KFC announced Wednesday that they would be hiring 20,000 full- and part-time employees at corporate- and franchise-owned locations across the country. The open positions vary by restaurant but include roles at all levels including hourly team members (cooks, prep and customer service), shift leaders, assistant managers and general managers.
During its Q1 earnings call, the quick-service chicken chain announced 11% same-store sales growth across two years.
“KFC has seen tremendous growth and sustained demand in the U.S. over the last year. Our franchisees have a real need to fill a variety of positions on their teams,” said John Kurnick, chief people officer at KFC U.S., in a statement.
“Many of our franchise owners and brand leaders started their careers working in our restaurants, and restaurant jobs have always presented unique opportunities for those looking to learn new skills, whether in management, in the kitchen, through customer service or beyond.”
Those who are interested can apply at the brand’s newly-launched job site jobs.kfc.com.