Employment Opportunities

Seasonal Positions – Anticipated Start Date of April 1.

Work outdoors are the Nevada County Fairgrounds!

Gardening Team:
We are looking for a gardening assistant to help the gardener prepare the facility for our busy event season. There are a variety of tasks for landscape maintenance that change with the seasons including raking, weeding, dis-budding of flowers, weed eating, and irrigation repair/maintenance. We are looking for an individual who is willing to learn and adapt. An individual who can bend, stoop, crawl, and lift up-to 50lbs. An individual who has a great attitude!

Grounds Worker:
Looking for an energetic individual to assist in the upkeep and beautification of our Nevada County Fairgrounds. Facility maintenance with a variety of projects involving painting, cleaning, setting up for events, etc.

No Experience Necessary! Both positions are seasonal. These positions are a maximum of 40 hours a week, days/hours are negotiable.  Come be a part of our great team!

Call us at 530-273-6217 with questions, or complete the application below and return it to the Nevada County Fairgrounds Administration Office located at Gate 1.  If you prefer, you can 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

Volunteer Opportunities

The Nevada County Fairgrounds welcomes and appreciates volunteers! We are currently recruiting for Summer and Fair-time volunteers!

Click here for a volunteer application or feel free to reach out by phone at (530) 273-6217 or by email to