Being a Lyft Scooter Charger is now a job opportunity since Lyft has started a scooter program. You can apply on the Lyft official website to become a Lyft Scooter Charger. Just visit the site and go to the careers tab to proceed with it. You will need to become a Lyft driver first before becoming a Lyft Scooter Charger.
Talk about scooters, we know before this we have Bird and Lime as the two scooter ridesharing companies that popularize scooters as an inexpensive mode of transportation. And Lyft with the large of registered drivers now enter this scooter ridesharing business with more competitive offers. So, If you want to become a Lyft Scooter Charger, read everything below to start.
What is Lyft Scooter?
Simply put, it is an on-demand electronic scooter rental service that allows Lyft users to rent scooters placed at certain locations. Yes, more or less like any other scooter rentals you can find in major cities. These scooters are dockless and compact. They can go up to 15 mph, making them a viable mode of transportation.
To rent a Lyft scooter, users need the Lyft app. Open the app then scan the barcode on the scooter handlebars. This will start the rental process. As for the rental cost, a Lyft scooter costs $1 to unlock and between $0.15 and $0.29 per minute.
The rental fee depends on the location. Users can rent scooters for up to 12 hours, after which a $25 fee will be charged if the users haven’t returned the scooter yet.
How Does Lyft Scooter Work?
So, how to rent a Lyft scooter? First, open the Lyft app, the exact same Lyft app that we use for the rideshare service. No need to download an additional app to rent a Lyft scooter.
If you live in a city where there are Lyft Scooters, you will see a small scooter icon on the screen. Tap it and you can see the location of nearby scooters on the map. Select a scooter that you want to reserve. You can book the scooter in advance by adding the time you want to pick it up. You can reserve a Lyft scooter up to 15 minutes before the ride time.
If you find a scooter nearby and want to ride it, get closer to the scooter and scan the QR code. This unlocks the scooter and you will be able to ride it. If you want to stop for a while, open the Lyft app and pause the scooter until you want to ride it again. If you want to end the ride, just tap End Ride and your rental will be over.
What Makes Lyft Scooters Different?
As you can see, the scooter service Lyft provides is very similar to that of Bird and Lime. The question is, what makes it different? The answer is the brand name. Lyft has consumer confidence and user familiarity.
As such users feel they can trust Lyft more than other scooter service companies. Also, the fact that the scooter rental service is integrated into the Lyft app makes it very easy to use.
How to Become a Lyft Scooter Charger?
Now, let we see how to become a Lyft Scooter Charger. First, you need to apply it through the Lyft official website. Make sure you meet all the requirements before applying for it. Once everything is ready, you must send an official application form.
Here is step by step to becoming a Lyft Scooter Charger:
- Go to the Lyft official website in the careers section here.
- Find the section “Field Associate” or “Overnight Field Associate” and click it.
- You will enter the Job Application page.
- Read everything on it before you decide to apply for the job.
- Fill out the required form correctly.
- Once it is completed, click Submit the Application button.
Now you know about Lyft Scooter and how to become a Lyft scooter charger. If you are familiar with Bird and Lime, you will immediately know that Lyft Scooters is quite similar to the scooter ridesharing services that the two offer.
What Lyft does offer, however, is the brand name. Lyft has been in the ridesharing industry much longer than Bird and Lime. It has consumer confidence and user familiarity.