Job Openings

 

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

Compensation:       
Description: 

Salary Range $11.50 - $13.73 / 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.

Applications and complete job descriptions may be accessed through the links below or by calling the Personnel Division at 253-480-2411. The application is fillable online; however, if your web browser does not support fillable forms, you may download Adobe Acrobat Reader and use that to open a fillable application.  Then, just print, sign and mail or deliver the packet to:  Julie Johnston, Personnel Division; City of Covington; 16720 SE 271st Street, Ste. 100; Covington, WA 98042.  Applications filled out by hand are also accepted.  Resumes must be accompanied by a completed City of Covington Employment Application to be considered.  EOE.            

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Job Title:

LIFEGUARD

Compensation:   

Description:

Full Salary Range $13.63 - $16.28/ 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 may be accessed through the links below or by calling the Personnel Division at 253-480-2411. The application is fillable online; however, if your web browser does not support fillable forms, you may download Adobe Acrobat Reader and use that to open a fillable application.  Then, just print, sign and mail or deliver the packet to:  Julie Johnston, Personnel Division; City of Covington; 16720 SE 271st Street, Ste. 100; Covington, WA 98042.  Applications filled out by hand are also accepted.  Resumes must be accompanied by a completed City of Covington Employment Application to be considered.  EOE.            

Job Title:
WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR

Compensation:   

Description:


Full salary range $17.14 - $20.47 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 may be accessed through the links below or by calling the Personnel Division at 253-480-2411. The application is fillable online; however, if your web browser does not support fillable forms, you may download Adobe Acrobat Reader and use that to open a fillable application.  Then, just print, sign and mail or deliver the packet to:  Julie Johnston, Personnel Division; City of Covington; 16720 SE 271st Street, Ste. 100; Covington, WA 98042.  Applications filled out by hand are also accepted.  Resumes must be accompanied by a completed City of Covington Employment Application to be considered.  EOE.


Title:

General Volunteer Positions (Non-employment)
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Description:

The City of Covington has a variety of uncompensated volunteer opportunities, depending on the volunteer's skills and availability. For more information about students seeking community service requirements for school, please follow the "Student Community Service Requirements" link below.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer to give back to your community there are limited opportunities in Parks & Recreation, Public Works, Volunteer Police, General Office, and Aquatics. You may submit an application by clicking on the Volunteer Application from the link below. The application is fillable online; however, if your web browser does not support fillable forms, you may download Adobe Acrobat Reader and use that to open a fillable application. Applications filled out by hand are also accepted. Then, just print, sign and mail the application to: Attention: Julie Johnston; 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 Julie Johnston at (253) 480-2411.

Job Title: Police Positions

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