Kentucky State Fair hiring for variety of positions


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ/Press Release) – The annual Kentucky State Fair is hiring from now through Aug. 29.

Positions being offered include admission gates, traffic control, guest services, operations/maintenance, grounds/outdoor cleanup and housekeeping. Employees can work either indoor or outdoor depending on the position. Morning, day, evening and overnight shifts are offered. All jobs qualify for overtime pay.

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Applicants must be at least 18 years old and give proper identification to verify work eligibility, such as photo ID and a Social Security Card.

There are a variety of ways to apply:

  • Apply directly on the website here.
  • Contact different departments via phone.
    • Indoor/Outdoor setup and cleanup: (502) 367-5230
    • Traffic Control: (502) 367-5360
    •  Access Control: (502) 367-5380
    • Venue Services: (502) 367-5022
  • Call the Employment Office at (502) 367-5230 with questions or for more information.

The 2021 Kentucky State Fair will be held from Aug. 19-29 at the Kentucky Exposition Center.