General Manager (Quick Service) Job Description

General Manager (Quick Service) Job Description

General Manager (Quick Service) Job Overview

The general manager is responsible for keeping the restaurant running smoothly, efficiently, and profitably. They must provide a clean establishment, maintain product quality, and ensure a high speed of service to maximize customer satisfaction. Restaurant general managers who are successful have demonstrated business and team leadership abilities. They must keep staffing levels stable through hiring, training, and motivating team members. Time management, organization, and communication skills are also needed. This position requires prior management experience in a fast food or quick service restaurant capacity.

General Manager (Quick Service) Job Template

General Manager (Quick Service) Job Summary

Are you a versatile leader that thrives in a high-pressure customer service environment? You might be just what we’re looking for in our next restaurant general manager. We need a strong, energetic leader who can make sure our quick service restaurant is a financial success. This position will be responsible for hiring, training, and overseeing employees, as well as making sure they follow all federal, state, and local regulations. We need a leader who can inspire and direct a high-energy group to achieve their goals in a fast-paced restaurant. Our ideal candidate has managed a fast food or quick service restaurant for 1 to 3 years or more. If this sounds like a great opportunity, please apply today!


Ashburn, VA

General Manager (Quick Service) Responsibilities

  • Create a thorough business plan for the restaurant that takes the local competition, the market, sales revenue, and costs into account
  • Achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction while providing quick service for all restaurant customers
  • Assure all products and services are consistent with company quality standards
  • Recruit, interview, train, and motivate restaurant staff
  • Manage appropriate inventory levels of food and dining products and plan accurately for forecasted sales trends
  • Make sure that all laws and standards for food service sanitation are followed

General Manager (Quick Service) Qualifications

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent GED
  • Must have previous experience in food service managing food inventory levels, operating costs, and budgets
  • Must have 1-3 years prior experience managing a staff or in a relevant supervisory role, preferably in quick service food industry
  • Have superb communication skills, organizational skills, and problem-solving skills
  • Computer skills and experience with MS Office strongly desired

General Manager (Quick Service) Compensation

$54,620 (National Average)


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