"It's nice. It gives me a chance to make money, so I can have fun this summer" job seeker Jayla Fields said.
"The volume of applicants we're getting certainly speaks to the economic conditions. There are more people out there looking for jobs" Dir. Of Administration Tyron Taylor said.
Six Flags expects to get some 4,000 applicants over its five-day job fair. That's about the same amount of interest as last year.
"I saw on the news right now there are plenty of jobs out here and my truck's not very well right now" job seeker Kyle Fairbanks said.
Six Flags says they've been seeing more adult job seekers over the past few years.
"You gotta do what you gotta do. Times are hard right now" job seeker Mark Bell said.
60% of the park's employees are 18 and older, but they're hiring people as young as 15. Younger teens say that's unusual, giving them a chance to cash in.
"When I want a pair of shoes I can go out and buy me a pair of shoes" Eryona Jones said.
For other young adults, it's a self-imposed act of maturity.
"I'm at the age to where I'm leaving home in two years and I need to start depending on myself instead of my momma and my grandma" JaNell Robinson said.
What better place than Six Flags, some told us. If it's fun to visit there, it could be fun to work there.
"You meet everybody at Six Flags. This is where I came when I was little" Regina Castillo said.
The job fair continues tomorrow, Monday and next weekend from 10am-4pm.