What are the requirements to work for Postmates?
Postmates driver requirements
- Must be 18 years or older.
- Have access to an insured vehicle, or a bicycle.
- You can deliver with a car, truck, van, bicycle, motorcycle, or scooter.
- Pass a background check.
- Begin the Postmates application here.
Can you make good money with Postmates?
Postmates says experienced couriers can earn up to $25 an hour. The median earning per hour during peak times is $19, CEO Bastian Lehmann said at a TechCrunch event. Postmates uses a system they call “Blitz Pricing,” whereby deliveries cost more during peak hours.
How do Postmates drivers get paid?
The base pay is $1.35 per order. Drivers also earn $0.10 per minute while waiting at the restaurant and $1.03 per mile between the pick-up and drop-off location. Drivers get to keep 80% of the delivery fee added to each order. Postmates customers are encouraged to leave a tip (5%, 10%, 15% or 20% of the delivery fee).
How is it working for Postmates?
Customers use the Postmates app to place a delivery order from any restaurant or store in the city. They are then matched with a Postmates courier, who heads to the restaurant or store, makes the purchase, and then delivers the food or goods.
What disqualifies Postmates?
The criminal background check includes national and county-level databases and records. Among other things, Postmates denies access to our platform for violent crimes, felonies, sexual offenses, or drug-related convictions that appear on a background check.
What will disqualify you from Postmates?
Again, if Postmates sees something they consider a red flag, they are able to disqualify you from contention.
Criminal Background Check
- Violent crimes.
- Sexual offenses.
- Drug-related convictions.