Taco Bell Job Application / Salary Range
Taco Bell is an American restaurant chain which is based in Irvine, California and is a subsidiary of Yum Brands, Inc. Taco Bell is known for serving foods that are Mexican-style in a fast food atmosphere. The ability to serve foods like tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, and other traditional foods has made Taco Bell the success that it is today. The very first Taco Bell was started by a former Marine named Glen Bell. When he left the military in 1946 he was determined to be able to serve Mexican food take-out so that people could have the great taste provided by the full-service restaurant. He/She was able to build his very first Taco Bell in 1962 serving the traditional tacos that we all love so dearly. Kermit Bekke, a former Los Angeles police officer bought the first franchise in 1964 and set up shop on Western near Carson Avenue making it the first Taco Bell with an adobe brick façade.
Hours of Operation: Hours vary by location; Typically Sun-Thurs: 10:00am-9:00pm; Fri-Sat: 10:00am-10:00pm; but you will notice that Drive-thru often open late
Minimum Age to Work Here: 16 years old
Positions Available: Team Member, Cashier, Cook, Shift Leader, Assistant Manager, Restaurant General Manager, Maintenance Technician, Restaurant Manager Trainee, Fast Food Window Team Member, Administrative Assistant, Web Developer, Staffing Leader, Office Coordinator, Receptionist, Food Service Champions, Preparation Team Member
Background Check Required? Yes
Negotiation: There is no room for negotiation. The salary rate is already set.
Job description/Average wage
Crew Member: A crew member handles the food from preparation to dressing the taco’s etc. They are responsible for meeting the customers and greeting them with a friendly smile. They are expected to help the customer understand the menu if they are not certain what the items are and how they are made. The average wage for a crew member is $7.81 as their starting pay.
Trainer: For those that have a lot of experience may help with training more than the actual job itself. You will teach the ropes of the business such as the preparation of food, the cashiering job as well as how to appropriately clean the lobby. The average wage for this position is going to vary anywhere from $7 to $10 a hour.
Cashier: Working the front counter, you’re going to help ring up orders. Here, you’re going to take credit cards, cash and more. From there, you’re going to take orders, as well as get them from the back once processed. In your downtime, you will help with cleaning, as well as assisting those that are running the drive thru itself. The average wage is anywhere between $7 to $9 a hour.
Shift Leader: The shift leader is responsible for the duties and transactions that occur on the shift that they work. They must make sure that the cash drawers are in balance and report and food mishaps that might occur. Often they are required to settle any disputes that might take place between a customer and an employee. The average starting wage is $9.16 per hour depending on experience and availability.
Assistant Manager: The Assistant Manager has many responsibilities in regards to the full operation of the restaurant. The Manager depends upon the Assistant to maintain the food inventory, cash, customer complaints, employee reviews etc. The average wage is based on a starting salary of $31,556 depending on experience and education.
Taco Bell offers its employee’s a great starting wage and a chance for advancement and wage increase depending on their job performance.
- Medical Coverage and Prescription Benefits
- Life and Disability Insurance
- 401 (k) (Roll over for more info)
- Stock Options
- Management Incentive Plan
- Adoption Assistance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Group Legal Plan
- Yum Scholarship Program
Atmosphere and Perks
Taco Bell workers will enjoy extensive perks in the company. They will also expect more rooms for quality career advancements and professional growth. The entry level workers will receive high pay, take advantage of the flexible work hours and on the job training with pay. Eligible Taco Bell workers are offered with other employment benefit package like health and wellness perks, future planning bonuses, and further employee benefits. Other employment benefits include incentive bonuses and meal discounts, paid time off for holidays, vacation days, and sick leave.
Why should this company hire you?
If you are stressed while at work, how will you handle it?
How important your customer is? How will you help address their needs?
What do you think are your best assets which will advance you to higher position in the company in the future?
What is customer service?
How will you handle irate and difficult customers?
What will you do if your co-employees are making offenses against the company?
Taco Bell has voluminous applicants; after you have submitted the application documents required from you the screening committee will call you if you are found qualified for the position you have applied. The interview will be scheduled. When you come for an interview, convey a professional outlook and positive personality. Also, make sure to dress properly, act appropriately, and answer questions with all honesty and humility while maintaining confidence. You will gain a positive impression if you will be able to establish your credibility and ability to do the job you have applied for. Interview questions are designed to gauge your ability and skills to handle the job and deal with your co-employees especially the customers.
How to apply:
You can apply for these job positions and many more by visiting their website at: http://www.tacobell.com/careers
Please feel free to go to your local Taco Bell Restaurant and apply for open positions.
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