Posted On: 2021-04-13 (valid until 2021-12-31)
Location(s): Abbeville, GA, 31001
About the job
Looking for a flexible way to make extra money on the go? Work for Doordash. No bosses, no passengers, just you, your Vibes and the way. If you're interested in taking on a new challenge then Doordash is for you. Driving for DoorDash is a decent way to earn some cash on the side. As the name suggests, Doordash means dashers with your food , directly on your doors. Doordash is a technology company that uses logistics services to offer food and other items delivery on demand. Doordash connects people with the best in their cities and generates new ways for people to earn. Facilitating door to door delivery. By delivering with Doordash, customers get flexibility and financial stability. DoorDash is available in over 4,000 cities in all 50 U.S. states, over 80 cities in Canada; and Melbourne, Australia, with more coming soon.
More about the company
DoorDash is a great company to utilize as an extra or main source of income. Signing up for DoorDash is relatively easy and once approved starting is easy. When beginning to work, it is important to pay attention to peak hours within your city, promotions offered by DoorDash, as well as how to serve your customers best. Along with this, keeping track of your expenses and learning how to best gauge which orders are profitable and declining those that are not is a great way to maximize your earnings.
Delivery driver job responsibilities
Requirements for delivery driver
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.
About the role
Dashers perform on demand delivery requests that are organised by the Doordash app. Drivers schedule shifts in advance or can drop into open shifts in advance. Order offers contain information about payout, the location of the pickup, and the drop-off.
After you accept a delivery request, navigate to the restaurant and pick up the order using the information given to you. After picking up the order, the Doordash app will direct you to the customer and give you any special instruction you'll need to complete the delivery. Then you have to safely deliver the order to the customer's door and collect the amount.
Sign Up- If DoorDash is looking for drivers in your area you will be prompted to continue, however, if there is a surplus of drivers then you will not be able to sign up and DoorDash will instead place you on a waiting list.
Mode of Transportation Details- If there is availability in your city you will then fill out your mode of transportation (car, bicycle, or motorcycle), driver’s license state, and driver’s license number You will also need insurance for your vehicle.
Background Check Consent- Next you will be prompted to consent for a background check thus you must provide your birthdate and Social Security Number.
Get Activation Kit- Lastly, you will provide your address for an activation kit to be sent to your home once you have passed the background check which gives instructions on how to get started.
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.
You'll often see bonus offers in the app if you meet certain criteria. These can even be just for driving at certain times.
Peak pay- Doordash sometimes offers peak pay , a bonus added to each order during times and peak hours. An example of a peak pay offer is: "Earn $3 extra per order in Los Angeles between 11 am - 2 pm if you accept 80% of delivery opportunities.
Challenges- Challenges offer a bonus for completing a set number of deliveries during a certain time period.
1- How long does it take to apply?
To accelerate the process, apply directly. It takes less than 30 minutes. Enter all the demanded details carefully and submit your application.
2- How do I know my application is successful?
If you are able to fulfill their requirements as a delivery driver and your application is accepted by the company then they will contact you through mail. You receive an activation kit in the mail about a week later.
3- Where can I deliver for Doordash?
is currently available in many cities in the US and a few major cities in Canada.
4- What is the pay period of Doordash?
Doordash are paid once weekly via direct deposit to the bank account. There is also an option to withdraw earnings instantly for a fee.
5- Do I have to wear a DoorDash shirt?
Even though Doordash does not have a uniform that dashers are required to wear, they do hand out red Doordash T-shirts to some people. As an independent contractor, you are not required to wear their T-Shirt, but some dashers prefer to wear the T-shirt.
6- Does DoorDash pay wait time?
No, Doordash does not pay for the wait time to dashers.
7- How Can I earn way more than average?
While most people earn just a little extra cash driving for DoorDash, some drivers earn $40 or more per hour. Here’s how they report to do it.