Walt Disney World Resort is preparing for what it hopes will be an onslaught of visitors to its newest land and the upcoming summer crowds by hiring more than 1,000 employees.

The online spring hiring event includes both full- and part-time positions at all four Disney theme parks, two water parks, the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Disney Springs and its resort hotels.

Pandora: The World of Avatar opens May 27th at Animal Kingdom and competes with the opening of Universal Orlando Resort’s Volcano Bay on May 25th. Memorial Day falls on May 29th this year. Universal recently hired more than 1,700 new employees.

Disney annually hires big in the spring to prepare for summer crowds. Job openings include quick service food and beverage, lifeguards, parking attendants, culinary, bus drivers and more. To apply, go to: WaltDisneyWorld.jobs.