Job Posting: Accounting Supervisor

Orange County Fair

Accounting Supervisor

$6,760.00 - $8,398.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

The OC Fair & Event Center Accounting Supervisor independently performs the more difficult accounting duties which require an understanding of the entire accounting process, such as coordinating the implementation of accounting for new programs/functions; reviewing proposals to change accounting procedures; preparing analysis reports for management; and coordinating completion of monthly and year end reports.  In addition, under the direction of the Finance Director, the Accounting Supervisor assists in leading the accounting department, cash operations, and accounts payable and accounts receivables functions.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Accounting Supervisor
$6,760.00 - $8,398.00

This position is eligible for a $250.00 pay differential per month. Subject to change based on Bargaining Unit and/or work location.

Compensation is $6,760 - $8,398 per month plus 15% recruitment and retention differential $1,014.00 to $1,259.70. Total monthly salary of $7,7774 - $9,657.70.

# of Positions:
Work Location:
Orange County
In Office
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The 32nd District Agricultural Association, also known as the OC Fair & Event Center (OCFEC) is a state agency under jurisdiction of the California Department of Food & Agriculture.  The governing authority is a nine-member Board of Directors.

OCFEC is located in Costa Mesa, California on 130 acres that include educational assets like Centennial Farm and Heroes Hall. With an annual budget of $50 + million, the organization produces a STEAM education event, Imaginology and the highly-anticipated OC Fair each year. The OC Fair is one of the top ten Fairs in the nation and top three in California. In addition to the annual OC Fair, promoters host over 150 year-round events on our beautiful grounds.

The organization employs approximately 120 full-time civil service employees and 300 part-time, temporary employees on a year-round basis. The organization also employs approximately 1,400 part-time staff members at fair time.  


Department Website:

Special Requirements

  • Ability to work outside the normal business day/week as required by events and programs, including annual OC Fair (mid July-mid August).
  • Occasional overnight travel may be required.
  • Time off restrictions may be imposed during peak workloads.

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Orange County Fair
Attn: Human Resources
32nd District Agricultural Association
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Orange County Fair
Human Resources
32nd District Agricultural Association
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Administration Building (Gate 4)
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.


Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website.

  • CalPERS public pension plan
  • Health, dental and vision coverage
  • Generous Vacation/Sick or Annual leave
  • Life insurance
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Retirement savings plans
  • Long-term disability
  • Group legal coverage
  • ScholarShare 529 College Savings Plan

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website:
Human Resources Contact:
Jesus Lara
(714) 708-1563

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Representative
(714) 708-1563
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Information

Electronic applications submitted through your CalCareers Account are highly recommended and will be received/processed faster than other methods of filing.

*Please Note:  Your application will be reviewed for attention to detail including but not limited to:  missing information, conflicting information, incorrect dates, and/or typos. Please be sure you have completely reviewed your STD Form 678 thoroughly before submitting. If you would like to provide an explanation or would like to provide additional information, please include this information in a cover letter.  No other documents will be considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail