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Norway Cultural Representative Program

Apply Now Job ID 462950BR Location Orlando, Florida, United States Business Disney Parks & Resorts Brand Walt Disney World Resort Date posted 08/07/2017


The Cultural Representative Program is a twelve-month work experience located at Walt Disney World® Resort, near Orlando, Florida. Participants have the opportunity to share the unique culture and customs of their country with Guests, while working different front line, guest facing roles. Participants must authentically represent one of the countries or regions we have recreated in look and feel at the Walt Disney World® Resort.
Countries and regions represented are: Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Norway, Southeast Asia (India, Indonesia, Thailand), Sub-Saharan Africa (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe), and United Kingdom.

Within the World Showcase at Epcot, there are eight independent participant companies that have contracts with Disney. These companies (Operating Participants) were selected for the unique contributions in cuisine or merchandise they offer from their home countries. Cultural Representatives working in these areas are employees of the Operating Participant company, but still part of Disney International Programs.

Accepting applications for positions that will start between February 2018 and August 2018.

Presentations and interviews will be held in Bergen in October 27 and in Oslo in October 28 and 29 of 2017.

Responsibilities

Our Norway Cultural Representatives can be placed in a Food & Beverage, Attractions, or Merchandise role. Below are descriptions for each position.

Epcot World Showcase - Food and Beverage:
  • Proactively greeting and interacting with every Guest that enters or leaves the restaurants
  • Escorting Guests to tables
  • Selling food & beverages, including alcoholic beverages
  • Utilizing a computerized reservation system for seating Guests in the restaurant
  • Setting and stocking tables, carts, and restaurants side stations
  • Cash handling - manual and using computerized registers
  • Bussing tables, cleaning kitchen and counter equipment, emptying trash cans
  • Heavy lifting, pushing carts, carrying heavy trays
  • Providing resort and park information to Guests
  • Possible prolonged exposure to weather conditions
Epcot World Showcase - Attractions:
  • Working at one or more of the "rides' or theater shows
  • Loading and unloading Guests from an attraction
  • Operating sophisticated ride systems
  • Memorizing and delivering lengthy narrations on a microphone to large groups
  • Retrieving and arranging strollers
  • Assisting with emergency evacuations of attractions when necessary
  • Monitoring Guest flow and providing a safe Guest experience
  • Working with FASTPASS®, the ticketing system that distributes attraction ride times
Epcot World Showcase - Merchandise:
  • Proactively greeting and interacting with every Guest that enters or leaves the shops
  • Demonstrating and selling merchandise (including alcohol and tobacco) in indoor and outdoor areas
  • Filling orders, preparing and assembling food items
  • Cash handling - manual and using computerized registers
  • Stocking and cleaning shelves and carts
  • Receiving/putting away stock and deliveries
  • Stroller/wheelchair rental – including repetitive lifting, stacking and pushing strollers and wheelchairs
  • Preparation of food/candy
  • Preparing packages for shipping/delivery
  • Possible prolonged exposure to weather conditions

Basic Qualifications

To be eligible to apply for the Norway Cultural Representative Program, you MUST:
  • Speak English fluently.
  • Be at least 18 years of age to apply.
  • Be able to authentically represent Norway.
  • Be receptive to Disney Look guidelines.
  • Be fully available to work Sunday through Saturday, including days and nights, holidays and overtime.

You are required to upload your Resume/CV and Cover Letter in PDF or Word format for this job application.

Company Overview

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

Additional Information

Pay rate: Cast Members will earn an hourly rate of pay starting at $10.00 per hour depending on the role they are selected to perform.

We strongly encourage candidates to explore www.disneyinternationalprograms.com prior to submitting an application.



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