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Full Time Hourly Manager - Kokomo, IN

1323 S. Reed Road
Kokomo, IN 46902-1933
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Looking for a career in the restaurant industry? Then, Chili's is the place to be! Our Certified Shift Leaders have restaurant experience and a desire to grow into management and beyond. We're looking for people who can make genuine connections with Team Members and Guests while helping our restaurants deliver great results.

This is a full-time position (50 hours per week).

Best You, Best Life:
  • Competitive base pay
  • Health benefits
  • 401(K) savings plan with company match
  • Team Member Dining Program (100% off at Chili's)
  • Bonus opportunities
  • No-Cost GED and Associates Degrees through Best You EDU?
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • PerkSpot discount program
  • Wellbeing platform
  • Brinker Family Fund (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Ability to work a fair and balanced schedule that allows all Leaders to enjoy a quality of life outside of the restaurant
  • Growth and Development opportunities to Manager, General Manager and beyond

  • Assist in restaurant operations and conditions to ensure the quality of the product and Guest service and Hospitality
  • Reviews documentation to assess the quality of restaurant operations
  • Assists with the training of non-management employees
  • Assigns duties and responsibilities to Team Members based upon work requirements
  • Administer kitchen set up by creating prep sheets and station and cleaning duties
  • Attend Manager and Certified Trainer meetings
  • Perform basic register functions including voids, comps, discounts, other table maintenance
  • Assist management in monitoring food and beverage preparation, receiving and storage
  • Rectifies Guest complaints
  • When needed, may perform the duties of a Server, Bartender, Host, Expediter, Line/Prep Cook or Dishwasher

Chili's was born in Dallas, Texas in 1975. Since then, we've boldly claimed our place in the casual dining industry as the place to go for Big Mouth burgers, house smoked ribs, full on fajitas, and hand shaken margaritas! With a legacy deeply rooted in service, hospitality, and giving back, we are committed to delivering the best experience to every Guest, every day.
  • Dependable team player
  • Leadership experience
  • Thinks and acts quickly in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Great multitasking skills
  • Adheres to all Responsible Alcohol Service standards and Alcohol Service Policy
  • Adheres to Chili's Safety and Sanitation Standards and is Food Safety Certified

This Could Be the Start of Something Big.

At Chili’s, you may start in one role. But, if you have the right combination of ingredients, there are plenty of places to go. Here’s what a possible career path could look like:

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Hourly Team Member

Average Pay: $10 – $20 per hour

You bring your passion, dedication, teamwork and spirit to the table. We’ll help you make the most of it and prepare you for your “next”. You’ll get:

  • One-to-one mentoring and coaching
  • Ongoing training
  • Skill development in hospitality, teamwork, salesmanship and a whole lot more

Certified Shift Leader

Average Salary: $38,000 – $48,000

This first-of-its-kind program will help you turn your leadership skills into a management role. After you master two hourly roles, the Certified Shift Leader program will help you prepare for the next level by providing:

  • Restaurant Manager Apprenticeship through the Department of Labor
  • Certified restaurant manager credential from the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation
  • A wealth of opportunities to hone your business and people skills


Average Salary: $50,000 – $75,000

After a minimum of six months as a Certified Shift Leader, you may be ready for your next big move up. As you continue to develop your leadership skills, you may enjoy such growth options as:

  • Development through the EMERGE program to bring out the best leader in you
  • Mentoring opportunities through the RISE program
  • Online manager development training modules
  • On-the-job skill training in schedule writing, budgeting, data analysis and more

General Manager

Average Salary: $75,000 – $125,000

When you have established your reputation for excellence and have demonstrated the ability to develop others, we’ll help you grow into a General Manager role where you may continue your development through:

  • Possible participation in the LEAD development program designed to further hone your leadership skills
  • Franklin Covey 4 Essentials of Roles of Leadership
  • Ongoing training on operational systems, people management, marketing, accounting, and more

Experience the Joy of Being a ChiliHead.

Being a ChiliHead has its Rewards.

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It pays to play restaurant.

We provide attractive base pay, generous bonuses, exciting incentives and so much more.

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Learning and Development

Helping you become your best you.

Our learning and development programs will help you make the most of your unique abilities.

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We really want to perk you up.

We offer health and wellness benefits, an incredible array of employee discounts and much more.

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1323 S. Reed Road
Kokomo, IN 46902-1933

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“The best part of my job? I have the privilege of leading and inspiring an amazing team of smart, energetic, passionate people.”
- Manager