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This page is about getting a job at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA (not Disney World or Disney Cruises). By the way: Disneyland employees are called "cast members".
- What kind of jobs are there? They're divided into 6 areas:
- Operations: Working the rides, custodial arts, guest services, cashiers, photographers, parking staff, and ticket takers.
- Hotel Staff: Front desk, reservations, housekeeping, etc.
- Food & Beverage: Dining cashiers, food preparation. This is separate from the Disney Culinary Program.
- Sales: Ticket sales, shop cashiers, travel agents
- Recreation: Show choreographers, costume maintenance, performers. For more information about this area see Disneyauditions.com.
- Disney's Job Hotline is 1-800-766-0888.
- The Casting Center (hiring office) is at 700 W. Ball, just north of Disneyland between Disneyland Drive and Harbor Blvd.
- The Official Disney Employment site is here.
- For Information on the Business Side of Disneyland, check out Disney College, designed for college undergraduates who are interested in Disney business operation.
- To Email or Fax Your Resume, send to DL.Resort.Resumes@disney.com or fax 714-781-1620. Be sure and include a specific job title or field of interest.
- Steve Martin's first job was at Disneyland. I'm told he worked at the Magic Store. Want to know other famous people who have a Disneyland job on their resumes?
- Ron Ziegler (Richard Nixon's press secretary) worked on the Jungle Cruise
- Actor Kevin Costner also drove a boat on the Jungle Cruise, and met his wife at Disneyland where she was Snow White
- Actress Michelle Pfeiffer danced in the Main Street Parade
- Actress Joanna Kerns (the mother on "Growing Pains") was a backup dancer at Disneyland
- Cast members get 12 free tickets to give to family and friends. They also get free passes for themselves twice a year and on Christmas. The questions is: Would you spend your day off work... at work?
- Walt Disney was fired from his job at a newspaper because he "lacked imagination". Before he got involved with films he was also involved in several unsuccessful businesses. Before his business career he was even an ambulance driver!
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