State Fair of WV seeks applicants to work 2016 event


Officials with the State Fair of West Virginia say there are more than 150 jobs available at the 2016 event which runs from Aug. 12 to 21.  They are now accepting applications to fill those positions. Employees who have worked at the fair before are encouraged to fill out applications by June 17.

“We value the role our fair week employees play and know that they are essential to our overall operation,” state CEO Kelly Collins. “If you are interested in a job for Fair week, we have several to choose from!, Stop by and check out our employment guide.”

Applicants must be available to work all 10 days of the fair, and able to work daytime and evening hours. Employees receive customer service training and all positions pay at least minimum wage.

Employment applications may be filled out at They are also available at the State Fair office Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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