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By fax:       925 426-5192

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

Current Openings

DATE OPENED: November 10, 2022
DATE CLOSED: When filled 


The CAD and Marketing Production Artist, Intern/Cooperative Education, is a part time, position in our Marketing and Business Development department. This position uses CAD softward to ceate layouts as well as design softward to update marketing projects.

Must be detail-oriented, a self-starter and have a solid understanding of CAD software and various design programs.

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DATE OPENED: November 3, 2022
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 regulations.

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DATE OPENED: November 14, 2022
DATE CLOSED: When filled 


This is a regular, full time, non-exempt position that requires familiarity with the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the construction trade. This position offers excellent benefits, generous paid leave and paid holidays. Knowledge of framing, sheetrock, general construction required. Click below to learn more.

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DATE OPENED: November 23, 2021
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: October 1, 2021
DATE CLOSED: When filled 
SALARY: Varies depending on role and experience


Current Openings:


In Employment Desired/Position applying for section please include OVG/Spectra.
Please email application to [email protected]


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.