Careers & Career Paths

We own and operate more than 345 Hardee’s restaurants in four states (N.C., VA., S.C., KY.) and we are looking for individuals who reflect our corporate values and who want to join our Boddie-Noell family. With a commitment to promotion from within, most of our Hardee’s operations team – General Managers, District Managers, Directors, Regional Trainers and officers – started their careers as hourly employees or manager trainees.

Hardee’s Career Path

Following is the typical Hardee’s career path at Boddie-Noell Enterprises:

  1. Hourly Employee
  2. Crew Trainer
  3. Shift Leader
  4. Breakfast Shift Leader
  5. Second Assistant Manager
  6. Manager
  7. General Manager
  8. Senior General Manager
  9. District Manager of Operations
  10. Regional Training Development Coordinator
  11. Senior District Manager of Operations
  12. Regional Director of Operations
  13. Senior Regional Director of Operations
  14. Regional Vice President of Operations

Hardee’s Team Guide

There are many opportunities for growth at any level – whether an hourly crew member or in management – when you’re part of our Hardee’s team:

  1. Hourly Employee
  2. Shift Leader
  3. Manager
  4. General Manager

Career Spotlight | Facilities Management HVAC Tech

Our Facilities Management HVAC Technician plays an important role at Boddie-Noell’s facilities including our Hardee’s restaurants. Our technicians ensure proper maintenance of all restaurant and building equipment and, as a result, help keep our restaurants and offices running at peak efficiency. They train our operational personnel on proper use and maintenance of equipment.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include repair all equipment and prescribed physical facility items in a timely and high-quality manner according to Company standards, policies and procedures.  Repairs include, but are not limited to:

  • Food Cooking Equipment
  • Ice/Beverage Equipment
  • Refrigeration Equipment
  • Building Control Systems
  • Exhaust & Fresh Air Systems
  • Audio Systems
  • HVAC Systems
  • Electrical Systems and Circuits
  • Plumbing Systems (including water heaters)
  • Minor building and structural repairs.
Benefits
  • company truck and gas
  • bonus
  • medical/dental insurance
  • vacation pay
  • sick leave
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • investment options
  • discounted meals
  • flexible work schedules
  • life insurance
  • disability insurance
  • worker’s compensation
Requirements

Requires a valid driver’s license, universal identity card or EPA Universal Certification, (or Type I and II), background check, drug test, and 3 to 5 years experience.

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