Fair Employment

Mailing Address:
Alameda County Fair
Attn: Human Resources
4501 Pleasanton Avenue
Pleasanton, CA 94566

By Fax: (925) 426-5196


Available Jobs For 2018

  • Admissions
  • Parking
  • Exhibits
  • Guest Services
  • Operations
  • Racing
  • Administrative
  • Shuttles


Ticket Seller: $12.75/hr

Sells and reconciles tickets for entrance to the Fair. Background Check required.

Must be 18 or older


Ticket Taker: $11.50/hr

Greets guests, takes tickets, and verifies credentials at entrance to the Fair.


Seating Attendant: $11.50/hr

Oversees reserve seating in our amphitheater, action sports arena & racing grandstands.


Parking Lot Seller: $13.00/hr

Sells tickets and makes change accurately and promptly. Background Check required.

Must be 18 or older


Tram Driver: $13.00/hr

Drives a tram in a responsible manner.

Must be 18 or older


Parking Lot Attendant: $12.00/hr

Assigns vehicles to parking spaces, directs traffic, and verifies credentials.


Tram Attendant: $11.50/hr

Assists fair patrons on and off the trams in a safe and responsible manner.


Agriculture: $11.00/hr

Assists Agriculture Department with judging, setup and staging of Floral Exhibit.


Fine Arts: $11.00/hr

Assists with judging and instillation of Fine Arts display and Fine Arts area clean up.


Hobby: $11.00/hr

Assists Hobby Department with setup, judging, and monitoring the building.


Creative Living: $11.00/hr

Assists Creative Living Department with judging, setup, and instillation of Competition Entries.


Gardens: $11.00/hr

Assists Professional Garden Department with watering and daily garden maintenance.


Livestock Barn Crew: $12-$14/hr

Helps set up and clean up barns for livestock shows.


Smalls Animals: $11.00/hr

Sales and maintenance of small animals.


Barnyard Staff: $12.00/hr

Educates the public and takes care of the barnyard animals.


Education: $11.00/hr

Helps deliver the STEAM Program to fairgoers.



Guest Service Representative: $11.50/hr

Handles Fairgoers questions & concerns.

Helps supervises lost children.


Building Attendants: $11.50/hr

Monitors the Commercial Sales Buildings and assists with keeping them clean.



Event Operations: $12-$14/hr

Helps with setup and tear down for events within the Fair.



AM Janitor (4am–10am): $14.00/hr

Cleans grandstand area during our live racing meets.


Grandstand Racing Office Clerk: $11.00/hr

Supports the Grandstand Staff with various duties in the office.


Win, Place, and Show: $11.00/hr

Assists with contests and gives direction to the group of volunteers that work at the Win, Place, and Show Booth.


PM Janitor (12pm-6pm): $14.00/hr

Cleans grandstand area after our live racing meets.


Program Seller: $12.50/hr

Sells racing programs to the public in the Grandstands.


Contest Customer Service: $11.00/hr

Assists with racing contests and providing customer service to fairgoers on the use of the self-service betting machines.


Food Auditor: $11-13/hr

Based on experience

Assists Accounting Department with auditing food vendors. Must have cash register experience and be proficient in Excel with attention to detail.


Volunteer Program Representative: $11.50/hr

Assists the Volunteer Supervisor in implementing and running our Volunteer Program.


Must be 18 or older to work in this department


Grounds Shuttle Driver: $12.00/hr

Shuttles vendors and entertainers.


Looking to develop career skills? We’ve got you covered! Say hello to our Internships in the following disciplines:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Event Planning
  • Graphic Design
  • Horse Racing
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Program Coordination
  • Sales
  • Video Production


Most internships start in May with a few as early as April; if you would like to apply for an internship please submit your resume to jobs@alamedacountyfair.com . Please visit our website for full job descriptions of these positions http://annual.alamedacountyfair.com/fair-employment/

If offered a position with the Alameda County Fair, you will be required to provide documents that establish your identity and authorize your eligibility to work in the U.S. If you are age 17 or younger, you will be required to provide a valid work permit available through your school, unless you have already graduated from high school. You must be at least 16 years old to work at the annual Alameda County Fair. Positions in racing, cash handling or childcare require candidates to be at least 18 years old. For positions involving cash handling or childcare, you will be asked to submit and pass a background screening.


Only the most qualified applicants will be called to interview for open positions. Submitting an application is not a promise regarding employment. If you are employed by the Alameda County Fair, you have the right to terminate your employment at any time, and the Alameda County Fair has the similar right.


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: The Alameda County Fair is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation, citizenship status or any other protected status is accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.