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Open Positions

Maintenance Staff

The Gold Country Fairgrounds (GCF) is looking for a reliable and hardworking Maintenance Staff member to join our team as soon as possible. The maintenance staff at GCF work to maintain buildings and grounds to ensure they are clean, safe, and attractive, which may include, but are not limited to:

  • Independently manage and oversee the fairgrounds maintenance tasks that include event set-up and dismantle, landscaping, janitorial functions, and painting.

  • Personally setup and teardown for special events including: tables, chairs, stage PA system, bar and kitchen areas inside buildings. Outside event setup includes: picnic tables, portable staging and lighting, livestock panels, rodeo bucking chutes, loading and roping chutes, portable animal pens, feeding and water equipment. Inspect facilities post-event to check for damages and complete Rental Maintenance Report.

  • Independently perform janitorial functions that include: cleaning sinks, floors, walls, toilets, and removing trash from events and disposing it properly.

  • Fulfill tenant and facility renter requests to assist them with heat, air conditioning, blown fuses, locks, etc.

  • Operate, repair, and regularly service equipment; including trucks, tractors, lawn mowers, line trimmers, blowers, and other shop/maintenance tools and equipment.

  • Monitor RV Camping spaces and repair blown fuses and malfunctioning equipment.

  • Maintain set up during annual fair; including cleanup of trash and other waste.

  • Track and maintain inventory of tools and supplies.

  • Open Grounds and Buildings as needed.

  • Work hard as part of a team to problem solve and complete tasks.

  • Perform other job-related duties as requested by Gold Country Fair Staff.


Job Requirements include:

  • High School Diploma

  • CA Driver's License

  • Forklift Certification or willingness to obtain (Employer will pay)

  • Dependable

  • Great Customer Service

  • Friendly

  • Time Management

  • Clean DMV Record

  • Team player

  • Able to lift at least 50 pounds

  • Mechanical aptitude preferred


Work Remotely

  • No


Qualifications and Education Requirements

CA Driver’s License

Forklift Certification


Additional Notes

Night and weekend work is expected, especially leading up to and during the annual fair as well as other events throughout the years. The job requires an individual to be able to lift over 50 pounds, stand and walk many hours during the day, and be able to work in very hot and cold weather.

This job is high volume, detail oriented, and requires independently driven hard work and drive to do the job successfully. If you are confident in your skills and are willing to work hard to bring solutions we encourage you to apply.