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GARDEN CREW, FULL-TIME SEASONAL POSITIONS

Gardeners needed for the 2022 growing season at the Alaska State Fair.  Qualified candidates must have a keen interest in learning basic gardening skills, be self-motivated and have a high energy level. Candidates must be willing and capable of following instructions. Work includes: Greenhouse duties, transplanting, mowing, pruning, weeding, watering and creative indoor garden design work. Other duties as assigned. This is a physical labor job! Candidates must be physically able to perform the duties required, being able to routinely lift and carry 30 pounds, kneel and or be on their feet all day in all weather conditions. Candidates must also possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record. This is NOT a landscaping position. This is hands on ornamental horticulture. Start Date: Various positions available. Some part-time seasonal openings begin in March, and full-time seasonal openings begin in June. Please complete the online application below or  Download Application (pdf) and fax to (907) 746-2699 or mail to 2075 Glenn Hwy, Palmer, Alaska 99645, Attn: Garden.

Ticket Seller, Fair-time position

Minimum age 18.  Ability to process large amounts of tickets and money quickly and accurately.  Must be able to make change, process credit card sales, use a computer, have excellent attention to detail, and provide courteous customer service under stressful conditions. Must have prior cash handling experience; heavy cash handling experience preferred.  

Please complete the online application below or  Download Application (pdf) and fax to (907) 746-2699 or mail to 2075 Glenn Hwy, Palmer, Alaska 99645, Attn: Ticketing.

Ticket Taker, Fair-time position

Verify and control admission tickets and passes at Fair entry gates.  Must have good attention to detail to ensure scanned tickets are valid; provide courteous customer service at all times.  Able to work outside in all weather conditions and stand for long periods of time.  

Please complete the online application below or Download Application (pdf) and fax to (907) 746-2699 or mail to 2075 Glenn Hwy, Palmer, Alaska 99645, Attn: Ticketing

Grounds Crew, Full-time Seasonal position

Minimum age 18.  Ability to lift 75-100 lbs and willing to work in all weather conditions.  Must have a valid drivers license with acceptable driving record.  Duties include painting, carpentry projects, lawn mowing, weed whipping, fence line maintenance, and garbage pickup.

Please complete the online application below or Download Application (pdf) and fax to (907) 745-7384 or bring in to 2075 Glenn Hwy, Palmer, Alaska 99645.

Ticket Taker Group Opportunity, Fair-time

Is your group looking for a fundraising opportunity?  Alaska State Fair is looking for groups to take tickets at the Fair entrance gates during the 2022 Fair.  Duties include verifying and controlling admission tickets and passes at Fair entry gates.  Must have good attention to detail to ensure scanned tickets are valid and provide courteous customer service at all times.  Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions and stand for long periods of time.  For more info email kirsten@alaskastatefair.org.