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Careers at Chuck E. Cheese's

We have a lot of fun being the number one family entertainment concept, but when it comes to your career, we’re all business. With more than 500 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, and with our Corporate Headquarters in Irving, Texas, your future can look as bright as ours.

At Chuck E. Cheese’s, you can keep your career moving forward with great pay, benefits and phenomenal company growth.

  • Our Culture

    We are a company committed to achieving our operating mission: Every Guest Leaves Happy. We pride ourselves and dedicate our efforts to always have the best product in the marketplace, operated and supported by the best people in the industry. We are focused with an uncompromising approach to excellent achievement of our goals and objectives.

    Our management style is to provide crystal-clear direction, support our people, foster autonomy and promote two-way accountability. Our primary measure of performance is sales, while also recognizing our obligation to produce an excellent return on capital and maximize shareholder value.

    Our Business Will be Characterized by:

    Quality entertainment and food service, fun activities and giving exceptional value and satisfaction to our guests.

  • Be Part of Our Team

    Chuck E. Cheese’s (CEC) is a great place to build an exciting career. Wholesome fun, positive atmosphere and reasonable hours are the winning ingredients that have been our trademark for over 35 years. Typical positions are outlined below.

    Cast Members

    Our Cast Members are empowered to provide the greatest service anywhere through cross-training in a variety of different positions:

    Typical Positions at a Chuck E. Cheese’s are:
    • Gameroom Attendant
    • Cashier
    • Party Host
    • Kid Check Attendant
    • Kitchen Attendant (Must be at least 18 years of age)
    • Costume Character
    • Assistant Technician
    Key Responsibilities Include:
    • Assisting in providing a safe, fun and clean environment for all our Guests.
    • Help create lasting magical memories for our guests. Party hosts/hostesses do the work so that Mom and Dad can relax and enjoy the party.
    • Utilizing our unique Kid Check system to ensure that “all Guests that come together leave together.”
    • Responsible for providing great-quality food.
    • Suggestive selling and cash handling.
    • Keeping the costume character room clean and organized.
    • Ensuring all games are working properly.
    Location Managers and Coordinators

    Responsible for ensuring we provide the best service and hospitality in the industry by running quality shifts. They are also responsible for leading and developing Cast Members. Levels of responsibility increase as they advance in their career at Chuck E. Cheese’s.

    Typical Positions at a Chuck E Cheese’s are:
    • Opening Coordinators
    • Assistant Managers
    • Senior Assistant Managers
    • General Managers
    • District Managers
    Key Responsibilities Include:
    • Opening/Closing of restaurant
    • Ensuring profitability through outstanding store presentation and Guest service
    • Supervising and overseeing daily store operations
    • Teaching and motivating team members to maintain high-quality Guest service and safety
    • Making daily decisions
    • Building sales and maximizing profits, exercising excellent judgment in cost control procedures, financial accounting, inventory levels and/or labor management
    Technical Managers

    Responsible for the electrical and mechanical aspects of our restaurants. This includes the game room, which contains our latest video games, skill games, kiddy rides, Skytubes®, robotic shows, register systems and coin and ticket mechanisms.

    Key Responsibilities Include:
    • Operating stage show equipment
    • Performing preventative maintenance and repairs of equipment
    • Repairing and/or replacing defective electronic components, including compressor operation, lighting and sound, pneumatics, mac valves, cylinders, boards and stage show cosmetics
    • Maintaining inventory of tools and electronic/mechanical parts
    • Managing game and show budgets
    Support Center Careers

    CEC Entertainment is the parent company of Chuck E. Cheese’s and is located in Irving, Texas. From the Support Center, our corporate employees provide support to the 500+ Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurants located throughout the U.S. and Canada. At the Support Center, our main objective is to support the individuals at our restaurants who provide great service and hospitality to our Guests. We believe that “if you are not supporting the guest, support someone who is."

    Typical positions at the CEC Support Center are:
    • Payroll
    • Sales Center
    • Human Resources
    • Purchasing
    • Accounts Payable
    • Real Estate
    • Accounting
  • Employee Benefits

    Chuck E. Cheese’s (CEC) offers a wide variety of benefits to eligible employees as part of their overall employment package. These benefits are summarized below for quick reference. For detailed information regarding each benefit, and to determine the terms of coverage, please refer to CEC’s Benefits Handbook/Summary Plan Documents or contact the Benefits Department.

    Please note: This is intended as a list of potential benefits available. Not all CEC employees are eligible for all CEC benefits. You may obtain details and eligibility requirements by contacting the Benefits Department at 972-258-5496 or 972-258-5463.

    United States
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and RX plans
    • Health Savings Account
    • Short-term disability
    • Long-term disability
    • Paid holidays/vacation/sick days
    • Life insurance (employee, spouse, children)
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (medical and dependent care)
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • 401K plan
    • Employee meal discounts
    • ARAG Legal and Pet Insurance Discount
    • Perks with Dell and Sprint
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
    • RX card
    • Short-term disability
    • Long-term disability
    • Life insurance
    • Paid holidays/vacation/sick days
    • Employee meal discounts
    • Perks with Dell, Sprint, etc.
  • Equal Opportunity Employment


    Chuck E. Cheese’s employs over 15,000 people throughout the U.S. and Canada, and we value the diverse backgrounds, expertise and experience they bring. We are committed to an environment that supports and includes people regardless of their race, color, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disabilities, or military veteran status.

    With almost 60% of our workforce representing minority groups, we are truly representative of our diverse customer base. We embrace the differences and uniqueness of each employee within our organization, not only as a competitive business advantage, but also as a driving force behind the many happy faces, big smiles, and sounds of laughter created each day at Chuck E. Cheese’s.


    We are committed to a productive work environment that is free of harassment and discrimination. All of CEC’s employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Therefore, all employment practices are administered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other category protected by law.


    CEC is committed to protecting the safety, health, and well-being of its employees, Guests, and all people who come into contact with its employees, workplaces, and property. We underscore this commitment through the implementation and enforcement of a Controlled Substances Policy which includes pre-employment drug testing.


    CEC is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADAAA. If you’re unable to access our online application due to a disability, you may request a paper application, or any other reasonable accommodation, from Human Resources Corporate Office at 1-972-258-8507. In addition, you may also email your requests to


  • Apply

    Chuck E. Cheese’s is a great place to build a seriously exciting career. Wholesome fun, positive atmosphere and reasonable hours are all the winning ingredients that have been our trademark for more than 30 years.

    For Philadelphia, PA applicants – Please click on the link to the Philadelphia Fair Chance Hiring Law

  • Employment FAQs

    How old do you have to be to work at CEC?

    At least 16 years of age (15 in Canada).

    When will CEC start hiring at a new location?

    Management and Technician positions will be available as soon as the construction starts. Cast Member positions will be available approximately 30 days prior to opening.

    When does CEC’s Sales Center do their hiring?

    The Sales Center located in the Support Center only hires twice a year, during the months of August and December.

    Additional questions can be directed to