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We are proud to have received “Great Place to Work” recognition in 2022. If you’re looking for a place of work that is all about a down-to-earth vibe, good times and great food, then we have the job for you!

Joining the OJ’s team means working hard, offering your guests a great experience and making friends. We want to make a difference in our guests’ days. Our team comes from all walks of life. Each of these unique personalities is what makes us OJ's. Everybody is welcome here! 

We want you to be yourself, we want you to succeed and we want you to enjoy what you do.

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Part of the Franworks Family

OJ’s is part of the Franworks family, a diverse and growing group of restaurant concepts located throughout Canada and the US. In addition to Original Joe’s, this includes State & Main Kitchen + Bar, Elephant & Castle Pub and Restaurant and Blanco Cantina. We believe in putting our people, our guests, and the communities we serve at the heart of all we do. That’s the ‘not so secret, secret’ that connects all of the Franworks brands. The amazing team members that embrace these values find success across the entire organization.

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We are always looking for great additions to our team! You are welcome to leave your resume with us at one of our locations outside of peak hours (Lunch: 11 am – 2 pm & Dinner: 5 pm – 8 pm) or apply online. Even if the OJ's near you isn't currently hiring, they'll have your application when they are!

You can apply now by clicking here if you want to get ahead of the hiring game!

You have a few choices here!

You can fill out a form online by clicking here. We'll guide you through a short form so you can let us know if you’re looking for full or part-time and what your availability looks like. Then you upload your resume and that’s it!

If you’d rather apply in person, you are welcome to bring your resume to an OJ’s near you. Please do not come during peak hours (Lunch: 11 am – 2 pm & Dinner: 5 pm – 8 pm). When you come in outside of peak hours, we’re more likely to be able to chat with you and get to know you a little! Find the Original Joe’s closest to you by clicking here.

There are many reasons people want to become a part of the OJ's team!

  • Our team members get 20-40% dining discounts with up to six guests off shift.
  • We offer competitive hourly wages and performance-based wage increases.
  • You can have a flexible schedule! From when you apply, you can request what times and days you prefer to work or if you’re seeking part or full-time. We value the importance of work-life balance and never want you to face burnout.
  • Our company promotes from within, so you have room to grow! We recognize and truly appreciate our hard workers.
  • Salary and some hourly team members qualify for health benefits, life and AD&D insurance coverages.

View our FOH , Kitchen and Management pages to learn more about the different positions that we hire!

The hours that our restaurants are open vary between each location. You can find the OJ’s near you by clicking here

When you’re applying to become a part of the Original Joe’s team, we guide you through a form to know what times and days you prefer to work.

Plus, if you’re wanting to pick up shifts or give a few away, you can chat with your teammates and management. Flexible schedules are where it’s at!

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