Become a food delivery driver in Oakland Park, FL
You can get paid to deliver in Oakland Park using Uber Eats. Learn how it works, and see tips for getting started.
Searching for courier jobs in Oakland Park?
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.
Oakland Park, FL
Part-time, flexible hours
An alternative to traditional delivery driving jobs in Oakland Park.
If you’re looking for delivery jobs in Oakland Park, 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 Oakland Park 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 Oakland Park, 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 Oakland Park and other traditional delivery jobs?
Delivery driver jobs in Oakland Park offer different opportunities. Uber Eats has a broad range of merchants on the app, including Indian, Burger, and Mexican spots. Not all delivery opportunities offer such a wide range of choices for customers.
- How often would I have to deliver with Uber in Oakland Park?
Because it isn’t a traditional food delivery job, when you deliver with Uber Eats your schedule is up to you. You can get paid to deliver in Oakland Park when you want and manage your own hours.
- What kind of car can I use to deliver near me using Uber Eats?
When you sign up to become a delivery driver, you’ll be prompted about which modes of transportation are an option for you in Oakland Park. (Some choices might be car, scooter, bike, and/or walking.) You can sign up to deliver at the top or bottom of this page.
- Can customers tip me when I deliver using Uber in Oakland Park?
Your customers have the option to tip right from the Uber Eats app after every delivery. On Uber Eats, customers can add tips up to 7 days after a delivery is completed. You’re able to track your tips, which are all yours to keep, in the Earnings section of the Driver app.
- How do delivery drivers in Oakland Park get paid after using Uber?
When you deliver with Uber in Oakland Park, 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.
- Are there many restaurants and stores on Uber Eats in Oakland Park?
The Uber Eats app is available in more than 6,000 cities worldwide. In Oakland Park, there are about 140 restaurants, cafes, and shops offering delivery on Uber Eats. Some of the more popular ones include La Empanada Loca, The Mason Jar Pub, and Walgreens (110 NE 44th St).
- What are the requirements to be a delivery driver in Oakland Park with Uber?
There are a few factors, including how you’ll be delivering (by car, bike, scooter, or walking). The app will prompt you about the documents you’ll need for delivering in Oakland Park, and you must also pass a background screening.
- Can I deliver in Oakland Park using the Uber Eats app and also be a food delivery driver for a restaurant or another delivery app?
Yes, you’re able to get paid to deliver using Uber Eats in Oakland Park even if you’re also working other food delivery or courier jobs, or using other apps. With Uber, you have options for how you deliver, who you deliver for, when you do it, and more.
- In Oakland Park, what’s a good time to deliver to maximize my earnings?
You'll sometimes get in-app messages from Uber about high-demand locations, promotions, busy times, and popular restaurants. In Oakland Park, 5pm-8pm is often a busy time for delivery.
- Can drivers in Oakland Park also receive delivery requests with Uber?
Yes, you can drive and receive delivery requests in Oakland Park. 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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