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!

Parks and Recreation Department
Recreation Division
(8 Positions Available)


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Youth Flag Football Official, Temporary Part-Time
OPENS:        July 12, 2021

CLOSES:       Until Filled 
HOURS:        8 hrs to 10 hrs a week during September through mid-November

Training dates for this opportunity are in September

SALARY:        $13.69 - $ 14.69 per hour depending on experience


Description: Under direct supervision of Recreation Coordinator, Youth Flag Football Officials are responsible for facilitating and officiating the youth flag football games September through mid-November.  Youth games are Saturdays.


Qualifications: The position requires the ability to interact positively as an effective member of a working team. Officials need to be at least 16 years old.


Official positions require knowledge of the game and/or a background in sports officiating.  Applicants are subject to Washington State background check.


Example of Duties: Youth Flag Football duties include the ability to:


Control games in a confident and appropriate manner

Ensure all participants comply with league rules

Make and sell calls with confidence and knowledge of league rules

Assist in emergency procedures

Make sure teams have appropriate equipment, etc.

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

Other duties as assigned


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk and hear.  The incumbent is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The incumbent may occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a field environment; may be exposed to individuals who are difficult; and may be required to travel to different sites.  Work is usually performed outdoors in all types of weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.  Incumbent is subject to irregular work schedules including weekdays, weekends and evenings.


The City of Kent is an Equal Opportunity Employer.