Universal Adds Large Raise to Starting Wage For Over 800 New Hires

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Are you looking for a job in the exciting world of theme parks? Universal Orlando Resort may have the solution for you.

Universal Orlando recently announced in February that it would be hiring 2,500 new Team Members in many different areas including attraction operations, aquatics, custodial, parking, security, paramedics, and more. Universal’s starting pay for Team Members is $15.00 per hour with some positions starting at higher rates depending on the job type and experience.

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This week, Universal Orlando Resort announced that it is hiring more than 800 new Team Members for full-time, part-time, and professional career opportunities within the resort’s Food & Beverage team.

New starting rates for Culinary Team Members range from $16.50 to $20 per hour based on the position. These roles also offer the training and opportunity to build a progressive culinary career.

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Universal Orlando has a wide variety of Culinary and Food & Beverage positions available including line cooks, senior cooks, chef assistants, dishwashers, quick service personnel, cashiers, full-service wait staff, and more.

Here you can make your career sizzle. Interested applicants can sign up to attend Universal Orlando’s Virtual Culinary and Food & Beverage Job Fair on Wednesday, April 6 by visiting UniversalOrlandoJobs.com.

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Universal Orlando Resort is home to many thrilling and epic attractions that you won’t want to miss. You can experience Hogsmeade, which includes Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Hagrid’s Magical Creature Motorbike Adventure, and The Flight of the Hippogriff, as well as Jurassic Park River Adventure, the all-new Jurassic World: Velocicoaster, Skull Island: Reign of Kong, The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk Coaster and much more at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.

Then, don’t forget about all the amazing attractions like Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, The Simpson’s Ride, E.T. Adventure Ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringott’s, MEN IN BLACK: Alien Attack, Hollywood Rip Ride RockIt, and much more all next door at Universal Studios Florida. Also in major Universal Parks News, Epic Universe— the largest Universal Park in the world— is currently under construction and is set to be finished by 2025.

What do you think of Universal Orlando Resort making more hires? Let us know in the comments.

If you want to visit Universal Orlando Resort, you can today! Click here to get your vacation started! You can go to Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, then eat some dinner and grab a drink at CityWalk. Want to take a splash? Volcano Bay is ready for you. With so many fun events like Mardi Gras, Halloween Horror Nights, and more, Universal will give you an action-packed adventure like you are in the movies! And, who could forget about the Wizarding World of ‘Harry Potter’! Universal is also in the midst of building its biggest theme park ever, the Epic Universe, which is set to open in 2025. Or, how about a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood to experience the movies?

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