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Agricultural/Youth Director, Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter

The Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority, the governing board for the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry, Georgia, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Agricultural/Youth Director.

The Agricultural/Youth Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of livestock, agricultural, youth, and related activities and educational programs at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter, to include but not limited to the following areas:

Recruitment, planning, management, and conducting all livestock and agricultural programs, including the Georgia National Junior Livestock Show; development and execution of financial contracts associated with fair and non-fair events; recruitment, interviewing, selection, and training event personnel in accordance with established guidelines; supervision and counseling of personnel as required; coordination with other departments and personnel to ensure success of all events; serving as organizational liaison with State 4-H and FFA organizations; development of long-range plans for livestock, agricultural and youth activities at GNFA; and other duties as directed by the Executive Director.

Candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidate should demonstrate a thorough knowledge of livestock and agricultural planning and competition. Candidate shall demonstrate proficiency with computers and common software applications. A college degree in Agribusiness, Animal Science or a related field is preferred, with 8-10 years relevant work experience in a comparable position. A combination of education and experience may be used to meet minimum requirements.

This position may require a minimal amount of travel. Further, the position may require an irregular work schedule to accommodate the needs of particular shows and events.

The GNFA offers a competitive salary, benefits plan and retirement. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, submit a letter of interest and resume to: GNFA Personnel Committee, c/o Human Resources, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry, GA 31069 or email to employment@gnfa.com.Phone (478) 988-6477.This position will remain posted until filled.

Accounts Payable/Receivable Staff Accountant - Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter


The Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority, the governing board for the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry, Georgia, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Accounts Payable/Receivable Staff Accountant.

The Accounts Payable/Receivable Staff Accountant shall carry out policies of the board and shall assist the Accounting Supervisor in performing routine functions related to the administration and management of all accounts payable and receivable functions of the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter, to include but not limited to the following areas:

Entry of all invoices into accounts payable; reconciliation of purchase orders with invoices prior to printing checks; printing of all accounts payable checks; preparation of monthly sales tax returns; tracking of event settlement sheets and review of event invoices; receive and process event payments; prepare monthly accounts payable and receivable reports; assist with box office operations and annual Fair preparations; and monitor and manage temporary staffing agency relationships.

Experience in accounts payable and receivable processing is required. A college degree in business, public administration, accounting or related field are desirable. Candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills.

The GNFA offers a competitive salary, benefits plan and retirement. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, submit a letter of interest and resume to: Human Resources, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry, GA 31069 or email to employment@gnfa.com. Phone (478)988-6477. Position will be posted until filled.

Security I Staff - Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter

The Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority, the governing board for the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry, Georgia, is seeking qualified candidates as a Security I Staff.

Security I Staff are responsible for directing and monitoring traffic to facilities and assisting with the protection and security of GNFA visitors, employees, facilities and grounds. In addition, the qualified candidate will be able to perform assigned duties with minimal instruction and supervision.

This position should require no travel. Further, the position will require an irregular work schedule to accommodate the needs of particular shows and events.

The pay rate for this position is expected to be $12.00 per hour and includes a benefits plan and retirement. Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, print and complete the Employment Application posted on the website or pick up an application at our East Gate Guard Post. Completed applications may be submitted by mail to: Human Resources, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry, GA 31069; email to employment@gnfa.com; or by returning to the East Gate Guard Post. Phone (478) 988-6477.Position will be open until filled.

Electrician II - Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter

The Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority, the governing board for the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry, Georgia, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Electrician II.

The Electrician II is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the electrical services as prescribed and shall perform within the electrical department guidelines, to include but not limited to: implementing preventive maintenance of electrical installations in all exhibit halls, barns, arenas, maintenance buildings and all other electrical distribution equipment on or belonging to the Georgia National Fairgrounds, monitoring operation techniques as to safety procedures, complying with equipment distribution requests, review required operation techniques, complete daily routine and/or event assignments as required and such other functions and duties as required. Position reports to the Electrical Superintendent.

Candidate should demonstrate technical expertise in the field of applied electrical service and have knowledge of all safety and electrical codes. The candidate should have a high school diploma or equivalent. Vocational training will receive preference. Three (3) years of electrical experience working as an electrician for an electrical contractor/company with exposure to 277/480 volt and 120/208 volt systems. The candidate should be able to perform with minimal supervision.

This position should require no travel. Further, the position will require an irregular work schedule to accommodate the needs of particular shows and events.

The GNFA offers a competitive salary, benefits plan and retirement. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, submit a letter of interest and resume to: Human Resources, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry, GA 31069 or email to employment@gnfa.com.Position may be applied for in person at GNFA administrative offices as well. Phone (478) 988-6477. Position will be open until filled.

Custodian- Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter

The Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority, the governing board for the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry, Georgia, is seeking qualified candidates for its Custodial Services department.

The Custodian shall carry out duties assigned by the Custodial Services Director related to cleaning and maintaining commercial buildings and cleaning and stocking restroom facilities as well as other custodial duties as directed by the Custodial Services Director. In addition, the qualified candidate will be able to perform assigned duties with minimal instruction and supervision.

This position should require no travel. Further, the position will require an irregular work schedule to accommodate the needs of particular shows and events.

The pay rate for this position is expected to be $12.00 per hour and includes a benefits plan and retirement. Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, print and complete the Employment Application posted on the website or pick up an application at our East Gate Guard Post. Completed applications may be submitted by mail to: Human Resources, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry, GA 31069; email to employment@gnfa.com; or by returning to the East Gate Guard Post. Phone (478) 988-6477. Position(s) will be open until filled.

General Laborer(s)- Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter

The Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority, the governing board for the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry, Georgia, is seeking qualified candidates as General Laborer(s) to fill openings in our Operations, Maintenance and Landscaping departments.

General Laborers shall carry out duties assigned by the Department Head related to cleaning and maintaining commercial buildings and GNFA grounds; event setup and break-downs involving tables, chairs, and other equipment; maintain livestock and horse facilities; landscaping maintenance and other duties as directed by the Department Head(s).In addition, the qualified candidate will be able to perform assigned duties with minimal instruction and supervision.

This position should require no travel. Further, the position will require an irregular work schedule to accommodate the needs of particular shows and events.

The pay rate for this position is expected to be $12.00 per hour and includes a benefits plan and retirement. Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, print and complete the Employment Application posted on the website or pick up an application at our East Gate Guard Post. Completed applications may be submitted by mail to: Human Resources, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry, GA 31069; email to employment@gnfa.com; or by returning to the East Gate Guard Post. Phone (478) 988-6477.Position(s) will be open until filled.

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