McDonald’s and its independent franchisees in Florida are hosting a statewide Hiring Day on September 26 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at local McDonald’s restaurants. On this day, job seekers can submit applications and possibly interview for available positions in more than 865 restaurants from crew members to managers. An estimated 3,000 employees are expected to be hired as a result of the Hiring Day event.

McDonald’s and its independent franchisees offer competitive benefits for employees, including flexible schedules, an employee discount, advancement opportunities and education assistance through Archways to Opportunity giving restaurant employees an opportunity to earn a high school diploma, receive upfront tuition assistance for college courses, access to academic advising courses and learn English as a second language. McDonald’s recently announced that it is allocating $150 million over five years to its global Archways to Opportunity education program.

“We are dedicated to providing our guests an elevated level of service and want to hire the best employees for this role,” says Joe Cox, a local McDonald’s Owner/Operator throughout Tallahassee and Jacksonville. “McDonald’s is committed to not only being a fantastic first job, but also a top-notch employer for people of all ages and at any stage of their career.”

Those seeking employment at McDonald’s can visit: to learn more and apply.

Participating restaurants in Georgia: Brunswick, Valdosta, Waycross, Kingsland, Kings Bay, Lake Park, Saint Simons, Folkston, Lakeland, Blackshear, Quitman.

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