Iowa State Fair


Employment

SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT 

Ticket Office Seasonal Position

The Iowa State Fair Ticket Office is accepting applications for seasonal help. Applicants should have excellent customer service, money handling skills, be detail-oriented, and can efficiently use a computer and its programs. This position would be 40 hours per week from July 6 – August 22.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Selling Ticket Office products at the ticket window using E-tix: advanced admission tickets, food tickets, Grandstand tickets, value packs, and ride wristbands, etc.
  • Responding to Ticket Office emails
  • Answering phone calls and assisting customers with their questions regarding the Fair or their ticket purchases
  • Taking company orders over the phone and prepare their ticket packages
  • Scan and upload office documents
  • Other miscellaneous office tasks as directed by the manager

Seasonal Employment Application Form

To apply, email or mail your application or resume to:

ndemoss@iowastatefair.org

Iowa State Fair

Attn: Nicole DeMoss

PO Box 57130

Des Moines, IA 50317-0003

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    Part time officers have the ability to work year round with emphasis on working during the annual Iowa State Fair. During the 11-day Iowa State Fair, we are asking that the applicant be willing to work a minimum of 6, twelve hour days during the state fair.

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    Applicant must complete an application and successfully complete a criminal history and background check. When applying, be sure to include any and all training and experience you may have that would benefit you in this type of position. Applications are available on the state fair website at iowastatefair.org. For more information contact Commander Doug Phillips at dphillips@iowastatefair.org or 515-262-3931.

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