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As Reopening Nears, Universal to Hire 2,000

 Universal Studios Hollywood is looking to hire more than 2,000 employees as it ramps up for full capacity operations.The Universal City theme park can go from its currently mandated 35 percent attendance limit to full capacity on June 15, according to entertainment industry news website Deadline..The employees being hired are full-time, part-time, seasonal and professional positions, Deadline reported.Specific jobs opportunities include those in attractions; entertainment, including production assistants and show controllers; guest relations; park services; wardrobe; retail; parking, and food, including posts as bartenders, baristas, cooks, bakers, food stand attendants and runners. More jobs are available in the areas of finance, marketing, human resources, engineering and environmental health and safety, the website said.The theme park officially reopened on April 16 at 25 percent capacity. On April 28, it began to allow out-of-state visitors who could show proof of vaccination and provide valid ID to buy tickets, Deadline reported.Universal Studios Hollywood offers such rides and attractions as Jurassic World-The Ride, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash and Despicable Me Minion Mayhem.

Mark Madler
Mark Madler
Mark R. Madler covers aviation & aerospace, manufacturing, technology, automotive & transportation, media & entertainment and the Antelope Valley. He joined the company in February 2006. Madler previously worked as a reporter for the Burbank Leader. Before that, he was a reporter for the City News Bureau of Chicago and several daily newspapers in the suburban Chicago area. He has a bachelor’s of science degree in journalism from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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