Careers | Carl's Jr.


We're glad you're here and interested in becoming a part of our team. Our people are the foundation of our business and our great service is what enables us to "Make Our Guests Happy." We are proud of the fact that our people are the true stars of our company and our success. We look forward to meeting you!

Carl’s Jr. has been serving craveable flavors that Feed Your Happy since 1941. Our signature charbroiled burgers are made with 100% Black Angus beef and we’re always bringing innovative new flavors to the table to make your food dreams a reality.

Statement on Diversity

At CKE Restaurants, we are committed to diversity, fair treatment and fostering an environment that celebrates different genders, sexual orientations, beliefs and races, especially in support of the Black community and people of color. Operating and franchising Carl's Jr. and Hardee's restaurants in nearly all corners of the world, we employ and serve people of all ages, ethnicities, backgrounds and beliefs. We celebrate this diversity and our company is made up of people who look, think and are different!

CKE Core Cultural Values

Together, CKE brands Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s have been in business nearly 140 years. Our iconic brands have stood the test of time by remaining committed to a fundamental truth: quality food with great service makes guests happy.

Our people have been - and always will be - the source of our quality food and great service. A focus on people is a core value that has defined CKE and how we operate. Today we have the unique opportunity to build on the rich history of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s to make certain our people, processes and products are grounded in the guiding principles that have made our brands stand out for years. Below are what we consider to be those principles; the core values that make up CKE culture:

Service Oriented
Servant leaders. We serve our guests, our communities, our franchisees and each other.

Action Oriented
Make things happen. We are decisive, responsive and take initiative.

Responsible, reliable and good stewards of our resources. We honor our commitments and take ownership of our decisions.

Entrepreneurial Spirit
Future focused. Cutting-edge innovation is the essential element of our continued growth and success.

People Focused
People are the “heart” of our company and our success. We value each other and the role we all play in offering the best products and service.

We're Hiring, Join Us!

At Carl's Jr.® the opportunities to shine are even bigger than our burgers! Whether you work in our restaurants or in our corporate locations, you can shine with us.

Franchise Opportunities

Carl's Jr. is more than 1,100 restaurants strong, all across the U.S. Explore opportunities to join our network of franchisees and become a part of the Carl's Jr. family.

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