LIHU‘E — McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawai‘i, including two restaurants on Kaua‘i — Lihu‘e and Waipouli — will join the statewide effort of the chain’s first-ever Drive-Up Hiring Day Saturday.
Starting at 10 a.m. and continuing until the afternoon, interested candidates for positions can drive up to any one of the 38 participating McDonald’s restaurants for an interview on the spot.
Job candidates can fill out online applications during the event or ahead of time at mcdonalds.com/careers, or texting “apply” to 36453.
“Whether someone is looking for a cool summer job or rewarding career, we have various positions available across all restaurants to help people get back to work,” said Deniz Civelek, field people manager for McDonald’s of Hawai‘i. “Job candidates can land an immediate interview right then and there that is both safe and very convenient.”
To adhere to safety protocols, McDonald’s crew members will wear face masks while interviewing candidates, who are to remain in their vehicles. The job candidates are also required to wear face masks during the interview.
McDonald’s of Hawai‘i offers competitive weekly pay, flexible hours, advancement opportunities, employee discounts and college tuition assistance as part of its Archways to Opportunity program.
It is an effort to meet hiring demands and expedite the job-interview process.
McDonald’s restaurants have implemented more than 50 COVID-19 safety procedures to protect crew and customers, including wellness and temperature checks, social distancing floor stickers, protective barriers at order points, and masks and gloves for employees in addition to other new procedures and training.
McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawai‘i has 80 restaurants and more than 5,200 employees across Hawai‘i, Guam and Saipan. In Hawai‘i, the company has 4,100 employees and 73 restaurants, 52 of which are locally-owned and operated by 12 franchisees.