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Burger King Job Application

Updated on June 4, 2011

A job position at Burger King is ideal for a wide range of job seekers. They have positions that would be a good fit for first time workers as well as highly experienced workers. The restaurant's job duties consist of the following: Cashier work, cleaning, cooking, drive through window, etc. Some positions may require a combination of these duties. Ultimately what you do will depend on the position you are given. As a worker at Burger King you will need to possess the following qualities: people skills, basic math skills, and the ability to stand on your feet for long periods of time.

Before you apply at Burger King you will need to realize there are many different positions available with the restaurant. Keep in mind that you will have a greater chance of employment if you have previous experience in a certain position. Typically past restaurant experience will help you. Also experience working a cash register or preparing food will help.

Upon deciding on which position you are interested in, you are ready to start the application process. Start out by accessing the restaurant's application either online or in person. If you would like to apply online, log on to Burger King and click on the careers link or go to The restaurant's online application process will take approximately 20-30 minutes.

Optionally you can apply to Burger King in person. If you do not know where the closest Burger King near you is, consider using the restaurants location finder on their main website. The locator will bring up every location within a specific radius. Once you find a close location head down there and request an application (preferably from the manager).

Once you BK application is all filled out, go over it with a fine tooth comb looking for spelling or grammatical errors. You will also need to confirm that all the information you included is correct. Also make sure the phone numbers belonging to the references you included are up to date and that they are not related to you. Ideally you will want to enter references from past jobs or school.

After you turn your application in consider taking a few common post application steps. One of the first things you should do is call a manager the day after you submit your application. The worst thing you can do is sit around and wait for Burger King to call you.

You should also prepare for an interview as you may be called in soon. When you do get an interview, be sure to show up dressed nicely and ready to answer common interview questions. To help prepare, consider looking up a few job resources online.

You are probably wondering what benefits you will receive while working for Burger King. To answer that question I will say that it depends on a number of things. Entry level workers typically will not receive any benefits. However, once you have worked for the company a while, benefits may become available to you. Workers employed in corporate or other high up positions will have many more benefits available to them. A few examples of benefits that you may receive include paid vacation, sick pay, 401k, and health benefits. A supervisor or manager can tell you exactly which benefits you will be eligible for.


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