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13 Quirky Careers at Walt Disney World Resort

13. Fireworks Technician Bringing those fireworks shows to life is the job of Disney World’s fireworks technicians.  With shows in several locations on every single night of the year (weather permitting), technicians are responsible for setting up, loading, firing, breakdown, and cleanup of the pyrotechnics.  While it can be a dangerous job, you’ll have one of the best seats in ...

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13 Quirky Careers at Walt Disney World Resort

Surfer Disney

12. Wave Pool Surfing Instructor Typhoon Lagoon features a large, state of the art wave pool that creates perfect waves up to six feet high.  Since Disney doesn’t miss a trick, they offer guests the opportunity to learn how to surf those waves prior to the park opening on select days.  Teaching these surfing classes are pros who provide 30 ...

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13 Quirky Careers at Walt Disney World Resort

Fishing Excursions

11. Fishing Guide Many Disney World guests are unaware that they can actually book a fishing excursion while visiting the resort, but outings of 2 to 4 hours are offered on several of the lakes located on property.  These excursions come with a fishing guide who is there to help you find the best fishing spots, keep you out of ...

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13 Quirky Careers at Walt Disney World Resort

Scuba Diving Disney

10. Scuba Diver You might expect that this is an obvious position for the Disney World Resort, considering that it is home to one of the largest saltwater aquariums in the world at Epcot’s The Seas with Nemo & Friends.  But Disney has need of many more scuba divers for the inspection, maintenance, and repair of water rides and equipment, ...

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13 Quirky Careers at Walt Disney World Resort

Imagineers

9. Imagineer Another position at The Walt Disney Company that many people dream of having is Imagineer.  These are the people who create, design, and then bring to life all of the rides and attractions in the theme parks, among many other innovative projects across the company.  Possessing a strong background in science and/or art is a must, but if ...

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13 Quirky Careers at Walt Disney World Resort

Turtle Talk With Crush

8. Interactive Character Disney World is well known for having amazing interactive rides and attractions.  Attractions such as Turtle Talk with Crush and Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor, however, take that interaction to a higher level by introducing live interplay with a Cast Member performing a role.  In the case of Turtle Talk, that live interaction requires accurate mimicking of a ...

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