Dutchess County Fair Employment Center
The Employment Center refers to persons interested in working for the Dutchess County Fair departments and concessionaires. Fair-time staff begins work on the opening day of the fair unless otherwise stipulated by the manager of that department. The Employment Center staff will work to help find a position that best suits your skills and talents. However, there is no guarantee that a position will be available for every applicant.
Fair-time Employment Opportunities
Available fair-time positions may include ticket takers, ticket sellers, parking attendants, retail sales, clean team, grounds crew, security, etc. We do not post specific fair-time jobs on our website as the availability changes frequently. Note: the number of applicants exceeds the number of jobs available.
- 14 & 15-year-old applicants must have BLUE NYS working papers
- 16 & 17-year-old applicants must have GREEN NYS working papers
- Applicants must be available to work all 6 days of the fair
- There is no guarantee that applicants will be referred to a job or get hired
- Security Positions: Must be 18yrs or older. NYS Certified applicants only
Download the Employment Application and submit a completed application to the Employment Office. If you will be employed, you will be notified of the next steps to take in completing employment forms.
Absolutely no applications will be accepted after August 17th.
Employment Center Location
The Employment Center is in the Administration Building located on the Dutchess County Fairgrounds.
Hours of Operation
July 17 to August 17: Mon–Fri 9AM-3PM
(Please call to schedule an appointment)
Contact the Employment Center
Dutchess County Fair
PO Box 389
Rhinebeck NY 12572
Telephone: (845) 876-4000