Walt Disney World Hiring Thousands for Summer Season

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The summer season at Walt Disney World always draws the crowds. To prepare for one of the busiest summer seasons yet, Disney announced it will be hiring over 3,000 people through May. Disney will host hiring events for the different positions available.

Housekeeping Hiring Days and Job Fair are every Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm with extended hours on Wednesday, May 9th from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Hiring for Housekeeping, including application processing and interviews, will take place at the Walt Disney World Resort Casting Center near Disney Springs.

If you are interested in the world of Disney food, the Culinary Job Fair will be on Monday, April 23rd at ESPN Wide World of Sports. Different culinary areas will be hiring and candidates will have the opportunity to meet and interview with Disney chefs.

The Lifeguard Job Fair will be held on Saturday, April 21st at Mickey’s Retreat on Lake Forest Drive as well as Wednesday, May 2nd at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. Swim tests and interviews will be given to applicants age 16 and older.

Disney is also hiring new drivers at the Bus Driver Online Job Fair. Candidates can apply online to join the team.

All of these summer positions are either full time, part time or seasonal and many come with signing bonuses up to $3000. Full time positions also include insurance (medical, vision and dental) as well as paid time off.

Walt Disney World Resort is Florida’s biggest employer and it’s no secret that they are growing. With Toy Story Land opening this summer and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge scheduled for 2019, many new cast members will be needed to help make the guest experience truly magical. Hiring is going on now through the end of May, so be sure to check it out on Disney’s Career website.

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