In case you haven’t heard, Walt Disney World has announced that its highly-anticipated Skyliner gondola system, that will connect Hollywood Studios and Epcot to four of its resort hotels, Art of Animation Resort, Pop Century Resort, Caribbean Beach Resort and the new Riviera Resort (that will open in December), will begin carrying park guests into the air on September 29. The colorful Skyliner cabins will feature artwork based from iconic films like Pirates of the Caribbean, Finding Dory, Ratatouille, and Monsters, Inc.. Of course, it wouldn’t be Disney if the gondolas didn’t also feature Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Chip & Dale, and Pluto.

If you’re looking to be more than an occasional rider on the new Skyliner gondola system, perhaps you’ll be interested in knowing that Disney is now hiring gondola workers for their new skyliner transportation system. Disney Skyliner Cast Members will greet guests, load and unload the gondolas, operate the system, and send guests soaring into the sky above Disney property!

Here are the basic qualifications Disney’s looking for in their gondola workers:

  • Flexible scheduling availability including first and second shifts, third shift if applicable, weekends, holidays, overtime and double shifts
  • Part-Time roles require a minimum of THREE (3) days of FULL AVAILABILITY in order to be considered for this opportunity
  • Must be at least 18 years of age for all available roles
  • Must ensure the safety of all Guests and Cast Members
  • Must be able to perform constant bending, stooping, and kneeling
  • Must be able to grip, grasp, and lift from 5 to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Must be able to push and pull up to 15 pounds
  • Driver’s License required

Here are some attributes that might really help you land the job:

  • Problem Solving and Guest recovery skills
  • Previous experience speaking in front of large groups or audiences
  • Comfortable managing computerized ride operating system while being responsible for the safety of the Guests riding Disney Skyliner
  • Experience working in Operations/Attraction style environments or other mass transportation
  • Must be comfortable surrounded by large groups of people and working in enclosed spaces
  • Clear, accurate, and attentive communication in person, on the phone and via radio
  • Comfortable approaching Guests to offer assistance
  • Ability to stand for long periods and climb stairs
  • Basic computer skills to operate mobile devices and other computer systems
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to follow directions and maintain performance theming
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and adjust quickly to operational changes
  • Ability to positively interact with Guests and fellow Cast Members
  • Receptive to working in outdoor conditions with heat, humidity, cold, and all types of weather
  • Comfortable with heights and with experiencing the Skyliner as a passenger while traveling from station to station
  • Full availability for any shift, seven (7) days per week, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • You can apply HERE to work on the Disney Skyliner!Whether you’ll be a riding guest, or a Disney Skyliner Cast Member, the Skyliner gondolas are going to be an awesome addition to Disney World!