Employment Opportunities

Seasonal Positions

Gardening Team:
Looking for energetic individuals to help with planting, raking, and irrigation of the beautiful grounds of the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs., stoop and bend on occasion.

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, pay is comparable, and the experience of working in a natural setting is priceless!!
Call us at 530-273-6217 with questions, or complete the application below and return it 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

Volunteer Opportunities

The Nevada County Fairgrounds welcomes and appreciates volunteers! There are volunteer positions available year round or specific to the Fair, Draft Horse Classic and Country Christmas Faire. See the information above for Fairtime job descriptions that can also be filled by volunteers.

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