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McDonald’s is hiring 11,000 people right now

25 October 2021

[Australia, 25 October 2021] – Macca’s has announced its annual recruitment drive with 11,000 jobs available across a variety of management, crew, barista and maintenance roles.

With a workforce of over 107,000 people across its 1,010 restaurants, McDonald’s is one of the largest employers in Australia.

Emma Napoli-Hala, McDonald’s Chief People Office, said: “McDonald’s is looking to employ people of all ages and experience levels, offering a supportive working environment, outstanding training and development opportunities and the flexibility to suit all circumstances.

“In partnership with our franchisees, McDonald’s plays an important role as a key employer and economic contributor in the local community.

“We are proud to provide essential job opportunities for more than 11,000 Australians right now, as part of this year’s recruitment drive.”

The breakdown of jobs available across Australia include:


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As a Registered Training Organisationi offering nationally recognised and award-winning certifications in the business, retail, food service and hospitality sectors, McDonald’s invests more than $40 million into training and development initiatives each year.

This includes a range of scholarships and tailored training programs for high performing restaurant staff, to help build their professional skills and career opportunities both within McDonald’s and other industries.

“So many of our people have started their careers with McDonald’s on the restaurant floor and gone on to become restaurant managers, franchisees and senior leaders at our head offices across the country.

“By supporting the professional development of our people, we know we can help make a genuine positive contribution to the local areas we operate in and provide workplace skills applicable to any career.

“Whether you are looking for your first job, interested in a career in management, want to sharpen your barista skills, or simply pick up some casual work, we would love to hear from you.”

Over 11,000 full-time, part-time and casual roles are available for people of all ages and experience levels, with McDonald’s committed to providing employees with the flexibility to work the days and times to suit their lifestyle.

McDonald’s Hamburger University also provides crew with training in areas such as leadership and team management, giving staff an exclusive degree in Hamburgerology when they graduate.

McDonald’s Australia has recently been recognised as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards for the fourth consecutive year.

The Australian Business Awards recognises workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through investing in areas such as culture and leadership, and training and development.

For more information about working at McDonald’s or to apply for a role, please visit https://careers.mcdonalds.com/australia

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For more information, please contact Mango Communications:

Chloe Peel | Chloe.Peel@au.mcd.com | 0417 460 807

About McDonald’s Australia:

Australia’s first McDonald’s restaurant opened in Yagoona, Sydney, in 1971. Today there are over 1,000 McDonald’s restaurants across Australia, nearly 85 percent of which are franchised and run by local businessmen and women. The organisation employs more than 105,000 people in restaurants and corporate offices Australia-wide and is the largest employer of youth in the country. McDonald’s creates more than 3,000 new jobs each year and spends over $40 million per annum on training and people development.

For more information, visit www.mcdonalds.com.au or McDonald’s social channels: Facebook Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube.