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Frequently Asked Questions

Interested in applying for a job at KFC? Here's some helpful information about applying online and the recruitment process.

Visit our Careers page and you can explore the sorts of roles we have available and the perks of joining the team. When you are ready, pop in your postcode at the top of the careers page and search for jobs near you. You will see all available roles listed on a map, then select the roles that are of interest to you and click APPLY NOW.

The following pages will ask a series of questions to get to know you, understand your availability, and give us an understanding of how you will fit into team KFC. At the end, you’ll have a chance to upload a resume before submitting your application. Congratulations, you’ve applied!

We are now only accepting applications online. It means that we can keep all of the applications together to make sure nobody gets lost or forgotten!

You sure can! There is no limit to the number of jobs you can apply for. Simply choose all of the stores and roles you are interested in applying to in the map view and your application will be sent for all of the roles you have selected.

 

Some state and territory governments have restrictions about the age at which young people can be employed, the type of work they can do and when they can work. We ask you to provide your date of birth to assist us in meeting our legal obligations, including but not limited to determining that you have a right to work, paying you at the correct rates if junior rates apply and obtaining the signature of your parent or guardian (if required).

You can upload a resume or school report when you apply online, but it's optional.

The assessment gives us an idea of how you might handle potential situations if you are chosen for a job at KFC. It also helps us to learn a little more about who you are and helps us make the best choice when selecting someone to join the team.

You can, but not until 90 days after your most recent submission. We’ll do our best to find a fit for you in Team KFC. After that, feel free to submit a new application and re-take the assessment.

You will immediately receive an email from us, thanking you for showing an interest in working at KFC and letting you know what you should expect next.

We put a lot of care into selecting the right person, and that can take time. We do however aim to get back to you within 7 days with an update. If you haven’t heard from us in this time, please call the restaurant directly and speak to the Hiring Manager or get in touch via  [email protected]

We recommend wearing smart casual clothes, or your school uniform.

All we want to do at the interview is get to know you and see if you'd be a good fit for Team KFC. We'll ask some questions to see how you'd handle certain situations but there are no right or wrong answers, so don't stress.

Before your first day of work, you'll need to provide us with some information and documents, which you'll submit electronically. For our employment records, we'll need:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Residential address
  • Mobile phone number
  • Two (2) Emergency contact details
  • Bank details, including a bank account number
  • A copy of their Australian birth certificate and Official Photo ID (Driver’s License or School Student ID) or 
    • Australian or New Zealand passport or
    • Visa Details
  • Superannuation fund details (optional)
  • Tax file number (not mandatory, but you may be at risk of having tax deducted at a higher rate if not provided)
  • Parent or guardian consent (if under 15)

Pay rates at KFC vary depending on many factors, including whether an employee is casual, part-time or full-time,  as well as age if under the age of 21. More information about our pay rates can be found in the KFC Enterprise Agreement.

For Parents and Careers Advisors

Here are common questions we receive from parents and careers advisors about working hours, entitlements and traineeship opportunities.

Before their first day of work, your child needs to provide us with some information and documents, which they will submit electronically. For our employment records, we'll need their:

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Residential address
  • Mobile phone number
  • Two (2) Emergency contact details
  • Bank details, including a bank account number
  • A copy of their Australian birth certificate and Official Photo ID (Driver’s License or School Student ID) or 
    • Australian or New Zealand passport or
    • Visa Details
  • Superannuation fund details (optional)
  • Tax file number (not mandatory, but your child may be at risk of having tax deducted at a higher rate if not provided)
  • Parent or guardian consent (if under 15)

We believe that school comes first. That’s why we offer flexible rostering that allows students to manage both their studies and work.

Whilst State and territories minimum age restrictions set the minimum baseline for children wishing to work, under KFC’s risk management approach to safety, the minimum age for the safety of all our employees is 14 years old.

The KFC National Enterprise Agreement 2020.

Exciting! Traineeships are for staff who are looking to grow their career with KFC. Even better, our Traineeships offer structured training that leads to a Nationally Recognised qualification. 

If you are an employee who is able to work full-time or part-time, you are eligible to apply. Traineeships last from one to three years and combine work experience with on-the-job training.

If you're still at school, that’s cool. We've got School Based Traineeships too, which may be integrated with your school curriculum and earn you ATAR points. These are available to students in years 10 to 12 in selected states Speak to your manager or contact your local Restaurant Support Center for more information.

Kentucky Fried Chicken Pty Ltd is a registered training organisation (RTOID 91014) that is nationally accredited to train and assess KFC employees in a range of qualifications.  Key information about the KFC RTO is linked below.

Speak to your manager or contact your local Restaurant Support Centre for more information.