State Fair Administrator 1

Grade 18

New York State has approximately 19 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Agriculture & Markets, Dept of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. State Fair Administrator Trainee 1

    Similar to Grade 13

  2. State Fair Administrator Trainee 2

    Similar to Grade 14

  3. State Fair Administrator 1

    Grade 18

  4. State Fair Administrator 2

    Grade 23

  5. State Fair Administrator 3

    Grade 27

Summary of Job Description

State Fair Administrators manage and coordinate events, exhibits, competitions, and the use and rental of facilities, concessions or supplement services on the State Fairgrounds to maximize the facilities use and profitability. They plan, schedule, execute and process contracts, billing and events logistics; ensure that vendors and exhibitors are solicited for events and provides information on the terms and conditions of contracts; review contracts and applications for licenses or permits for completeness and accuracy and forward information to appropriate units; oversee events space layout, and set up and break down for events, concessionaires, exhibitors and vendors; ensure that electrical, water service, mechanical and other requirements are met; supervise and assign work to events staff; coordinate events and service requests with other divisions; maintain inventory of supplies and equipment for events and facilities; track event expenses and revenues for all services and prepares reports; consults with the finance office regarding contracts, accounting of revenue and reconciliation of accounts; respond to complaints concerning agreements, services and events by taking or recommending corrective action; and ensure event activities comply with contractual terms, State Fair policies, and State and federal laws and regulations.

View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.

The NYS Title and Salary Plan provides additional information regarding other titles. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD. NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.

Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

The examination used to fill this title is called the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO).

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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