POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION: Accounting/Purchasing Specialist
DATE OPENED: July 5, 2018
DATE CLOSED: When filled
SALARY: $18-$22/hour; Based on Experience

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for our organization’s overall procurement process ensuring correct materials and supplies are purchased and available when needed. This position also supports the Accounting department with various accounting functions as assigned. This is a full time, benefitted position. Some overtime is expected in this position especially during our annual fair.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate the purchase process and delivery expectations of other departments
  • Maintain organization’s purchasing policy and ensure all departments’ adherence
  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchases orders for all departments
  • Review, evaluate and approve specifications for the issuing and awarding bids to suppliers through RFQ and RFP process
  • Manage vendor performance including: negotiating price, product quality and delivery
  • Liaison with other departments for their purchasing needs
  • Assist Accounting with month-end closings and other duties
  • Prepare variance reports and spreadsheets
  • All other duties as assigned by Supervisor

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong background in RFQ & RFP process
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proven ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • Proven proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Knowledge of MAS90 desirable

 

The Alameda County Fair Association is a non-profit organization that manages the Alameda County Fairgrounds with over 3 million people in attendance at the many 350 events held each year. Home to the Annual Alameda County Fair and public and private events including large consumer and trade shows, festivals, corporate events, concerts, graduations, picnics, weddings and other social events.

Alameda County Fair Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages all qualified persons to apply.

Please submit your resume to:
jobs@alamedacountyfair.com
By fax: 925 426-5196
By mail: 4501 Pleasanton Avenue, Pleasanton CA 94566 Attn: Riley Ringor

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION: Groundskeeper
DATE OPENED: March 21, 2018
DATE CLOSED: When filled
SALARY: Based on Experience

POSITION SUMMARY:
This is a full-time, non-exempt, benefited position. This position performs skilled work in the maintenance of the fairground’s turf, plant material and property.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Mowing lawns
  • Pruning bushes, trees and shrubbery
  • Edging walkways
  • Raking and blowing leaves and debris
  • Cultivates and fertilizes lawns, plants, shrubs and trees
  • Sweeps and maintains walkways, driveways, building entrances and other assigned areas
  • Operates grounds keeping equipment including, but not limited to, power, lawnmowers, power-edger’s and blowers
  • Installation and repair of sprinklers and irrigation systems

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Understanding procedures, methods and techniques used in installation, repair and maintenance of sprinklers and irrigation systems
  • Knowledge of and ability to use irrigation system tools and equipment
  • Experience performing skilled work in repair and maintenance of sprinklers and irrigation
  • Possess interpersonal skills including patience, tack and courtesy
  • Ability to safely operate a variety of hand and power tools
  • Good communication skills with ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Capacity to work independently with little direction
  • Have and maintain a California Driver’s License and be eligible to be insured by our insurance provider
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Skill to perform basic record-keeping techniques
  • Ability to work well with a team or independently
  • Strong work ethic

The Alameda County Fair Association is a non-profit organization that manages the Alameda County Fairgrounds with over 3 million people in attendance at the many 350 events held each year. Home to the Annual Alameda County Fair and public and private events including large consumer and trade shows, festivals, corporate events, concerts, graduations, picnics, weddings and other social events.

Alameda County Fair Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages all qualified persons to apply.

Please submit your resume to:
jobs@alamedacountyfair.com
By fax: 925 426-5196

By mail: 4501 Pleasanton Avenue, Pleasanton CA 94566 Attn: Riley Ringor

Employment Application

Application

Please submit your resume to:

Email Here

By fax: 925 426-5192

By mail:

Attn: Patti Coonce
4501 Pleasanton Avenue
Pleasanton CA 94566


Volunteer Opportunities

Find out about our new, exciting volunteer program. Volunteers are the Ambassadors for the annual fair. They provide customer service and information for our guests.

For more information, please contact Kristen Dean at kdean@alamedacountyfair.com 
or 925-426-7610.