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Competitive Entry Staff:

Job Dates: July 30 – October 5

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm, with some weekend work.

September 3 – 18 will require longer hours due to receiving entries and the building being open for the public during the Fair.Fair hours will require availability from 8:00am - 11:00pm.

Pay: $10.00/hour, plus overtime pay

Job Description: The entry department includes the areas of arts, crafts, flower and garden, cooking, clogging, singing and livestock. The data entry staff is responsible for:

    • receiving the entry forms submitted by fair exhibitors;
    • entering exhibitor information;
    • printing out the exhibitors’ needed information tags for showing;
    • entering judging results;
    • verifying payout.

Other responsibilities included are but not limited to:

    • counting and sorting ribbon’s, trophies, supplies;
    • working with exhibitors and fair attendees;
    • setting up and breaking down exhibit and office areas.

Skills and Abilities Needed:

    • Considerable knowledge of computer programs including Word, Excel, data entry, (Access experience a plus), and running reports;
    • Basic knowledge of copiers and printers for printing programs and tags;
    • Ability to file and sort various paperwork;
    • Ability to work as a team member to accomplish tasks;
    • Ability to work with the public with tact and courtesy during stressful times;
    • Ability to work in a high-stress environment (There are about 15 consecutive days that require long hours.)

How to apply: Contact Tamara Crain, entry coordinator, 828-687-1414, Ext. 210, or tamara.crain@ncagr.gov

Candidates will be considered on first-come, first-serve basis. No application will be received after July 20.


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Phone Staff:

Job Dates: July 30 – October 5

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm, with some weekend work.

September 3 – 17 will require longer hours, due to receiving exhibits and the fair being open. Fair hours will require availability from 8:00am - 8:00pm.

Pay: $10.00/hour, plus overtime pay

Job Description:

    • Answer phones as they come in at the WNC Ag Center / NC Mountain State Fair;
    • Answer the caller’s basic fair questions: hours, prices, special events, lost and found, etc.;
    • Transfer calls to the appropriate extensions;
    • Assist fair staff with preparing and mailing exhibitor packets.

Skills and Abilities Needed:

    • Phone skills;
    • Communication skills;
    • Be able to work with and help a diverse field of people;
    • Flexibility;
    • Using a copier, phone, stamp machine and other office equipment;
    • Organization and recording of materials

How to apply: Contact Tamara Crain, entry coordinator, 828-687-1414, Ext. 210, or tamara.crain@ncagr.gov

Candidates will be considered on first-come, first-serve basis. No application will be received after July 20.


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