POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION: Part and Full Time Event Set Up Specialist
DATE OPENED: February 13, 2017
DATE CLOSED: When filled
SALARY: $14-$17/hour

POSITION SUMMARY:
Part and Full Time, Non-Exempt position available with a varied work schedule. This position provides set-up and tear down for the more than 350 fairground events each year. This includes putting up pipe and drape, delivering tables and chairs, skirting tables, and responding to event promoter’s requests. This position requires heavy lifting and the ability to work well with our promoters, public and event staff. Candidates must be flexible to work any shift, including the late shifts as necessary.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with a team of event sales and services staff to provide excellent service
  • Set up and tear down events including custodial functions
  • Plan and set up pipe and drapeaccording to layout drawings
  • Deliver and set up carpet, tables and chairs
  • Promptly and courteously respond to Promoters and Vendors’ concerns  and requests during events
  • Cleans tables, chairs, windows, carpet, etc.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Good communication skills with an emphasis on customer service
  • Experience working in a large event venue
  • Capable of following instructions and layout design
  • Ability to get and maintain a California Driver’s License and be eligible to be insured by our insurance provider
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well with a team or independently

Forklift experience or Class B license a plus

The Alameda County Fair Association is a non-profit organization that manages the Alameda County Fairgrounds with over 3 million people in attendance at the many 350 events held each year. Home to the Annual Alameda County Fair and public and private events including large consumer and trade shows, festivals, corporate events, concerts, graduations, picnics, weddings and other social events.

Alameda County Fair Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages all qualified persons to apply.

Please submit your resume to:
jobs@alamedacountyfair.com
By fax: 925 426-5196
By mail: 4501 Pleasanton Avenue, Pleasanton CA 94566 Attn: Majella Ringor


POSITION: CAD/Drafter I
DATE OPEN: December 9, 2016
DATE CLOSED: When filled
SALARY: $15-$18/hour; based on experience

POSITION SUMMARY:

This part time position is responsible for creating plans using CAD software for the Alameda County Fair and Fairgrounds.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Uses CAD software to create, revise and update construction, and fair operations layout drawings.
  • Transforms initial rough design and layout using computer aided design (CAD) into working documents.
  • Take measurements as necessary in order to draw plans 
  • Draw plans for the layout of the annual Alameda County Fair and other events
  • Draw preliminary plans for building remodels and renovations
  • Update the utility map of the fairgrounds
  • Coordinate with the Maintenance staff to record and update property infrastructure
Read and review older plans to assist with creating new plans

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Technically detailed and proven ability to envision layouts
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to use following computer software:
    • Autodesk AutoCAD 2D or AutoCAD LT
    • Autodesk Revit
    • Google SketchUp
    • Google Earth
    • Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work with a team and independently

The Alameda County Fair Association is a non-profit organization that manages the Alameda County Fairgrounds with over 3 million people in attendance at over 340 events held each year. Home to the Annual Alameda County Fair and public and private events including larger consumer and trade shows, festivals, corporate events, concerts, graduation, picnics, weddings and other social events. The Alameda County Fair Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages all qualified persons to apply.

Please submit your resume:
jobs@alamedacountyfair.com
By fax: (925) 426-5196 By mail: 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, CA, 94566 Attn: Majella Ringor


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

PARKING ATTENDANT

Looking for a flexible job that allows you to be outside? The Alameda County Fairgrounds has On Call hours available in our Parking Department. Come join the fun and spend your worktime outside among our 267 park-like acres.

POSITION: On-Call Parking Attendant            
DATE OPENED: February 16, 2017
SALARY: $11 per hour
POSITION SUMMARY:

This is an On Call, non-exempt position. The Parking Attendant position coordinates and monitors parking within the control of the Alameda County Fairgrounds.  The Parking Attendant ensures the safe use of the parking facilities while maintaining excellent customer service.  This position reports to the Parking Supervisor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing excellent guest service
  • Properly directing parking traffic flow
  • Ushering vehicles into parking designated slots
  • Ensuring the safe use of the parking facilities
  • Assisting with the installation and removal of signs, barricades and delineators
  • Troubleshooting any customer service issues.
  • Communicating any incidents, personnel, or customer service issues to supervisor in a timely manner
  • This position does not have cash handling responsibilities

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Positive attitude
  • Exceptional communications and customer service skills
  • Available to work days Monday through Friday; extra shifts on weekends are available
  • Ability to work outside for extended periods of time
  • Must be willing and prepared to work in all weather
  • Flexible schedule
  • Ability to stand 75% or more of shift

The Alameda County Fair Association is a non-profit organization that manages the Alameda County Fairgrounds with over 3 million people in attendance at over 350 events held each year. Home to the Annual Alameda County Fair and public and private events including large consumer and trade shows, festivals, corporate events, concerts, graduations, picnics, weddings and other social events.
Alameda County Fair Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages all qualified persons to apply.
Please submit your resume to:
jobs@alamedacountyfair.com
By fax: 925 426-5196
By mail: 4501 Pleasanton Avenue, Pleasanton CA 94566 Attn: Majella Ringor

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By fax: 925 426-5192

By mail:

Attn: Patti Coonce
4501 Pleasanton Avenue
Pleasanton CA 94566


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