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You know you love the fair, why not work here?

We hire hundreds of seasonal employees for our award-winning Fair each year. The Fair offers a wide variety of positions and flexible shifts, so come join us this summer!

If you are interested in year-round employment, please visit our year-round employment page for our current openings and Fair internships.

Jobs Available For 2023


DATE OPENED: January 20, 2023
DATE CLOSED: When filled 
SALARY:  $18/Hour


This is a seasonal, part time position beginning in April and concluding at the end of July. It is approximately 16-25 hours per week increasing to 35-40 hours per week during our annual Fair (June 17- July 10). This is an excellent opportunity for an individual eager to learn more about the event sales and events operations. This position supports the Event Sales department in their day-to-day operations during the Fair. Working early, late and/or weekend shifts as needed is required. A qualified candidate is an experienced and confident sales person who is organized and deadline conscious. The ability to handle multiple projects effectively is essential for success. We are looking for a dedicated team player with great people skills and a “can-do” attitude who is interested in putting knowledge to action in this fast-paced environment.

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AVAILABLE: April 2023 through July 2023
SALARY:  $18/Hour


Information Technology Intern is a seasonal position associated with our annual fair. This position offers individuals hands-on experience working in the Information Technology (I.T.) field. The intern will work in multiple I.T. functions with an emphasis on support of the annual Alameda County Fair. The position will start as part-time and could built to a full-time position during Fair. This position will begin April of 2023 and will continue until end of July 2023.Our Fair hours are Wednesday through Sunday between 12 PM and 11 PM, except for the last week, we are open all days.

We are looking for a resourceful and well-organized individual with an eagerness to learn from the best and a dedication to helping others.

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SALARY: $18 per hour

Concessions & Sales Audit Intern will provide support to the Food Auditor and accounting
department on various duties
including analyzing and auditing revenue. This is a seasonal position
starting June 15
th and ending July 10th for approximately 40 hours per week, including weekends, during
our annual Fair.

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Guest-focused support with mobile device scanners and ticket printers at Admission gates, concerts, tasting fests and horse racing.


Manages Admission gates team and guest support, scans tickets and manages ticket printers. Supervisory experience and ability to manage guest entry experience required.


Guest-focused support for entry into the Amphitheater for nightly concerts or Grandstand for horse racing and tasting fests.


Requires computer & people skills

Starting at $17/hr

Audits and prepares reports of food vendor transactions. Must have register and POS system experience and be proficient in Excel with an attention to detail.


Assists volunteers and the implementation of our Volunteer Program, including check in/out, support and scheduling

Exhibits & Programs


Performs physical work helping to set and teardown for livestock shows. Daily cleaning and maintenance of the livestock area.

Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.


Helps with set up, maintenance and tear down of exhibit spaces and community programming.

Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.


Cares for, sells and educates guests about the small animals.


Supports multiple buildings in the Exhibits area. Provides information and answers guest questions, safely monitors entrances and exits and prepares competitive entries. Helps set-up, maintain and clean buildings.

$17/hr –

Must be 18+

Shuttles entertainers/vendors around Fairgrounds. Transports equipment with a pushcart to and from entrance gates to designated areas. Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs and push a cart up to 500 yards.

$17/hr – Must be 18+ Must be able to stand for the duration of the concert Guest-focused support for seating in our amphitheater. Must be able to stand.

Guest Services

Must be 18+ to apply


*Background check required

Provides guests with information, handles questions and concerns. Supervises lost children.


Monitors the Commercial Sales buildings and assists with keeping them clean


Assists with vendor check in/out and day-to-day operations of the office.



Directs traffic, assigns vehicles to parking spaces and verifies credentials.


Must be 18+
Background check required

Greets guests, assists with purchases and scans tickets.


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


Must be 18+
DMV check required

Provides guest transportation from parking lots to entry gates. Drives in a responsible manner.


Must be 18+
DMV check required

Transports employees and vendors between BART and the Fairgrounds.


Must be 18+ to apply

Starting at $16/hr

Supports our Grandstand guests and racing operations.


Sells racing programs to guests in the grandstands.


Greets and seats guests. Supports private trackside events.


Must be 18+ to apply


Helps with setup and tear down for events within the Fair. Must be able to lift 20 lbs


Must be 16+ to apply

Submit Your Application

By e-mail:
 [email protected]

By fax: (925) 426-5196

By mail: Alameda County Fair
Attn: Human Resources
4501 Pleasanton Avenue
Pleasanton, CA 94566

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.

*Subject to change