Delivery Driver (part or full time) with DoorDash - Make up to $24/hour - Jobs Near Me in New York, New York

New York, NY, 10002
Posted: 2021-06-14
Valid through: 2022-04-14

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.

Doordash Delivery Driver Duties and Responsibilities

To see what specific duties you will be performing when working as a Doordash delivery driver, refer to the following list of responsibilities:

  • Check work orders to determine details of pick-up and delivery.
  • Drive the vehicle to the restaurant, and order food items as listed in the work order.
  • Call customers to clear any confusions regarding quantities, or preferences
  • Ensure that food orders are expedited by following up properly.
  • Check packed orders to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Pay for packed orders, and check change, and receipts.
  • Inspect containers to ensure that they are presentable.
  • Ensure that all safety procedures were adhered to during packing and delivery.
  • Place food orders in proper bags or cabins to ensure their freshness.
  • Drive vehicles to customers’ homes or offices, ensuring delivery within designated timelines.
  • Deliver order to customers, and provide them with bills.
  • Process cash payments, and tender change and receipts.
  • Contact dispatch center to provide them with information on delivered food items.
  • Ensure that all deliveries are properly logged into the Doordash online system.
  • Provide customers with information on current deals that partner restaurants are offering.
  • Ensure that customers check their food orders before leaving the premises.
  • Handle complaints such as cold food, or late deliveries by following company policies.
  • Ensure that assigned vehicles are cleaned and maintained on a regular basis.
  • Oversee multiple orders to ensure that they are delivered to the right addresses.
  • Collect authorization for credit invoices and communicate with managers to have them charged timely.


DoorDash Inc. is an American on-demand food delivery service[3] 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.

Requirements for delivery driver

  • You must be 18 year or older
  • Minimum one year's experience of driving
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Have excess to a vehicle
  • Valid driver's license issued by state government where you intend to work
  • Clean driving record
  • Own an iPhone or Android smartphone to run the Doordash app.
  • Strong time management and management and customer service skills.
  • Ability to walk, drive, lift, and carry heavy items for extended period
  • Attention to details
  • Complete a background check

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.

  • Any model year is acceptable
  • There is no vehicle inspection
  • There are no cosmetic requirements
  • If your car runs and drives, it’s eligible
  • Motorcycles and scooters qualify
  • Bicycles qualify in some cities

Payment method

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.

Average salary of a Dasher

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.

Application process

STEP 1: Check in

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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