Madeline Schmitt | |

ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Six Flags Over Texas is expecting to hire 1,000 seasonal employees after holding its primary job fair for 2014 this weekend, Jan. 11 and 12, and next weekend, Jan. 18 to 20.

According to a press release from the park, Six Flags Over Texas is looking for “qualified, enthusiastic and friendly candidates who have the ability to provide excellent service to guests.”

Those interested in employment should begin the process by completing an online application at Interviews are scheduled to take place during the job fair, by appointment, for qualified applicants. Job training will begin in February.

Beginning wages are between $7.25-$9.00 an hour, with employment opportunities in various areas of the park. This includes employment in games, rides, retail, food services, admissions, entertainment, guest relations, marketing research and security.

Six Flags Over Texas boasts as being rated among the top 80 Distinguished Employers of Fort Worth Teens. In addition, a December episode of the popular game show “Let’s Ask America” named Six Flags as the most fun place to work.

“Working at Six Flags Over Texas gives first time employees priceless learning tools to help them as they continue their career path. It also caters to all lifestyles, whether it’s a high school or college student, retiree or someone seeking a second income,” Sharon Parker, Communications Manager, said in the release.

Opening season for the park is March 1.

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