Working at Tacala is more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to grow. With over 300 restaurants across the Southeast United States and Texas there are many ways to grow with us. We offer employees the opportunity to work in a culture that values and encourages advancement, provides the tools and training to help you succeed, and recognizes and rewards achievement.

We are always seeking “Customer Maniacs”, those who are zealously committed to providing quality food and satisfying customers beyond their expectations, to join our team.  If this sounds like the kind of team that you would like to be a part of, please click below to apply to the position nearest you.

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Region Vice President

Region Vice Presidents are responsible for leading a region of 100+ restaurants to achieve operational success and lead their team to execute Tacala and Taco Bell’s vision, mission and goals.

Team Member

Team Members set the tone for the Taco Bell customer experience by providing fast, fun and friendly service to all customers.

Seasoned Champion

A Seasoned Champion is cross trained to help their team with both customer service and food service.

Area Director

Area Directors support the restaurant teams by providing leadership presence in multiple areas. A true player-coach, Area Directors are capable of running an area of 5-7 while also providing oversight to one or more fellow Area Coaches.

Market Coach

Market Coaches are in charge of the operational success of an entire region. They oversee the activity of 7-10 Area Coaches, and report to the VP of Ops to ensure restaurants are excelling in all areas of the business.

Area Coach

Area Coaches provide overall leadership and direct supervision of approximately 5-7 Taco Bell restaurants to ensure that each Restaurant Leader meets or exceeds their restaurant’s goals. This position is expected to role model appropriate skills and behaviors for each of the restaurants in their area.

Restaurant Director/Market Training Leader

A Restaurant Director at Tacala has a proven track-record as a world-class Restaurant Leader and is capable of running multiple restaurants in partnership with a full complement of junior managers at each of his/her locations. A Market Training Leader at Tacala is an expert in the Taco Bell processes and systems and has the ability and desire to train our newest management hires & promotes.

Field Training Coach

Field Training Coaches are responsible for developing people at all levels and add más value to the organization by being Taco Bell brand experts and sharing their skills and expertise with others.

Restaurant Leader

Restaurant Leaders lead the restaurant team in all aspects of the business. A Restaurant Leader at Tacala creates a great team culture, provides world-class customer service and ensures the restaurant is financially successful.

Team Trainer

Our Team Trainers are experts in all things Taco Bell and ready to train our newest Team Members.

Shift Leader

Shift Leaders support the Restaurant Leader by running each shift self-sufficiently and ensure consistent customer satisfaction.

A Safety Ambassador is a leader in safety who is always working towards building a strong safety culture and environment and reiterating safety best practices within the restaurant.

Assistant Leader Safety Ambassador

Assistant Leaders assist the Restaurant Leader in leading their team, providing world-class customer service and operating a successful restaurant.


Taking good care of our team has always been important to Tacala, and it always will be. Members of the Tacala family, who meet eligibility requirements, have the option to enroll in health benefits, 401k retirement plans, a company funded GED program and the opportunity to apply for college and vocational school scholarships.

Benefit Options Available*:

  • Blue Cross and Nationwide medical insurance plans
  • Dental & vision insurance plans
  • Short-term disability insurance plans
  • Long-term disability insurance plans
  • Life insurance plans
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Bonus Opportunities
  • Paid Vacation
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Company Funded GED Program
  • Free Meals
  • Sick leave

*Not all positions are eligible for all benefits.

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