Employment Opportunities

Seasonal Maintenance Aides

Seasonal (months, hours vary)

Primary duties include:

  • Under supervision, on a temporary or seasonal basis only, to perform unskilled manual labor in cleaning up and maintaining State property, and to do other related work.
  • Assisting with routine building maintenance and janitorial duties for fairgrounds facilities.
  • Performing manual labor, daily maintenance as required, and other tasks as needed to keep the fairgrounds operational.
  • Operating hand tools, power tools, and small to heavy equipment (including mowers, tractor, dump truck, golf cart, etc.).
  • Performing grounds maintenance, including mowing grass, raking, operating a string trimmer, chipping, removing trash and debris, operating and maintaining sprinkler systems, maintaining and cleaning landscape equipment, and performing other landscape related tasks as required.

Seasonal Maintenance Aide must have a valid California driver license, maintain a positive customer service attitude and perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards/policies.

Complete the application below and return it, along with a resume, to the Drop Box at the Nevada County Fairgrounds Administration Office or mail it to the Nevada County Fairgrounds at 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley, CA  95949 or email it to

pdf Nevada County Fairgrounds Employment Application


Fair-Time Jobs

As the Nevada County Fairgrounds prepares for the Nevada County Fair, August 11 – 15, we will have the following jobs available during the 2021 season:

  • Gate Cashiers
  • Ticket Monitors
  • “Red Shirt” Patrol
  • Exhibit Crew
  • Clean Up Crew
  • Parking and Traffic Crew

Job descriptions and the application are listede below: 

pdf Job Descriptions (Fair)

pdf Employment Application (2021)

If interested, complete the application and return it to the Nevada County Fairgrounds at 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley, CA  95949 or email it to