Grounds and Facilities Assistant
Other Grounds and Facilities Assistant at Minnesota State Fair
Available Openings: 10
Industry: Entertainment
Youth Friendly
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $13.00 per hour
Education Level: N/A


  • 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 22 – September 2, 2024. 
  • Possible part-time opportunity extended through October.



Essential Functions:

  • 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.


Job Requirements

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

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

Minnesota State Fair

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