EXHIBITS – Building Manager

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Since its inception in 1886, the State Fair of Texas has celebrated 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 with proceeds helping to preserve and improve our home, Fair Park; underwrite museums, community initiatives, and scholarship programs to support students throughout the Lone Star State pursuing higher education; and help improve State Fair operations. The 2019 exposition runs September 27 through October 20 in Fair Park. Visit BigTex.com for more information.

Job Description:

Monitors exhibitors operations and compliance with State Fair rules and regulations; acts as liaison between exhibitors and Department Director & Manager; interacts with Co- Building Manager, Vendors, Fair Guest, Maintenance, Security, Dallas Fire and Rescue and Police to provide a safe family friendly environment for exhibitors and fair guest.

 Work Schedule approximates:

Training – September 11

Move In – September 17 thru 23 (AM & PM Managers will rotate days) 8 hours

Show dates – September 24 to October 17

AM Manager    8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Sunday – Thursday)

8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Friday – Saturday)

PM Manager    2:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (Sunday – Thursday)

3:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. (Friday – Saturday)

Move-Out – October 18 to 20 (PM Manager may work as late as 1:00 a.m. closing night)


Enforces rules and regulations.  Ensures building is opened and closed at appropriate time.   Monitors cleanliness of building and surrounding area.  Maintains secure environment for products/display. Reports maintenance issues and follows up for correction.  Responds to & reports emergency situations. Assist Vendors & Fair Guest with directions, complaints and general information.

Preferred Education and/or Experience:

High School Diploma or higher level of education. Previous work experience in face to face customer service. Oral and written communication; manual dexterity and strength; ability to walk and stand for prolonged periods of time; kneel, stoop, push and pull up to 25 lbs.

Additional Jobs Applying For (Limit 2 additional jobs):

  •  Public Relations Assistant
  •  Public Relations Assistant – Hispanic Market
  •  Media Relations Coordinator
  •  Guest Services Information Specialist
  •  Cash Collectors
  •  Gates – Parking Lot Attendants
  •  Gates – Tram Conductors
  •  Plumbers/Plumbers Helpers
  •  Coupon Sales Bank Money Counter
  •  Coupon Sales Courier
  •  Coupon Sales Data Entry Clerk
  •  Coupon Sales Office Kiosk Support
  •  Coupon Redemption Clerk
  •  Payroll Admin Asst
  •  Fork Lift Driver
  •  Electrician
  •  Journeyman Electriction
  •  Security – (Independent Contractor)
  •  Gates – Ticket Takers
  •  Food and Beverage – (Independent Contractors)
  •  Clean Team – (Independent Contractor)
  •  Maintenance
  •  Coupon Sales Cashier

Equal Opportunity

State Fair of Texas (SFT) is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for employment based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability of an otherwise qualified individual, membership or application for membership in a uniformed service, genetic information, engaging in legally protected activity, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. SFT also provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees in accordance with applicable law. Applicants desiring an accommodation to complete this application or participate in the interviewing process should contact SFT Human Resources Department.


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Covid-19 Vaccination

Please note: In order to host a safe event for everyone, all seasonal employees currently working or joining the State Fair in the foreseeable future must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to HR before we complete the hiring process. Your proof of vaccination will be kept secure and confidential. The COVID-19 vaccine is essential for us to host an event this fall, which serves as our largest fundraiser and main source of revenue for the year, and we need to ensure that our employees, vendors, and guests are kept safe and healthy.