County Of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , CA
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Fairgrounds Maintenance Worker

County Of Sonoma
Santa Rosa, CA Full-time
Posted on August 3, 2019

Fairgrounds Maintenance Worker $3,466 - $4,214/Monthly

Apply by 08/15/19

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:
  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $500 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • County paid premium contribution to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range
* Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. Additional information can found in the Service Employees International Union Local 1021 Memorandum Of Understanding (SEIU MOU).
Fairgrounds Maintenance Workers complete a variety of unskilled and semiskilled light and heavy tasks in order to prepare and maintain the buildings and grounds for upcoming events. Fairgrounds Maintenance Workers must be willing to work days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

The ideal candidate will possess:
  • A strong work ethic and commitment to dependability and safety
  • Knowledge of working dirt arenas for various events
  • Experience safely operating various pieces of heavy and other equipment, such as:
    • Forklift
    • Tractor with attachments
    • Skip loader
    • High lift
    • Scissor lift
    • Pressure washer
The Sonoma County Fairgrounds is a unique venue with more than 100,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor facilities and equestrian arenas. Showcasing the annual County Fair, the grounds are the pride of Sonoma County and are the preferred venue for many community celebrations.

For information about our community and the services we provide, please visit and the Sonoma County Fairgrounds website.

This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part-time, or extra-help (temporary) positions as they occur during the active status of the list.