Careers

WE'RE GLAD YOU'RE HERE!

Our number one priority is taking care of our people. We believe in rewarding outstanding work, promoting from within and building meaningful relationships with our employees. Whether you’re in a restaurant or supporting a restaurant, you will have all of the tools you need to succeed; benefits, training and competitive pay are all part of the package. Our culture makes all of these things possible. It’s fun, collaborative, competitive and a great place to start or grow your career. Apply now and be part of something we think is pretty awesome!

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HOW WILL YOUR WKS STORY UNFOLD?

When you start a career at WKS, you’ll quickly learn that you’re not the only person here who wants you to succeed. We believe in setting our people up for success by providing professional and personal resources that will make a difference in your life. We count on you and you can count on us.

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Come grow with us on your path to success. Let us show you the typical journey that our team members take.

  1. Team Member I

    $8 to $18*

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    Team Member 1

    You are part of a committed team that makes & serves our guests great food with a fun, friendly & engaging attitude.

    Benefits

    Competitive Wages


    Flexible Full & Part-Time Positions


    Meal Discounts at all WKS Restaurants


    Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance After 1 Year of Service


    Paid Time Off


    401(k) with a 4% Match


    Referral Bonus Program


    Free Uniforms


    Access to licensed counselors & legal advisors through the Assistance Program


    Discounts on work shoes, travel, entertainment & more


    Training & Development


    And Many More!

  2. Team Member II

    $10 to $22*

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    Team Member 2

    By learning special skills to create mouthwatering food for our guests, your pay and opportunity for advancement will grow.

    Benefits

    Competitive Wages


    Flexible Full & Part-Time Positions


    Meal Discounts at all WKS Restaurants


    Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance After 1 Year of Service


    Paid Time Off


    401(k) with a 4% Match


    Referral Bonus Program


    Free Uniforms


    Access to licensed counselors & legal advisors through the Assistance Program


    Discounts on work shoes, travel, entertainment & more


    Training & Development


    And Many More!

  3. Shift Leader

    $12 to $22*

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    Shift Leader

    We will train and certify you to step up to management where you can learn to run profitable shifts, lead your team and take great care of our guests; you’ll also become eligible for bonuses.

    Benefits

    Competitive Wages


    Flexible Full & Part-Time Positions


    Free Meal Every Shift & Meal Discounts at all WKS Restaurants


    Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurance


    Monthly Bonus Program & Referral Bonus Payouts


    Paid Time Off


    401(k) with a 4% Match


    Free Uniforms


    Access to licensed counselors & legal advisors through the Assistance Program


    Discounts on work shoes, travel, entertainment & more


    Training & Development Workshops


    And Many More!

  4. Assistant Manager

    $35,000 to $52,000*

    4
    Assistant Manager

    Move up the leadership ladder, increase your pay & bonus potential & partner with your GM to run a profitable business where you help develop engaged team members who take great care of our guests.

    Benefits

    Competitive Wages


    Free Meals & Meal Discounts at all WKS Restaurants


    Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurance


    Monthly Bonus Program & Referral Bonus Payouts


    Paid Time Off


    401(k) with a 4% Match


    Free Uniforms


    Access to licensed counselors & legal advisors through the Assistance Program


    Discounts on work shoes, travel, entertainment & more


    Training & Development


    Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare & Dependent Care


    And Many More!

  5. General Manager

    $45,000 to $85,000*

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    General Manager

    Ready for more? Take the next step up to run your own restaurant. You will grow your understanding of the business and increase your pay and bonus opportunities by driving sales, increasing profitability and developing your people into future leaders. General Training Managers move up further by also training store operations and brand standards to all newly hired or promoted managers.

    Benefits

    Competitive Wages


    Free Meals & Meal Discounts at all WKS Restaurants


    Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurance


    Monthly Bonus Program & Referral Bonus Payouts


    Paid Time Off


    401(k) with a 4% Match


    Free Uniforms


    Access to licensed counselors & legal advisors through the Assistance Program


    Discounts on work shoes, travel, entertainment & more


    Training & Development Workshops


    Attend Culture Days


    Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare & Dependent Care


    And Many More!

  6. Operations Manager

    $60,000 to $75,000*

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    Operations Manager

    Grow your career and knowledge of the business in this brand-supporting role that optimizes operations utilizing various programs & tools to increase sales & maximize profitability.

    Benefits

    Competitive Wages


    Free Meals & Meal Discounts at all WKS Restaurants


    Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurance


    Bonus Program & Referral Bonus Payouts


    Paid Time Off


    401(k) with a 4% Match


    Access to licensed counselors & legal advisors through the Assistance Program


    Discounts on travel, entertainment & more


    Training & Development Workshops


    Attend Culture Days


    Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare & Dependent Care


    And Many More!

  7. District Leader

    $70,000 to $110,000*

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    District Manager

    Step up your leadership game by supervising up to 10 units, supporting each to drive sales and profits & develop productive, happy and engaged teams who serve amazing food to our guests.

    Benefits

    Competitive Wages


    Free Meals & Meal Discounts at all WKS Restaurants


    Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurance


    Monthly Bonus Program & Referral Bonus Payouts


    Paid Time Off


    401(k) with a 4% Match


    Monthly Vehicle Reimbursement


    Monthly Gas Reimbursement


    Monthly Cell Phone Reimbursement


    Free Uniforms


    Access to licensed counselors & legal advisors through the Assistance Program


    Discounts on work shoes, travel, entertainment & more


    Training & Development Workshops


    Attend Culture Days


    Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare & Dependent Care


    And Many More!

  8. Director of Operations

    $120,000 to $150,000*

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    Director Of Operations

    You are now leading a brand or region of 30 to 50 restaurants, engaging in strategic planning and providing guidance and support to your teams to help drive the success of the business.

    Benefits

    Competitive Wages


    Free Meals & Meal Discounts at all WKS Restaurants


    Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurance


    Monthly Bonus Program & Referral Bonus Payouts


    Paid Time Off


    401(k) with a 4% Match


    Monthly Vehicle Reimbursement


    Monthly Gas Reimbursement


    Monthly Cell Phone Reimbursement


    Free Uniforms


    Access to licensed counselors & legal advisors through the Assistance Program


    Discounts on work shoes, travel, entertainment & more


    Training & Development Workshops


    Attend Culture Days


    Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare & Dependent Care


    And Many More!

  9. Vice President of Operations

    $135,000 to $200,000*

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    VP of Operations

    You have reached the top! You are now leading a brand comprised of up to 100 restaurants. You are
    working closely with your multi-unit leaders & People Services to achieve operational results and evaluate and develop your teams to expand growth opportunities within WKS.

    Benefits

    Competitive Wages


    Free Meals & Meal Discounts at all WKS Restaurants


    Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurance


    Monthly Bonus Program & Referral Bonus Payouts


    Paid Time Off


    401(k) with a 4% Match


    Monthly Vehicle Reimbursement


    Monthly Gas Reimbursement


    Monthly Cell Phone Reimbursement


    Free Uniforms


    Access to licensed counselors & legal advisors through the Assistance Program


    Discounts on work shoes, travel, entertainment & more


    Training & Development Workshops


    Attend Culture Days


    Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare & Dependent Care


    And Many More!

* Listed wages are the based on upper-end of company-wide ranges. Actual earnings will vary based upon factors such as: restaurant brand, seniority, performance, experience, education, training, geography, applicable minimum wage, unit volume(s), hours worked & potential overtime pay.

** GM wages are based on a 47.5 hour work-week, inclusive of overtime pay where applicable.

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