History of Gloria Jean’s

Found in more than 30 countries, Gloria Jean’s today has more than 750 coffee shops.  Founded by Gloria Jean Kvetko in 1979, they began as a small typica shop in Chicago.  As they grew, you can find more than 100 of their shops in the United States alone.  Winning countless franchising awards, they employ 1000s of employees Worldwide.

Job Description / Average Wage

Barista: As a barista, you’re going to be in charge of cooking up any order.  You will help prep the machines, clean up, as well as process any order that needs to be done, when the order is placed.  You will also help clean the lobby in your downtime.    You’re going to also help with assisting in the lobby, where you’re going to help clean tables, chairs and more.  You’re going to also make sure that every customer that comes in is happy with his/her purchase. The average wage reported is $7 to $9 a hour.

Cashier: As a cashier, you will process orders as the customer comes in.  You will assist the customer with any question that he/she has.  You will also assist the baristas when the time is a little busier.  The average cashier gets paid around $7+ a hour.

Assistant Manager: As a manager, you’re going to assist the main manager with the coffee shop.  You will help open up the shop, as well as close it down.  You will also assist with any managerial paperwork, and more.  You will also perform many of the duties mentioned above.  The average wage is anywhere from $8 to $11 a hour.

Store Manager: The store manager is going to look over the entire store.  You’re going to be in charge of hiring employees, assigning tasks, as well as making sure that the whole store is running at 100%.  If any problems do persist, you’re going to want to answer to the main district manager of the store or the franchised owner.  The store manager can make $13 to $20 a hour.

Benefits

Every coffee shop is independently owned by a franchised owner.  To learn more about the benefits, you’re going to want to ask the manager that is going to hire you about your benefits.

How to apply

If you want to get a job with Gloria Jean’s, you will find that you can request a job application in the shop itself.   You can also download an application by clicking here as well.  Fill out the application, and take it into a shop near you.

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