Milder temperatures, the ice boom being removed and Darien Lake Theme Park and Resort putting out the call for seasonal employees.  It's another one of the many sure signs of spring in Western New York.

Darien Lake's 2017 season starts on May 6 with full schedule daily operations beginning on June 15th and they need the help.  The theme park is now accepting applications for as many as 1,800 positions, some of them beginning as early as next month.

Among the positions available are for jobs in the amusement park, water park, at the hotel, entertainment, retail and food service departments. And the call for workers is in addition to the more than 800 workers who expect to be returning to the park from previous years.

Darien Lake will be interviewing prospective employees during a job fair from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, March 18th at the Lodge on the Lake Hotel.  Among the positions to be filled are in food service, admissions, games, ride operations, lifeguards, retail, hotel/campground, security, warehouse, and many more.

Among the benefits of working at Darien Lake is employees get free admission to the park.  And they can get free park tickets for relatives and friends.

To see what positions are available and for details on the job fair you can visit Darien Lakes Jobs or call (585) 599-5108.