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By fax:       925 426-5192

By mail:    Attn: Patti Coonce
                    4501 Pleasanton Ave
                    Pleasanton CA 94566


DATE OPENED: January 20, 2023
DATE CLOSED: When filled 
SALARY:  $17 – $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. 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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 SALARY:  $18/Hour


The 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 15th and ending July 10th for approximately 40 hours per week, including weekends, during our annual Fair.

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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

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: February 15, 2023
DATE CLOSED: When filled 

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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DATE OPENED: January 20, 2023
DATE CLOSED: When filled 


This Full time, non-exempt position is responsible for day-to-day operations at the RV Campground & Storage
facility, including interacting with RV Campground & Storage clients. Good computer and customer service
skills are essential for success.
We are looking for a guest-oriented reception team member who can communicate in a friendly and
effective manner. The ability to show understanding and the confidence to ensure compliance of policies and

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SALARY: $25 to $34 an hour


This is a non exempt fulltime 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 onsite emergencies in 45 minutes or less (callin pay premium applies).

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DATE OPENED: January 6, 2023
DATE CLOSED: When filled 


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 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. 

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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

If Employment Desired/Position applying for section please apply following the link below

Gold Star Award

Gold Star Award

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


Danny Romero
4th Quarter, 2022

Danny is collaborative, we honor him for his excellence in service and his positive attitude.

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.


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.


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



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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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 [email protected] 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.