About the State Fair of Texas 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 2021 exposition runs September 24 through October 17 in Fair Park. Visit BigTex.com for more information.
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.
The candidate for this position has payroll/HR experience and understands payroll processes (from onboarding an employee to computing timesheets to entering and proofing time records). Coordination of work flow processes a must. They should have data entry skills. Also, will require the ability to relate to and be able to communicate with a variety of employees. Filing, answering phones and other general office responsibilities. Experience with UKG and/or Microsoft Great Plains a plus.
- Principles and procedures of payroll and benefits accounting and reporting.
- General understanding of federal and state tax code.
- Appropriate computer equipment and systems.