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By fax:       925 426-5192

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

Internships

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Current Openings

Date Opened: April, 2024
Date Closed: When Filled
Salary: $26-$30, based on experience

POSITION SCOPE:

This Part-Time position is on-site and in-person; approximately 25 hours per week. The Horse Racing Marketing Specialist will focus on public relations, marketing projects and coordinating social media accounts for live Horse Racing and Off-Track Betting. This part-time position reports to the Director of Marketing and Business Development.

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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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Date Opened: February 9, 2024
Date Closed: When Filled
Salary: $75,000 – $80,000 Annually

This full-time, exempt position is responsible for managing the OTB and Racing Operations, staff and schedules, maintaining facilities, coordinating with related contractors and partners and managing live racing operations during the annual Fair. The Off-Track Betting & Racing Supervisor reports to the Director of Entertainment, Agriculture &
Programs.

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Date Opened: April, 2024
Date Closed: When Filled
Wage: $90,000 – $115,000 per year; based on experience

This full-time, exempt position is responsible for managing the Racing Operation, Off-Track Betting, Barns, related contractors and partners, overseeing the Golden State Racing contract and the live racing operations during the annual Fair and Golden State Racing Meet. The Racing Operations Manager reports to the Director of Entertainment, Agriculture & Programs.

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Date Opened: April 12, 2024
Date Closed: When Filled
Salary: $18.50/hr

This is a seasonal full time position; responsible for general labor and custodial
maintenance in our horse stabling area. This seasonal position runs from May through August supporting our Live Horse Race Meet.

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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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Salary: $25-$30/hour, based on experience

POSITION SCOPE:

This is a regular, full time, 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.

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The Amazing Kim Reed

NEW Gold Star Award

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

Congratulations!
Kim Reed

1st Quarter, 2024

Kim practices our core values everyday with collaboration across departments and a positive attitude when completing her 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.

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