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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry
Farm Attendant
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Orange County Fair | Costa Mesa, CA
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Job Description

Position Title: Farm Attendant

Rate of Pay: $13.25 per hour

Position Purpose:

Performs heavy manual labor to care for animals and crops at Centennial Farm. This is a seasonal/temporary position not to exceed 119 days.

Essential Functions:

* Performs heavy manual labor in the livestock area, including daily cleaning to maintain the appearance of the area.
* Feeds livestock on a daily basis.
* Assists in garden maintenance including planting, weeding, and harvesting.
* Maintains and repairs various structures and exhibits in the Centennial Farm area.
* May operate equipment including forklifts, manlifts, tractors, carts and hand tools.
* Performs a variety of janitorial duties to maintain cleanliness of the Centennial Farm area.

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


* Must be at least 18 years old.
* Must possess a valid California driver's license.
* Previous experience operating heavy equipment such as forklift, manlift, tractor and carts, as well as various hand tools in a safe and proper manner necessary.
* Strong customer service skills and the ability to work effectively with all types of people in a fast-paced environment necessary.
* Must be available 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.


* Previous experience working with livestock animals and crops desired.

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 stand, 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 occasionally lift and/or move moderate to heavy objects up to 50 lbs, which requires 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 an outdoor, and sometimes indoor, environment 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. Will be required to perform other duties as directed, requested or assigned.