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Become a food delivery driver in Red Deer

You can get paid to deliver in Red Deer using Uber. Learn how it works, and see tips for getting started.

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Searching for courier jobs in Red Deer?

Instead, try delivering with Uber, which offers more flexibility than traditional courier jobs. Here are some of the benefits to being your own boss with Uber Eats.

Your wheels

Grab your car, bike, or scooter to be a delivery driver—or get around on foot.

Your time

Deliver whenever you want—for an hour, on the weekend, or throughout the week.

Your earnings

Before you accept any order, you’ll see how much you’ll get paid to deliver it.

Preparing to deliver with Uber

Learn about becoming a top-rated delivery person with Uber and how to earn more throughout the day.

Need an insulated bag? You can purchase a bag or other gear from a vendor of your choice, or from a third-party seller by tapping here.

Planning your day

With Trip Planner, you can see trends and view promotions all in one place. Find Trip Planner by tapping the arrow icon in the lower left corner of your map screen.

Getting paid to deliver in Red Deer

Here’s how your fare is calculated: upfront trip earnings (base fare + trip supplement + promotions) + tips = total fare. You always earn a base fare and 100% of your tips. Availability of trip supplement and promotions may vary.

Base fare

Includes your pay for pickup, dropoff, time, and distance.

Trip supplement

Added to help make your trips worthwhile.

Promotions

Includes Boost and surge pricing.

Learn more to earn more

Instant Pay

You’ll receive your earnings by direct deposit every Thursday for the previous Monday-Monday of delivering with Uber. You can also make every day a payday with Instant Pay.

Incentives and promotions

As a delivery person, you may be eligible for earnings incentives and weekly promotions. Understanding how these work can increase your earnings.

Saving gas

You can conserve gas by parking your vehicle while waiting for requests.

Get paid to deliver—and tips

Great service deserves to be rewarded. Uber Eats customers have the option to tip delivery people in-app. As always, 100% of the tips are yours to keep—zero service fees applied.

Deliver with a vehicle

Requirements to deliver in Red Deer

Requirements for drivers

  • At least 21 years old
  • Have a 2‑door or 4‑door car that is 20 years old or newer
  • Have a valid driver's license and proof of Canadian work eligibility

Frequently asked questions

  • Different delivery driver jobs here offer different advantages. With some courier jobs, a person might be required to work certain hours on a rigid schedule and have previous delivery experience. With Uber, no previous experience as a courier is required, and you can decide whether you want to drive full-time hours, part-time hours, or just a few hours when it fits your schedule.

  • No. With Uber, you can get paid to deliver as little or as much as you want. You have the flexibility to be a food delivery driver in Red Deer whenever you choose.

  • It’s easy to track your earnings from deliveries. A monetary amount at the top of your app screen will show how much you’re getting paid to deliver here. Look for tools in the Driver app to give you more details.

  • When you become a delivery driver with Uber in Red Deer, you must be at least the minimum age to drive here and have an eligible mode of transportation. You must also submit some required documents, such as a valid driver’s license, or another government-issued ID, should you choose to deliver on foot or a bicycle. And you need to pass a background screening.

Start delivering with Uber