The Wisconsin State Fair Park (WSFP) is seeking skilled, customer service-oriented candidates to fill multiple Limited Term Employment (LTE) Janitor/Laborer positions throughout the year in our Facility Services Department. The position’s core duties include set up, maintenance and tear down of the fair and/or other events at State Fair Park specifically related to general cleaning and maintenance tasks.
Limited Term Employment working from 20 – 30 hours per week starting immediately. In addition, candidates must be able to work all 11 days of the Wisconsin State Fair, August 2 – 12, 2018.

This position is open to all qualified candidates who meet the outlined criteria.


  • Outdoor cleaning including but not limited to:
    • Paper-picking
    • Pulling of full garbage bags and replacing with new garbage bags
    • Sweeping
    • Pushing garbage carts
  • Assist with barn changeovers during the fair to include but not limited to:
    • Shoveling and sweeping stalls to standards determined by a supervisor or crew leader
    • Sweeping inside and outside of barns
  • Indoor cleaning including but not limited to:       
    • Clean and maintain a restroom using microfiber cleaning systems or the Kaivac restroom cleaning machine
    • Pulling of full garbage bags and replacing with new garbage bags
    • Sweep and mop floors
    • Clean windows
    • Help in the set-up and tear-down for the events that occur throughout the park
    • Operate light machinery and equipment
  •  Perform other duties as directed by crew leaders, lead laborers, supervisors, the Associate Director Facility Services, or the Senior Director of Facility Services. 
  • Ability to stay standing and/or walking for extended periods of time with or without accommodation
  • Ability to perform repetitive lifting of heavy equipment of up to 70 pounds with or without accommodation
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Harsh cleaning products may be used on the job
  • On occasion, employees may be exposed to a dusty, barn-like environment for extended periods of time
  • Candidate must be able to work all 11 days of the annual Wisconsin State Fair; for 2018 these dates are August 2 – 12, 2018.
  •  Prior to appointment to this position, the candidate may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check

Please complete the application. Resume and cover letter is encouraged to be attached with your application however, it is not required.
Wisconsin State Fair Park is a year-round entertainment venue hosting activities, events, meetings and more throughout the four seasons. Home to the Exposition Center, Tommy G. Thompson Youth Center, the Milwaukee Mile Speedway, Products Pavilion and many other facilities, hundreds of events are held at the Fair Park each year. Perhaps the most notable and certainly the signature event, the Wisconsin State Fair, welcomes more than one million Fairgoers over 11 summer days. Visit www.wistatefair.com for more information.

Wisconsin State Fair Park’s central location within the largest metro area in Wisconsin makes it a desirable place to work, live and play. As a world-class city, Milwaukee and the Greater Milwaukee Area are full of opportunities galore for living, working and playing. Visit www.discovermilwaukee.com for more information.

Wisconsin State Fair Park is an equal opportunity employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce. While performing the duties of this specific job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; climb; use ladders; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

All Limited Term and Seasonal Employment Positions, including those for the annual Wisconsin State Fair, require Wisconsin Residency, as defined in § 6.10(1), at the time of application and throughout employment with Wisconsin State Fair Park.

Department: Facility Services
This is a seasonal position

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