Job Description

Come work at a place where you have a direct impact on the quality of life for Kent residents, business owners and visitors alike!


Recreation Division
(4 Positions Available)               


OPENS:   October 19, 2023

CLOSES:  Open until Filled 
HOURS:  5hrs - 15 hrs. a week during September through June
HOURLY RATE:  $22.50 - $25.50 per hour, depending on experience

Under direct supervision of Recreation Coordinator, adult sports officials are responsible for facilitating and officiating the Adult Volleyball league through the fall, winter and spring months & Youth League through fall and spring months. The position requires the ability to interact positively as an effective member of a working team.  Adult League matches are on Tuesday and Wednesday nights from 6 p.m.-10 p.m.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be at least 16 years of age.

Officiating positions require volleyball experience and a background in sports officiating is preferred

Applicants are subject to a position-relevant background check

Example of Duties:

Sports officials duties include the ability to:

1) Set-up and take-down volleyball standards, nets, pads, etc.

2) Control games in a confident and appropriate manner

3) Ensure all participants comply with league rules

4) Make and sell calls with confidence and knowledge of league rules

5) Assist in emergency procedures

6) Make sure teams have appropriate equipment, etc.

7) Keep records including, but not limited to, score, incident/accident reports, timecards, and communication with the Recreation Coordinator.

8) Other duties as assigned

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in a gym environment; may be exposed to individuals who are difficult.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.  Subject to irregular work schedules including weekday, weekend, and evening.

Temporary employees with the City of Kent do not receive insurance or time off benefits outside of those which are legally mandated. In certain instances, temporary employees may be eligible for retirement benefits through the State of Washington's Department of Retirement Systems.

The City of Kent is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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