Employment Opportunities

Now Hiring:

Ventura County Fair Employment

If you LOVE the Ventura County Fair, consider joining the Ventura County Fair team! The Fair needs energetic, friendly and hard-working people to help put on the largest event in Ventura County! Positions are available in maintenance, admissions, souvenir booth, box office and office assistance.

All employees must be 18 years of age. If you are 17 or younger, you will be required to provide a valid Work Permit available through your school, unless you have already graduated from high school. Anyone interested in applying for one of our open positions must complete and submit an Employment Application (PDF).

Once completed, drop it off at the Fairgrounds Administration Office, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001.

Only the most qualified applicants will be called to interview for open positions. Submitting an application is not a promise regarding employment. If you are employed by the Ventura County Fair, you have the right to terminate your employment at any time, and the Ventura County Fair has a similar right.

I-9/Work Permit Requirements

If you are selected for future employment, you will be required to furnish documents that establish your identity and eligibility to work in the United States, in compliance with the Immigration and Reform Act of 1986. Some of the documents that may be used to establish identity or eligibility include:

  • U.S. Passport
  • Driver’s license or ID card issued by a state
  • School ID card with photograph
  • U.S. Social Security card
  • Original or certified copy of a birth certificate
  • Certificate of U.S Citizenship

You will NOT be permitted to start work until this document is provided.

Permanent, Seasonal, Temporary (PST) Reimbursement

For seasonal employees seeking to request PST reimbursement, you will need to call 1-855-616-4776.


Volunteers play a BIG role in making the Ventura County Fair happen each year! If you are interested in volunteering at the 2023 Ventura County Fair, please submit our online Volunteer Application.


All employees and volunteers are subject to a Megan’s Law check prior to confirming employment.



Mailing Address

Ventura County Fairgrounds
10 W. Harbor Blvd.
Ventura, CA 93001