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                    4501 Pleasanton Ave
                    Pleasanton CA 94566

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SALARY: $18 per hour

POSITION SCOPE:
This position is under the general direction of the Director of Entertainment, Agriculture & Programs. This position is responsible for assisting the Program Operations Department with tent and equipment placement, Fairtime Festivals, Exhibits program and other administrative and operational support. This is a seasonal position that could start part-time in May. It will require 40 hours a week in June and July.

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Current Openings

DATE OPENED: July 13, 2023
DATE CLOSED: When filled 

POSITION SUMMARY:
This Full-time, exempt supervisory position in our Grounds department has overall responsibility for the groundskeeping team and vegetation on the 260 acres of the fairgrounds. The supervisor directs the planting, pruning and cultivating of trees, shrubs, flowers and the seeding, fertilizing, mowing and trimming of all grounds.
We are looking for an experienced supervisor who can manage our expansive grounds and develop our team. Candidates must be bilingual—fluent in English and Spanish.

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SALARY: $25-$27/ Hour; Based on experience

POSITION SCOPE:

The Junior Accountant is a full time, benefited position in our Accounting department. This position will perform basic accounting functions, such as balance sheet reconciliation, bank reconciliation and data entry for journal entry or other reporting preparation.

We are looking for a detail-oriented, self-starter with accounting experience interested and excellent Excel skills. 

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DATE OPENED: February 15, 2023
DATE CLOSED: When filled 

POSITION SUMMARY:
This is a seasonal full-time position with potential to evolve into a regular full-time benefited position. This position provides set-up and tear down for the more than 300 fairground events each year. This includes, but is not limited to, 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.

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SALARY: $67,000 to $73,000/year, based on skills and experience

POSITION SCOPE:

This full-time exempt position is responsible for day-to-day operations of our popular RV Campground and Storage facilities. This position supervises all interaction with RV and Storage clients at two RV Campgrounds and Storage areas.

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Date Opened: September, 2023
Date Closed: When Filled
Salary: $21.89/hour

POSITION SCOPE:

This part time Janitor position is in our Off Track Betting Facility. Shifts are 6 hours in length with occasional overtime. The part time janitor workdays are Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6:30 PM to 1:30 AM; this may vary due to racing schedules, holidays and staff coverage. This is a union position. All employees in this classification must be SEIU, Local Service Workers West members in good standing during the course of their employment.

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Date Opened: July 5, 2023
Date Closed: When Filled
Salary: $18-20/hour

POSITION SCOPE:

This is a full-time benefited position. This position requires heavy lifting and the ability to work well with other staff as well as independently. Candidates must be flexible to work any shift, including the late shifts as necessary.

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Date Opened: July 16, 2023
Date Closed: When Filled
Salary: $20-30/hour

POSITION SCOPE:

This is a non- exempt full-time position in our Grounds and Plumbing Department. This position will require knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the plumbing trade; applicable state and federal health and safety code requirements; methods and practices followed in the maintenance of tools,
machinery, and equipment; safety precautions to be observed in the maintenance and installation of electronic and mechanical equipment. Responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining pipes, fixtures and other plumbing used for water distribution and waste water disposal on grounds. Responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing gas lines throughout the grounds. An essential function of this position is to report to on-site emergencies in 45 minutes or less (call-in pay premium applies)

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Date Opened: August 24, 2023
Date Closed: When Filled
Salary: $25-$28/hour, based on experience

POSITION SCOPE:

This is a regular, full time (40 hours a week), non-exempt position in our Maintenance department. This position requires familiarity with the methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the construction trade. Knowledge of the method and practices followed in the maintenance of tools, machinery, and equipment; safety precautions to be observed. This position offers excellent benefits, generous paid leave and paid holidays. Knowledge of framing, sheetrock, general construction methods and practices followed in the maintenance of tools, machinery, and equipment; safety precautions to be observed.

This is a full time position that offers excellent benefits, generous paid leave and paid holidays.

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Date Opened: March 1, 2023
Date Closed: When Filled
Salary: Varies depending on role and experience

Current Openings:

  • Banquet Server
  • Prep Cook
  • Bartenders
  • Concessions Pouring Staff
  • Warehouse Runner

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NEW Gold Star Award

Every quarter Alameda County Fairgrounds celebrates an employee who exhibits our core values and goes above and beyond.

Congratulations!
Robert Picone

3rd Quarter, 2023

Robert practices our core values every day with collaboration across departments and a positive attitude when completing his tasks.

Employee Shout Outs

Why do you work at the Alameda County Fairgrounds?

I LOVE my co-workers & the support to always improve & educate myself.  The team effort that every employee contributes makes this place, a great place to work.

I was looking for work that would help me learn new skills and turn those skills into a career. I come here knowing when retirement comes I was able to leave my lasting impression on the property. My goal is to have made a contribution to the organization and leave something for future generations.

We celebrate and inspire community…by being
the best fair and gathering place.

Mission

To assure the long-term viability of the Alameda County Fairgrounds, present an exceptional annual Fair that celebrates the heritage and diversity of Alameda County, and provide year-round opportunities for facility usage.

Vision

Our Fairgrounds will provide an inclusive, family-friendly environment where community, diversity, innovation and excellence are celebrated by all.

Values

Community

We believe the memories created here define who we are and how we are known to the community we serve.

Inclusive

Everyone is welcome, regardless of the traits that make us unique, as we celebrate the power of diversity and promote a fair and just environment.

Excellence

As individuals, we are focused on excellence; as a team, we are focused on lasting and meaningful success.

Collaborative

Our organization is made stronger through the power of collaboration and communication regardless of one’s position.

Innovative

We believe our organization and employees are empowered by innovation and change.

Environment

We preserve and protect our beautiful land, heritage and history as our organization prospers. 

Positive

We strive to maintain a positive atmosphere where we can enrich and elevate our guests and one another.

Celebrate

We celebrate with one another; we win together or not all. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Find out about our new, exciting volunteer program. Volunteers are the Ambassadors for the annual Fair. They provide customer service and information for our guests.

For more information, please contact Kristen Dean at kdean@alamedacountyfair.com or 925-426-7610.

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 in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Grounds crew