MASON, OHIO: A Southwest Ohio amusement park has scheduled a job fair this Saturday as it tries to fill some 3,500 seasonal positions.

Kings Island will open its 45th season northeast of Cincinnati on April 16. Daily operation begins May 13.

The park says positions are open in all operations, including rides, food and beverage, lifeguards, merchandise, and security.

Applicants must be at least 15 years old, and the park says itís interested in students and teachers, retirees and other adults looking to supplement their income.

Kings Island is part of Sandusky, Ohio-based Cedar Fair Entertainment Co.