Disney Launches 2018 Spring Hiring Event, Looking to Hire Over 3,500 Workers

Walt Disney World Resort - Epcot - Spaceship Earth


Walt Disney World announced that they are holding a spring hiring event to fill over 3,500 open jobs. The mass hiring event throughout April and May is in line with their annual hiring trends in preparation to staff up before the busy summer days.

Hiring events are scheduled for their biggest needs including bus drivers, housekeepers, lifeguards, and culinary roles. Other positions such as Security hosts/hostesses are also in high demand.

To help attract candidates to apply, Disney is offering a hiring bonus for almost all positions. These hiring bonuses range from $500 to $3,000 depending on the job role and level.

Here is a list of jobs available, short descriptions of each role, and a link to apply.

Lifeguard - Lifeguard responsibilities include ensuring the well-being of our Guests, keeping pool areas clean, answering Guest questions, providing information and assisting in boat or towel rentals. Lifeguards may also have the opportunity to work in a variety of locations throughout property and in different positions, including Pool Attendant, Slide Operations and Marina Operations. Certification training is provided and conducted over three consecutive days weekly.

Apply to Lifeguard (Seasonal, Full-Time, Part-Time)


Housekeeping - As a member of the Housekeeping team, responsibilities include, but are not limited to, overall cleaning of guest rooms, including stripping and making beds, vacuuming, dusting, and replenishing items such as linens, amenities and various supplies. Housekeeping cast members also interact with guests daily, responding in a timely manner to their requests, assisting with directions and sharing information.

Apply to Housekeeping team (Full-Time/Part-Time)


Bus Driver - Whisking guests off to their next magical destination is just one of the many benefits of being a Transit Bus Driver/Operator at Walt Disney World Resort. With over 400 transit buses and 25,000 acres to cover (that’s approximately the size of San Francisco!), cast members in Transit Bus Operations drive multiple routes across property every day. Bus Drivers play the important role of transporting guests from reality to fantasy both safely and efficiently.

Apply to Transportation team (Full-Time, Part-Time)


Culinary Roles - Use your culinary skills in fast-paced environments that range from catering, to fine dining, to pastry and beyond.

Culinary Cook 1 (Full-Time) - Provide first-rate dining experiences while working for one of the world’s leading entertainment and hospitality companies.

Culinary Chef Assistant (Full-Time) - Assist the Chef with overall culinary direction and development of the team, while promoting teamwork and a fun work environment.

Apply to Culinary team (Culinary Cook 1, Culinary Chef Assistant)


Security Host/Hostess - Protecting the Magic is the main goal of the Walt Disney World Resort Security team. Cast members may work in various locations throughout our Theme Park and Resort Hotel areas, both on-stage and backstage, maintaining an environment that enables guests and cast members to experience the magic of Disney.

Apply to Security Host/Hostess (Full-Time)




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