A Doordash delivery driver’s main responsibility is to pick up food from different restaurants and deliver them to customers. As a company that is famous for its excellent food delivery services, it hires the best delivery drivers to ensure that the work is done on time.
As a delivery driver working for Doordash, your main work will be to take orders from a central dispatch system, and ensure that they are fulfilled in a timely and accurate manner. The main part of your work will be to check work orders, drive your vehicle to the restaurant, place the order, and then deliver it to the customer.
In order to work as a delivery driver at Doordash, you have to possess a string of skills such as the ability to safely but quickly drive to destinations, communicate orders properly, and ensure that food is delivered hot.
To see what specific duties you will be performing when working as a Doordash delivery driver, refer to the following list of responsibilities:
DoorDash Inc. is an American on-demand food delivery service founded in 2013 by Stanford students Tony Xu, Stanley Tang, Andy Fang and Evan Moore. A Y Combinator-backed company, DoorDash is one of several technology companies using on-demand food delivery logistics services.
Located in more than 4,000 locations around the U.S., Canada and Australia, DoorDash is about linking people with possibilities: bigger bank plans, broader networks, healthier neighborhoods, and better days. They help small entrepreneurs and small drivers (called Dashers) with chances of raising, working, and surviving.
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.
Dashers are paid on a weekly basis with a direct deposit made into their bank account. The weekly amount can be tracked in the “Earnings” tab through the mobile application. The text below breaks down how much Dashers make and tips to maximize earnings.
Dashers make a vary amount of money depending on the hours worked, city, as well as promotions. Doordash delivery drivers typically earn around $8 -$15 per hour. Dashers are paid for each complete order. The great thing about DoorDash is it's rapidly growing. They are both adding more cities, and adding more restaurants all the time. This means that there will be more users, which means more potential to earn.
To make fair and transparent earnings the company has designed a pay model, payout for deliveries is calculated according to a formula.
Base pay + promotions + gratuity= total earning
Base pay is Doordash 's base contribution for every order. This will depend on the estimated time, distance and desirability of the order and will range from $ 2-10+.
Promotions are giving an opportunity to dashers to earn more, these are the additional pay for orders that meet certain conditions.
Gratuity ( tip) is a sum of money that is customarily given by a customer to you for your service. This totally depends on the customer that how much they tip their delivery person.
As a Dasher, you get to keep 100% of the delivery fee, any boosts and the customer’s tips. DoorDash makes money by charging restaurants a percentage fee of every order.
Dashers see an estimate of how much each delivery will pay before they accept the order. If a customer doesn’t leave a tip in the app, they will only receive the base pay, which is around $2 – $6.
If DoorDash is seeking drivers in your area you'll be prompted to continue, however, if there's a surplus of drivers then you'll not be ready to check in and DoorDash will instead place you on a roll.STEP 2: Mode of Transportation Details
If there's availability in your city you'll then fill out your mode of transportation (car, bicycle, or motorcycle), driver’s license state, and driver’s registration number
You will also need insurance for your vehicle.STEP 3: Background Check Consent
Next you'll be prompted to consent for a background check thus you want to provide your birthdate and Social Security Number.STEP 4: Get Activation Kit
Lastly, you'll provide your address for an activation kit to be sent to your home once you've passed the background check which provides instructions on the way to start.
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 can take 1 -4 business days.
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