DoorDash Delivery Driver - Courier - Jobs Near Me in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, IL, 60629
Posted: 2021-09-18
Valid through: 2022-07-19


Delivery Driver/ Courier

No passengers. No bosses. Just you, your tunes, and the road.

Sign up now and start making money!

  • Choose your wheels and deliver food and other items from local merchants to hungry customers.
  • Be your own boss. Work when you want, wherever you want. Earn including 100% of the tips.
  • Work in the morning, at night, or any time in between. Use any car, bike, scooter, motorcycle, or moped to deliver.
  • Start today and be your own boss. Get on the road today.

Car, Motorcycle, and Moped Requirements:

  • iPhone or Android smartphone
  • Valid Driver's License and insurance
  • 18+ years of age
  • 1+ years of driving experience

Bike Requirements

  • iPhone or Android smartphone
  • 18+ years of age

About us

DoorDash is a technology company that connects customers with local businesses. Customers order meals and other items from their favorite local merchants and Dashers deliver them directly to their doors. Dashers are third-party contractors who deliver for merchants to customers. Dashers are paid on a per delivery basis, not per hour.


1. What is the work of a DoorDash delivery driver?

As a DoorDash dasher, you will get delivery requests on the DoorDash app, you can check the delivery message including the name of the restaurant and the customer. You can accept or reject the delivery requests with a valid reason in DoorDash jobs. You have to:

  • Drive to the concerned restaurant
  • Mention the name of the customer and the number
  • Pick up the order from the restaurant
  • Deliver the food to the customer’s location
  • Start your career with DoorDash and work as a delivery driver.

2. What are the conditions for a DoorDash delivery driver?

In order to start working as a DoorDash dasher, you must be 18 years old, you can have access to a mode of transportation like that of a car, van, or truck, some marketplaces allow you to use scooters or bicycles, your vehicle must have a credible insurance, you should have a smartphone like that of iOS or Android to use the DoorDash app, you have to provide your legitimate driver’s license, and your Social Security number is needed if you want to drive in the U.S.

The conditions are the same in DoorDash jobs if you want to work as a full-time worker.

3. Can you bring your kid while working as a DoorDash delivery driver?

You can bring your child while you are delivering as a DoorDash dasher. While you bring your kid, DoorDash jobs in a way help you to save some money from childcare. Some children are special and need their parents all the time, so it is beneficial for you if you start your career with DoorDash.

4. How do delivery drivers receive payments from DoorDash jobs?

A DoorDash delivery driver gets weekly payment via direct deposit. The company transfers the earnings made between Monday and Sunday, and it can take up to three to four days for the money to show in the driver’s account. This means that last week’s earnings will be available by Wednesday of the following week which you can check from the DoorDash app. A DoorDash dasher has to enter their bank account or debit card details. However, the option of Fast Pay is accessible for full-time workers, which means that you can take out cash every 24 hours from your earnings.

5. Can a DoorDash dasher get tips?

Yes, a DoorDash delivery driver can get tips from the customers. A customer while making a payment for the order can tip the customer in the DoorDash app. The delivery drivers receive 100% of the tips from DoorDash jobs. You will get an invoice at the end of the month for the delivery tips that the customers are leaving behind for each order. The delivery drivers can sometimes get a tip as cash upon delivery. This will prevent the company from knowing the tips you are getting from the customers. While accepting an order you can see the tip amount from the customer.

6. What advantages does a DoorDash delivery driver get?

As the delivery drivers work as independent contractors, they don’t get a lot of benefits from DoorDash jobs. The delivery drivers receive health insurance from the Stride company. As you receive access to the drive portal, you will get hot bags, stickers, and other items that you might need during delivery.


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