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Want to be at the Center of it all? Come work for us!

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido offers exciting and rewarding careers that bring people together to discover, create and celebrate the arts.  Please take a look at our current opportunities and apply online.  Thank you for your interest in working with the Center.

We offer a great working environment, flexible schedule, competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, comp tickets, and more!

We look forward to hearing from you!

Current opportunities:

Security Officers:

Security Officers provide security, safety, and customer service; and work in conjunction with CCAE staff to respond to employee, patron, and visitor calls for routine and emergency services. We are currently seeking two part-time to full-time Security Officers.  Learn more and Apply Online

Event Coordinators:

The Event Coordinators are responsible for assisting the Catering Sales and services staff in the sales, administration, office coordination and execution of events.  Hours are primarily weekdays with weekends scheduled based on events.  Both positions are full-time.  Learn more and Apply Online

Visitor Services Representative:

The Visitor Services Representative acts as the front line customer service ambassador for the California Center for the Arts, Escondido museum. The position is responsible for greeting, interacting, and informing guests of the museum and of the Center at large.  This is a part-time position.  Learn more and Apply Online

Technical Supervisor:

The Technical Supervisor aids in implementing theatrical production in a multi-stage and multi-use environment. This position is a Center management position and is not subject to any contracts with the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE).  This is a full-time, exempt position.  Learn more and Apply Online

Seasonal Maintenance Technicians:

We are looking for seasonal Maintenance Technicians to start right away! The Seasonal Maintenance Technician position performs a variety of general building maintenance duties, including minor repairs, exterior painting, equipment preventive maintenance, and repairs in the upkeep of CCAE’s interior structures. This is a full-time, seasonal position.  Learn more and Apply Online

Prep Cook PT:

The Prep Cook is responsible for hot and cold food preparation following menu specifications, organizing the kitchen area, marking and dating food perishables, implementing FIFO inventory usage, maintaining kitchen equipment, and complying with OSHA regulations.  This is a part-time position (hours vary based on events).  Learn more and Apply Online

Banquet Captain:

The Banquet Captain is responsible for the supervision of banquet staff and bartenders. The position coordinates all aspects of the room/facilities set-up (including audio visual) and food and beverage service.  This is a part-time position.  Learn more and Apply Online

Banquet Houseman & Setup

The Banquet Houseman/Setup position is responsible for setting rooms and a variety of spaces per the specification of the banquet events order and returning the room to its original state after events.  This is a part-time position with 3-6 hours per shift.  Learn more and Apply Online

Head Usher

The Head Usher is responsible for providing exceptional customer service for patrons, as well as, venue and patron safety during events.  The position oversees front-of-house volunteer ushers in theaters, outdoor events, etc., and responds to special requests from patrons.  Learn more and Apply Online


This position is responsible for maintaining the dish machine, sanitation of kitchen area, proper handling and storing of equipment, and washing and stocking wares to proper standards throughout the shift.  Learn more and Apply Online

Banquet Attendant
The Banquet Attendant is responsible for serving, setting up, tearing down, and providing service at banquets, events, and banquet-related food and beverage operations.  Requires superior customer service skills and a commitment to following food handling and safety procedures.  Food Handlers Card is required. This is a PT and On-Call position, variable hours including weekends.  Learn more and Apply Online

Banquet Bartender
The Banquets and Concessions Bartender is responsible for preparing alcoholic beverages during Center events and concessions.  Requires superior customer service skills.  This is a PT and On-Call position, variable hours including weekends. Learn more and Apply Online

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