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Nick Salzano Discusses Theme park Reopens: Universal Studios Hollywood will hire 2,000 people

Universal Studios Hollywood is boosting up for full-capacity services. With the strength to hop from its current commanded 35% participation cutoff to total potential on June 15, Universal Studios Hollywood hopes to fill over 2,000 jobs following a months-long closure.

According to Universal Studios, positions run the gamut from full-time, part-time, seasonal, and trained professional openings in several sections, including production associates, program controllers, customer relations, park services, wardrobe, retail, parking, and food service.

The Southern California destination was obliged to cut more than 1,300 staff members amid the pandemic. 

The announcement arrives as the Universal Orlando Resort revealed it would increase the minimum salary for workers to $15 an hour.

Universal Studios Hollywood has been gearing up to go as Covid contamination rates have declined in California. The park started its “Taste of Universal” in mid-March. With rides still blocked at that point, it allowed guests weekend entrance to choose themed zones for purchasing and dining.

When it resumed April 16 at 25% volume, Universal Studios Hollywood did not permit out-of-state visitors, whether completely immunized or not. However, on April 28, weeks before Disneyland, the park started permitting non-residents to show evidence of vaccination and present valid ID to purchase tickets.

Universal Studios Hollywood gives such trips and performances as The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash! The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, and Jurassic World-The Ride,

The Studio Tour takes guests through an authentic production studio, home to outdoor sets and soundstages used in more than 8,000 movies and television shows, as well as such movie-based rides as King Kong 360 3D and Fast & Furious-Supercharged.

The Studio Tour takes visitors into an actual composition studio, outdoor location for movie sets, and soundstages used in more than 8,000 motion movies and TV shows, just as such movie based trips as Fast and Furious-Supercharged and King Kong 360 3D.

John Sprouls, executive vice-president and chief administrative officer for Universal Parks & Resorts, told CBS4 Miami: “We are thrilled with our expectations, and we require associates who will be keen to be a member for that excursion.”

“This is regarding taking care of both our current company members and those entering our team. We understand that an extraordinary visitor experience starts with our colleagues — and we will keep on giving the best work experience we can.” 

On June 2nd, A fire blazed behind the stage region close to the Minion Mayhem late at Universal Studios Hollywood. The fire occurred on the 13th anniversary of the backlot fire that damaged the traditional King Kong rendezvous on the Studio Tour, but this blaze did not harm park operations.

A Universal Studios Hollywood representative said, “We are investigating the reason for the fire. However, I can inform you there was no harm, and no rides or attractions were hit and won’t affect park activities. There were also no wounds, and the episode happened back of the area in a non-visitor region. The incident was immediately managed. 

Undoubtedly, the neighbouring Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride began as decided this morning, inscribing a 45-minute delay after 10 am, which isn’t uncommon for current volume limitations.