Disney Job Application & Careers

Disney Job Application & Careers

The Walt Disney Company is a multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate. It was founded in 1923 by the Disney brothers and played an essential role in the development of the animation industry as we know it today. It got its current name in 1986 when it also expanded towards theater, music, radio, publishing, and online media. Naturally, this also means there are plenty of Disney job openings for you to choose from. This article will guide you through the Disney job application process, how to find the perfect job openings for you, and how to make sure your application will stand out from the crowd.

We will also review some of the most popular and interesting job openings they have to offer, their responsibilities, requirements, and salary information.

Disney Job Openings

Disney offers a plethora of job openings in their amusement parks, at their headquarters, and other locations throughout the US and the rest of the world. Job openings range from custodian to forecasting analyst. Here’s a complete list of the Disney job categories:

Business Development
Call Center
Consumer Packaged Goods
Content Development
Creative Jobs
Digital & Interactive Media
Finance & Accounting
Government Affairs
Human Resources
Industrial Engineering
Maritime & Cruise
Marketing & Promotions
Park Operations
Quality Assurance
Research & Development
Retail Operations
Sciences & Animal Programs
Studio Operations
Supply Chain Management

The most popular jobs are by far park operations jobs and cruise line jobs.

Disney Job Application Online Process

To submit a Disney job application, follow these steps:

  1. Go to jobs.disneycareers.com and search for a certain job opening or location from the drop-down lists.
    Note: If you’re looking for Disney park jobs, you can also go to parksjobs.disneycareers.com and search for a job by location or role. However, you can also see these job openings by using the jobs.disneycareers.com application website.
  2. Sort through the results until you find one or more jobs that fit your needs and skill level. Use the filters on the right if you’re seeing too many results!
  3. Pick one or more job openings that sound good to you, click on the title, and read the job description. Then, scroll down to the bottom of the job description page and click on the Apply Now button to go directly to the Disney job application, or click on Apply Later to save the job and continue with your search. You will be redirected to xjobs.brassring.com, the official Disney job application partner website.
  4. Create an account on this job application platform and proceed to your Disney job application by filling out your personal details, experience, education, and contact information.
  5. Make sure you upload or correctly fill out your resume and any other attachments that might be relevant.
  6. Check your details again making sure the contact info is correct, then submit the Disney job application.

Disney Careers

This section of our Disney job application guide focuses on five of their most popular job openings, their duties, requirements, hours, and salary.

Attractions / Custodial / Merchandise / Quick Service Foods (Part Time)

This Disney job posting actually includes four job openings in Guest service / Cast member roles. Even though these openings have different responsibilities, they do have the same requirements, hours, and salary.

Main Duties

Cast members working in Attractions will work in Disney parks and will be in charge of greeting the park guests, handle loading and unloading of attractions, operate said attractions, narrate the journey for guests, and control the audience.

Custodial cast members at Disney are in charge of clearing tables, restrooms, and other general cleaning tasks. However, they should also be ready to answer questions from park guests and provide directions.

Disney cast members working in merchandise are in charge of stocking, inventory, answering guests’ questions and assisting them with their requests, operating a POS, handle cash transactions, and perform light cleaning tasks.

Quick Service Foods
Disney employees working in the quick service food & beverage team should expect a very fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include taking and fulfilling orders from customers, handle cash transactions, operate a POS, food preparation, bussing, stocking, keeping inventory, and general cleaning tasks.

Minimum Requirements & Qualifications

Cast members working in attractions, custodial, merchandise, or quick service foods should:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be able to stand for 3 hours at a time
  • Have good hospitality skills
  • Be enthusiastic
  • Be able to complete a task with minimal supervision
  • Be able to work a variety of shifts during the day, night, weekend, or holidays
  • Some roles might also require the ability to swim depending on the attraction!

Hours & Salary

Pay starts at $10 per hour for these openings and the job is part-time. You need to be fully available for a minimum of three days per week including nights, weekends, and holidays. The yearly salary depends on how many shifts you take.

Engineering Services Manager

Engineering services managers lead a department which handles HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and other machines in the Disney parks and locations.

Main Duties

  • Respond to support requests from customers when needed
  • Proficiently read blueprints and other technical drawings
  • Proficiently manage computerized maintenance management systems
  • Maintain a safe work and fun environment for employees and guests

Minimum Requirements & Qualifications

  • Strong guest service skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in using Windows OS
  • Be willing to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays
  • Proficient with MAXIMO
  • Budget and scheduling management skills

Hours & Salary

CareerBliss.com estimates the Engineering Services Manager salary at Disney at $69,000 per year or $33 per hour. The position is full time but expect to also work weekends and holidays.


Lifeguards work in Disney parks and ensure the safety and wellbeing of the guests and other staff.

Main Duties

  • Recognize emergency situations and respond to them
  • Enforce safety rules and regulations
  • Clear the pool area of used towels, lifejackets, and trash
  • Refill the towel bins
  • Answer questions from guests

Minimum Requirements & Qualifications

  • Great observation skills
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to swim 200 yards (8 lengths) continuously
  • Be able to lift 100 pounds or more with assistance

Hours & Salary

Lifeguards at Disney start off at $12.75 per hour and is a part-time job. Disney mentions you should be available for a minimum of three shifts per week including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Retail Creative Concept Designer

Retail creative concept designers at Disney are in charge of creating happiness. They support the retail creative & visual merchandising teams and report to the lead concept designer for retail creative.

Main Duties

  • Ideate and illustrate visual merchandising, window displays, and other design tasks both in hand sketch and in graphic illustrations
  • Use visual merchandising concepts, window displays, and other visual effects to bring retail strategies to life
  • Work with other departments on retail concept development, storyline, and other visual materials
  • Work with vendors on design production and installation

Minimum Requirements & Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of experience in graphic design
  • Great at hand illustration
  • Awesome computer rendering skills using the Adobe suite, CAD, or Sketch-up
  • Good organizational skills, excellent at time management, prioritization, and meeting and exceeding deadlines
  • Ability to deliver projects with minimal direction and follow-up
  • Strong communication and networking skills
  • Positive, pro-active attitude
  • Good judgment and the ability to handle confidential information

Hours & Salary

Unfortunately, there is no info regarding the hours or salary for this job opening.

Company Info

Disney Contact Details

The Disney headquarters are located in Burbank, CA.

Address: 500 South Buena Vista Street, Burbank, California, United States

Official website: www.disney.com

Official careers website: jobs.disneycareers.com

Disney Hours

The Disney hours of operation vary depending on the season. The most extended hours of operation with the public are between 8 Am and 11 PM, but employees will be scheduled in shifts that go beyond this schedule.

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