Job Opportunities

The Festival of Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

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. Most positions pay between $9 and $11 per hour and some positions may include a bonus based on sales.

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

Ticket Sales & Services (18 + years old)

  • Shifts Available: Days, evenings; some positions start in May and June.
  • Description: Sells reserved seats to Pageant of the Masters and provides auxiliary ticket services and Festival information.
  • Requirements: Customer service skills, cash handling and computer skills, window and phone positions available; no telemarketing.  Must be at least 18 or high school graduate.  Must be available to work day and/or evening shifts, 40 hours per week, including weekends, through August 31.

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.

Security Guard (18 + years old)

  • Shifts Available: Day, Evening, Graveyard
  • Description: Patrol Festival grounds, provide security for staff, patrons, and artists; various posts available.
  • Requirements: Service oriented, good judgment, friendly, must be able to work outdoors, may have to walk up and down steps, able to stand or walk for long periods of time. Must be available weekends and holidays.

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.

Maintenance/Grounds Keeper (16 + years old)

  • Shifts Available: Day, Evening
  • Description: Cleans, maintains grounds area, does janitorial duties.
  • Requirements: Dependable, good people skills, able to follow directions and safety rules, able to lift up to 25 lbs,work in an outdoor environment.  Must be 16 or over, available to work weekends, through August 31.

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.

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 31, 2015. 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 and with greater availability.

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.

Usher (16 + years old)

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.

  • 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.