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5/6/2022 – Disneyland Resort Lifeguard Job Fair [Anaheim]

May 6, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT

At the Disneyland® Resort, dream jobs do exist. The Disneyland Resort invites you to be our Guest and explore Lifeguard roles at our upcoming Job Fair on Thursday, May 5 or Friday, May 6 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

The job of Lifeguard Cast Members at the Disneyland® Resort is to ensure the well-being of our Guests, keeping pool areas clean, answering Guest questions, providing information and assistance.

Do not miss this unique opportunity to learn more about what it is like to make unforgettable memories for our Guests! Candidates are encouraged to apply online prior to the event; however computers will be available at the event to complete applications.

New higher wage rate!
The starting rate for Lifeguards is $17.85 per hour.

Full Time requires full availability for any shift, seven (7) days per week including nights, weekends and holidays.
Part Time requires full availability on weekends, holidays and during all peak seasons, in addition to nights for any private parties.

With our Disney Aspire program, eligible hourly Cast Members receive 100% of tuition paid upfront for partner institutions!

Event Details

When: Thursday, May 5 & Friday, May 6
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Where: Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa

1600S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
Check in at the Sequoia Ballroom 

Where: Downtown Disney District Parking

Enter on Downtown Drive
1710 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
Downtown Disney District Parking is at the Simba Lot, located off of Disneyland Drive, between West Katella Avenue and Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel.

Complimentary parking is available at the Downtown Disney District Parking, located off of Disneyland Drive, entering on Downtown Drive. Parking vouchers will be available at the Job Fair, please be sure to save the voucher and give to the Parking Cast Member upon leaving the lot.

  • To reduce wait time, it is strongly encouraged to apply now, by clicking on “Apply for this job” below.
  • Attendance at the Job Event may take up to three hours to complete

Please note: If you are not able to attend our in-person job fair, no worries! Please click on the link below to apply for the role in your area of interest and attend a virtual interview offered Mon-Fri from 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM or Sat 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM!

Disneyland.jobs – Disneyland Resort Opportunities

The State of California strongly recommends that all Guests be fully vaccinated or obtain a negative COVID-19 test prior to entering the Disneyland® Resort. Face coverings are required for all Guests (ages 2 and older), regardless of vaccination status, in certain indoor settings including Disney shuttles and in health settings, such as in First Aid. Face coverings are optional for Guests in outdoor areas.

*If on the day of the job fair you feel sick or have any symptoms of COVID-19, we ask that you stay at home and call us at 844-559-2278, Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST to reschedule your interview.


Lifeguard responsibilities include ensuring the well-being of our Guests, keeping pool areas clean, answering Guest questions, enforcing policies, rules and regulations of Recreation locations. Other Responsibilities include:

  • Recognize and respond effectively in emergency situations
  • Enforce policies, rules and regulations of the Recreation locations
  • Participate in regular in-service training
  • Dispatch Guests at various Slide Locations
  • Clearing pool deck of used towels, lifejackets, and trash
  • Switching out used and clean towel bins
  • Meeting and Greeting Pool Guests
  • Report writing when responding to Guest safety and first aid situations

Basic Qualifications

  • Previous Lifeguarding or Swimming Instructor experience preferred
  • CPR/AED certified
  • Casual Regular Cast Members must be available to work Friday/Saturday/Sunday
  • Casual Temporary Cast Members must be available to work all peak seasons and holidays
  • Hours range from 5 AM and closes as late as 11 PM
  • Seven (7) days of full availability, including nights and weekends and holidays is preferred.
  • Bilingual preferred

Additional Information:

Our Theme Parks and Resort Hotels operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and some shifts may start as early as 5:00am while some may end as late as 3:00am, 4:00am or 5:00am. Please note that the principles of seniority are used to schedule all roles.

After clicking “Apply for this job” below, the employment application will open in a new window. Please complete ALL pages of the application by clicking “Next” on each page, then “Submit” on the final page.

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About Disneyland Resort:

When Walt Disney opened Disneyland on July 17, 1955, he said he hoped it would be “a source of joy and inspiration to all the world.” Since then, the Disneyland Resort has welcomed more than 800 million guests, expanding to become an approximately 500- acre, multifaceted, world-class family resort destination, complete with two renowned Disney theme parks, three hotels and the exciting shopping, dining and entertainment area known as Downtown Disney District. Through a combination of creativity, technology and innovation, the resort brings storytelling to new heights, and Disneyland Resort cast members play an integral part in bringing that Disney magic to life for thousands of guests every day.

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 Disneyland Resort.

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.


May 6, 2022
9:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT
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Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa 1600 S. Disneyland Dr. Anaheim, CA 92802
1600 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802 United States
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