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All work and no play means you’re not working at the Oregon State Fair.  With a variety of internship and volunteer opportunities and a chance to work at one of the biggest, most exciting events in Oregon, a job with the Oregon State Fair could make the line between business and pleasure a little fuzzy.

Stay tuned for employment, internship and volunteer opportunities galore - coming soon for the 2014 Oregon State Fair!


A BIG "THANK YOU!" for all those who volunteered with us at the 2013 Oregon State Fair!  Volunteering adds to the Fair experience, and we look forward to more opportunities in the future.


Check back with us in 2014 for more exciting ways to volunteer.  For more information or questions in the meantime, you can contact Tiffany Hicks, Volunteer Coordinator, at, or call 503-947-3211.


See you next year!






Stay tuned to this website for more information on HIRING FOR THE 2014 OREGON STATE FAIR.


We thank you for your interest in working at the Oregon State Fair!





Oregon Employment Department State Fair Jobs


Individuals looking for temporary employment can find several possibilities at the Oregon State Fair.

Stay tuned in 2014 for more information on jobs with Commercial Exhibitors, Food Concessionaires, Carnival and other Vendors.   Job seekers ages 16 and over (must be 16 by August 22, 2014) can apply to work their food concession booths, game and ride operators for the carnival, exhibitor and demonstration booths, and more!  Most jobs need little or no experience and training will be provided.

The WorkSource Oregon Employment Trailer will NOT be located at the Oregon State Fairgrounds in August 2014.  

WorkSource Oregon Employment Department is pleased to offer a new online process for job applicants this year.

All State Fair Jobs will be posted in iMatchSkills starting in August.  To apply for a State Fair job, come in person to the WorkSource Oregon Salem office located at 605 Cottage Street NE to register in iMatchSkills, or go to and login to create an account in iMatchSkills.  Be sure to add "Amusement and Recreation Attendants" to the Occupations section of your account.  After you have completed registering, click on "Match Me to Jobs" and "view" the information to obtain application instructions.

If you have problems creating or logging into your account, you can call 503-378-4846, ext. 3, for assistance.

All applicants need to register in iMatchSkills to be considered for a State Fair position for any of the vendors and exhibitors mentioned above.  If you do not have internet access from your home, computers are available at your local WorkSource Oregon Employment Office for your use.

iMATCHSKILLS:  Register on iMATCHSKILLS ( to view and apply for positions for the Oregon State Fair.