Employment

Seasonal Fair Positions


We're looking for happy, enthusiastic individuals to join our Fair Family in making the Evergreen State Fair the best in Western Washington.  Evergreen State Fair is an equal opportunity employer.  

Attn: As of 5/1/17 we are No Longer accepting applications for any 14-15 year old positions.


Employment Opportunities

We are now accepting applications for Fair-time workers


Note: All of these forms are needed to complete your packet:
You must have the latest version of Adobe Reader to be able to see and print some of these forms.

Turn in the completed application, W4, I-9, copies of the required identification, and the background form(s) all of which must be completed before we will accept the application. You may find the list of acceptable documents of Identification on page 9 of the I-9 package.

Remember: Parents / guardians of minors 14-17 years of age must fill out the section on page 2 of the Employment application.

Admission Ticket Seller


Responsible adult with experience in handling cash and customer service. Will be using Credit Card Machines and computer software to sell tickets. Prior experience is not required, but ability to learn easy computer systems quickly is necessary. Duties include selling tickets,and reconciling cash and credit card slips. Work performed inside ticket booth.

Admission Ticket Scanner


Friendly people oriented individual to scan tickets from people entering the Fair and hand out flyers/bags. Some gates are under cover, but a few are outdoors with no protection from the weather.

Barn Cleaner (overnight)


Able bodied responsible hardworking persons to perform stall maintenance; shoveling, pushing wheelbarrows, etc. During cleaning hours the barns are closed to the public. Work performed inside building. Previous experience working around livestock preferred. Minimum age requirement: 18 years at time of hire.

Cage Cashier


Responsible adult with experience in handling and reconciling cash, and bookkeeping. Experience with money counters, adding machines, and spreadsheet software such as Excel. Work performed inside a building.

Customer Service Technician (Table Cleaners)


Able-bodied person to work independently as assigned. Pick up litter, wipe up tables in assigned area. Exposure to all weather conditions. Walking and bending required. Must be able to walk, bend and lift up to 20 lbs.

Department Clerks


If you have been pre-approved by the Superintendents to work in their departments, you may fill out and print the 2017 Clerk Application starting April 1, 2017. You must have the latest version of Adobe Reader to be able to see and print some of these forms. 

Note: All of these forms are needed to complete your application:  the Clerk  Employment ApplicationW-4I-9 (you only have to fill out page 7, but print pages 7 and 8), Consent To Release Information form, Background Check forms DataQuest form 1and DataQuest form 2 and the Voluntary Affirmative Action Data form

Turn in the completed application; W4, I-9, copies of the required identification, and the background form(s), all of which must be completed before we will accept the application. You may find the list of acceptable documents of Identification on page 9 of the I-9 package.

Entertainment Usher / Ticket Scanner


Responsible adult to admit persons into entertainment venues. Employee will be working directly with the public in a fast-paced, noisy environment. Must be able to tactfully enforce posted policies, answer questions, work in a crowded area, and stand for extended periods of time. Exposure to all weather conditions.


Gate Attendant


Able bodied, mature, responsible adult to admit persons and vehicles entering gates. Must understand and enforce management policies. Assist parking crew as directed. Outside; exposed to all weather conditions.

Gate Lead


Able bodied, responsible adult to oversee daily operations of assigned gate(s), including, but not limited to, admission sales, customer questions and concerns, and act as a liaison between sellers, cashiers, and customers. Able to understand job requirements of other positions including Cage Cashiers and Ticket Sellers.

Graveyard Maintenance Refuse Removal Crew


Able-bodied responsible adult; Pick-up and removal of refuse from containers throughout the fairgrounds. Ability to lift 40 lbs. Exposed to all weather conditions. Shift is from Midnight to 8 a.m. Minimum age requirement 18 years at time of hire.

Grounds Grooming Crew Lead


Friendly, able bodied, responsible adult to work with and supervise a grounds grooming crew in general clean-up of Fairgrounds. Cleaning off and wiping down tables and benches, sweeping, and litter pick up as required. Extensive walking and bending is required. Assigned to a specific area within the grounds. Work performed outside. Exposure to all weather conditions.

Grounds Grooming Crew - No Longer Accepting Applications


Friendly, able bodied person for general clean-up of Fairgrounds. Cleaning off and wiping down tables and benches, sweeping, and litter pick up as required. Extensive walking and bending is required. Assigned to a specific area within the grounds. Work performed outside. Exposure to all weather conditions. Age range 14 - 15 years of age.

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Hand Stamper


Friendly, mature individuals to sit at gates and stamp hands for re-entry to The Fair. Some gates under cover, others outdoors with no protection from the weather.

Parking Attendant


Friendly, able-bodied individuals to direct traffic in parking lots. Must read and interpret all types of passes/tickets. Stands for entire shift. Exposure to all weather conditions. Minimum age requirement 16 years by start of Fair.

Parking Ticket Seller


Friendly, able-bodied responsible adult with experience in handling cash and issuing change, and customer service.. Contact with the public at a fast pace. Person stands for the entire shift. Exposure to all weather conditions. 1 position is a weekend shift from 1 p.m.-10 p.m.

Refuse Removal Crew


Able-bodied person to push full wheeled refuse tots through fair-goers to compactor location. Then return empty tots back. Some rash containers to be re-lined with plastic bags. Gloves provided. Must be able to lift 40 lbs. Exposed to all weather conditions.  Minimum age requirement 16 years by start of Fair..


Restroom Technician


Able-bodied person to restock paper products in assigned area(s). Pick up litter, mop floors, empty refuse containers located inside restrooms. Clean immediate area outside restroom entries and exits. Must be able to walk, bend and lift up to 20 lbs.

Trolley / Tractor Driver


Friendly, able-bodied responsible adult must have experience driving a tractor. Valid WA driver's license required. Emphasis is on safely transporting fair-goers, so must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Trolley Helper


Able-bodied person to assist fair-goers on and off trolley. Extensive walking and climbing on and off the trolley. Need to ensure safety of passengers. Work in direct contact with the public. Customer service a must. Must be able to walk, bend and lift up to 20 lbs. Emphasis is on safely transporting fair-goers, so must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

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Fair Food Booth Positions During Fair


Evergreen State Fair does not hire for food concessions. Applications are processed through Work Source. WorkSource will be on-site at the Fairgrounds on dates Aug 21-24 to assist job seekers and vendors.  (See WorkSource Recruitment flyer.
 

For additional information contact WorkSource Business Services contact Jeff Dunleavy at 425-258-6326 or send email to JDunleavy@esd.wa.gov.

Job Seekers can pre-register for interview directly with vendors at all three WorkSource locations:
  • Everett: 3201 Smith Ave, 98201 (bus and train station)
  • Lynnwood:  18009 WA-99, Lynnwood, WA 98037
  • Monroe: 17150 W Main St., Suite B, 98272 (by St. Vincent DePaul)
All food handling positions require a Food Worker Card. Contact the Snohomish County Health Department for dates, times, fees and online course information required for Food Worker Cards & Classes.  WorkSource will also help applicants obtain Food Handler's Cards online.

Work At The Carnival


Evergreen State Fair does no hiring for the carnival. For carnival employment, apply directly at the carnival office, which will be located on the Fairgrounds sometime the week before Fair opens.