A&W Jobs for Teens

Teen Jobs at A&W

A&W Restaurants, Inc. is a well-known fast-food restaurant chain for its specialty in draft root beer and root beer floats. The first A&W Restaurants was established in Sacramento, California, 1923. Drive-in restaurants with carhops can be found in a number of its outlets. Minimum age of employment at A&W is generally 16 years old. The following job positions usually can be filled by teenagers in A&W restaurants.

Team Member

Team Member provides good service and high-quality food in a friendly, clean, and fun environment. Some of the responsibilities are cleaning the store, preparing products, serving the guests, and ringing up orders. Minimum age is generally 16 years old.


You must be familiar with cash register operation and able to stand for long hours. You should also be a friendly energetic individual that eager to serve customers better.


A cook needs to have enthusiasm and willingness to learn continuously. A cook should handle kitchen appliances with care and maintain cleanliness as well. You are also required to prepare and serve high quality food as the company standard.

Shift Supervisor

Shift Supervisors make decisions for the restaurant regarding food costs, food safety, labor costs, and employee relations. Shift Supervisor will also receive orders, process sales and taxes, and deal with customer issues besides giving motivation and training to the team members. You will also monitor all service equipment, unload, stock and preserve required stock level. Minimum age is generally 18 years old, some locations and franchisee may require older age.

Assistant Manager

As an Assistant Manager you should be applying the standards of QSC (Quality Service Certification), ensuring the integrity of the brands, and executing operational systems. You will also support in the development of the Crew and Shift Leaders, while being the role-model of the standard performance, behaving in proper look and manners in any time. You will also contribute in achieving profitability through cost controls and shift management. Minimum age is generally 18 years old, some other locations or franchisee may require older than 18.

A&W Job Application

How to apply for teen jobs at A&W? To apply jobs at A&W Restaurant you need to find your local A&W first as explained on awrestaurants.com/join-our-team

A&W Restaurants Interview Questions

  • What kind of person/co-worker would you find difficult to work with?
  • What were your duties at your previous job?
  • What are your hobbies?
  • What do you do to ensure cleanliness?
  • Why do you want to work here?

A&W Restaurants Perks, Benefits and Drawbacks

What other things you should know about working at A&W Restaurants

  • 25 % Discount on food and free Root Beer
  • There is not a paid training for new employees
  • You must be able to learn from online module
  • Flexible working hours for students

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