View Full Version : DVCers - What is your Disney Dream Job?

04-15-2004, 04:52 AM
I had fun reading about the jobs we have...if you worked at WDW what would be your dream job? I would like to be CEO - hear there is an opening coming up! Next to that...I would LOVE to be the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella's castle. POUF. DH would like to be a bus driver...you get to sit down, and it is air conditioned. How about you? Sandie B

04-15-2004, 05:40 AM
While technically not a DVcer yet, I am in my heart of hearts though and will be welcomed home someday soon. I would love to be Tigger!!!


04-15-2004, 06:11 AM

I'd love to zipwire down from the castle every night :bounce:, waving my wand :wave: and pixie dust to all those happy faces......and then land in time to watch Wishes...mmmmmmmmm!

OK. Dream over, doubt they'd want a 36 year old mum to do the job!!!:teeth: LOL

Nick@ VB+OKW
04-15-2004, 06:16 AM
Drive the boat from OKW to DD or...................... be Richyams chauffer at WDW............................http://users.telenet.be/eforum/emoticons4u/trans/fahr02.gif

04-15-2004, 06:58 AM
My DH has always wanted to drive the Friendship boats ... I have to admit for a 60 year old he would still look good in those white shorts :hyper: Me ... I would like to work behind the scenes. I don't think I would have the patience to deal with some of the guests.

04-15-2004, 06:58 AM
My dh would captain one of the pontoon boats. I would be Cruella or Malificient. None of those sappy, nice to everyone princesses. Don't think I could take being nice to people all day, so a villainess would be perfect!!

04-15-2004, 07:01 AM
My husband is currently a police officer....but he is dead serious when he says that he wants to retire to Orlando and drive a Disney bus.
As for me, I will take the retirement to orlando, but not sure what my 'dream job' there would be as of yet.

04-15-2004, 07:05 AM
DH wants to be a conductor on the steam railroad, and I would be the "extra person" who helps with the ropes on any of the boats.

We've been checking out Orlando neighborhoods, retirement is not too many years away, sometime in '07. I'm ready to leave Ohio, but Cape May has to fit in the retirement picture.


04-15-2004, 07:21 AM
Goofy would be it for me

04-15-2004, 07:52 AM
I actually had my dream job down there! I worked at CRT. It was such a great place to work!! Although if I ever move back (which might happen in 1.5 ys) I think I might like to waitress at CRT. They make very good money and also get some great benefits too!

04-15-2004, 07:55 AM

I think I'd like to work in guest services @ one of the resorts. Helping people with their day.

Allison an associate

04-15-2004, 07:56 AM
My dream job is just to work there. I think I could be working with waste water at Disney and be happy as a clam (and scary as it sounds, it would be in my career field).

I would not want to be a character, though. I think that might make the characters lose their magic. I still tear up when I see Pooh and I would not want to lose that!

Fun question!:sunny:

Canadian Tom
04-15-2004, 08:01 AM
Well, I would really like to be one of the guys with the little dust pan and broom that pick up garbage on Main Street at Magic Kingdom. That would be a great job, fantastic place, you're outside in great weather(only works the winter months) telling people where to go to have a great time, absolutely no stress and a complete change from what I'm doing now. Can't wait, I retire in 2 months.

04-15-2004, 08:31 AM
I know it sounds wierd, but I would love to do something with landscaping. To be able to plant flowers all day would be great. Would also love to learn how to do those topiaries.

04-15-2004, 08:40 AM
I want to be a wedding planner at the Pavilion, and dh wants to photograph weddings. Then, when we're "retired" from those jobs, I want to work in Liberty Square in one of the shops and dh wants to drive the train. :teeth:

04-15-2004, 08:51 AM
Composing musical scores for parks, rides, lobbies, movies.

AT WDW, it would be landscape design.

04-15-2004, 09:10 AM
i have simple aims - i would love to be a balloon seller or similar.
DH has far loftier aims - he would love to be Captain of the Disney Magic!
actually come to think of it that does sound like a great job maybe we could "job share"... :teeth:

04-15-2004, 09:10 AM
DH & I always joke that we'd like to be characters, but honestly, I think that's a really tough job. I'd like to have a nighttime job at WDW, after the parks close. Then I'd have all my days free to enjoy the WDW!

04-15-2004, 09:14 AM
I want to be the DVC sales rep on the Magic or the Wonder.. what a great job!!...

I asked them about it adn I was told that it is a reward for sales at DVC.. so I want to sell DVC ...

Simba's Mom
04-15-2004, 09:26 AM
My dream job is to replace "Art the Greeter". However, since he's probably not going to retire until many, many years after me, I'll take my back-up. That's to work in the general store at OKW, and at the end of the day, just walk to where I live-one of the Villas at OKW where I'll meet up with DH, whose spent his day working as a greenskeeper at one of the WDW golf courses (actually, he's rather accomodating-he'll take any job at the WDW golf courses).

04-15-2004, 09:30 AM
Well, MK Resort Monorail Driver would do it for me. Just to spend a little time with all those families who are so excited to "sit up front". Plus, my DW says I've been going in circles for years ....

04-15-2004, 09:36 AM
I'd love to do statistical analysis. See and get dirty with the REAL data. Discover what the optimal distribution of Fastpass tickets are, where and when can we place "events" to keep lines moving. See what the relationship between discounts and spending and profit is. How often buses should run to meet the goals of efficiency, cost effectiveness and customer satisfaction.

Course, that's what I do for a living, just not theme park related.

B'rer Karen
04-15-2004, 09:55 AM
Well my dream Disney job would be quality control. I would want to spend my days in the parks riding the rides, eating the food, and interacting with guests to make sure everything is up to snuff. Something tells me that isn't a real job, but they should create it just for me!

04-15-2004, 09:57 AM
I'd like to be one of the streetmosphere people at MGM. Lots of bright red lipstickand crazy clothes!

04-15-2004, 10:01 AM
I wanna write software for Disney!!!

Wanna help them make the CMs more able to serve the guests better and faster. Or maybe get into automation systems for some of the attractions.

04-15-2004, 10:04 AM
I'd like to help design pavilions that combine rides with educational content. It's close to what I do now as a corporate instructional designer--but more fun!

04-15-2004, 10:09 AM
I would like to be an operator/driver on the monorail. I wanted to do that at 4 years old and still want to at 34.

04-15-2004, 10:32 AM
For years now, I've been the person all my family and friends come to when they need any advice and info. on WDW -- trip planning, where to eat, when to go, which WDW resort to stay in lol. I keep saying I'd love to be a professional WDW itinarary coordinator. You know, help guests with scheduling their days while at WDW, set up PS's, etc. So technically, I guess my dream job would be to work Concierge at BC or GF. Isn't that pretty much what they do lol? (have yet to stay concierge so only have an idea how it works - never seen it in action) Since I love to do that stuff anyway, I'd definetly love to be at WDW all the time and get paid to do it:teeth:

Too bad to try and get that job I'd have an hour and a half drive to work everyday:rolleyes: I guess I'll just have to settle for being a guest and not a CM. Not a hard job to be the guest though;)

The Prophet
04-15-2004, 10:45 AM
I would lke to be CEO as well.
Eisner must go !!!


The Prophet

04-15-2004, 10:58 AM
I would really like to be Chip or Dale.

04-15-2004, 11:02 AM
I think I would love to work in the Haunted Mansion. Ahhh....air conditioning and you are not expected to smile all the time :teeth:

With my luck I would end up at the raceway..sweating and sucking exhaust fumes every day :(

04-15-2004, 11:11 AM
I'd like to work on their web-site... That team really needs some help.

Where exactly is their site managed? Is the team even located in Florida or is it managed out of California? Other? :confused:

04-15-2004, 11:17 AM
Ohhh. I forgot the 'streetmosphere' people. I could do that. Or work in the Haunted Mansion. I'm multi-talented....I would do anything. Dh, although he has said he wants to pilot the pontoon boats, also would like to work in landscaping. He's always working in the yard at home. That would be a terrific place for him. Great ideas!!!

04-15-2004, 11:27 AM
..... so I can say things " Hey moron, I guess you've never used in-door plumbing !!" or " Just how exactly did you expect those three trees worth of toilet paper you used to actually make it thru the pipes" or " Maybe you should try sitting rather then squatting before you spew last nites tex-mex dinner".

04-15-2004, 11:42 AM

I am ROFLMAO:bounce: :Pinkbounc :bounce: :Pinkbounc

I would like to be a wedding planner and work with brides to be. Of course, that means dealing with mothers of the bride which can be a nightmare so maybe not. My second choice would be a DVC guide.

DH would love to work at any golf course or probably any job outside.

04-15-2004, 11:49 AM
Me-DVC Guide or Cinderella

DH-Bus Driver

04-15-2004, 11:56 AM
The job I would want is BTMRR - I like the costumes.

The job I would never want - Small World (for all the obvious reasons!)

04-15-2004, 12:07 PM
Hubby would probably want to be a barber on Main Street.

I would probably want to be a character. I'm extremely short. I think once I read I meet the requirement for ducks and mice. LOL
I think I'd be a great Minnie.

I also think I'd do a good job at Alice, but being I'm already 32 I don't think that would work.

My true dream job would be in theater and shows. Course, I would need to be able to sing, dance and act. LOL Might help! That is something I've always been fascinated by. I LOVE seeing Broadway shows when they tour to Atlanta.

My oldest takes ballet and tap, next year we'll add jazz into the mix. She also has a pretty voice. Maybe I'll get to live out my dreams through her, course she is only in Kindergarten! LOL

Back when I was in high school and college I wanted to go into animation. After two years of college I dropped out. Bad me! Doesn't much matter anyway, today I sure would be hard pressed to find a job at Disney doing this!

04-15-2004, 12:10 PM
Imagineer or DVC sales.

A planner/guide would be cool too, "Group, I know we've been to EPCOT every day this week, but we have to ride Mission space one more time to get the full experience." :D

04-15-2004, 12:28 PM
I would like to be one of the dive masters at the Living Seas Pavilion. I would love to take tourists on the Aqua Tour and Dive Quest Tours. I would not even mind having to spend time cleaning the artificial coral in the tank.

04-15-2004, 12:42 PM
I'm thinking that for me the dream job would be as one the piano players at Jellyrolls or a bartender at the Rose and Crown Pub.

04-15-2004, 01:27 PM
I want to work at Castaway Kay. Or in the wedding pavilion. Either would be great! My DH and I want to retire and work CK together.


04-15-2004, 01:56 PM
I would love to work as an internal affairs investigator. DH would love to handle the video/audio production area either in TV promotions or DVC.

04-15-2004, 02:20 PM
I would love anything that involves singing or acting. I guess my first choice would be in one of the groups that perform at the American Adventure - particularly the Voices of Liberty.

04-15-2004, 02:30 PM
Originally posted by lenshanem

My true dream job would be in theater and shows. Course, I would need to be able to sing, dance and act. LOL Might help! That is something I've always been fascinated by. I LOVE seeing Broadway shows when they tour to Atlanta.

My oldest takes ballet and tap, next year we'll add jazz into the mix. She also has a pretty voice. Maybe I'll get to live out my dreams through her, course she is only in Kindergarten! LOL

OMG....I totally could have written this myself!!!!!!!!!

04-15-2004, 02:35 PM
I would love to be the "Official Food Taster" for all the WDW eateries-how cool would that be? :cool1: Of course I would then have to alternate that job with being a tour guide in the parks just to walk off the calories! :teeth:

DH would love to be the captain of The Grand One or Breathless :boat:

04-15-2004, 02:54 PM
OK, I've been inspired. I'd like to be Official Dessert Taster, the ODT in residence. A fulltime sugar high, er, job, at Disney would be just the ticket for me! :Pinkbounc

04-15-2004, 03:10 PM
I'm a branch manager here at home and would love to go there and be a banker inside WDW. I think there is a bank in there- that'd be awesome! I'd also like to be a dancer or even just help with the attractions.

04-15-2004, 03:50 PM
I would love to work in the Haunted Mansion, I think greeting the guests at the door would be a blast! I think my wife would like to vacuum the carpets at the Grand Floridian, she sure loves doing out carpets at home!!!

04-15-2004, 04:05 PM

I have every intention of becoming a chef at one of the Disney

restaurants....in about 10 years. Another year and a half of

culinary school, then eight years until my youngest graduates

from high school, and, God willing, we will be making the move.

DH can sit home collecting his retirement check from the Coast

Guard, and I will be creating fabulous food!


04-15-2004, 04:05 PM
Originally posted by brandip22
I'm a branch manager here at home and would love to go there and be a banker inside WDW. I think there is a bank in there- that'd be awesome! I'd also like to be a dancer or even just help with the attractions.

I'm with you brandip22. I would love to see the take from an average day. I do the deposits for a major department store and I just cant imagine how much $$$ comes through the parks each day!!! DH would like to work in Imagineering. He likes all that techincal mumbo-jumbo. The water screens in Fantasmic have really got his wheels turning on how he can do something like it at home on the pond behind our house. Our neighbors will hate us!!!

Shelby5514:Pinkbounc :bounce:

04-15-2004, 04:37 PM
1- Bus Driver
2- Bell Services @ OKW
3- Security
4- Landscaper
5- Anything, just so I can be there, rather than here.

colleen costello
04-15-2004, 04:55 PM
I saw on a tv special that some folks actually LIVE on Castaway Key. I thought about this but I guess it would get lonely after a bit...

I want to do DVC sales or work at either Goods-to-Go at Old Key West or the shop that sells the Hawaiian clothes at the Poly. This last one would let me look out at that great pool/lake all day!

PS: I only want to work part-time so I have lots of time for fun!

04-15-2004, 05:01 PM
I would love to be a DVC Guide or work in one of the resorts

My DH wants to drive the Friendship boats that run from EPCOT, to the resorts to MGM

04-15-2004, 07:03 PM
My dream jobs--

One of the ladies in Garden Tea Room in the Grand Floridian-- perfect hours, lovely atmosphere, guests come to relax so it's nice and slow-paced!

bus driver lady
04-15-2004, 07:47 PM
Well now...in my dreams I would rather be driving a bus at WDW than the school bus I've been driving for 12 years now. I have my doubts about the pay being comparable, though. But having the moms and dads onboard to make sure their kids behave would sure make the job a lot easier! Or did I see a debate about this recently...some parents let their kids run wild when they're on vacation, too!

DH would enjoy GM's Test Track as he is in the auto industry, or working at his favorite Pirates of the Carribean. And DS would make a fantastic Goofy!

Suzy :earsgirl:

04-15-2004, 08:00 PM
I would love to be one of the costumed characters. Winnie the Pooh would be great! Except I read somewhere that Disney was having problems with their employees getting lice and the body suits underneath not being cleaned enough- EWWWWW!:bounce:

04-15-2004, 08:07 PM
I want to be the person who sits and says "WELCOME HOME!" when you walk in the building.:p I think that would be a great job! Kind of like being a greeter at Walmart, only the surroundings would be better. I need a job with no stress, since I have been teaching for 30 years. I could also work at DVC telling people about DVC, or work after-hours changing lightbulbs;) DH would either be a bus driver or work at the golf courses.

04-15-2004, 08:09 PM
I think I would like to be a character escort - not inside the hot costume but definitely making magic moments!:wizard:

04-15-2004, 08:14 PM
<------------ See picture to the left over there. Dream job.

04-15-2004, 10:21 PM
Dream jobs:

1) Be a guide for the backstage and wild by design tours at AK

2) Be a CM at AKL on Arusha Rock at night

3) Be a Train Driver at MK

4) Be a Monorail Driver

5) Have a new job of roaming the parks helping people out


04-15-2004, 10:25 PM
Working with all the beautiful Flowers.


04-15-2004, 10:40 PM
I want to be the dvc van driver.:bounce:

04-15-2004, 11:06 PM
Not being particular, I would take whatever is open. (smile)

04-15-2004, 11:21 PM
Oh my gosh! I can't believe the number of husbands that want to drive the boats! ::yes::

You can count my hubby in as well. He has always said that is his dream job.

In real life he is a charge nurse in the emergency room.

My Disney dream job would be to work in the casting department. I am already in Human Resources but "Casting" just sounds so much cooler!

I also would not mind being Eeyore or Pooh...


Kick it up a notch!
04-15-2004, 11:59 PM
Driving the Boat!!!!!

Steve's Wife
04-16-2004, 12:16 AM
I would have to be either Cinderella's fairy godmother at the Magic Kingdom or one of the street characters at MGM. :smooth:

04-16-2004, 05:34 AM
I think my wife would like to vacuum the carpets at the Grand Floridian, she sure loves doing out carpets at home!!!

Huh? Sandie

04-16-2004, 08:18 AM
Oh how nice it is to dream! I would have to say my dream would either be to portray Belle in Beauty and Beast stage show (but that nasty little talent factor might get in the way:tongue: ) or maybe an animal handler at AK. DH is a farrier (horseshoer in layman's terms) and has become friendly with Gary Wade who does all the horses at FW for the park. I'd be happy if DH could even just be Gary's vacation fill in. (Guess that wouldn't be much of a vacation for DH though:rolleyes: ) Nevertheless, DH would be GREAAAAAAT at anything that requires talking to people (about anything...anywhere...anytime...:crazy: ) Unfortunately, my 4 year old DS has also acquired his father's gift for gab. Sure makes for fun times meeting people in the parks, though. I think that's one of my favorite things about going to WDW. I LOVE to meet people from all walks of life who have the same love I do for all things Disney. We are definately a culture of our own. I've started even doing itineraries for friends and relations when they go....did one for one friend and it just took off. Love doin it, now if I could only get paid!

04-16-2004, 10:28 AM
I would love to work with the animals at AK. I have always wanted to do that since the first time I went to Sea World. (oops, can I say that here!:hyper: )

Diana :wave2:

04-16-2004, 10:31 AM
Monorail driver of course. Chicks dig a man in a uniform!:love1:

04-16-2004, 10:31 AM
Two words - Monorail Driver!::MickeyMo

04-16-2004, 10:37 AM
I want to sell DVC

04-16-2004, 11:24 AM
i'ne always wanted to be a boat driver, but i also would like ranger stan's job if he retired

04-16-2004, 12:44 PM
I think I would like to drive one of the boats. Maybe Downtown Disney to Old Key West That would be fun.(at least for a little while):wave: :wave: :wave: :wave: :wave: pirate: pirate: pirate: pirate: pirate:

04-16-2004, 01:16 PM
1) Anything in and around OKW (less stress and relaxing)

2) Night work in MK (Pure Magic)

3) Day - Bus Driver (people less cranky)

4) Backstage (creating unscene Magic)

04-16-2004, 01:18 PM
A starter at one of the golf courses!

04-16-2004, 02:26 PM
I just thought I would add an interesting story to this interesting thread ;)

When we were at the YC last year, we were browsing at the gift shop before checking out. I was talking to a CM and joking with her saying that how could you not be happy if you worked at Disney :) She told me a pretty interesting story about a friend of hers that had been a lawyer for a few years. His friend was killed pretty unexpectedly and it made him reevaluate life I guess you could say. He quit his job as an attorney and went and got his dream job as a CM at the Yacht Club! She said he still raves that being a CM is the best job in the world. ;)

04-16-2004, 02:27 PM
There's this guy named Eisner. I'll take his job thx.

Either that or scrubbing urinals in the Adventureland rest rooms (nah, we'll let Michael take that one).

04-16-2004, 02:56 PM
There's this guy named Eisner. I'll take his job thx.

Either that or scrubbing urinals in the Adventureland rest rooms (nah, we'll let Michael take that one).

I like that. Good punishment for Eisner for all the cutbacks he approved...

04-16-2004, 02:58 PM
When we were at the YC last year, we were browsing at the gift shop before checking out. I was talking to a CM and joking with her saying that how could you not be happy if you worked at Disney She told me a pretty interesting story about a friend of hers that had been a lawyer for a few years. His friend was killed pretty unexpectedly and it made him reevaluate life I guess you could say. He quit his job as an attorney and went and got his dream job as a CM at the Yacht Club! She said he still raves that being a CM is the best job in the world.

What a nice story, thanks.

Barreras Family
04-16-2004, 03:15 PM
Just like the work we do now. :crazy: :crazy:

She would love to be a Vet. Technician at DAK and I would love to be their (or any Disney) librarian.

Otherwise I'll take Guest Relations at any resort or drive the Monorail from MK to Epcot.

aka Piglet's daddy

04-16-2004, 03:34 PM
i,ve told my dear wife I would like to retire to disney and work doing grounds and the cool topiarys

04-16-2004, 03:35 PM
I'm going to be the person at the back of the tram. What part of "no further boarding" don't you understand.

After that I'd be the person who drives the big garbage sucking vacuum cleaner after the parades.

But I'd be home!!

04-16-2004, 03:58 PM
Originally posted by sgtpet
I would like to be an operator/driver on the monorail. I wanted to do that at 4 years old and still want to at 34.

I was about to write the same thing...I told my parents when I was 4 that I wanted to live in FL and drive the monorail...I've said it every year since...and It remains the ultimate in "retirment jobs" in my mind. I'm 35 now...just gotta get my application in a year or 2 before sgtpet ;)

04-16-2004, 05:45 PM
#1 PoC guide
#2 KS driver
#3 Concierge CM
#4 DVC sales

#1 Boat captian
#2 Grounds
#3 Bus driver

04-16-2004, 06:21 PM
I'd like to be a character strolling around. Belle or perhaps I could pull off Jasmine.

I also wouldn't mind having a role in resorts development--doing research on the time periods, themes, locations, artwork, furniture, and everything else that goes into creating uniquely themed resorts.

04-16-2004, 07:29 PM
DH wants a job over at DWWOS... and he can moonlight as an in-person color commentator on weekend / big sporting event nights over at ESPN! He will just need to control his overwhelming bias towards Philadelphia sports teams, however...<a href='*******************************************ZSzeb008' target='_blank'><img src='http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/20_1_96.gif' alt='Flyers' border=0></a>

Me, I am a simple woman of simple needs. I'd like to serve ice cream at the sweets shop on the boardwalk, or maybe fix Kitchen Sinks at B&C! <a href='*******************************************ZSzeb008' target='_blank'><img src='http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/12/12_4_9v.gif' alt='Ice Cream' border=0></a> And when I'm not scooping, I'd like to be a CM for the MK family scavenger hunt tours. I work as a resrch. chemist now, so I don't want ANY behind-the-scenes stuff, though -- I want to preserve some of the mystery and magic, please! <a href='*******************************************ZSzeb008' target='_blank'><img src='http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/15/15_3_10.gif' alt='Wizards Hat' border=0></a>

04-17-2004, 08:37 AM
Brandip22...You and I are in the same boat...I am a branch manager as well but after 25 years, there is no way I want back in a financial institution, even in Disney.:teeth: My dream job would be working as a CM at any of the resort front desks.:hyper: I would love to help people get their dream vacation off to a perfect beggining.:tongue: Talking about Disney all day...absolutely...PRICELESS!!!:Pinkbounc :Pinkbounc

04-17-2004, 03:43 PM
In reality, we'd never want to work or even live near WDW-we like it being far enough away to be a vacation destination-HOWEVER
in the what if game:
DH would absolutely positively want to be a firefighter there(we had to take pics of the new firehouse near DTD last trip:rolleyes: LOL)
I would like to be behind the scenes working in some sort of financial position..or I would work at the bank in the MK-is that still there??

04-17-2004, 04:20 PM
I'm not sure if my first choice is an actual Disney job but I would love to work on doing bookings for their special events like the Christmas Parade, Night of Joy (ie booking and coordinating the talent) and being involved in the logistics of these of events.

Since I'm not sure that is an internal Disney job here are my other pics:

1) DVC sales
2) Guest Services at one of the resorts
3) Wedding Coordinator

All of these 3 are tied together because I just want be a part making someones Disney experience even more magical and perfect.

TDC Nala
04-17-2004, 08:01 PM
Samantha Sterling, Daring Adventuress.

I'm practicing cracking coconuts with my thighs.

04-17-2004, 10:20 PM
official dessert taster and reviewer, job hours 1100-1300, 2000-2200, press pot coffee included during second shift, weekends and holidays off for most of the year, 1 weekend a month tasting wedding cakes at gf wedding pavilion during official receptions


04-18-2004, 05:37 AM
I would love to be the social director at a DVC resort. Playing games with both the children and adults. Anyhone for goofy bingo? OK how about pooside bingo??

Scarlet O
04-18-2004, 08:47 PM
Since I have spent the last 10 years working on fund raisers, I would love to work on philanthropic events at Disney. I would open the gates of the Magic Kingdom to battered and abused women, underpriviledged children, Make A Wish Foundation, the list goes on.
Although, I would hardly consider this work. The rewards far outweigh any financial gain.
Recently, I read a post from a very generous person, who wanted to donate her unused points at the end of the year...not for any tax credit, but out of the goodness of her heart. Although I didn't respond to her post, my compliments to her....character is priceless.

04-18-2004, 11:13 PM
I've actually given this a lot of thought,

I'd like to work in Quality Assurance as a "secret guest." Walk arround acting like a regular tourist in the parks and resorts but actually keeping an eye on the cast members making sure they're doing a good job. I'd love to make sure the good ones get recognised and the bad ones get the boot (or retrained).


As long as I'd have the power to do something about it, I'd like to be the one that deals with guests that are having a bad day. "I'm so sorry you had to wait so long for a bus. Would unlimited fast passes for the day help?" "It's too bad your stroller was stolen, would a free meal at Crystal Palace make up for it?" That kind of thing.

04-19-2004, 02:24 AM
I'd love to be one of the people that makes changes to the MK at night .... leaving just as the visitors arrive to see all the magic that I've worked so carefully to create. Especially around the holidays! (Probably sounds like I'd be an ideal CM ... thinking of the visitor first and getting joy from their excitement!

04-19-2004, 06:33 PM
My background is public relations and I would love to do this for Disney! I can't imagine having a hard time shining a good light on Disney since I love it so much!!

04-20-2004, 04:55 PM
Pixie dust spreader on the Tilt-O-Whirl but I understand that job is taken, right Eddie? I guess I'll just have to settle for Mayor of Magic Kingdom! Great thread!!

04-20-2004, 05:48 PM
What a fun thread! Here are my top few:

1. Work the cruise desk at Beach Club
2. Keys to the Kingdom tour leader
3. Host the Millionaire Show at MGM
4. DVC sales
5. Drive the boat between Epcot and MGM

Maybe I'll get to make my fantasy a reality someday. :D

04-20-2004, 06:52 PM
I would be happy to be a CM in one of the gift shops in any of the Disney resorts. I think it would be great fun to meet and talk to people from all over the country and the world! I wouldn't want to work in any of the park gift shops....especially any of the ones on Main Street after the fireworks...YIKES!!:eek: Wayyyy too many people at once!

The other job I'd love is to drive the boats from POR to DTD and back again..."Welcome aboard, watch your step!!"

Sigh.....wishful thinking!


04-20-2004, 06:59 PM
I always tell my friends I want a job driving the Jungle Cruise boat:

1. It's in the Magic Kingdom.
2. The boat steers itself.
3. I'd get to crack bad jokes all day long and get paid for it.
4. It's in the Magic Kingdom!

04-20-2004, 08:28 PM
Nothing makes me happier than digging in the dirt!
So how much better would it be to dig in the dirt at MK or Epcot?
I love the plants and design work that is done and would love to be there at night planting and digging away!! :cool: :cool: :wave: :wave:

Bob D194
04-20-2004, 09:43 PM
I have always wanted to drive a Disney Bus. DW would like to work in costuming or as a seamstress at Disney's MGM Studio's.

Maybe someday our dreams will come true.

Bob D.

04-20-2004, 11:01 PM
puckerup: yummy that would be the candy shop on main street.


04-21-2004, 09:45 AM
Gotta be Bartender at OKW. Just have to keep me away from the "turtle Krawls"

08-29-2004, 08:33 PM
Originally posted by dsmith
... I'd like to work in Quality Assurance as a "secret guest" ...
Test guest--great idea!

08-29-2004, 10:00 PM
DVC guide - no doubt about it. Second choice would be CM helping people get those dates and rooms they want -or front desk at OKW so I can say Welcome Home and hopefully get everyone's stay off to a good start.

08-29-2004, 10:10 PM
1. diver at Living Seas
2. animal trainer at AK
3. special event planner (concerts, Food and Wine, etc.)
4. monorail driver
5. DVC guide
6. boat pilot
7. quality control
8. just about anything!!!

08-29-2004, 10:16 PM
DH would love to drive one of the boats between OKW and DTD! I would love to be a DVC guide!

08-29-2004, 10:27 PM
Hmmmm, I guess I would have to pick imagineer

08-29-2004, 11:24 PM
I would like to sell Disney Vacation Club memberships!!

08-29-2004, 11:33 PM
There are 2 things that really appeal to me....would love to sell DVC (my DH sells "regular"timeshare!!) or work in concierge with guests to work that Disney Magic!!

08-30-2004, 12:58 AM
A fishing guide or the conductor for the railroad around MK.

08-30-2004, 07:37 AM
Director of Public Safety. In my far-fetched dream I would knit the Fire-Fighting, Security, Medical, Emergency Preparedness and Emergency/Contigency Response departments into a tightly integrated unit ready to meet the anticipated and unplanned needs of our guests and CMs.

That or nightly sanitation worker!

08-30-2004, 08:48 AM
I would be a natural for dvc sales, I have already sold a few with my enthusiasm for the program.

I think it would be dreamy to sell balloons on main street, but im sure that would get boaring quick.

I need to work with people, I smile alot anyway (probably because my next disney vacation is always around the corner)
I like to solve problems and help people so maybe guest services somewhere, or some type of hotel management position would be good for me.

Mona Militello
08-30-2004, 08:54 AM
I guess lots of people want my job. When I retire I want to drive the boat from OKW to DD also. I would consider driving the tramps at the parking lots also. I would not let all those late comers hop on.

08-30-2004, 08:58 AM
I think
1) Marketing Department
2) Mayor (or Mayoress in my case) of Main Street
3) Boat Pilot in Epcot

You all know there are seasonal jobs available:rolleyes:

08-30-2004, 09:15 AM
I would love to work as a groundskeeper. They could assign me to any area of the park and I would be satisfied. I think WDW's landscaping is next to genius. Magnolias, slash pines, ect. I could be outside all day!

B'rer Karen
08-30-2004, 09:20 AM
Originally posted by Mona Militello
I guess lots of people want my job. When I retire I want to drive the boat from OKW to DD also. I would consider driving the tramps at the parking lots also. I would not let all those late comers hop on.

I'm sure a lot of guys would like that job ;)

08-30-2004, 11:06 AM
I would love to write software for DISNEY, and then retire to driving the monorail between MK and Epcot.

I have always loved the monorail, and the trip between parks gives some great views and enough time to really enjoy the ride.

08-30-2004, 11:41 AM
I will be driving the boat from WL and FW to the MK. Not the large friendship boats but the smaller wooden boats. I would also be happy guiding the Segway HT tours of Epcot.:smooth:

08-30-2004, 02:34 PM
I would like to be the DVC Webmaster so that the DVC Member's Website did more than just act as a pamphlet. (Online reservations, points organizer, chat room with MS, etc...).

08-30-2004, 03:46 PM
I work in Systems Assurance, working on everything from computer systems to satellites. I have had one childhood dream job, working for NASA. Now, to fulfill by adult dream job, working for the mouse.

I would love to do test and deploy for the new systems Disney deploys across the property. From Fast Pass to Pal Mickey to the new ticketing system.

And, in my retirement years, piloting a Friendship Launch and piloting a monorail.

Now, how much are houses in Celebration?

08-30-2004, 04:14 PM
Wow, I've really enjoyed (and sometimes laughed out-loud at) all the responses! I should really take some time to think about this but the first things come to mind are...

1. Anything involving animals at AK
2. Rotating through the various gift shops in the World Showcase...different view of Illuminations every night!
3. DVC guide

1. DVC guide
2. DVC van driver
3. One of the people at CBR that rent out the water mice and drive them around the lake patroling

Maybe when the kids are older and out on their own.

08-30-2004, 04:57 PM
I hear the tips are really good at HDDR!!!:p
TRAMPS (instead of Trams..I think):rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

Stitch 03
08-30-2004, 07:58 PM
For myself (in the height of my career):

President of WDW or,
Head of Finance for all of WDW :crazy:

If semi-retired:
Bus Driver

My wife:
Anything in make-up

Quality assurance


Bus driver or greeter