a part-time job.

Anybody is welcome to sign-up, but you’ll likely be a great fit if you already provide services as a personal shopper or are involved in the grocery or transportation industries -- jobs like couriers, drivers, truck drivers, professional drivers, taxi drivers, and food delivery drivers will all have readily cross-applicable skills.

Instacart is committed to diversity and providing equal opportunities for independent contractors. Instacart considers qualified individuals without regard to gender, sexual orientation, race, veteran, disability status, or other categories protected by applicable law.

Instacart also values providing prospective contractors with a fair chance to pursue opportunities. Instacart evaluates criminal histories following this value and applicable local, state, and federal laws, and tailors any consideration of criminal histories to the requirements of the contract engagement sought. For all individuals seeking to provide services in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia, Instacart considers individuals in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable Fair Chance ordinances.

Review the Independent Contractor Agreement on the official website of Instacart.

*Batches subject to availability. Terms apply.


1. Who is an Instacart shopper?

They are known as independent contractors who use the Instacart platforms for shopping and delivering the orders their customers have made. With the maximum number of advantages, Instacart jobs provide flexible time hours also considered as the batches. It depends on the Instacart full-service shopper on the number of batches they want to fulfill as shopper jobs.

2. How to apply for Instacart Shopper?

To apply for Instacart jobs, the candidate has to go to the company’s official website. From there they will be directed to the Google Play Store page or Apple App Store and have to download the app. They have to sign up and create an account and provide basic information about them. After completing, the company will perform a background check for grocery delivery jobs. Fulfilling all the requirements, the candidates can start their Instacart career and get order requests.

3. How long will the application process take for an Instacart shopper? Can grocery delivery jobs be everyday work?

To start shopper jobs, candidates have to wait for 10 working days. As Instacart is very strict about background checks and the court’s closure delays the process. Hence, the number of days increased in the process of selection.

Instacart jobs have two workers who get wages on the basis of time taken to do in-store shopping as long as 29 hours out of every week. You can do these jobs if you want to earn extra cash and have a vehicle to deliver. These workers get 100% of their tips with the base fare they get.

4. What is it like to work in Instacart?

An Instacart shopper work according to their will. There is no one to whom they have to report about their daily jobs as they are also known as Independent Contractors. All they have to do is shop groceries for the orders given by the client and deliver them to their doorstep. Their welcoming attitude towards customers and attitude to strive will bring them a good amount from grocery delivery jobs.

5. How worthy is it to work as an Instacart Shopper?

Instacart jobs won’t make you rich by working only as a shopper. Keeping high dreams is always beneficial and to reach there, you need small steps. Doing shopper jobs is that small step. It is a great option to work and make extra money. It is a great hustle as a side gig that anyone can start as quickly as possible. It will be more beneficial for those who drive a fuel-efficient vehicle.

6. What will happen if an Instacart shopper doesn’t accept the batches? Is there any kind of dress code?

In shopper jobs, if the shopper doesn’t accept the batches, then they have to wait for time to run out. It will give them time to analyze the list before they start. The shopper can make strategies according to the items located and can make it more efficient to shop.

In Instacart jobs, a shopper is known as Independent Contractor and they are not answerable to any high authority, so there is no dress code as such for them. They can wear anything of their choice. The only rule they have to follow is, their outfit must be decent.

7. Can an Instacart shopper ride with another person while on duty? Can it be possible that the shopper doesn’t get the batches?

No, you will find the do’s and don'ts in the company’s terms and conditions policy page on their website. No shopper can take someone else with them or provide a ride to other people when doing grocery delivery jobs. Violating the rule may risk the job and the shopper can be fired.

The shopper can see the available bathes depending on their physical location and rating given to them while doing Instacart jobs. If the shopper is far away from the store, then they will not be able to see the batches. The shopper has to make sure to turn on the location so that the app knows the location and shows the batches given.


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