Help Wanted for County Fair Grounds Crew
The Dodge County Fair Association is seeking applicants age 15 and older for the position of Grounds Crew. Approximately 30 temporary positions need to be filled to work from July 28th thru August 22nd for set-up, cleaning and tear down. Job tasks vary in difficulty; applicants must be able to lift a full bag/barrel of garbage and work well with others. Experience with cleaning, landscaping or farm work is a plus.
A lot of work goes in to getting everything in its place and ready for the big crowds. Buildings need cleaning, signs posted, fence installed and garbage cans distributed just to name a few. The grounds crew works 8am to 4:30pm during the set-up weeks. To see pictures of the set-up work visit the Grounds Crew Fan Page.
“Seeing the fruits of your labor and contributing to the success of the Fair is very rewarding”, said Dale Norenberg one of the Grounds Crew Supervisors “Members of the crew learn teamwork and job skills valuable for future full-time positions”
During the Fair, from Wednesday, August 13th to Sunday, August 17th crews split into two shifts. First shift 6am to 2:30pm and second shift 2:30pm to 11pm. Crews work at a fast pace to keep the grounds looking good, garbage cans empty and supplies full.
After the Fair everything has be taken down, put away and cleaned up. Picking up debris across the large 75 acre facility takes a lot of teamwork and dedication. Clean-up hours are normally 8am to 4:30pm.
APPLY IN PERSON weekdays 9am to 4pm at the Dodge County Fair Office located near the Main Grandstand at the Fairgrounds, 3 Miles East of Beaver Dam, WI. Call the Fair Office with questions at 920-885-3586 or leave a reply in the comment box below.
We can’t do it without you! Join our team and tell your friends you helped make the 2014 Dodge County Fair possible!