Job Opportunities

The Festival of Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

On this page you will find postings for seasonal positions for the months of July and August.  Other seasonal positions may be posted closer to the start of the summer season.

Applicants may be subject to background checks and/or drug and alcohol screening. Job applicants who are under 18 and have not graduated from high school must be able to provide a work permit if hired.

If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at pageant.jobs@foapom.com.

PROGRAM SALES/SEAT CUSHION RENTAL/GIFT SHOP SALES

Most positions pay $9 to $10 per hour and some positions may include a bonus based on sales.

The Festival and Pageant season starts in early July and ends on August 30, 2014.  Please include your starting and ending dates of availability on your application.   Training is in June. Greater consideration will be given to applicants who are available until the end of August.

TO APPLY: Print out and complete an application.  Completed applications may be returned by fax to 949-494-9387; by mail or in person to: Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA, 92651, attn. Human Resources or email to pageant.jobs@foapom.com.

 

Position:

Program Seller – 16+ yrs

  • Shifts Available: Night shift, must be available from 5 pm – 11:30 pm
  • Description: Sells souvenir programs to patrons.
  • Requirements:Outgoing, service oriented, friendly, available nights and weekends, position stands and/or walks or long periods.

Position:

Seat Cushion Rental – 16 + yrs

  • Shifts Available: Night shift, must be available from 5 pm – 11:30 pm
  • Description: Rents seat cushions to patrons.
  • Requirements: Outgoing, friendly, service oriented, available nights, weekends, position stands and/or walks for long periods.

Position:

Gift Shop Sales – 18 +yrs

  • Shifts Available:  Days, evenings
  • Description: Greets customers, handles transactions, assists customers with purchases, restocks merchandise area, keeps area orderly.
  • Requirements: Outgoing, service oriented, cash handling and retail sales experience; able to lift 10-25 lbs.  Available days, nights, weekends.

Position:

Blanket & Binocular Rental -18+ yrs

  • Shifts Available:  Night shift, must be available from 5 pm – 11:30 pm
  • Description: Rents blankets & binoculars to patrons.
  • Requirements: Outgoing, friendly, service oriented, available nights, weekends, position stands and/or walks for long periods.

USHER APPLICATION DIRECTIONS

Ushers are paid $10 per hour.

To apply for the usher position, download, print out and complete an usher application and data record.  The application also includes an usher information sheet for you to keep.  Mail the usher application and data record form directly to the House Manager.  The address is located on both the application and usher information form.  Do not return the usher information sheet.

 

Position:

Usher – 15 + yrs

  • Shifts Available: 7pm – 9pm (up to six days per week)
  • Description: Assists patrons to seating locations.
  • Requirements: Friendly, service oriented, patient, able to walk up and down stairs, work outdoors in evenings. Available nights, weekends, holidays.

Crew/Maintenance Staff Member/ Summer Crew Working Lead

(Seasonal) Possible Temp to Perm

General Description of Position: The Crew/Maintenance Staff Member is responsible for maintenance and construction projects as part of preparations of the grounds for the summer exhibit. This position works 6 nights a week (July/August) to oversee the evening maintenance crew. Possible temp to perm position.

Maintenance Duties and Responsibilities: Applies practical problem solving skills, broad knowledge of basic tools and equipment, supervisory skills.

  • Light construction work. (Framing, drywall, mud and paint etc.)
  • General maintenance for all of Festival of Arts property as assigned.  Includes but not limited to: painting, interior and exterior as needed, Exhibit booth/frames assembly and disassembly.
  • Custodial work.
  • Knowledgeable in proper use & storage of cleaning agents. Keeps storage/maintenance shop facilities and equipment clean and in orderly working condition.
  • Supervises evening maintenance crew. Sets work assignments (summer only)

Requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years previous experience with construction, maintenance and team leader.
  • Knowledgeable in proper use & storage of tools, equipment, and cleaning agents.
    • Requires flexibility to change and perform various duties as assigned. Must be able   to work additional days and hours prior to and during the summer season.
    • Must be able to lift up to 90 lbs. Work in an outdoor environment.
    • Previous supervisory experience extremely helpful.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving history.
    • Able to work independently and in a team environment.
    • Must be able to speak and understand English.

How to Apply: Download application from the website. Complete application and resume if available and mail to: Human Resources, Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 or  Fax to (949) 494-9387; may apply in person to above address.