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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Kari Bodnar, Thurston County Fair Office at (360) 786-5453

Temporary Fair Jobs Application Extended to June 21

The deadline for applications for temporary fair jobs has been extended to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 21. As many as 40 temporary positions with the Thurston County Fair are up for grabs this summer, paying between $9.19 and $10.50 an hour.

Temporary fair workers help make the fair clean, safe and fun for fairgoers of all ages. Job duties include tasks like washing tables and cleaning facilities and equipment for two-legged and four-legged fairgoers, selling and collecting tickets, assisting with managing fair parking, and helping with office duties like data entry and answering phones, along with many other tasks and duties that keep the Thurston County Fair running smoothly.

Temporary fair workers must be at least 16 years old and must submit a Thurston County employment application and disclosure form. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 21 at the Information Desk in Building One at the County Courthouse at 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW in Olympia. Postmarks and electronic applications will not be accepted. Applications will not be accepted at the Thurston County Fair Office in Lacey. The job description, employment forms and information about working for Thurston County can be downloaded at www.co.thurston.wa.us/cm/hr/external-employment.asp.

WHAT:Thurston County Fair - Apply for Temporary Fair Jobs

Application deadline extended to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 21
*Postmarks and electronic application packets will not be accepted

WHERE:Submit applications to:
Thurston County Information Desk
Building 1
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW
Olympia, WA 98502-6045

For more information on the temporary fair jobs or the Thurston County Fair, contact the Thurston County Fair Office at (360) 786-5453 or visit www.co.thurston.wa.us/fair.



County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3