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2023 Job Fair

The Maryland State Fair will host a Job Fair on Thursday, August 3 on the second floor of the admin building! Join us from 3-7 p.m. for a streamlined State Fair hiring process. State Fair departments will be hiring for a variety of jobs to work all 13 days of this year’s Maryland State Fair!

At the Job Fair, applicants can register and meet with a State Fair representative. If your interests, availability, and experience match an open position, a fair department will interview you on the spot.

Here’s What You Need to Know

  • Compensation is $15/hr and free admission to the Fair.
  • Positions available at the Job Fair include jobs such as ticket takers and sellers, parking attendants, security, merchandise, food attendants, and more! 
  • The applicant line will begin forming for the Job Fair at 2:30 p.m. outside the Admin Building, and anyone in line by 6:45 p.m. can participate.
  • Resumes are not needed but are encouraged. Applicants offered a State Fair position will be asked to complete a background check.
  • Applicants must be 18 years or older to apply.
  • Applicants should bring either a passport OR a valid form of ID (such as drivers license) and their social security card.

Year-Round Employment

Check back later for future job postings!

Director of Agriculture Education Programs

The Maryland State Fair & Agricultural Society, Inc. is seeking a Director of Agriculture Education Programs to manage the day-to-day coordination, planning, and support of the agricultural education operations of the Maryland State Fair & Agricultural Society, Inc. Confidentiality, excellent organizational skills and accuracy are important qualifications for this position, as well as good customer relations and the ability to communicate clearly. The ideal candidate for this position is a leader, is a skilled multi-tasker, is reliable and is committed to consistently meeting deadlines. 

For more information on how to apply, please click on the button below. 

Seasonal Employment

The Maryland State Fair employs hundreds of seasonal employees each year. If you’re a hard-working individual looking for short-term employment in a fast pace and fun atmosphere, we want you on our team! 

We’re looking to hire for the following positions:

  • Ticketing
  • Parking
  • Merchandise and souvenirs
  • Security
  • Food Service 
For more information and questions, please send us a message using the form below. Please be sure to include which positions you are interested in. 


Employment Inquiry


Maryland State Fair & Agricultural Society, Inc., thank you for your contribution to our non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. Your generous gift will help us to provide agricultural education to youth and the public throughout Maryland and surrounding states, and to give support to the agriculture industry for its future. We could not continue our mission without you!

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