Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

State Fair Administrator 1, G-18

Occupation Group

Communications, Marketing and Public Relations

Salary Information

Starting Salary


Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for State Fair Administrator Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
State Fair Administrator Trainee 1 13 $47,925 $61,330
State Fair Administrator Trainee 2 14 $50,678 $64,693
State Fair Administrator 1 18 $63,108 $80,248
State Fair Administrator 2 23 $81,705 $103,350
State Fair Administrator 3 27 $100,761 $124,107

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

Job Description

State Fair Administrators manage and coordinate events, exhibits, competitions, and the use and rental of facilities, concessions or supplement services on the State Fairgrounds to maximize the facilities use and profitability. They plan, schedule, execute and process contracts, billing and events logistics; ensure that vendors and exhibitors are solicited for events and provides information on the terms and conditions of contracts; review contracts and applications for licenses or permits for completeness and accuracy and forward information to appropriate units; oversee events space layout, and set up and break down for events, concessionaires, exhibitors and vendors; ensure that electrical, water service, mechanical and other requirements are met; supervise and assign work to events staff; coordinate events and service requests with other divisions; maintain inventory of supplies and equipment for events and facilities; track event expenses and revenues for all services and prepares reports; consults with the finance office regarding contracts, accounting of revenue and reconciliation of accounts; respond to complaints concerning agreements, services and events by taking or recommending corrective action; and ensure event activities comply with contractual terms, State Fair policies, and State and federal laws and regulations.

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Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelor's degree or higher AND two years of experience working with conventions; trade shows; major fairs; expositions; convention centers; entertainment facilities; sports arenas and/or performing arts venues in the areas of fair management, equine/livestock exhibitions, event/logistics planning, event promotions, oversight of facility use or concessions management.

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted