Thursday, May 4, 2023 (10:20 am)

Employees seeking great summer jobs are needed to put on the annual OC Fair

COSTA MESA – OC Fair & Event Center needs seasonal workers who are looking for terrific summer jobs and a fun way to earn some income. The theme of this year’s Fair is “Happy Together!”

About 1,000 seasonal employees are needed for the 2023 OC Fair. Job postings are available at for people 16 and older. Hiring has begun for several positions, with some start dates closer to the 2023 OC Fair, July 14-Aug. 13.

Most open positions are seasonal, part-time with opportunities to build exhibits, work as a ticket taker, administrative assistant or customer service representative. Departments such as parking, security, janitorial, landscaping, maintenance and admissions are also seeking workers.

There are also some year-round jobs available.

Perks include free admission to the OC Fair, the option to purchase discounted tickets for friends and family and the opportunity to win a Fair employee scholarship.

Employees will need to follow all health and safety precautions in place at OC Fair & Event Center. More specific information will be provided to applicants and will be based on current protocols from public health agencies.

For more information, visit or contact the human resources department at 714-708-1563, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Job fair, June 3

OC Fair & Event Center will be hosting a hiring event on June 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. On-site interviews will take place and applications will be accepted on the spot. Visit to view open positions. Resumes will be accepted, but are not required.