Career Paths

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: 

Hourly Employee (Apply Here)

Shift Leader (Apply Here)

Manager (Apply Here)

General Manager (Apply Here)


Our 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

Our Career spotlight: Facilities Management HVAC Tech (Apply Here)

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.

Requirements for position:  a valid driver’s license, universal identity card or Type I and II, background check, drug test, and 3 to 5 years experience.

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 for this position include:   A company truck and gas, bonus, medical/dental insurance, vacation pay, sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan and investment options, discounted meals, flexible work schedules, life insurance, disability insurance, worker’s compensation, child care discounts.

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