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September 28 - October 21, 2018

Big Tex is Hiring: State Fair of Texas Seasonal Job Applications Now Available Online

Posted in: Press Releases.

The 2017 State Fair of Texas is just a few months away, and Big Tex is officially looking for job applicants. Seasonal job applications are now available online for a variety of departments and positions. The State Fair is a beloved Texas tradition, so it’s easy to see why working at the Fair is just as fun as attending the annual event.
The Fair provides more than 6,000 seasonal job opportunities every year, with approximately 1,500 people employed directly by the State Fair of Texas. As the annual event is a collection of small businesses, the remaining seasonal positions report to independent contractors including concessionaires, ride operators, and vendors. Applications for seasonal positions can be found online, with opportunities available in the following areas: Cleanup, Commercial Vendor Booths, Cotton Bowl, Coupon Sales, Creative Arts, Food and Beverage, Games, Gates, Greenhouse, Guest Services, Livestock, Maintenance, Plumbing, Public Relations, Rides, and Security.
To apply for a seasonal position at the State Fair of Texas, please visit In addition to encouraging job seekers who don’t have access to a computer to visit their area public library, the Fair has partnered with several local organizations who will be opening up their computer facilities to those wanting to fill out job applications. Please find details on the participating locations below:
Cornerstone Baptist Church
1819 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75215
Contact: Chris L. Simmons
Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
2922 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75215
Contact: Lawon Williams
Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Details related to future potential locations will be posted as they become available at The 2017 Fair runs Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 22.
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Mission Statement

The State Fair of Texas celebrates all things Texan by promoting agriculture, education, and community involvement through quality entertainment in a family-friendly environment.

The State Fair of Texas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.


Mailing Address

P.O. Box 150009
Dallas, TX 75315



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