Carhop/Skating Carhop (Server)

    Sonic Drive-In
    3628 Shepherd Ln. Balch Springs, TX, Balch Springs, TX
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    We have a full-time/part-time opening for a Carhop/Skating Carhop (Server).

    Must be able to work various shifts per week.


    Looking for a way to apply that boundless enthusiasm you wake up with every morning? We can help. At SONIC, you get great pay, flexible hours and a cool uniform—while doing the job you love.

    As a SONIC Carhop, you are part of an elite group, filling a role offered by no other company. Being a Carhop (aka super cool food server) is like being an astronaut, only you work in a drive-in restaurant instead of space, and the food’s way better. You’re responsible for serving and delivering that food safely and efficiently, ensuring our guests have a truly out-of-this-world experience at SONIC Drive-In restaurants. 

    SONIC Carhop/Skating Carhop server duties may include:

    • ŸEnsuring that all restaurant menu items meet operational standards
    • ŸGreeting all guests in a polite and friendly manner with a smile
    • ŸMaking accurate change quickly and efficiently for restaurant guests
    • ŸCarrying and balancing a tray weighing up to 25 pounds 
    • ŸServing our guests in a timely manner
    • ŸClearing trays from our guests’ cars
    • Depending upon the employment practices of the individual SONIC Drive-In restaurant owner, some 

    SONIC Drive-Ins employ Skating Carhop servers:

    • ŸSkating Carhop servers are unique to the SONIC Drive-In restaurant brand and bring a special “surprise and delight” element to the guest experience.   
    • ŸSkating Carhop servers must complete the SONIC Skating Training Program.  
    • ŸUpon successful completion of this program, Skating Carhops perform the above duties while roller skating.    

    In the words of one of our Skating Carhop servers:

    "From where I'm skating, working at SONIC is a blast and the tips are great too!" 

    Carhop/Skating Carhop server requirements:

    • ŸAbility to work irregular hours, nights, weekends and holidays
    • ŸAbility to be flexible in all situations based on business need
    • ŸEffective communication skills; basic math and reading skills
    • ŸWillingness to abide by the appearance, uniform and hygiene standards at SONIC

    Skating Carhop server requirements:

    • ŸSuccessfully completed assigned SONIC Skating Training Program
    • ŸRoller skate proficiently and frequently on various surfaces when delivering food
    • ŸAbility to continuously stand, balance and carry a tray, and sweep while roller skating
    • ŸGeneral knowledge and understanding of the restaurant industry or retail operations preferred, but not required

    Additional Carhop/Skating Carhop server Qualifications…

    • Friendly and smiling faces that enjoy providing courteous service to our restaurant guests! 
    • ŸA willingness to cross-train on all the stations – it never gets boring here!
    • ŸA team player keen on cleanliness and safety.

    Sure, classic cars and vintage threads may be things of the past, but the Sonic Drive-In experience will always be groovy, right on, awesome, wicked, fab, the bee’s knees, cruisin’ . . . you get the picture!  It’s downright sensational!! 

    All that’s missing is you, so APPLY TODAY!

    SONIC and its independent franchise owners are Equal Opportunity Employers.

    Posting ID: 30680833Posted: 2020-04-05