Disneyland Paris Recruits 8,000 Employees in 2019

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Disneyland Paris recruits 8000 employees in 2019

Disneyland Paris will recruit nearly 8,000 employees to strengthen the teams of the largest theme park in France. Many positions are available now.

Disneyland Paris announces a new massive wave of recrutements. As in 2018, the leisure park installed in Seine-et-Marne will hire 8,000 people in 2019. 

Disneyland Paris is already one of the largest employers in Seine-et-Marne with 16,000 Cast Members working in nearly 500 professions, “on stage or behind the scenes. ”

7000 CDD and 1000 CDI

Disneyland is currently looking for some 7,000 employees in fixed-term contracts to strengthen its teams, especially for the summer period, and all holiday periods during which the park has a high attendance, and 1,000 on permanent contracts

Recruitment starts in February

For  the spring and summer 2019 season , the amusement park recruits waiters, catering employees, baggage handlers, bartenders, service employees, photographers, bathing supervisors, divers, operator operators of attraction, concierge reception hosts.

Disneyland Paris regularly organizes important recruitment sessions. In Pantin (Seine-Saint-Denis), an audition will be organized on Wednesday 13 February . The company is also looking for princesses and princes for its parades. Candidates can expect full-time permanent contracts between February and July 2019 and  full-time contracts starting in May 2019 for a minimum period of 4 months.

“All contracts are  35 hours a week  and require  flexibility between 6 am and 2 pm , as well as weekend availability. ”  The CSD of two to eight months  are the key. No details on the level of remuneration are specified.

Become a prince or a princess!

Disneyland Paris is  looking for major candidates  who have several skills: ”  the sense of customer service  and preferably  a first experience in hospitality or tourism  “, ”  a good level of French and English  “. The people recruited will be able to benefit from housing on site.

Applicants must apply  on the Disneyland Paris website . If the candidates are selected, they will be invited to  a recruitment session on February 8th and 9th, from 8:30 am to 6 pm,  at Disneyland Paris.

A second recruitment session will take place in Lyon, Sunday 3rd March . All candidates must speak French or English and be available until 6 pm This time again, the candidates will have to put themselves in the costume of princes and princesses. They will have to have a good level of dance. Women should measure between 160 cm and 174 cm and men.

According to Disneyland Paris, employees are on average 35 years old and 86% are employed on permanent contracts.

Many positions to be filled at Disneyland Paris concern the parade. (
Many positions to be filled at Disneyland Paris concern the parade. (© La Marne)

The extension of Disneyland Paris will create 1,000 jobs

The Disneyland Paris group announced in November 2018 that the extension of the park would result in the creation of  1,000 direct jobs . Currently, 16,000 people work at Disneyland Paris.

Fausto Rotelli, director of strategic business at Eurodisney, announced that these jobs would see the light  of day by 2025,  when the opening of new worlds dedicated to Star Wars , Frozen and Marvel is scheduled . Not to mention the  500 indirect jobs generated during the construction period , which will begin in 2019, and the many training that the group will offer.

On-site housing facilities

To attract the maximum of candidates, living even in Europe, Disneyland Paris promises them housing . This home can be occupied by the employees throughout their contract period whether they are on fixed-term or permanent contracts. They are housed in the Val d’Europe sector in housing belonging to the American firm.

Positions for students
Disneyland Paris also offers professionalization contracts .
– With an alternating rhythm between field work (80%) and business and linguistic training (20%), these fixed-term contracts of 12 to 14 months aim to obtain a Professional Title as a Tourist Reception Technician.
– To become trainee for the media center .
– Catering clerk during the holidays of February and spring.
– Swimming supervisor  for pools located in the hotels of the park.

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