About the Center: Careers

Want to be at the Center of it all? Join our team!

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!  What employees are saying: “Supportive senior staff, fun and rewarding work environment, excellent benefits, and opportunity for growth!”

We look forward to hearing from you!

Hiring update: due to the ongoing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and, based on industry standards, this employer is requiring vaccination as a condition of employment. Chosen candidates will need to show proof of vaccination. The Center will make reasonable accommodations when possible for candidates who are unable to be vaccinated because of a disability, medical condition, or sincerely held religious belief.  If you believe you qualify for an exemption, please let us know and be ready to provide documentation.

Current opportunities

Grounds Maintenance: this position is responsible for maintaining the exterior of campus buildings and the cultivation and care of the landscaping and grounds.  This is a part-time position.  Learn more and Apply Online

Event Coordinator: this position is responsible for assisting the Catering Sales and Services staff in the sales, administration, office coordination and execution of events.  This is a full-time position.  Learn more and Apply Online

Head Usher: this position 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

Banquet Attendant: this position is responsible for serving, setting up, tearing down, and providing service at all banquets, events, and banquet-related food and beverage operations for CCAE. This is part-time position, hours vary based on events.  Learn more and  Apply Online

Banquet Bartender: this position is responsible for preparing alcoholic beverages during Center events and concessions. This is a part-time position, hours vary based on events.  Learn more and Apply Online

Security Officer: this position provides security, safety and customer service, and works in conjunction with CCAE staff to respond to employee, patron, and visitor calls for routine and emergency services. We have part-time to full-time positions available.  Learn more and Apply Online

If you have any questions about our current openings, please contact:

Human Resources at dosio@artcenter.org

No phone calls please.

Please Note:

  • Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to contact all candidates. If, after our review process, your experience and qualifications seem to match those of the position we want to fill, we will contact you.
  • All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a drug screening and background check.
  • The Center is an equal opportunity employer.
  • All individuals hired by the Center will be required to establish and certify their identity and right to work in the United States.  The Center participates in E-Verify.


Read about our excellent benefits package:


CCAE Employment Application


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