Burger King Crew Member

Job Description


How Old Do You Have to Be?
Though prominent in the United States, Burger King also maintains a sizeable presence in Canada. Applicants in search of Burger King jobs as crew members in Canada must meet the minimum hiring age of 12 years old. Some locations may favor prospective employees over the age of 14.

Job duties mirror the United States counterpart. Restaurant staff members take food and drink orders, prepare menu items, clean work stations, greet customers, and answer questions regarding Burger King policies and offerings. Burger King Canada team members also ring up purchases on computerized cash registers.

No formal employment requirements exist for Burger King crew jobs in Canada. However, applicants with outgoing, personable personalities often gain additional hiring consideration from the fast food chain.

Salary / Pay

Hourly pay rates for new-hire fast food employees rest around minimum wage. Workers assuming Burger King crew jobs earn roughly $9.00 to $10.00 per hour at start and possess the potential to earn upwards of $11.00 an hour as an entry-level employee.

Burger King typically offers regular discounts on food and drink to restaurant associates. Additional job benefits remain available to motivated crew members promoted into managerial or supervisory positions. Burger King managers earn competitive salary options and receive generous employment benefits, such as healthcare coverage, paid time off, and 401(k) retirement plans.

Video interview with a BK employee

Video interview with a USA BK crew member

Job Outlook

As a major international fast food chain, Burger King looks to hire workers on a near-daily basis. Applicants searching for careers with the prominent burger chain most readily find work in major cities and suburban areas. The company continues to expand and generates almost $2 billion in annual revenue. As of December 2012, more than 12,000 Burger King restaurants operated worldwide, with roughly 300 in Canada alone.

Video Transcript

Please describe your job title and primary duties.

Burger King Crew Trainer:
I was a crew trainer. I worked there for two years, and basically what I had to do was all the new crew that came in, I was supposed to train them on cash and drive through.

What was the work environment like?

Burger King Crew Trainer:
At times, it could have been stressful because like I said, it’s Burger King, so it’s fast food place, especially Wednesdays, offer Wednesdays. Overall, I found that there was a lot of young people working at Burger King and I enjoyed it. That’s why I stayed for two years.

How would you describe the application and interview process?

Burger King Crew Trainer:
I would describe it… the application was pretty straightforward. They just wanted your past work experience. The interview was pretty straightforward as well. They gave you scenarios, asked you how you would work in a team and why you’d want to work there.

What set you apart from other candidates?

Burger King Crew Trainer:
I think what set me apart was… Well, for Burger King, I was very happy in the interview and I was upbeat, and they obviously… first, a company like Burger King that interacts with people 24/7 and you always have to be talking to someone, you have to have a good attitude. So I think it was my attitude that set me apart.

What other advice would you give to a job seeker looking to gain employment?

Burger King Crew Trainer:
I would say that you have to be a people person. You have to really like talking to people because that’s what your job consists of and you need to be able to work in a team.

Check out our USA Burger King Crew Member page for even more information.