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It’s Time to Apply for a Job at the Fair!

Released: May 01, 2017

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More than 600 positions available

DEL MAR, Ca. (April 28, 2017) -- Now is the time to apply for a summer job at the San Diego County Fair, presented by Albertsons | Vons. Why work at the Fair this summer? Join the team that puts together San Diego County’s largest annual event, this year with the theme Where the West is Fun! Requirements include being over 18 years old for most positions, and having the ability to work every day of the Fair between June 2 and July 4. The Fair is closed the first four Mondays and the first three Tuesdays. Visit the job page on sdfair.com. for the full listing of job categories.

The San Diego County Fair is a fun, high-energy working environment and this year wearing a cowboy hat and jeans will be the standard. People interested in joining the team will work within the Fair team’s core values of Service, Safety, Teamwork, Character and Fun. Typically, 60% of seasonal staff returns year after year, many people returning for 20 years or more. But there are more than 600 seasonal positions available and plenty of room for first-timers. Top jobs needing to be filled include:
Parking director and cashiers: directs vehicle and pedestrian traffic within the parking lots, expediting traffic flow. Handles parking fee collection at lot entrances.
Ambassadors: problem solver and customer service representative used for crowd control, guest relations, tram safety, concert seating and beer garden monitoring. Needs positive attitude, ability to work well with people, and should be enthusiastic, energetic and flexible with their work schedule.

Other open positions are EMT, traffic controller, facility worker, security guard, shuttle bus driver, exhibit worker, ticket seller and ticket taker. Pay range is from $10.50 - $13 per hour.

About the 2017 San Diego County Fair

Ride ‘em cowboys! “Where the West is Fun” is the theme for the 2017 San Diego County Fair, presented by Albertsons|Vons, remembering the rough and tumble Wild, Wild West and celebrating how the West is fun today. The 2017 Fair will feature a Wild West saloon, numerous Western-themed educational and historic exhibits and country music for everyone to enjoy. There is a new Sheriff in town and it is you! Pull on your boots, grab your cowboy hat, and ride on in to Del Mar for some fun this summer. The Fair opens at 4 p.m. on Friday, June 2 and runs through Tuesday, July 4; it is closed the first four Mondays and the first three Tuesdays. The San Diego County Fair is the largest annual event in San Diego County and one of the top 10 Fairs in the United States and Canada, drawing more than 1.6 million visitors annually. For more information visit sdfair.com.

For more information, please contact:
Shawn Feisst
(858)-755-1161 ext 2573
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