With 11 Disney parks around the world and a workforce the size of a small army to keep them running, it's no surprise that there are a few unusual jobs at places like Disneyland. While we think of costumed "cast members" and food vendors, each park also hires everything from lifeguards and spa staff to accountants and engineers. Disneyland is probably the only place in the world where "Imagineers," Buzz Lightyear and a wedding planner could share an office.
But there's one very important job you'll find at every Disney park that almost nobody thinks of: nurses. This small team of medical professionals keeps the Happiest Place on Earth running smoothly, which is harder than you'd think.
Like any other nursing job there are qualifications. To work at the parks you'll need 5 years experience somewhere else, training to give CPR and use defibrillators, and a driver's license. But you'll also need a lot of patience, kindness and positivity to get through the day.
Disneyland alone attracts over 44,000 people every day, and the park's nurses are responsible for all 85 acres, along with the parking lots and nearby hotels.
These nurses aren't just handing out lollipops either.
Click the next page to see what a day in the life of a Disney nurse is like!