1,500 McDonald's jobs up for grabs locally

April 19, 2011 4:33:11 AM PDT
McDonald's and its franchisees are looking to hire more than 1,500 new crew and restaurant management positions at its Chicagoland and northwest Indiana area restaurants Tuesday.


This one-day event is part of a nationwide initiative for McDonald's and its franchisees - the target, hire up to 50,000 new employees at restaurants across the country.

The new positions will include a combination of both seasonal and sustaining full-time and part-time positions based upon individual restaurant needs.

For interested applicants who want to learn more about the McDonald's work experience, McDonald's current employees have volunteered to proudly share their "Why I Love My McJob" stories online at www.McDonalds.com/Careers.

Those interested in applying for an available position are encouraged to visit their participating local McDonald's or apply online at www.McDonalds.com/Careers.

"Our business is strong and our customers are responding positively to the variety of choices on our menu and the value and convenience we provide," said Ron Lofton, Owner/Operator and President of the McDonald's Owners of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. "As our business continues to grow, we want to provide our customers with an even better experience in all of our Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana restaurants. And every employee plays a vital role in helping us fulfill that goal."