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.

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.

The Festival and Pageant season starts in early July and ends on August 31, 2016. Training is in June. Please include your starting and ending dates of availability on your application.  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 a new hire application and applicant data record. Completed applications may be returned by: email to pageant.jobs@foapom.com ; 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

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, stands for long periods of time, works in outside environment. Available days, nights, weekends.

Position:

Ticket Taker (Main Entrance) – 16+ yrs

  • Shifts Available: Days, evenings
  • Description: Greets patrons as they enter or exit venue, takes ticket or verifies as appropriate, answers general questions.
  • Requirements: Friendly, service oriented, able to work in outdoor environment with various weather conditions.

Position:

Security Guard – 18+ yrs

  • Shifts Available: Day, Evening, Graveyard
  • Description: Patrol Festival grounds, provide security for staff, patrons, and artists; various posts and shifts 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 one weekend day a week.

Position:

Ticket Sales and Services – 18+ yrs

  • Shifts Available: Days, evenings; some positions start in 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. Days, evenings and weekend shifts available.

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.

Usher (16 + years old)

To apply for the usher position, download, complete and MAIL it directly to the House Manager. The address is located on both the application and usher information form. The usher information sheet is for you to keep. 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.