Big Tex is Hiring for the 2022 State Fair of Texas

DALLAS – May 8, 2022 – With just over 100 days until the State Fair of Texas opens, Big Tex is looking to hire thousands of seasonal Tex Team members. Seasonal job applications are now available online for a variety of departments. Known for celebrating all things Texan, seasonal team members are essential to welcoming folks from all over to the most Texan place on Earth.

The Fair provides more than 7,000 seasonal job opportunities every year, with approximately 2,200 people employed directly by the State Fair of Texas. The starting wage for job openings paid by the State Fair of Texas in 2022 is $15.21/hour, raised nearly 19% from the previous $12.38/hour in 2021.

Applications for State Fair seasonal positions can be found online, with opportunities available in the following areas: coupon sales, creative arts, games, gates, guest services, livestock, maintenance, and plumbing.

 To apply for a seasonal position at the State Fair of Texas, please visit The Fair has partnered with several local organizations that will be opening their computer facilities or providing access to the internet for those wanting to fill out our online job application.

In addition to these locations, the Fair also encourages applicants to visit their local public library to utilize internet access. For more information on the library locations, please visit

Please see below for details on the participating locations:

Cornerstone Baptist ChurchHours: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.1621 South Blvd.Dallas, TX 75215(214) 426-5468 

Martin Luther King Branch Library  Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.;Thursdays – 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Dallas, TX 75215(972) 670-0344

Park South YMCA Hours: Mondays through Thursday, 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.2500 Romaine Ave.Dallas, TX 75215(214) 421-5301

The Senior Source Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.3910 Harry Hines Boulevard Dallas, Texas 75219(214) [email protected]

TR Hoover Community Development Center Hours: Tuesdays, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.5106 Bexar St. Dallas, TX 75215(214) 421-2420

West Dallas Public Library Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thursdays – 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.2332 Singleton Blvd. Dallas, TX 75212(214) 670-6445