Five Guys Burgers and Fries Shift Leader - NOW HIRING!! job in Bristol, VA

Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Job Title
Shift Leader - NOW HIRING!!
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
$12.00- $14.00 including Tips/Bonus
200 Linden Square Drive
Bristol, VA 24202
Last Active
+30 days

Shift Leader - NOW HIRING!!


We are offering the following incentives to help us find the right fit for our leadership team.

One-time bonus of $200 upon successful completion of Five Guys Certification.

One-time bonus of $100 upon completion of 90 consecutive days of employment.

Five Guys Burgers and Fries is one of America’s most successful hamburger concepts, not just for its food, ranked the #1 burger in America by the Zagat survey, but also because of its employees. 

We have a unique work environment where you’re trained to work every position in the restaurant.  From the register, to the grill, to morning prep and evening close, our crew members become a team working in all aspects of the restaurant. 

We also have a unique crew bonus program that provides the opportunity to earn cash bonuses two times per week giving our crew members the opportunity to earn much higher incomes. 

We have an open kitchen experience so it’s fun and it’s loud with lots of team communication.  The crew’s burger creation is part of the customer experience.

So, what’s it take to be a successful Five Guys Shift Leader?

  • People & Leadership Skills – Do you know how to lead and motivate people?  This one skill set is what separates good managers from poor managers and will be the key attribute we will focus on in our interview process.
  • Energy & Stamina – it’s a team-based work environment and crew energy is important.
  • Ability To Work At A Fast Pace – Our kitchen’s have a lot going on and there’s lots of on-the-line communication and job rotation.  It’s not for everybody.
  • Good Communication – Our crew is vocal and supports and works with each other on what’s happening real-time during each shift.
  • Love For Burgers and Classic Rock and Roll – We make some of the best burgers and fries in the biz and do it to the sounds of classic rock and roll.  Yes, singing is encouraged.
  • Caring About Your Teammates – Always working for the success of your team.


  • Minimum age:  18 years old
  • High school diploma, some post high school education a plus.
  • 1-2 years previous leadership experience in some capacity.
  • 1-2 years experience in the food service business.
  • ServeSafe Certification a plus.
  • Strong references from people who have worked for you and who you’ve worked for.


  • Financial and inventory management
  • Crew assignment, training and motivation of the team during your shift
  • Customer relationship management
  • Full accountability for how the shift runs under your watch.
  • Work both opening and closing shifts each week
    • Morning shift:  8:00am – 4:00pm
    • Afternoon shift: 3:00pm – 10:00pm. 

This store is part of a family run franchise group that includes both Five Guys Burgers and Fries stores as well as Pie Five Pizza stores.  We were named 2012 Five Guys Franchisee of the Year and operate stores in the Tennessee Tri-Cities and Western North Carolina region.

We offer shifts that run a variety of times throughout all seven days of the week. We start prep around 8:00-9:00am and we’re finished with closing duties by 11:00pm. Our shifts typically run from as short as a couple of hours, during the lunch and dinner rush, to eight hours over a full shift, depending on the day and your availability.

We provide discounted meal benefits, training through our Five Guys University, and opportunities to grow within our company.

Interested?  Apply with us at and we’ll see if you’ve got what it takes to become a part of our team and our family.   Want to know more about Five Guys?

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Posted: 2018-11-17

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