GURNEE, Ill. (WBBM) — If you’re looking for a summer job, and amusement parks are up your alley, you’ll have an opportunity this weekend.

As WBBM Newsradio 780’s John Hultman reports, on Saturday, Six Flags Great America in Gurnee will hold the first of several job fairs to hire more than 3,000 summer seasonal workers.

LISTEN: Newsradio 780’s John Hultman reports

Some are temp full time jobs, others part time. They could last up to six months.

On Saturday, the job fair at the park is from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Those who get hired are eligible for benefits such as free admission, rewards, scholarships and health benefits.

Applications are available at They should be filled out before applicants arrive at the amusement park.

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