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Walt Disney World Offering $1500 Hiring Bonuses, Announces Job Fair at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

Amid hiring troubles, Walt Disney World has raised its hiring bonuses for select Cast Member roles.

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The role most affected by the change is chef’s assistant as well as Cook 1 candidates, which now offers a $1,500 bonus for new hires. Other roles, including certain positions in culinary and housekeeping staff, continue to offer a $1,000 bonus. Pay rates range from $14.00 to $19.00 per hour, with pay increases coming Sunday, October 3rd. Other positions being sought include custodial, quick service food and beverage, and steward capacities. Full- and part-time positions are available.

Additionally, Disney has announced a job fair to be held in Veracruz Exhibit Hall C at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort on Monday, September 20th. The fair lasts from 8 AM to 6 PM, with attendance limited to 500 people. Further information can be found at this link.

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Suzanne
Suzanne
29 days ago

Disney will lose thousands of cast members next month. Folks are waking up to it’s not a magical place to work. Go woke, go broke.

They Never Learn
They Never Learn
29 days ago

Here’s an idea:
REHIRE the thousands of cast members who were unceremoniously terminated. I know they would LOVE to have their jobs back.
NO BONUS NEEDED!

But that won’t make Chapek and his shareholders rich so never mind.

Michael
Michael
29 days ago

I was a cast member back in the 90s and loved every minute of it. We took pride in our appearance and providing guest service excellence. I never thought I’d ever say this… but under the Chapek and D’Amaro regime, not even a $1500 bonus would bring me back. There’s a reason why they’ve stooped to hiring anyone with a pulse… the culture is gone. Don’t get me wrong, Disney has always been about making money. But it has always done so by “earning it” through an exceptional cast who provided amazing experiences. Now, they have the mentality that CMs… Read more »

M Schindler
M Schindler
21 days ago

Maybe if they would have kept us on indefinite furlow without pay instead of firing a third of their cast…they wouldn’t be in this situation. Terminated cast should be invited back with the bonus and choice of roles! Housekeeping is a hard job for young people much less a senior who spent nearly 20 years working for the company In an Attraction role I loved… to see it taken away…at no fault of my own. Where’s our call backs?