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!

Mobile Recreation Leader

(1 Position)

Hours: 25-30 hours per week


10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

June 26-August 11

Interviews: Currently scheduling in-person interviews

Hourly Rate: $17.00-17.25 per hour

Duties: Under the direction of the Adaptive and Youth/Teen Manager and Program Coordinator, implement daily activities for children at various, parks, apartment sites and camps.  This free, drop-in, high energy mobile health, exercise, and nutrition program follows a weekly themed schedule.  The Mobile Recreation leader helps lead daily scheduled activities with the Program Coordinator in the areas of traditional and non-traditional sports, exercise, health etc.; supervise a large group of children; help prepare activities, maintain equipment, and inventory needs; adheres to program policies and guidelines; and perform related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years of age.  Must be able to work with minimal supervision and with a large group of children; Applicants are subject to a position relevant background check.  Other requirements include three personal and/or work references.

Preferred Qualifications: One (1) year or more of experience working with children in recreation, teaching, outreach or day camp environment; knowledge of age appropriate athletic activities and training, crafts and other large group activities for children between 6-14 years old; Ability to live by Kent Parks mission of "Dedicated to Enriching Lives" and demonstrate the following characteristics: responsible, respectful, honest, energetic, passionate, flexible, original, creative, dependable, thoughtful.

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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