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Have fun working the crowd

HAVE FUN WORKING THE CROWD

McDonald's offers jobs across Ireland that set you up for life. Jobs that fit around you and training and qualifications that provide quick career progression, taking people further at McDonald's and beyond. We offer flexible hours, accredited training, fantastic career prospects and a whole host of other benefits that fit around you and your lifestyle. JOB SEARCH

Our brand

Working for McDonald's is more than just a job. We're a business that aims to have a positive impact in everything we do. We offer good value, quality food and a fantastic experience for our customers. But it's not just about the millions of meals we serve each year. It's also about the communities across Ireland where you'll find our restaurants, and the over 5,000 people who work for us. Whatever you want to get out of your career - with McDonald's, you can.

Our culture

Things move fast at McDonald's, whether we're serving our customers or helping our people build their futures. In our workplace, we promote flexibility, opportunity, equality and development.

Our employees come from all walks of life, but share a common approach: positivity.
We know that happy employees help to make happy customers, so we want you to enjoy your work.

"McDonald's offers its employees training and qualifications that provide quick career progress, taking people further at McDonald's and beyond."

No matter what stage of life you're at, McDonald's is the perfect step on the career ladder.

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Training & Qualifications

Great opportunities come with training to match. Every one of our 5,000 employees take part in structured training across customer service, team work and restaurant operations. You also have the opportunity to achieve an array of qualifications with us.

Fact: 80% of our employees told us they are happy with their training & development.

City & Guilds and National College of Ireland

We believe in lifelong learning for all, to help develop skills at McDonald's and beyond. That is why we partnered with City & Guilds Ireland to achieve accreditation for our Crew Development Programme (CDP). New employees start working through the CDP from day 1 and have the opportunity to work towards an NVQ Level 2 in Multi-Skilled Hospitality or Customer Care.

For our Management Team, we've worked with the National College of Ireland to provide opportunities to complete 3rd level qualifications from diploma to degree level.

Fact: 27% of our crew have been awarded a City & Guilds qualification.

City Guild - approved centre

Scholarship Programme

Launched in 2001 to support lifelong learning, each year our Scholarship Programme and Awards ceremony gives our people the opportunity to win financial support towards their formal education or lifelong learning.

National Skills competition

We've also partnered with careersportal.ie to sponsor the National Skills Competition.
This competition is the only one of its kind in Ireland and is open to 2nd level and FETAC students participating in work placement programmes. Students entering this competition complete an investigation into their chosen career and the transferrable skills they learn from their work placement.

To find out more about this competition or how to enter, visit careersportal.ie

"People are at the heart of McDonald's business. Staff love the supportive working environment, which values respect, fairness and camaraderie."

We are proud to employ great people who are passionate about their jobs and we respect that everyone is different. Some want to improve job prospects, others want flexibility to work around family life and some just want to earn a bit of extra cash working in a fun, friendly environment. No matter who you are, what you need or where you're going, you can find what you're looking for at McDonald's.

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Crew Member

We want every one of our customers to have a brilliant experience, every time they visit. That means great food in a clean and friendly restaurant. As a Crew Member, you'll make it happen, whether you're preparing food, serving on the till or helping out in the dining areas. We'll train you in our high standards of customer service, food preparation, and cleanliness & hygiene. But the rest is up to you.

What we look for

A genuine smile and an ability to connect with others is a great start. You love dealing with different types of people and are ready to work as part of a team. High levels of energy are vital. You're efficient at getting things done, but that doesn't mean you skip on the details. You like to get things right - every time.

Fact: 95% of our Restaurant Managers started out as Crew Members.

Customer Care Assistant

You'll be the person who offers our customers a warm welcome to the restaurant and anticipates what they need. That means everything from explaining the menu to getting to know our regular customers. Working mostly in the dining area, you'll monitor quality and cleanliness and ensure everything runs smoothly. We'll train you in our high standards of customer service, cleanliness & hygiene. But the rest is up to you.

What we look for

A genuine smile and an ability to connect with others is a great start. You love dealing with different types of people and are ready to work as part of a team. High levels of energy are vital. You're efficient at getting things done, but that doesn't mean you skip on the details. You like to get things right - every time.

Work Experience

Designed in partnership with careersportal.ie our Work Experience programme is aimed at full-time students looking for the skills that will support their future careers. Joining the team in your local McDonald's restaurant, you'll gain valuable work experience and learn new skills that will last youa lifetime. These include planning and organisation, communication, confidence when dealing with customers, decision-making and team work. It's also a great opportunity to meet new people!

If you enjoy your work experience, you could have the opportunity to work for us in the future. Go to careersportal.ie or drop into your nearest McDonald's for more information.

As a modern, progressive, responsible company, we believe in making a positive difference in our community ? from the way we source our menu ingredients to the support we give to local causes.

In the words of Ray Kroc, our founder,

"We have an obligation to give something back to the communities that give us so much."

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McDonald's may be one of the world's biggest and best-known brands, yet we are in essence a local company. With strong community ties, we want to make a difference to the people and places where we reside. We also support Ronald McDonald House Charity, which provides families with free accommodation close to their children in Crumlin Children's Hospital.

We strongly encourage our crew to contribute to their community, fostering a sense of pride in our organisation and the areas in which we work.

team

Ray Kroc -

"None of us is as good as all of us."

We understand that none of us can be as successful on our own as all of us together, therefore we take pride in and celebrate our success as a group. Proud of the high standards we set ourselves in terms of the quality and acclaim of our training, we strive continually to improve our processes and our people. Working together also often means developing lifelong friendships.

This strong team culture is built on ongoing events throughout the year including the Ronald McDonald House Charity football tournament and crew parties, where we celebrate the success of our training graduates and the many local community sponsorships we are involved in.

"McDonald's provide jobs that fit around you."

People join McDonald's for different reasons but what they want from their jobs is the same: flexibility, a fun working environment and the chance to meet and learn from others.

Whether you're a student, returning to work or fitting things in around your family, a job at McDonald's means having time to do the things you love.

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