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Military Programs

Military Hiring & Support

We’re here for our heroes

Papa Johns 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.

What makes us a great match?

Military Veteran saluting flag
Your loyalty and strong desire for continuous achievement make you an ideal employee.
Truck driver and passenger smiling while driving
You are dependable and extremely flexible to work outside of defined boundaries.
Papa Johns team members standing in kitchen
You work well within teams and have a strong bond to your teammates and the organization.
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You value inclusion and respect all individuals, at all levels, from all walks of life.

Where do you fit?

Papa Johns job

Military job

Distribution / Inventory


Maintenance Electrician

EM, Naval Electricians mate

CDL A Driver

Military Occupational Specialty 88M, 3531 or 2T1X1

Electrical, Mechanical or other Engineering job

Military Engineer

Corporate Communications or Marketing

Military PR or Communications background

Franchise or Corporate Store Management

Military Leaders

Physical and Cybersecurity team

All veterans

Operations and Supply Chain

IDS (Technology) background

Hear From Our Veterans

Papa Johns 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 Johns 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 Johns delivers on this simple principle every day…with our better ingredients, better pizza!”

Chastity, Senior HRIS Analyst, Louisville, Kentucky

Papa Johns 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 Johns, the outcome is always favorable and my team stays engaged.”

Steve, Distribution Manager, Louisville, Kentucky

Reaching Out

Papa Johns 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, such as:

  • 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
  • Visit assisted living facilities and make Quilt of Valor presentation
  • Hold Purple Hearts luncheon at Papa Johns
  • Recognize Valentine’s Day at the regional VA Hospital
  • Participate in salute to our veterans and the Honor Flight Network

Joining in

Papa Johns V.E.T.S employee resource group for veterans

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.

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