By Mike Haaren – Rat Race Rebellion Co-Founder – Jan. 11, 2018
Extra Cash/Side Gig – Make Local Deliveries in Your Car for Postmates (Bicycle, Car, Foot, Motorcycle, Scooter, Truck, or Van)
If you’re looking for an extra-cash gig that’s like Amazon Flex and UberEats, Postmates is hiring Couriers to make local deliveries in their own cars. Pays up to $25/hr., plus tips, the company says, though the average appears to be about $10-$15 — depending on location, surge pricing, etc. You’ll be taking food or merchandise to local residents on your own schedule.
Pay is by direct deposit 4-7 business days after the delivery.
More and More Delivery Jobs Likely
With Amazon leading the way — and other companies like Walmart rushing to catch up — online shopping with home delivery is becoming a huge deal. I use it a lot myself. I live in rural Virginia, at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. No store nearby. So I order online a lot — dog food, cat food, food for my daughter Jazz and me, household supplies, supplies for my home office. I once even ordered a dresser with “some assembly required.” But that’s a trauma I’ll revisit when I get out of assembly therapy.
Back to the job!
Postmates has received over $140M in funding, and currently operates in the following locations:
Mesa Phoenix Scottsdale Tempe
Alameda Berkeley Burlingame Carmichael Citrus Heights Concord Cupertino El Cerrito Emeryville Folsom Granite Bay Hayward Lafayette Los Altos Menlo Park Millbrae Mountain View Oakland Orangevale Palo Alto Pleasant Hill Redwood City Rocklin Roseville Sacramento San Bruno San Francisco San Jose San Leandro San Lorenzo San Mateo Santa Clara Sunnyvale Walnut Creek West Sacramento
Alhambra Anaheim Aliso Viejo Bell Gardens Bellflower Beverly Hills Bonita Burbank Carson Cathedral City Cerritos Chula Vista Compton Corona Del Mar Coronado Costa Mesa Culver City Cypress Dana Point Downey El Segundo Encinitas Fountain Valley Gardena Garden Grove Glendale Hawthorne Huntington Beach Huntington Park Indio Inglewood Irvine La Jolla La Mesa La Quinta Laguna Beach Laguna Hills Laguna Niguel Lake Forest Lakewood Long Beach Los Alamitos Los Angeles Los Feliz Lynwood Manhattan Beach Marina Del Rey Mission Viejo National City Newport Beach Northridge Norwalk Orange Palm Desert Palm Springs Pasadena Rancho Mirage Rancho Palos Verdes Redondo Beach San Diego San Pedro Santa Ana Santa Monica Seal Beach Sherman Oaks Sunset Beach Torrance Tustin Van Nuys West Hollywood Westminster Wilmington Woodland Hills
Arvada Aurora Centennial Denver Glendale Lakewood Littleton Stapleton
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Washington, D.C. Alexandria Arlington Bethesda Silver Spring
Coral Gables Fort Lauderdale Gulfport Miami Miami Beach Orlando St. Pete Beach St. Petersburg Tampa
Alpharetta Atlanta Decatur Dunwoody Johns Creek Norcross Roswell Sandy Springs
Chicago Evanston Forest Park Oak Park River Forest Skokie Wilmette Winnetka
Roeland Park Overland Park
Boston Cambridge Somerville
Minneapolis Edina Saint Paul
Kansas City St. Louis Richmond Heights Clayton
Henderson Las Vegas
Jersey City Hoboken
Brooklyn Manhattan Queens
Chapel Hill Charlotte Raleigh Durham
Bexley Columbus Dublin Grandview Heights Upper Arlington Worthington
Bethany Edmond Moore Norman Oklahoma City The Village
Beaverton Lake Oswego Milwaukie Portland Tigard
Nashville Belle Meade Forest Hills Oak Hill
Addison Austin Carrollton Dallas Farmers Branch Fort Worth Houston Katy Plano Richardson San Antonio West Lake Hills
Alexandria Virginia Beach Arlington Norfolk
Bellevue Issaquah Kirkland Mercer Island Newcastle Redmond Seattle
Milwaukee Shorewood Glendale
Cell phone for the app (Android or iOS)
Pass background check
Be 18 or older
Research indicates that most Couriers should expect to earn $10-$15/hr., though this will depend on when you work (surge pricing) and where — some cities pay more than others. Bonuses are also offered for frequent deliveries.
For the FAQs, click here. To apply for the job, click here. For more jobs like these, check our Newest Jobs & Gigs page. To be the first to hear about jobs, like our Facebook page and check your feed for our posts. Good luck in your rebellion!
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