G MPAA rating
Rated G - General Audiences

This article is rated G, meaning it is appropriate for all ages.

A Wanted Job Is A Given Job
Series The Krusty Crew Shorts
Season 1
Short 1
Airdate April 11, 2014
Story by DangerZ
Written by DangerZ
Storyboard artist(s) natemamate
Directed by DangerZ
Creative director(s) DangerZ
Supervising producer Rarity7Best
Next Episode Increasing Prices

A Wanted Job Is A Given Job is the pilot of The Krusty Crew Shorts series and the first short of season one. In this short after SpongeBob worked his whole life to be a professional frycook, Mr. Krabs hires SpongeBob. This short is one of the 20 shorts of season one. This short is paired with Increasing Prices.


  • SpongeBob (debut)
  • Gary (debut)
  • Squidward (debut)
  • Patrick (debut; cameo)
  • Mr. Krabs (debut)


  • SquarePants Residence (debut)
  • Tentacles Residence (debut; seen)
  • Star Residence (debut; seen)
  • The Krusty Krab (debut)

Trivia and Errors


Gary's meow is higher pitched in this episode.


  • Before SpongeBob was in The Krusty Krab, he was lighter yellow, but when he went into The Krusty Krab, he became darker yellow for the rest of the episode.


  • [short starts in SpongeBob's Bedroom]
  • [SpongeBob's alarm clock rings]
  • SpongeBob: [wakes up and yawns] Good morning, Gary!
  • Gary: [wakes up] Meow.
  • SpongeBob: Yes, I know today's the big day. [gets out of bed] Today I will get that frycook job at The Krusty Krab that I've been working for my whole life.
  • Gary: Meow, GOO!
  • SpongeBob: Ok, seeya Gary! [runs out of room]
  • [scene now shows Patrick, Squidward, and SpongeBob's house all visible]
  • SpongeBob: I'm ready, I'm ready! [runs down street and sees Patrick standing in front of his house] Hi Patrick, I'm going to get that job today!
  • Patrick: Pshhh.. Job schmob. You will do great, SpongeBob!
  • [scene now shows The Krusty Krab]
  • SpongeBob: [looks at help wanted sign] Soon that sign will be gone because I'm ready!! [bursts into The Krusty Krab]
  • Mr. Krabs: Ahoy there, are you here for a Krabby Patty?
  • SpongeBob: Actually, [smiles] I'm here for the frycook job.
  • Mr. Krabs: Hmmmm... [looks at SpongeBob] Ok, you got the job! [gives SpongeBob The Krusty Krab hat]
  • SpongeBob: [in mind] After all that work for a frycook, now I get the job? [outside mind] Yaay!! I'll do great I promise.
  • [Squidward walks into The Krusty Krab and puts on hat]
  • Squidward: [gasps] Why is SpongeBob wearing that hat. No, don't tell me. [goes into his stand]
  • Mr. Krabs: SpongeBob here is the new frycook.
  • Squidward: [smashes head repeatedly on the cash register] OH.... NO!!!!!!!
  • Mr. Krabs: [gasps and walks up to the cash register] Stop! Stop hurting cashy!
  • Squidward: [stops hitting head] Cashy!? Is that how generous you are?
  • [short ends]

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