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Assistant Manager

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Job Details
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Company Name
Sonic Drive-In
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Job Description


There are two kinds of people in this world: SONIC employees and those who wish they were SONIC employees. This elite group gets to work with awesome people, earn great pay, and sport the cool uniform.

As an Assistant Restaurant Manager, you’ll assist the drive-in restaurant’s General Manager in managing drive-in operations. You will also be involved in training and supporting other employees to ensure we provide quality food in a clean, safe and efficient manner. We want every guest to have an enjoyable dining experience every time they come to SONIC.


Train, manage, direct, coach, lead, and assign drive-in employees during shift

Lead and manage drive-in operations during shift to provide an optimal guest experience

Manage staffing levels during shift

Perform opening and/or closing duties

Handle and properly escalate guest issues/concerns during shift

Handle and properly escalate employee issues/concerns

Monitor and manage the drive-in’s food, labor, paper, and inventory during shift to maximize cost-control, operational efficiency, quality standards, and customer service

Assist with preparation and maintenance of drive-in records

Comply with and enforce all company policies, procedures, and operational standards

Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws

Perform all station duties (fountain & frozen, dresser, front swamp, back swamp, grill, switchboard, expeditor, food prep, and drive-thru (if applicable)) as necessary during shift to meet operational standards

Perform regular cleaning and sanitation duties – including trash disposal, mopping, sweeping, washing dishes and food preparation tools, wiping counters, sanitizing food preparation areas, cleaning equipment, and emptying used grease – pursuant to operational standards

Regular attendance


Move and stock food product weighing up to 50 pounds

Perform other job-related duties as assigned or required

TIME/SHIFT EXPECTATIONS: Irregular hours; nights; weekends; and holidays. Full time or part time available.


At least six months of restaurant management experience or one year of retail management experience

Experience running a restaurant shift without supervision

General restaurant or retail knowledge

Knowledge of federal, state, and local labor and employment laws (e. g., wage and hour laws; EEO laws, etc.)

Knowledge of federal, state, and local health and safety laws and regulations

Basic computer, math, and reading skills

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Problem-solving, multi-tasking, decision-making, leadership, time-management, and conflict-resolution skills

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

SONIC and its independent franchise owners are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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