Chuck E. Cheese’s is a chain restaurant and entertainment center geared mostly toward children, with over 500 locations. Guests can dine on pizza and other menu items, as well as play arcade games, ride on small rides, and enjoy entertainment. The company’s goal is to have “every guest leave happy”. Chuck E Cheese has many positions available: cast members, location managers and coordinators, technical managers, and support center staff; we will go into details about the available jobs and their duties and requirements. We’ll tell you step-by-step how to submit a Chuck E Cheese job application, what the working hours might be depending on your career choice, as well as salary potential and benefits.

Chuck E. Cheese’s General Career Info

Chuck E Cheese has many jobs available on the Chuck E Cheese careers page. There are four main career areas where they are looking to hire: Cast Members, Location Managers and Coordinators, Technical Managers, and Support Center staff.

Cast members help provide customers with a fun and safe experience. These are the specific jobs that can be applied for at any time like gameroom attendant, cashier, party host, kid check attendant, kitchen attendant, costume character, and assistant technician.

Location Managers and Coordinators are in charge of running shifts at specific Chuck E. Cheese’s franchises. Applicants may find job openings for opening coordinators, assistant managers, general, or district managers.

Support Center careers may be available in the corporate office in Irvine, Texas. Support center employees assist those who are working in the restaurant locations. Positions are available in the payroll department, sales center, human resources, purchasing, accounts payable, real estate, and accounting.

Lastly, Chuck E. Cheese’s may also have Technical Manager positions available. Applicants would be responsible for the mechanical and electrical elements of the business.

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Chuck E Cheese Job Application Guide

There are several ways to access a Chuck E Cheese job application. If you are interested in applying for a cast member job, you can go about it two different ways. First, you can click on the Careers page, scroll down, and click on “Apply”, then click on “Cast Members” (or any other section you are interested in).  This will take you to a Chuck E Cheese job application form to fill out. You will need to fill in information such as where you want to work, desired position, experience, and why you want to work at Chuck E. Cheese.

This will generate a call from a manager if they are interested in your Chuck E Cheese job application, and you may be offered an interview. During this interview, you will fill out a paper copy of the application. You can bypass all of these first steps and simply go to a Chuck E. Cheese’s location and fill out a printed application. You may get an interview on the spot or be called back for one.

To access a Chuck E Cheese job application for a position in management, the technical area, or for the support center, after clicking on “apply”, you can see a list of the types of jobs available. When you click on one that interests you, it will take you to an employee portal. You will need to create an account with a user name and password, and you will need to agree to their policy statement. After this, you can search specific positions available, click on one that interests you, and then click on “apply”. This will take you to an application that takes about 11-13 minutes to complete. You can also create a personal profile, save jobs that you may be interested in, and save and submit applications on the portal.

Chuck E. Cheese’s Job Openings

Cast members

They are the face of Chuck E. Cheese’s, the people who work directly with the customers.

Responsibilities

  • Run cash registers.
  • Check families in and out of the restaurant.
  • Work in the kitchen and serve food.
  • Host birthday parties.
  • Ensure environment is safe and clean.
  • Dress in costume for entertaining.
  • Ensure games are working properly.

Requirements

To fill out a Chuck E Cheese job application for this position, applicants must be at least 16 years old (with the exception of kitchen assistants, who must be 18 years old). Employees will be working directly with customers and their children, so having a personable and energetic personality is a must.

Working Hours & Salary Information

Pay is hourly and employees usually receive minimum wage; although an experienced cast member may earn more than minimum wage. Employees will work various shifts during hours of operation (which vary by restaurant), including opening and closing. Restaurants are typically open seven days a week from late morning to 9:00 or 10:00 pm.

Opening Coordinators

Opening coordinators supervise the restaurant staff and ensure things are running smoothly.

Responsibilities

  • Run quality shifts.
  • Supervise and oversee daily operations.
  • Understand and execute proper cash handling and safe procedures.
  • Oversee cast members.
  • Coordinate and evaluate birthday parties.

Requirements

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and either have a high school diploma or GED, or they must be working toward one. They must also have a minimum of 6 months supervisory experience, preferably in the food industry.

Working Hours & Salary Information

Opening Coordinators work 35+ hours a week. Pay starts between around $11 and $12 per hour and benefits like medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and a 401(k) savings plans are included.

Assistant Restaurant Managers

They also oversee staff and ensure the restaurant and gameroom are running smoothly.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise and oversee daily operations.
  • Communicate company and guest expectations to staff.
  • Drive sales and maximize profits.
  • Coach, teach, motivate staff.
  • Understand cost control process, financial accounting, inventory levels, and labor management.

Requirements

Assistant restaurant managers must be at least 20 years old (unless alcohol is served at the restaurant, then applicants must be 21) and have a high school diploma or GED. They will also need 1 year of management experience, preferably in the food industry.

Working Hours & Salary Information

Assistant restaurant managers will cover certain shifts and will need to be available to work 40 hours a week. Starting salary is around $12/hour. Benefits like medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and a 401(k) savings plans are available.

Technical Managers

Tech managers are in charge of the maintaining and repairing equipment as well as operating the stage show equipment.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the technical and mechanical aspects of gameroom.
  • Perform repairs and preventative maintenance.
  • Maintain inventory of equipment and parts.
  • Operate stage show equipment.

Requirements

Employees must be at least 16 years old to work at Chuck E. Cheese’s. Beyond this requirement, there are no other stated qualification for working as a technical manager; although, experience and strong skill in the area of maintenance and repair of technical equipment is required. Chuck E. Cheese’s also strongly encourages veterans to apply.

Working Hours & Salary Information

Chuck E. Cheese’s is typically open 7 days a week from late morning to late evening. Applicants must be available to work a variety of shifts. Technical Manager salaries typically range from $14-$18 per hour.

Call Center Agents

Call center employees work at the corporate office in Irvine, Texas and take calls from guests to schedule parties and arrange fundraising events. Within the company, call center employees are usually called Party Planners.

Responsibilities

  • Take calls from guests to discuss birthday party options.
  • Increase birthday party sales by suggestive selling.
  • Assist guests in scheduling fundraising events.

Requirements

Applicants must have at least a high school diploma or GED. 1 year of experience at a call center agency is highly preferred, and post-high school education is a plus. Those enrolled in a high school or vocational program or attending college may also apply.

Working Hours & Salary Information

This is a part-time job and employees have set schedules. Salary may vary, but is likely between $26,000 and $29,000 per year, depending on hours and experience.

Additional Information

Chuck E. Cheese’s Company Hours

To find the hours of operation of a specific Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant, click here to go to the website, and then click on “Find Your Nearest Location” located at the top right corner.

Chuck E. Cheese’s Contact Details

To contact Chuck E. Cheese’s, you may fill out the form on the Chuck E Cheese contact page. or dial the phone number 972-258-8507.

The Chuck E. Cheese corporate office address is:

1707 Market Place Blvd, Suite 200
Irving, TX 75063