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Business Operations Associate (Part Time)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10018542 Location Anaheim, California, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Sep. 22, 2022 Flex Type On-Site

- This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:

Asset Management is responsible for the tracking of assets in operation and the disposition of assets removed from service, as well as ensuring the necessary approvals are received, financial entries are booked and any additional Company policies and internal control guidelines are enforced.

This Associate will conduct physical audits of Company assets that are in use throughout the Disneyland Resort and surrounding areas. The associate will also provide additional support to other team members in a fast paced environment by receiving, sorting, tracking, and shipping of assets from all aspects of the DPEP business.

This associate will learn and perform a variety of functions within the team. The expectations of this associate includes, but is not limited to: operational and office support, inventory control, 3rd- party vendor support, Guest service, and project management.

This is a part time position expected to work up to 29 hours a week. This operation is primarily active M-F from 6:00AM-4:30PM, with occasional weekend availability required.


  • Conduct physical audits in varied work conditions, including warehouses, kitchens, office buildings, and outdoor spaces.

  • Track and report audit results to the Capital Asset team at Disney Worldwide Shared Services.

  • Identify, tag, and update recently capitalized assets.

  • Submit asset modification and retirement requests to maintain accuracy of asset data, including updates to physical location, description, and asset value for all West Coast Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products (DPEP) assets.

  • Support the recording, inventorying and tracking of DPEP intellectual property, branded, recognizable and heritage assets in an asset inventory system including, images, dimensions, weights, etc. (30+ attributes tracked).

  • Assist in identification of assets for internal and external disposition including TWDC Archives, TWDC and DPEP locations and 3rd Party Vendors for development of asset transfer/asset catalogues.

  • Collaborate with internal and external project managers, ranging from small cleanouts to large scale demolition and installation projects, with a focus on tracking asset status and location throughout the project, and identifying high risk assets and recommendations for risk mitigation.

  • Identify, build and implement systems and/or processes to increase efficiency.

  • Operate forklift, pallet jacks and other industrial tools and equipment.

  • Consolidate and analyze 3rd Party consignment reports, and determine fair market valuation for retail and auction pricing strategies.                                                     

  • Occasional rigorous physical activity, including safely moving assets that can weigh more than 800 lbs. using specialized equipment.

  • Communicate effectively with internal and external partners and guests in a professional and courteous manner.

  • Support Resort Environmentality goals through landfill diversion

  • Actively exhibit Disney’s “The Five Keys”.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong problem solving skills, particularly when it comes to identifying where an asset might be physically located based on limited data available in multiple systems

  • Experience in an environment with an emphasis on internal controls

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills           

  • Strong ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop positive, effective relationships with other departments/business partners

  • Excel and Office Suite

  • Project Management experience

  • Must have weekend availability

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Forklift operating experience

  • Industrial and kitchen equipment knowledge

  • Audio visual equipment knowledge

  • Computer hardware knowledge

  • Smartsheet or other spreadsheet tools

  • SharePoint

  • Leadership experience

Preferred Education:

  • AA or Bachelor’s Degree

About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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