Military Programs | Papa John's

Military Hiring & Support

We’re here
for our heroes

Papa John’s welcomes and honors our veterans from all branches of the Armed Forces. Like the military, we strive to unleash your talents. It strengthens the team, and ultimately, our organization. We’ll provide a challenging, dynamic environment where you can continue to use and build on skills that were developed while serving our country.

Military Hiring & Support at Papa John’s

What makes us a great match?

  • Your loyalty and strong desire for continuous achievement make you an ideal employee.

  • You are dependable and extremely flexible to work outside of defined boundaries.

  • You work well within teams and have a strong bond to your teammates and the organization.

  • You value inclusion and respect all individuals, at all levels, from all walks of life.

Where do you fit?

  • Papa John’s job
  • Distribution/Inventory
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • CDL A Driver
  • Electrical, Mechanical or other Engineering job
  • Corporate Communications or Marketing
  • Franchise or Corporate Store Management
  • Physical and Cybersecurity team
  • Operations and Supply Chain
  • Military job
  • Yeoman
  • EM, Naval Electricians mate
  • Military Occupational Specialty 88M, 3531 or 2T1X1
  • Military Engineer
  • Military PR or Communications background
  • Military Leaders
  • All veterans
  • IDS (Technology) background

Reaching out

Papa John’s partners with a number of organizations that focus on finding employment for veterans, military personnel and their families. We also participate in events and activities to recognize the service and achievements of our military.

  • Participate in Recruit Military job fairs throughout the year and across the U.S.
  • Attend Volunteers of America events
  • Participate in Active Heroes, including Lunch and Learn event and volunteer day
  • Visited assisted living facilities and make Quilt of Valor presentation
  • Held Purple Hearts luncheon at Papa John’s
  • Recognized Valentine’s Day at the regional VA Hospital
  • Participated in salute to our veterans and the Honor Flight Network
Papa John’s V.E.T.S employee resource group for veterans

Joining in

V.E.T.S. (Value, Empowerment, Talent, Service) is our employee resource group for veterans. We join together to help veterans leverage their skills and experience, build strong networks and bring more qualified talent into our ranks.

  • Papa John’s employee testimonial: Brandon, Program Manager and military veteran

    “I’m proud to work for a company that honors our nation’s military veterans. The sacrifices made by veterans and service members are a positive encouragement to the work I do here every day.”

    - Brandon, Program Manager, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Papa John’s employee testimonial: Chastity, Senior HRIS Analyst and military veteran

    “Serving in the military taught me that quality is not an act, it’s a habit. Papa John’s delivers on this simple principle every day…with our better ingredients, better pizza!”

    - Chastity, Senior HRIS Analyst, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Papa John’s employee testimonial: Steve, Distribution Manager and military veteran

    “Serving in the military taught me how important and rewarding it is to make decisions as a team rather than alone. With Papa John’s, the outcome is always favorable and my team stays engaged.”

    - Steve, Distribution Manager, Louisville, Kentucky