Searching for courier jobs in El Cajon?
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.
Grab your car, bike, or scooter to be a delivery driver—or get around on foot.
Deliver whenever you want—for an hour, on the weekend, or throughout the week.
Before you accept any order, you’ll see how much you’ll get paid to deliver it.
El Cajon, CA
Part-time, flexible hours
An alternative to traditional delivery driving jobs in El Cajon.
If you’re looking for delivery jobs in El Cajon, give Uber a try instead. Get paid to drive or deliver when you want, on the platform with the largest network of active riders.
Delivering with Uber Eats in El Cajon offers a flexible earning opportunity. It’s a great alternative to full-time delivery jobs, part-time delivery jobs, or other part-time gigs, temp jobs, or seasonal employment. Or maybe you’re already a rideshare driver and want to supplement your income by becoming a food delivery driver using the Uber Eats platform. Drivers using Uber come from all backgrounds and industries, setting their own schedule to make work fit into their lives, not the other way around.
Uber offers part-time delivery job alternatives in all major cities in the US, including Austin, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle—plus hundreds of other cities of all sizes across the country.
To be a delivery driver in El Cajon, you must meet certain requirements. No matter how you deliver, you’ll need to submit your Social Security number for us to run a background screening. If you’re delivering by car, you must be at least 19 years old, have a 2-door or 4-door car, and have a valid driver’s license in your name. If delivering by scooter, you must be at least 19 years old, have a motorized scooter under 50cc, and have a valid driver’s license in your name (when signing up, be sure to choose Delivery by scooter under transportation method). If your deliveries will be completed by bicycle or on foot, you must be at least 18 years old and have a government-issued ID (when signing up, be sure to choose Delivery by bicycle—and in certain cities, Delivery by bicycle or foot—under transportation method).
Uber’s mission is to reimagine the way the world moves for the better. We started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: How do you get access to a ride at the touch of a button? More than 15 billion trips later, we’re building products to get people closer to where they want to be. By changing how people, food, and things move through cities, Uber is a platform that opens up the world to new possibilities.
Delivery drivers using Uber are independent contractors who work on their own schedule with flexible hours. Uber is available in more than 10,000 cities worldwide. Signing up is easy for most people. We welcome drivers from other parts of the driving industry, such as bus, truck, taxi, limo, catering, and commercial drivers. We also welcome rideshare drivers and drivers who have been active on other driving apps and services. Driving with Uber is a good way to earn additional money. And you might also be eligible to deliver with Uber Eats. It’s easy to get started.
Frequently asked questions
- What’s the difference between being a courier with Uber in El Cajon and other traditional delivery jobs?
Delivery driver jobs in El Cajon offer different opportunities. Uber Eats has a broad range of merchants on the app, including Alcohol, MiddleEastern, and Burger spots. Not all delivery opportunities offer such a wide range of choices for customers.
- If I deliver with Uber, is there a minimum number of hours required?
Some delivery jobs have strict hours and rigid schedules. With Uber in El Cajon, you can set your own schedule. It all depends on whether you want a traditional full-time or part-time delivery job, or you want the freedom to work whenever you choose.
- In El Cajon, what modes of transportation can I use for delivery?
When you sign up to become a delivery driver, you’ll be prompted about which modes of transportation are an option for you in El Cajon. (Some choices might be car, scooter, bike, and/or walking.) You can sign up to deliver at the top or bottom of this page.
- How do tips work with my delivery earnings?
Uber Eats customers can tip you directly through the app for the service you provide, and you can see total tips in your weekly earnings summary. As a delivery person in El Cajon, the tips you make from delivering are on top of earnings and 100% yours—no service fees are applied.
- How does a courier with Uber in El Cajon receive payment for earnings?
After you complete your first delivery in the US, you’re eligible to cash out with Instant Pay up to 5 times a day. (All earnings are available to be cashed out, including earnings and tips.) The money gets transferred to your debit card. You can get general information about how to access your earnings from delivering with Uber at uber.com/drive/basics/earnings.
- Are there many restaurants and stores on Uber Eats in El Cajon?
The Uber Eats app is available in more than 6,000 cities worldwide. In El Cajon, there are about 310 restaurants, cafes, and shops offering delivery on Uber Eats. Some of the more popular ones include The Ice Cream Shop , Cafe 88, and Main Street Liquor.
- What are the requirements to deliver with Uber near me?
When you become a delivery driver in El Cajon using Uber, you must be at least 19 years old (unless you’re delivering by bike or foot) 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.
- Will I be able to track my earnings when I deliver with Uber Eats in El Cajon?
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 in El Cajon. Look for tools in the Driver app to give you more details.
- Am I allowed to become a courier with Uber in El Cajon if I’ve already got another courier job here?
As long as it’s OK with the other delivery driver jobs you have, Uber welcomes you to use our platform to be a delivery driver in El Cajon. Grab your car, bike, or scooter and be a delivery driver whenever you want—for an hour, a weekend, or throughout the week.
- Can drivers in El Cajon also receive delivery requests with Uber?
Yes, you can drive and receive delivery requests in El Cajon. In the Driver app, choose to deliver food with Uber Eats, then review and accept the delivery terms, and you’ll be ready to deliver. You can turn delivery requests on and off as you wish.
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