Food Truck Shift Manager

Cincinnati, OH

Schmidt’s Sausage Truck Shift Manager, “Captain”

Full Time Position

$17/hour plus gratuity, $25/hour minimum    

Do you consider yourself fun, friendly, and outgoing? You would be a great fit to work on one of our restaurant on wheels, the award winning Schmidt’s Sausage Truck. Our 5th generation family lead company is seeking to hire great people for a great brand. The ideal team member loves to work hard and best of all, has fun doing it! This person is naturally friendly with an outgoing personality who has never met a stranger. A Schmidt’s team member is obsessive about cleanliness and safety in their mobile kitchens and continually striving to give every guest a great experience. The right person for this job is an assertive leader with some food and beverage back ground and strives to be a great steward of the Schmidt brand and legacy.

Why work for a legend?

We offer a great culture and a great team of people. We are a leader in the restaurant, catering, banquet and food truck industry and have learned a thing or two about hospitality over the last 100 years. Yes, over a century of service!!! Come work full time, year round on one of our SEVEN food trucks!  We provide a fast-paced work environment, and you will get to experience new places within Ohio. No two days are the same on our food trucks!


Shift Manager Responsibilities

  • Oversees all areas of the food truck.
  • World class service.
  • Lead team of one to three associates. 
  • Food inventory controls.
  • Supervises cleaning and maintenance.
  • Drive the food truck to client events (training provided)
  • Maintains the Schmidt's brand image.
  • Ensures good safety practices.
  • Actively promotes truck events, initiatives, marketing activities, and recruitment.
  • Ensures sanitary practices for food handling.
  • Ensures consistent and error-free cash management
  • Able to stand and work seven to twelve-hour shifts.
  • Work hard and have fun doing it!


  • Customer service experience
  • Smoke-free
  • Drug-free
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Clean driving record


ADA Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain standing for long periods of time
  • Must be able to move around locations
  • Must be able to move, lift, carry, setup, tear down equipment often
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds to check
    • Frequently moves boxes and equipment
  • Occasionally ascend/descends a ladder to service lights, signs, and tents
  • Must have the ability to communicate information and ideas so other will understand
    • Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
  • Must be able to observe details at close range
  • Constantly works in outdoor weather conditions