LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The Kentucky State Fair is almost here and officials are ready to hire. More than 750 temporary employees will be needed for and during the 11-day event.

The fair begins hiring Monday, August 7th, both online and in person.

The Kentucky State Fair positions include ticket sellers, gate attendants, maintenance, grounds, housekeeping and tram drivers. Wages start at $8.25 an hour. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and provide proper identification to verify work eligibility, such as a photo ID and a Social Security Card. Applicants must apply in person.

Kentucky State Fair hiring will be at the Gate 4 Employment Office behind the Armory at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Hiring opens on Monday, August 7, 7 a.m. The Gate 4 employment office will remain open until 2 p.m. Sunday, August 27.

For more information, e-mail the Personnel Department or call (502) 367-5230.

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