We're Hiring! Jobs at the Great New York State Fair

Syracuse, New York 
Aug. 20th – Sep. 9th, 2022

We’re hiring a team of Recycling Ninjas for a variety of different roles, including Bathrooms, Grounds & Buildings cleaning. Daytime, evening and overnight shifts available.

Job Description

Green Event Ninjas is recruiting a team of Recycling Ninjas to assist with the cleaning and recycling initiatives for The Great New York State Fair, taking place at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY.

Our goal is to help make the event as eco-friendly and presentable as possible by implementing a recycling and sorting initiative, picking up litter across the grounds, and keeping spaces across the venue clean and tidy.

Wage

$16.50 USD /hour

Location, Dates & Shifts

  • New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY 13209
  • August 20th – September 9th, 2022
  • Daytime, evening and overnight shifts available.

Responsibilities

PRE-EVENT TRAINING: 
Recycling Ninjas will be expected to complete an online training course prior to their first shift.

DURING EVENT CLEAN-UP: 
Recycling Ninjas will be picking up loose litter on the ground and working with the Green Event Ninjas team and fellow Recycling Ninjas to clear the venue and vending areas. This task involves bending, consolidating large bags of recycling and refuse, and lifting bags onto push carts, golf carts and trailers.

Recycling Ninjas will also spend a good portion of their shift hand-sorting the recycling and compost waste streams to maximize the event’s total waste diversion from landfill. This task involves prolonged periods of standing, opening bags and sorting their contents, and lifting bags. All appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided (e.g. protective gloves, face masks, safety glasses, etc.).

Our team of Recycling Ninjas will also be responsible for maintaining the bathroom and shower facilities across the event venue. This task involves restocking supplies, wiping down surfaces, power washing surfaces overnight, etc. All appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided (e.g. protective gloves, face masks, safety glasses, etc.).

POST-EVENT CLEAN-UP: 
Recycling Ninjas will work together to clear the venue and vending areas of all event litter and patron debris, and to complete a final clean of all bathroom and shower facilities. This position entails walking, bending, lifting and handling event waste and recycling.

CAUTION: 
Please note that this event takes place outdoors. It may be hot and/or it may rain. Recycling Ninjas are expected to dress for the weather (e.g. rain or shine, warm or cool). Bulk water will be provided (we encourage you to bring a water bottle), in addition to scheduled breaks and lunch for longer shifts. Uniforms in the form of a branded cotton T-Shirt will be provided.

How to Apply

Please submit an application form at the following link and one of our Staffing Ninjas will be in touch with you: