Job fair held for amusement park

February 8, 2009 11:33:50 AM PST
The unemployment rate in North Carolina is soaring.Thousands of people lined up Saturday for the chance at a job in the western part of the state.

Carowinds' Amusement Park in Mecklenburg County held a one day job fair.

A diverse crowd of young and old showed up.

The park says they need to fill nearly 2,500 seasonal positions this weekend.