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!






Under direct supervision of the Parks Program Coordinator, Youth Soccer Officials are responsible for facilitating and officiating the youth soccer league August through the beginning of November. Youth Soccer games are primarily Saturdays with some weeknight games on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights from 5:30- 9:00 PM.


The position requires the ability to interact positively as an effective member of a working team. 


Soccer official positions require knowledge of the game and/or a background in sports officiating.  Applicants must pass a position relevant background check.




$13.69- $14.69 per hour, depending on experience




3 hours to 9 hours a week during August through beginning of November

Training dates for this opportunity are in July & August




  • 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




Must be 14 years of age or older by July 1, 2021




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.




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.