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 Grandstand Ticket Seller

Join the SD State Fair Grandstand team!  A grandstand ticket selling position is now open.  Grandstand ticket sellers work with the fair’s electronic ticketing system, Etix, to sell State Fair grandstand tickets to the public.  Excellent customer service skills and computer skills are a must!  Hours for this position are available in June and mid August through the State Fair.  Applications can be picked up at the Nordby Exhibit Hall, 1060 3rd St. SW.

Head Gardener and Gardener Attendant

Seasonal position mid-April through October. Approximately 25 hours a week (generally 7 AM – 12 PM, but flexible). Responsible for numerous gardening duties, general maintenance and care of flower beds and planters including: soil cultivation, bed preparation, planting weeding, pruning and watering.  Must have general knowledge of gardening and physically capable of bending, lifting, and working in spring and summer weather conditions.

Head Gardener - $12.32/hr.

Gardener Attendant- $10.24/hr.

Contact the SD State Fair at 605-353-7340 or stop at the Nordby Exhibit Hall to apply.

It takes a big team to make sure the State Fair goes off without a hitch.

Each year the State Fair hires people for the following seasonal positions:

  • Restroom Attendants
  • Beer Garden Attendants
  • Gate Admission Attendants
  • Parking Attendants
  • Shuttle Drivers
  • Certified Police Officers
  • Civilian Positions for Security
  • Maintenance Crew Leaders

For more information, or for an application, contact Linda Traver by calling (605) 353-7342 or emailing her.
If you are interested in a seasonal position, you can also download the application below and return it to the State Fair Office, located in the Nordby Exhibit Hall near the corner of 3rd St. and Lincoln Ave.
Seasonal Employee Application

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