Minimum Qualifications This State Fair Administrator 1 is a temporary position which will run from May 2023 through October 2023 and is paid on an hourly basis. Appointment may be made to candidates who meet the minimum qualifications. This position is not tenure-bearing.
Minimum Qualifications and Pay Rates:
State Fair Administrator Trainee 1, NS (equated to G-13); $22.28/hour: bachelor’s degree or higher
State Fair Administrator Trainee 2, NS (equated to G-14); $23.56/hour: bachelor’s degree AND 1 year of experience working with conventions; trade shows; major fairs; expositions; convention centers; entertainment facilities; sports arenas and/or performing arts venues in the areas of fair management, equine/livestock exhibitions, event/ logistics planning, event promotions, oversight of facility use or concessions management.
State Fair Administrator 1, NS (equated to G-18); $29.34/hour: bachelor’s degree AND 2 years of experience working with conventions; trade shows; major fairs; expositions; convention centers; entertainment facilities; sports arenas and/or performing arts venues in the areas of fair management, equine/livestock exhibitions, event/ logistics planning, event promotions, oversight of facility use or concessions management.
Duties Description The State Fair Administrator 1 will work within the Ag Department as the Manager of the Art and Home Center. They will manage and coordinate events, exhibits, competitions, and the use and rental of facilities, concessions, or supplement services on the State Fairgrounds to maximize the facilities’ use and profitability. They plan, schedule, execute, and process contracts, billing, and events logistics.
Additional Comments This position is conveniently located at the New York State Fairgrounds at 581 State Fair Boulevard, Syracuse, New York. We offer a professional and comfortable working environment with ample free parking. This is a PEF-represented position.
The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, through its various divisions and programs, promotes New York agriculture and its high-quality and diverse products, fosters agricultural environmental stewardship, and safeguards the State’s food supply, land, and livestock to ensure the viability and growth of New York’s agriculture industries.
If you would like to work for a premier agency focused on enhancing the quality of life for the people of New York State by supporting production of agriculture; ensuring safe, nutritious, and accessible food supply; providing economic opportunities for farm and rural residents, then the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets is for you.
To learn more about our agency and our mission, please visit https://www.agriculture.ny.gov/.
Division of the State Fair:
The New York State Fair and Fairgrounds are used to promote and highlight New York State and its agriculture, commerce, arts, and sciences to residents of the State of New York. As part of this mission, the New York State Fair provides an educational forum for agriculture and commerce; enhances the image of New York’s agriculture and commerce; provides affordable, quality entertainment and educational opportunities for the people of New York; contributes to the efforts of the State, industry, associations and private businesses in the promotion and marketing of agriculture and agri-business; and creatively provides opportunities for economic growth by producing revenues and providing jobs.
The annual State Fair, held for 13 days ending on Labor Day, preserves and enhances the agricultural legacy of the State of New York and promotes current and future agricultural awareness. The State Fair hosts statewide competitions in the breeding and showing of horses and livestock and the production of quality wine, vegetables, fruit, honey, maple syrup, flowers, forage, and grain. Likewise, the Fair also hosts competitions for the youth of New York State that include horses, livestock, horticulture, robotics, dogs, sports, talent, and general economics.
The Fair's priority is attracting people to this unique tourism asset, which is the nation's first and oldest State Fair, attracting over 1.2 million people each year and bringing 180 events year-round.
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Notes on ApplyingHow to Apply:
Employees that are eligible and interested in being considered for appointment to this position must use
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You must also submit your resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts within the online application. Applications are due by June 16, 2023.
If you have any questions, please contact Deborah Leo in Human Resources at (518) 457-3216 or email@example.com.
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