Jobs for Knights open up around UCF campus
On the hunt for a new job? Look no further. These businesses are ready to hire student workers.
These businesses are close to UCF’s main campus, and all of them are looking to hire UCF students.
Dunkin’ Donuts on Alafaya Trail
Dunkin’ Donuts is currently taking applications for all positions. It is looking for students who have open availability and are able to work in a fast-paced environment, while upholding company standards. Students with availability in the mornings are highly sought after, as those are the busiest hours.
Job responsibilities include working registers, handling money and customers and making coffee and sandwiches.
“Pretty much everyone here is expected to do everything,” said Mackenzie Frame, the store’s assistant manager.
One position, finishers, calls for students to work between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m., frosting and decorating bakery items. Those workers must also be able to lift about 55 pounds.
Applicants can fill out a form online on the Dunkin’ Donuts website or fill out an application in the store.
Huey Magoos on Alafaya Trail
After a fire damaged much of the restaurant last spring, the Huey Magoos on the corner of Alafaya Trail and McCulloch Road is almost ready to reopen.
The chicken company is currently hiring all positions for crew members to start work once the restaurant is back in business again.
All interested applicants should fill out the form provided in the “Employment” section of the Huey Magoos website.
Sweet! by Good Golly Miss Holly in Waterford Lakes
The cupcake business located in the Waterford Lakes Town Center is currently hiring a part-time delivery driver for weekends.
Hours will vary from week to week, depending on the number of deliveries for that day.
Drivers would be in charge of delivering products to a specified location and sometimes would have to help set up the events.
Applicants should be available Saturdays and Sundays and must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
“We more than welcome UCF students. They make up a majority of our staff,” said Karina Laraj, the assistant general manager at Sweet!.
Those interested in the position can email a copy of their resumé to Laraj at KarinaL@sweetbyholly.com.
UCF Dining is currently hiring students to work part time in many of the different restaurants on campus.
Students interested in applying for any of the following positions can fill out an online application by going to aramark.com/careers and selecting Orlando, Florida, in the search tab. They can then scroll through the list of jobs with “University of Central Florida” in the title.
The Chick-fil-A located in the John T. Washington Center is hiring students to work as cashiers and food-service workers.
Responsibilities for these positions include promoting good public relations, giving good customer service, properly cooking and handling all food and having the ability to work under pressure.
Java City and Starbucks
UCF Dining is looking for students to work at the front-of-house barista stations at some of the coffee shops on campus, including Java City and Starbucks.
The job involves repetitive motions and working with hot food items and heated equipment.
To qualify for the position, students should possess good time management and interpersonal skills, as well as the knowledge needed to count money and work a cash register.
Other qualifications that are desired, but not required, are previous customer service or barista experience.
Knightro’s and ’63 South
UCF is also hiring student workers for its on-campus dining locations, such as Knightro’s and ’63 South.
Job responsibilities include cooking, food preparation, cleaning and promoting good public relations.
Students must be able to use math to calculate change, skillfully use hand tools or machines as needed, work tactfully with customers and stay organized.
Deanna Ferrante is a Senior Staff Writer for the Central Florida Future.