Ohio State Fair holding job fair

Job fair to be held June 18-20

Representatives from the 12-day Fair will hold open interviews to allow enthusiastic individuals the opportunity to find a fun summer job from June 18 - 20.

The Ohio State Fair employs more than 600 individuals every year in a wide variety of positions from information services to ticket sales, traffic control and shuttle drivers.

Officials say these opportunities provide flexibility during the summer months while giving employees the opportunity to earn wages.

Hired employees must be able to work the 12 days of the Fair.

In return, they can use their employee badge to receive entry to the Fair at their choice July 25 through August 5.

Interested candidates may pick up an application for positions Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm (except normal holidays) at the rear southwest door of the Administration Building in the Human Resources office.

Applications can also be downloaded and printed online at

Open interviews will be conducted on June 18, 19 and 20.

Interviews will be conducted from noon to 3:30 pm in the Ohio Building on the south side of the Ohio Expo Center off 17th Avenue.

Applicants must bring two forms of identification such as a valid driver’s license and social security card.

Job seekers under age 18 must also bring a certified copy of their birth certificate.

No applications will be accepted after June 20.

The process will be expedited if job seekers have already completed the employment packet available at

No positions are being offered for rides, games or concessions.

Positions for applications under the age of 18 are extremely limited.

For more information on these job opportunities call the Ohio State Fair human resources office at (614) 466-6520.

The Ohio Expo Center is proud to host the Ohio State Fair. With big-name entertainment, educational activities, hundreds of exhibits and one of the largest junior livestock shows in the nation, the 2018 Ohio State Fair will run July 25 - Aug. 5.

For more information visit or call 1-888-OHO-EXPO or 1-614-644-FAIR.

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