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Job Title:  REFEREE OR UMPIRE  (Temporary, part-time position)
Recruitment:

Description:

Salary Range $10.05 - $12.00 / hour, DOQ

 

The City of Covington is seeking referees or umpires to officiate at the city’s competitive athletic or sporting classes or events.

 

Representative responsibilities include maintaining standards of play and ensuring rules of the game are observed; judging performances in competitions to award points; imposing scoring penalties and determining results; keeping track of event times; starting or stopping play when necessary; inspecting sporting equipment and/or examining participants in order to ensure compliance with event and safety regulations, etc.

 

The successful candidate must be well familiarized with rules, practices, techniques and equipment used for assigned athletic activities; the basic methods and techniques of scheduling; principles of accurate record keeping; modern office procedures and equipment; effective customer service techniques; and effective stress-diffusing techniques.  They must also be available to work hours that fall outside of the normal Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., work schedule.

 

Minimum criteria includes sufficient experience with assigned sports to demonstrate familiarity with various situations in order to deliver correct judgments and the possession of or the ability to obtain First Aid/CPR Certification and Blood Borne Pathogens training.   Preferred criteria includes one year of experience working with athletic programs.

 

A complete job description and employment application are available by clicking on the links below; by visiting City Hall Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; or by calling the Personnel Manager at (253) 480-2410.  Resumes must be accompanied by a completed and signed application or they will not be considered.  POSITIONS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

 

Apply to:

                 Personnel Manager

                 City of Covington

                 16720 SE 271st Street, Ste. 100

                 Covington, WA   98042

 

For additional information, contact the Personnel Manager at (253) 480-2410.  EEOE.

 

Full Job Description in PDF format

 

Job Title:  RECREATION AIDE
Recruitment:

 Description:

Salary  $12.00 per hour

The City of Covington is seeking Recreation Aides to assist with a variety of responsibilities to support the city’s athletic and/or recreation activities and city-sponsored events, as required.  This is a regular, part-time position with weekly work hours that vary and include weekends or evenings depending on need and assigned work schedule.  The typical work schedule will be less than 20 hours per week.  As a part-time position normally requiring less than 20 work hours per week, this position will not receive medical insurance benefits, paid vacation or sick leave, or paid holidays.  Additional work hours may be available on an intermittent basis, such as during the summer months.

 

Representative responsibilities:  This position covers a broad range of tasks that may include, but are not limited to, the following:   Assist with the set up and breakdown of facilities and/or equipment and storage of equipment.  Prepare athletic fields for use.  Coordinate program activities.  Provide direction and assistance to participants, instructing them on the rules and guidelines of proper participation in games and various recreational activities.  Provide support to instructors as directed.  Officiate for athletic activities or events.  Monitor facility use and program activities.  Help plan, publicize and implement special events.  Complete routine reports, maintain records, collect fees and perform other administrative support tasks.   Maintain inventory of equipment, clean facility property and conduct maintenance requirements.  Assist in the preparation of posters, bulletin boards, and other means of advertisement.  Attend appropriate staff meetings, training sessions, and workshops, as directed.

 

Minimum criteria:  Any combination of education and experience that would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and abilities required to successfully perform the responsibilities of the position.  Possession of or ability to obtain First Aid/CPR Certification and blood borne pathogens training.

 

Preferred criteria:  In addition to minimum criteria, one year of experience working in sports or recreation programs is preferred.

 

A complete job description and employment application are available at the links below; by visiting City Hall Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; or by calling the Personnel Manager at (253) 480-2410.  Resumes must be accompanied by a completed and signed city employment application or they will not be considered.  A cover letter is preferred.  Position shall remain open until a sufficient staffing level has been reached.  EEOE.

 

Apply to:

                 Personnel Manager

                 City of Covington

                 16720 SE 271st Street, Ste. 100

                 Covington, WA   98042

 

     

 

Job Title:  LIFEGUARD
Recruitment:

Description:

Full Salary Range $12.49 - $14.91 / hour


The City of Covington is currently seeking lifeguards to work at the Covington Aquatic Center. Lifeguards are responsible for patron life safety, patron surveillance, water safety education, enforcing safety rules, and responding to emergencies and difficult situations in an appropriate manner. With appropriate training, lifeguards are responsible for teaching swimming lessons, cashiering, front desk customer service, janitorial tasks, and other tasks as assigned.

 

This is a regular, ongoing part-time position with weekly work hours that may vary, depending on need and the assigned work schedule, but the typical work schedule will be less than 20 hours per week. Additional work hours may be available on a temporary basis, such as during the summer months.

 

 Required:   Certifications include American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR, and AED.  A Northwest Lifeguard Certification is preferred, but may be obtained within the first 6 months. Prefer candidates 18 years of age or older to work early and late shifts.

 

Applications and complete job descriptions are viewed using the links below or call Personnel Division at 253-480-2411. Resumes must be accompanied by a completed City of Covington Employment Application to be considered.  This position is open until filled.  EOE.

 

Please mail or deliver application packets to:   

                Victoria Throm/Personnel Division
                City of Covington
                16720 SE 271st Street, Ste. 100 
                Covington, WA   98042       

 

Job Title: Water Safety Instructor
Recruitment Description:

Full salary range $15.53 - $18.54  per hour

 

The City of Covington is seeking Water Safety Instructors (swim instructors) to work at the Covington Aquatic Center. Water Safety Instructors are responsible for patron life safety, patron surveillance, instruction (e.g. teaching swimming lessons, leading water exercise classes, etc.), supervision, record keeping, completing progress reports, and other tasks as assigned.

 

This is a regular, ongoing part-time position with weekly work hours that may vary, depending on need and the assigned work schedule, but the typical work schedule will be less than 20 hours per week. Additional work hours may be available on a temporary basis, such as during the summer months.

 

Required certifications include American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR, AED, and Water Safety Instructor.  A Northwest Lifeguard certification is preferred, but may be obtained within the first 6 months.

 

Applications and complete job descriptions are provided in the link below, or call the Personnel Division at 253-480-2411. Resumes must be accompanied by a completed City of Covington Employment Application to be considered.  Please mail or deliver application packet to: Victoria Throm, Personnel Division; City of Covington; 16720 SE 271st St, Ste 100; Covington, WA 98042. EOE.

 

 

Job Title: General Volunteer Positions (Non-employment)
Recruitment Description:

The City of Covington has a variety of uncompensated volunteer opportunities, depending on the volunteer's skills and availability. For more information about student volunteer positions, please follow the "Full Job Description" link below.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer to give back to your community and would like to submit an application, please do NOT click on the employment application link on this page. You may print a Volunteer Application by accessing the "Forms" link at the top of this page, scroll down to the "Volunteer Information" heading, click on and print the appropriate volunteer application, then complete and mail it to: Attention: Victoria Throm; City of Covington; 16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100; Covington, WA 98038.

If you would like additional information on volunteerism in the City of Covington, please call Victoria Throm at (253) 638-1110, ext. 2237.

**SKILLED VOLUNTEER NEEDED** (posted 03/24/14)

The City of Covington is interested in pursuing a long term relationship with a volunteer for various projects in our Executive and Parks Departments.  This is a purely volunteer position which would not develop into a paid position.  Intermediate computer and basic office skills would be needed to perform a variety of tasks to include telephone work, computer research, basic document revision, general clerical duties, copy work and help with special mailings.  If you are looking for volunteer work, and possess the above mentioned skills, we would be very interested in talking with you.   This would be a very flexible position, and currently entail only two to four hours per week.  Please send an email to kkirshenbaum@covingtonwa.gov if you think this is something for you.

Job Title: Police Positions
Recruitment Description:

For Covington police employment, please visit the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) recruiting page. Covington Officers are Sheriff's Office Employees who are dedicated to our community by contract.