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Exhibit Maintenance (Livestock)
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Orange County Fair | Costa Mesa, CA
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Job Description

Position Title: Exhibit Maintenance (Livestock)

Rate of Pay: $13.50 per hour

Position Purpose:

Assists in the installation, maintenance and dismantling of exhibits during the annual OC Fair. Provides a variety of support to the Exhibits Program clean animal pens, answering questions from the public, and installing/dismantling exhibit structures and props. This is a seasonal/temporary position not exceed 119 days.

Essential Functions:

* Installing and dismantling of animal and garden exhibits at the annual OC Fair.
* Caring for animals: cleaning manure, feeding and watering.
* Assists in delivery and departure of exhibits at the annual OC Fair.
* Maintains the cleanliness and appearance of exhibit for animal and public safety.
* Performs a variety of clerical and other office duties, including clerking the judging of entries.
* Monitors the exhibit building entrances and exits, and secures the exhibits during hours of operation.
* Provides information about the exhibit to the public and answers questions about the exhibit, the event and the property.

This description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.


* Must be at least 18 years old
* Valid California driver's license required
* Simple mathematical skills essential
* Ability to use hand tools necessary
* Must be enthusiastic and able to handle occasional stressful situations effectively
* Attention to detail a must
* Excellent teamwork skills necessary
* Strong customer service skills required
* Must be able to work all 23 days of the annual OC Fair
* Ability to work outside the normal business day/week as demanded by events and programs
* Ability to lift or move objects up to 50 lbs. safely necessary


* Knowledge of livestock animals a plus
* Knowledge of agriculture a plus
* Previous experience or certification on carts, forklift, tractor or bobcat

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. Extended periods of standing and walking involved. The employee is required to use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move moderate to heavy objects, which require frequent and proper bending. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

Will work in a fast-paced, environment in both indoor and outdoor locations during all types of weather. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud, particularly when working outdoors or in an exhibit building.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.