Assistant Director of Operations

  • Chick-fil-A (FireSeeds)
  • Elk Grove, CA, USA
  • May 09, 2019
Full time Management

Job Description

Interested in an opportunity that positions you to become a business owner with one of the fastest growing brands in the country, Chick-fil-A?

**FireSeeds is the recruiting firm partnered with Chick-fil-A Elk Grove Marketplace. You are applying to CFA Elk Grove Marketplace's Assistant Director of Operations position!**

Located near Sacramento, CA, Chick-fil-A Elk Grove Marketplace is owned and operated by Darrell Frick who’s been the Operator for 8 years. Darrell is a visionary and dynamic operator who seeks to empower his staff with autonomy and ownership as members of his team. Darrell and his team of 85 team members attempt to create an incredibly healthy organization and culture for all who work on the team and for guests who visit every day. This company exists to provide an incredible work experience that focuses on developing individuals to succeed in and outside of Chick-fil-A. Join a growing team who is dedicated to seeing you succeed and strives to deliver a remarkable experience to each and every guest.

Job Description

Chick-fil-A Elk Grove Marketplace is seeking an Assistant Director of Operations who can execute the store vision and business plan. The ultimate goal for this role is to prepare individuals to pursue their own Chick-fil-A franchise. This leader will oversee all aspects of the drive-thru operation to ensure operational excellence while also having the opportunity to speak into the future success of the business. After about 3 months of learning the basics of the restaurant, this individual can expect to progress into Director-level responsibilities and will accomplish a wide range of tasks from analyzing results and metrics, implementing new strategies, managing their team, and leadership development. This person will ultimately be responsible for the growth and development of the leaders on their team. After 2-3 years of learning and adding value to the business, this individual will be prepared to apply to Chick-fil-A Corporate’s Leadership Development Program (LDP), a program that Chick-fil-A selects future Operators out of.


  • Ensure operational excellence within drive-thru operations
  • Understand and maintain awareness of key metrics for success including order accuracy and customer experience measurements
  • Lead teams of up to 10-15 team members on a shift
  • Responsible for growing and developing strong team of leaders
  • Collaborate on best practices with other members of Operations Team
  • Develop and implement structural systems based on different analytics
  • Communicate vision and direction to team members
  • Help shape the business and bring new ideas to the table
  • Develop and execute team development rhythms and structures
  • Meet regularly with the Director of Operations and work as a partnership with other Directors
  • Ensure Chick-fil-A Elk Grove Marketplace is meeting and exceeding all Chick-fil-A standards


  • Bachelors Degree Required
  • 1-2+ years of previous leadership experience that demonstrates strong leadership ability (in college or work setting)
  • Humble; willing to do tasks that others might consider beneath them
  • Ability to bring positive energy to the room; evident that you love what you do
  • Driven to achieve excellence in all areas
  • Display servant leadership to everyone you lead
  • Incredible desire and drive when it comes to work ethic
  • Ability to see things through to completion
  • Displayed history of high level of performance
  • Ability to comprehend and implement systems
  • Provide consistent and determined service to guests and team
  • Possess personal empowerment; ability to empower others
  • Ability to take ownership

Rate of Pay

Varies based upon experience

Date posted

May 09, 2019