Searching for courier jobs in La Mesa?
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.
La Mesa, CA
Part-time, flexible hours
An alternative to traditional delivery driving jobs in La Mesa.
If you’re looking for delivery jobs in La Mesa, 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 La Mesa 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 La Mesa, 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 La Mesa and other traditional delivery jobs?
Delivery driver jobs in La Mesa offer different opportunities. Uber Eats has a broad range of merchants on the app, including American, Greek, and Indian spots. Not all delivery opportunities offer such a wide range of choices for customers.
- How often would I have to deliver with Uber in La Mesa?
Some delivery jobs have strict hours and rigid schedules. With Uber in La Mesa, 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.
- Can I choose whether I make Uber Eats deliveries with a bike or a car?
When you sign up to become a delivery driver in La Mesa, you’ll see a list of vehicle choices. They might include car, scooter, bike, and/or walking, depending on your city. For more details, see above on this page. You can sign up to deliver above or below on this page.
- Can customers tip me when I deliver using Uber in La Mesa?
Tipping is part of how you get paid to deliver on Uber. Any tips you make from your customers in La Mesa belong to you and are added to your total earnings automatically. There are no service fees applied to your tips.
- In La Mesa, how can I get the money I earn from delivering on the Uber platform?
When you deliver with Uber in La Mesa, your earnings are transferred automatically, so there’s no need to worry about paperwork. If you’re loading earnings to your debit card, in most instances you’ll get your cash right away, but you can cash out through Instant Pay up to 5 times every day. If you're transferring earnings to a bank account, processing times can vary depending on your bank. Learn more at uber.com/drive/basics/earnings.
- When I deliver in La Mesa, what are some merchants or restaurants I can expect customers to order from?
The Uber Eats app is available in more than 6,000 cities worldwide. In La Mesa, there are about 200 restaurants, cafes, and shops offering delivery on Uber Eats. Some of the more popular ones include BevMo! (8410 Center Drive), Acai & Smoothie Cafe, and Bamboo Fresh Thai Cuisine.
- What are the requirements for becoming a courier in La Mesa with Uber?
Requirements for Uber vary depending on whether you’re driving a car or a scooter, or you’re biking or even walking. When you become a delivery driver, you’ll be prompted about which documents are required based on your mode of transportation. Delivery drivers in La Mesa must also pass a background screening.
- Will I be able to track my earnings when I deliver with Uber Eats in La Mesa?
After you’ve made a delivery in La Mesa, you’ll see a monetary amount at the top of your screen. That shows your earnings. Look for more resources in the app to help you see your real-time totals and other details about how much money you’re making as a delivery driver.
- Can I deliver in La Mesa using the Uber Eats app and also be a food delivery driver for a restaurant or another delivery app?
Yes. You can keep doing food delivery jobs, courier jobs, or delivery with other apps and also get paid to deliver using Uber Eats in your free time with your own vehicle in La Mesa. Whether you deliver using a car, scooter, bike, or your feet; whether you’re a catering driver, taxi driver, or truck driver, or you drive using another rideshare app; whether you also deliver with other app services, or any other food delivery service worldwide—we welcome you to the Uber platform.
- Can drivers in La Mesa also receive delivery requests with Uber?
Yes, having the option to drive and/or deliver on one app is one of the many benefits of using the Uber platform to help you meet your goals. You are able to do both in La Mesa.
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