• Full-Time Operations Maintenance Worker opening at Nebraska State Fair

    Nebraska State Fair
    Job Description
    Full-Time Operations Maintenance Worker needed for Nebraska State Fair

    Provide maintenance support to all departmental needs. Position maintains, repairs, and restores aspects of the facilities, equipment, and hardware used in the setup of the annual State Fair, Aksarben and GILCA events. NOTE: This is a full-time position.
    Each duty listed below makes up at least 85% of the position, and all other functions are included in “OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.” All duties below are essential functions unless otherwise indicated.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: (other duties may be assigned)
    • Responsible for having the building and grounds ready for upcoming event(s) in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Perform related duties as assigned by Operations Director.
    • Knowledge of operation and maintenance of hand and power tools and equipment used for events.
    • Knowledge of safe working methods and procedures. 
    • Builds and maintains positive working relationships with other members of the management team, Operations team, employees, contractors, other resources and the public using principles of professionalism and excellent customer service.
    • Works directly with the Operations team to oversee the operations and day-to-day running of the facility.
    his position requires at least 1 year of Operation Maintenance.
    This position is accountable to the Operations Director.
    This position works within established Nebraska State Fair guidelines and policies.
    Work is performed in a fast-paced environment. Physical requirements include the ability to lift items and operate equipment in the performance of duties. May be required to work long days and long hours prior to and during Nebraska State Fair, Aksarben, and GILCA events and is prepared to work at least a 14-day consecutive workday period if warranted.
    Please email resume & cover letter to Tina Thuernagle ([email protected]) or mail to Nebraska State Fair, ATTN: Tina Thuernagle, Director of Operations, PO Box 1387, Grand Island, NE 68802
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