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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. In addition, if you are 18 or older you will be asked to submit to and pass a background screening. 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. Some positions require candidates to be at least 18 years old.

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.

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

By Fax: (925) 426-5196



Ticket Seller: $12.50/hr
Sells and reconciles tickets for entrance to the fair.
Background Check required. Must be 18 or older

Ticket Taker: $10.50/hr
Greets guests, takes tickets, and verifies credentials at entrance to the fair.



Parking Lot Seller: $12.50/hr
Sells tickets and makes change accurately and promptly.
Background Check required.
Must be 18 or older

Parking Lot Attendant: $11.10/hr
Assigns vehicles to parking spaces, directs traffic, and verifies credentials.

Tram Driver:$12.50/hr
Drives a tram in a responsible manner.
Must be 18 or older

Tram Attendant: $10.50/hr
Assists fair patrons on and off the trams in a safe and responsible manner.



Smalls Animals: $10.50/hr
Cleans cages of small animals.

Livestock Barn Crew: $11/hr
Helps set up and clean up barns for livestock shows.

Fine Arts: $10.50/hr
Assists with judging and instillation of Fine Arts display and Fine Arts area clean up.

Gardens: $10.50/hr
Assists Professional Garden Department with watering and daily garden maintenance.

Creative Living: $10.50/hr
Assists Creative Living Department with judging, setup, and instillation of Competition Entries.

Barnyard Staff: $11/hr
Educates the public and takes care of the barnyard animals.

Livestock Office: $11/hr
Help facilitate livestock shows, clerking, and assists in the livestock office.

Hobby: $10/hr
Assists Hobby Department with setup, judging, and monitoring the building.

Agriculture: $10.50/hr
Assists Agriculture Department with judging, setup and staging of Floral Exhibit.

Education: $11/hr
Helps deliver the STEAM Program to fairgoers.



Guest Service Coordinators: $10.50/hr
Handles Fairgoers questions & concerns.

Building Attendants: $10.50/hr
Monitors the Commercial Sales Buildings and assists with keeping them clean.

Child Care: $10.50/hr
Supervises lost children. Background Check required. Must be 18 or older.

Trackside Terrace: $11.00/hr
Serves as host/hostess for the Trackside Terrace in the Grandstands.



Event Operations: $12.00/hr
Helps with setup and tear down for events within the Fair.



Must be 18 or older to work in this department

AM Janitor (4am–10am): $14.00/hr
Cleans grandstand area during our live racing meets.

PM Janitor (12pm-6pm): $14.00/hr
Cleans grandstand area after our live racing meets.

Seating Attendant: $10.75/hr
Oversees reserve seating in our racing grandstands during our live horseracing meets.

Elevator Operator: $13.60/hr
Serves as the elevator operator in the Grandstands during Racing days.

Grandstand Racing Office Clerk: $11.00/hr
Supports the Grandstand Staff with various duties in the office.

Program Seller: $12.50/hr
Sells racing programs to the public in the Grandstands.

Racing Intern: $12.00/hr
Assists the Racing/Grandstands Department as well as the Racing Manager.

VIP Lounge: $12.00/hr
Serves as host/hostess for the VIP Lounge in the Grandstands.

Win, Place, and Show: $10.50/hr
Assists with contests and gives direction to the group of volunteers that work at the Win, Place, and Show Booth.

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.



All administrative jobs require computer and people skills and must be able to work a flexible schedule.

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.

Maintenance Office Clerk: $12/hr. View job description



Must be 18 or older to work in this department

Grounds Shuttle Driver: $10.50/hr
Shuttles vendors and entertainers.



Human Resource Intern: $11.25/hr
Assists the Human Resource Department with various tasks in the office and with other departments in need of office support.

Volunteer Program Intern: $11.25/hr
Assists the Volunteer Supervisor in implementing and running our Volunteer Program.



Event Sales Intern: $12-$14/hr - view job description

General Accounting Intern: Based on experience - view job description

Box Office Intern: $12/hr - view job description

Marketing Intern: $12/hr - view job descritption