Lyft Driver (Part-Time) in San Diego, California

San Diego, CA, 91910
Posted: 2021-07-31
Valid through: 2022-05-31

Driving with Lyft means you get guaranteed earnings, new benefits, and the flexibility to drive when and where you want. Apply to drive with Lyft and start earning on your terms. Lyft is a platform that connects drivers with individuals and organizations that need rides. Join as a Lyft driver.

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Why Lyft?

  • Be Your Boss: Drive when and where you want - and take breaks that work best for you
  • Get Benefits: You can qualify for a healthcare subsidy when you average at least 15 hours of booked time per week.
  • Guaranteed Earnings: Earn at least 120% of the minimum wage, including 30 per mile based on your booked time.

Driver Requirements

  • You’re 25 years or older
  • You have a driver's license
  • You have a California license plate
  • You consent to driver screening and background check
  • You have an iPhone or Android smartphone

Vehicle Requirements

  • 2001 or newer**
  • 4 doors
  • 5-8 seats, including the drivers
  • California license plate
  • Don’t have a car? Rent one through our Express Drive program, with standard insurance included. Available in select cities.

Document Requirements

  • Vehicle insurance
  • Driver profile photo
  • Proof of vehicle inspection performed by a C-BAR certified mechanic (well show you options in the Lyft app when you apply)

Drivers with an average of at least 15 hours per week of booked time in a calendar quarter can begin qualifying for a quarterly healthcare subsidy. Drivers must submit proof of current enrollment in a qualifying health plan in the Lyft Driver app within 15 days after the end of the calendar quarter to receive the healthcare subsidy.* **car year may vary in some regions.

Additional Information

Lyft is a great opportunity for those looking for part-time work, hourly work, contract, commission, flexible side gigs, freelancer/freelancing, work from home/night shift, and graveyard shift opportunities. No professional driver/driving experience is needed, and we encourage entry-level and veteran applicants to consider driving with Lyft.

Government-issued driver's license required.

Organized drivers often see the most success, so put your administrative assistant/receptionist skills to use while planning your schedule. Customer service/sales are at the heart of the driver-rider relationship.

If you have previous job experience as a limo driver, taxi, bus driver, courier, or in hospitality/hotels, Lyft is an excellent opportunity to make great money working when you want. Drive in the morning, evening, night, weekends! Lyft welcomes applicants year-round - summer, winter, fall, spring, holiday work seekers. Apply online today.


1. What are the working hours in Lyft?

Lyft provides flexible working hours. A Lyft driver can work part-time, full-time, hourly work, contract, and freelance. Join today and get in the car to work for Lyft.

2. What are the health care requirements for Lyft?

Yes, Lyft provides health care subsidies. In a calendar quarter, a Lyft driver who books at least 15 hours per week of scheduled time qualifies for a quarterly healthcare subsidy. To obtain the healthcare subsidy in driver jobs, drivers must show proof of current membership in a qualifying health plan in the Lyft app within 15 days of the calendar quarter's end.

3. Do driver jobs at Lyft allow rental cars?

Yes, you can work for Lyft without having a car. You can rent a car from Lyft too. The company provides an Express Drive Programme. Through this, you can rent a car from there.

4. What are the basic requirements for a Lyft driver?

Lyft has some basic requirements for driver jobs. You must fulfill these criteria to get this role.

  • You must be 25 years old.
  • A clean driving record.
  • To work for Lyft, you must have a valid license.
  • A four-wheeler will be preferable.
  • The car must not be bought before 2001.
  • An Android phone to use the Lyft app.

5. What are the perks you get to work for Lyft?

  • The firm provides end numbers of facilities to a Lyft driver. You will be free to pick your hours.
  • You Can Be Your Boss: Driver jobs allow you to work whenever and wherever you want and take the most convenient breaks for you.
  • Extra Benefits: You can get the benefits of extra tips. If you work at least 15 hours per week, you may be eligible for a healthcare subsidy.
  • Guaranteed Earnings: Work for Lyft and earn a minimum of 120 percent of the basic pay, plus 30 cents per mile based on your scheduled time.

6. What exactly is Lyft?

Lyft is a platform that connects drivers with passengers and businesses in need of transportation through the Lyft app. Driver jobs in some marketplaces have the option of delivering crucial things such as food, medical supplies, and home needs to persons in need, in addition to assisting clients in moving from one point to another.

7. Does Lyft do any background checks for a Lyft driver?

Yes, there is a background check before you get to work for Lyft. It is done for security purposes. It takes two to four days, depending upon your document verification. The normal background check for driver jobs can take anywhere from two to four days to complete the process. The lack of electronic records at the county level can slow down the hiring of a Lyft driver in some circumstances.

To keep track of the status of your background check, go to the Candidate option in the Lyft app. Your report has a CONSIDER status, which means it is complete and offers some information for the company.

8. Is it possible to drive for Lyft if your vehicle has body damage?

Excessive bodily damage vehicles are not accepted in driver jobs. While minor damages are allowed, it is not acceptable to drive a Lyft car with substantial body damage. The company won't let you use the vehicle and work for Lyft if one of your doors has a large scratch on it.


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