McDonald's Restaurants

McDonald’s is the leading foodservice company in the world.

Our customers are why we're here. We show our appreciation with high-quality food and exceptional service, in a clean, welcoming environment at a great value. Our goal is always quality, service, cleanliness and value for every customer, every time.

Does your organization have other locations?

McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited, and its Canadian franchisees, own and operate more than 1,400 restaurants coast-to-coast.

How many employees does your organization employ?

1.6 million worldwide and more than 85,000 employees in Canada.

What type of positions do you offer?

We offer a variety of positions including FT, PT, seasonal, overnight.

What are some entry level career opportunities that your organization offers?

  • Food and Beverage Attendant
  • Front Counter Customer Service
  • Facility Maintenance

What is your hiring process / How can one apply?

Apply online or in person at any location. Fill out an application and assessment questions. Once this has been completed, individuals will be called in for an interview at that location by a manager.

Depending on various factors including availability. An initial interview will be conducted by the hiring manager and then a second interview with the Restaurant Manager. If everything goes well, the Restaurant Manager will ask the candidate for references and make an appropriate hiring decision.

What do you look for in employees?

  • People who are passionate about customer service and put the customer at the forefront of everything they do.
  • Detail-oriented individuals who pride themselves on accuracy.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic people with a drive to succeed.
  • People who believe and thrive in a team-focused environment.

What type of education/training/equipment do you require?

None. We provide paid training which starts as soon as you join the team. Crew trainers, managers and other employees will work with you to show you the ropes, and training continues as you advance through the McDonald's system. We work hard to promote a positive coaching environment to help you develop to your full potential.

How old does someone have to be to work for your company?

15 years of age.

How much will employees get paid?

Our wages differ with provinces and even cities as well as franchise and company stores. We are always very competitive with our wages. In Calgary, our company stores (non-franchise) pay above minimum wage.

How would someone find out about opportunities at your company?

Please list any corporate responsibility initiatives that your organization is currently involved in.

Each province/city has their own individual initiatives within their communities.

Ronald McDonald House Charities is our biggest initiative where 10¢ of every happy meal goes to the RMHC. We also have various other events throughout the year (McHappy Day as an example) where we raise additional funds for the RMHC. This is on a national level.