10,000 workers in total needed at Resorts World in SentosaNovember 12th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The first massive recruitment drive at Resorts World at Sentosa launched and even hired workers from the DBS bank. The resort is the same concept like the Universal Studios theme park and the integrated resort has started to fill 300 senior positions and 200 managers and 100 supervisors
In order to attract the applicants , they offered a chance to go to Universal Studios Orlando in the United States for a training which will be up to four months.
The resort didn’t say how many local people and foreigners they will hire. The positions on offer now include ride and show service managers, attraction supervisors and executive chefs.
Among the first to be hired for Universal Studios Singapore was Ms Karen Lim. The 32-year-old had previously worked in Ducktours and looked after attractions in Sentosa Leisure Group. Will be in charge of admissions to the park for Resorts World at Sentosa.
Resorts World at Sentosa had also arranged for 100 students from Singapore Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Nanyang Polytechnic and Temasek Polytechnic to be the first to get internships at the Universal Studios parks in the US. The campaign will certainly benefit Singapore.
The recruitment drive for theme park workers is a prelude to a bigger campaign in June next year, and the resort opens in March 2010, where the resort looks to fill the quantity of 10,000 positions available.
It is expected that by the end of the year , the number of staff on the payroll will be up to 8,000 and the other 2,000 will be hired before the resorts opening.
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