Grounds & Facilities Assistant
Other Grounds & Facilities Assistant at Minnesota State Fair
Available Openings: 15
Industry: Entertainment
Youth Friendly
Limited English-Friendly
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $13.00
Education Level: N/A
Criminal Background: Case-by-Case Review

Assist with indoor and outdoor maintenance of the fairgrounds including grounds, buildings, lawn, and set up and tear down for non-fair events.

Employment Type: Summer Employment

  • Begin in May or early June and continue through September.
  • Extended hours during peak times, including some weekends and evenings are required.
  • Required to work all 12 days of the Minnesota State Fair, August 24 – September 4, 2022.
  • Possible part-time opportunity extended through October.


  • Grounds maintenance including cutting grass, weed whipping, landscaping and other general grounds work.
  • Building maintenance including deep cleaning, general cleaning, general building repairs, communicating any building issues and other general building maintenance needs.
  • Set up, tear down, post-event cleaning and maintenance of non-fair events.
  • Set up, tear down and maintenance of the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
  • Working conditions consist of working outdoors, indoors, in various weather conditions, and around loud equipment.
  • Assist with tasks assigned by either the immediate supervisor or general manager as needed.


  • Available to work June –September with limited days off.
  • Extended hours during peak times and consecutive days without time off are required.
  • Must be self-motivated and team-oriented.
  • Excellent decision-making skills.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Respect all Minnesota State Fair rules, property, and equipment. Follow safe work practices.
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment and accomplish duties as assigned in a timely manner.
  • Arrive on time for work.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to display great customer service.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age or older.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with equipment and tools.
  • Mechanical knowledge.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Minnesota State Fair

Contact: Patrick Schoen
1265 Snelling Avenue N.
Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota 55108
Transit: On bus line