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Job Openings Still Available at The San Diego County Fair

Released: March 10, 2016




NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:
Linda Zweig
(858) 792-4262
lzweig@sdfair.com

LOOKING FOR A SUMMER JOB?
WORK AT THE 2016 SAN DIEGO COUNTY FAIR
Job openings are still available – must be 18+ years - old


DEL MAR, CA (March 10, 2016) – If you are looking for a summer-time job, the Fair may be just the place for you! There are immediate job openings during the 2016 San Diego County Fair, presented by Albertsons|Vons. With the Fair only three months away these jobs will fill fast. All applicants must be at least 18 years-old to apply and you must be available to work every day of the Fair. Go to www.delmarfairgrounds.com. The deadline to apply is May 31.

The description of jobs still available for the 2016 San Diego County Fair:

Ambassador: Provides a variety of customer service functions during the San Diego County Fair. Positions include Crowd Control, Guest Relations, Tram Safety, Concert Usher and/or Beer Garden Monitor. Previous job experience in customer service preferred and bilingual ability a plus. Must be able to work standing for several hours, be enthusiastic, energetic and flexible with schedule. Must have excellent customer service attitude and be a team player.

Facility Worker: Cleans & maintains restrooms including sweeping, mopping, emptying trash and restocking paper products. Removes trash/garbage/recyclables from Fairgrounds. Must be able to bend, walk and stand for extended periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs.

Parking Director: Directs vehicle and pedestrian traffic to the proper locations/entrances within the parking lots, expediting traffic flow. Must stand for long periods of time. Must be customer-service oriented.

Traffic Controller: Directs a heavy volume of traffic off surface streets into the Fairgrounds, parking facilities and off-site lots. Must be able to endure long periods of standing and exposure to outdoor and be able to lift up to 25 lbs. Must pass a Traffic Controller Certification course, this training will be provided.

Shuttle Bus Driver: Transports Fairgrounds patrons from off-site parking lots to main gate. Fuels and cleans equipment and reports maintenance issues. Must have Class B or higher driver’s license with air brakes & passenger endorsements and current medical with clean DMV printout (H-6). Bus driving experience required.

EMT: Assists paramedics & other emergency medical service personnel in providing emergency & non-emergency medical and health care. Prefer previous EMT experience. Must have current valid EMT Certificate issued by State of CA or EMT certifying agency. Valid CA Class C driver’s certificate/CA Ambulance Driver’s Cert, both with current medical examination card preferred.

(Pay rates for the above listed job openings range from $10.00-$13.50 per hour.)

About the San Diego County Fair

Start your summer with Adventure and Imagination! “Mad About the Fair” is the theme for the 2016 San Diego County Fair, presented by Albertsons/Vons which will open at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3 and run through Monday, July 4th. The Fair will be closed Mondays (except July 4th) and the first two Tuesdays.

“Slithy Toves may gyre and gimble and Borogoves may be mimsy.
Whiffling through the tulgey wood makes one beamish and full of WHIMSY!”

Get ready for one “wild tea party” when the Fair fuses the magic of Lewis Carroll’s, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” with the artistic movement known as Steampunk. Outlandish landscapes, crazy rides, unique foods, festivals, entertainment and magical manifestations by your favorite Wonderland characters will highlight every day of the Fair. The Jabberwock, Jubjub Bird and Frumious Bandersnatch may drive you, mad as a Hatter and “completely bonkers!”
Then again, “All the Best People Are!” - Lewis Carroll

“Curiouser and Curiouser!”
Peculiar Magic happens every day at the 2016 San Diego County Fair.
The Cat Grins, the Clock Spins. The Tea Steeps, the Dormouse Sleeps. Mad as a Hatter, it doesn’t matter; dress-up for the Fair and stay to play! Come join the party and dress up in your favorite regalia, as a character from “Alice in Wonderland.” Or let your imagination take you into the world of Steampunk and Cosplay when you visit the Fair. Dress as Alice when she’s small, dress as Alice when she’s tall. Reimagine, reconstruct, machines that power by Steampunk. There’s Fantasy and fiction every day, come dressed to impress for Cosplay. For more information go to: www.sdfair.com

Make every day of the Fair a “Frabjous Day” with the Best Pass Ever! ONLY $26 gets you into the Fair for a $1 a day! Valid every day the 2016 Fair is open, June 3 – July 4. Come to the Fair whenever you want and stay for as long as you like every day, “Callooh! Callay!” (Tickets for general admission are $16 per day). The “Best Pass Ever” is non-transferable and valid only for admission; not valid for rides, food, games, parking, or any concerts that require a separate ticket.

Let the COASTER be your designated driver to the Fair! The $17 Fair Tripper ticket includes Fair admission and round-trip transportation using the North County Transit District’s COASTER, SPRINTER, and BREEZE. A valid NCTD, Amtrak or Compass Pass is required to ride the free shuttle to the Fairgrounds from the Solana Beach Train Station.

The San Diego County Fair is the largest annual event in San Diego County and one of the ten largest Fairs in North America, drawing more than 1.5 million visitors annually.
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For more information, please contact:
Linda Zweig
858-792-4262
lzweig@sdfair.com
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