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    OC Fair to host job fair, looking to fill more than 750 positions
    • May 31, 2024

    The OC Fair & Event Center is looking to hire more than 750 people for this summer’s OC Fair. Most open positions are seasonal and part-time, although some year-round jobs are available.

    Festival organizers are hosting a hiring event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 8 outside the center’s administration building at 88 Fair Drive, in Costa Mesa. Applications are required and must be submitted before the event, and on-site interviews will take place. Resumes will be accepted, but are not required.

    Jobs, available to people ages 16 and older, are for manning building exhibits, working as a ticket taker, being a customer service representative and more. Parking, security and janitorial departments are also looking for workers. Some start dates are closer to the 2024 OC Fair opening in July.

    Some job perks include free admission to the fair and the option to purchase discounted tickets for friends and family.

    The 2024 OC Fair runs July 19 through Aug. 18; this year’s theme is “Always A Good Time.” Tickets are on sale now for the fair and accompanying concerts at the Pacific Amphitheater and The Hangar. The fair will again limit daily attendance and require that tickets be purchased online in advance. The Every Day Passport will provide admission any day of the fair with no restrictions.

    To view open positions and apply, visit For more information, contact the center’s human resources department at 714-708-1563, weekdays, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

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    ​ Orange County Register