McDonald's National Hiring Day is April 19

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - McDonald's and its franchisees are looking to hire for their crew and restaurant management positions on April 19.

The hiring day event is part of a nationwide initiative for McDonald's and its franchisees. It aims to hire up to 50,000 new employees at restaurants around the U.S.

The job openings include both seasonal and sustaining full-time and part-time positions based upon individual restaurant needs.

Those interested in applying for an available position are encouraged to visit their participating local McDonald's or apply online at

"With the unemployment rate in Savannah at 9.3%, we understand that every job opportunity counts. Through our McDonald's National Hiring Day initiative we hope to provide 500 job opportunities to people within the Savannah area. All of our stores in the area will be taking applications and interviewing on April 19th, so we encourage anybody who is not only looking for a job, but the chance to build a career to come to any of our locations on this day," said John Palmaccio, McDonald's Owner/Operator, in a statement.

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