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Job Title:  MAINTENANCE WORK PUBLIC WORKS - SEASONAL
Recruitment:



Description:

Full Salary Range $13.10 - $15.64 / hour
This temporary,  seasonal, full-time (40 hours per week) position begins immediately and is expected to last for approximately a six-month duration.

Responsibilities include tasks of varying complexity involved in the recurring maintenance, installation and repair work of the water, street, storm water, sewer, parks and facilities functions of the Public Works Department, as well as the operation of equipment, tools and vehicles necessary to accomplish those tasks.  Work is performed cooperatively, in a manner that ensures individual, co-worker and public safety.  Limited office work is anticipated.  FLSA-covered (eligible for overtime compensation). 

 

Required:  A High School Diploma or GED and any combination of education and experience that would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and ability required to successfully perform the responsibilities of the position.  Two (2) or more years of municipal or government employment experience is additionally preferred.

 

Applications and complete job descriptions are available on the links below, by visiting City Hall between the hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m., or by calling the Personnel Analyst at (253) 480-2411.  Applicants must submit a completed and signed City of Covington employment application, which includes a supplemental questionnaire or they will not be considered. A cover letter is additionally preferred.   EEOE.

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:  CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST
Recruitment:


Description:

Full Salary Range: $44,735 - $53,415 annually
Starting Salary Range: $44,735 - $48,883 annually, DOQ

The City of Covington is seeking a Customer Service Specialist to facilitate customer transactions, particularly in regard to aquatics, athletics and recreation program/activity registrations.  Since this individual will work out of the Covington Aquatic Center, they will be called upon to serve as a Lifeguard in secondary or emergency circumstances. 

 

Representative responsibilities:  Oversight and performance of ActiveNet (recreation software) operation, registration, customer account management, memberships and activity management as well as related procedures.  Cashiering, front desk customer service, answering phones, greeting customers, addressing customer concerns, completing registrations and reservations, and selling memberships. Provide assistance for customer complaints and communicate results to customer, as directed.  Train and mentor part-time front desk customer service staff, as assigned.

 

The successful candidate must be able to work in a high-paced environment and effectively manage a sizeable workload.  The approximate work schedule is planned to be Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., but will need to be adjusted at least once per month, on average, for completion of Aquatics In-service Training or Emergency Action Plan Skill Sessions. This individual must also be available, if and as necessary on occasion, to work special events, evenings, weekends and split shifts. 

 

Minimum criteria:  American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification.  Any combination of knowledge, skills and experience to satisfy the essential job functions will be considered.    Preferred criteria:  Minimum of one (1) year experience or some college-level coursework working in recreation, education, or related field.

The city offers an excellent health insurance program that includes dental and vision plans, a 401(a) pension (PERS Replacement and Social Security Replacement) plan, a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) VEBA Plan, plus voluntary 457 and Flexible Spending plans, paid holidays, paid sick leave and paid vacation leave. 

A complete job description and employment application are listed in the links below; or by visiting City Hall Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m..  Resumes must be accompanied by a completed and signed city application or they will not be considered.  A cover letter is preferred. INTERVIEWS FOR SELECTED CANDIDATES WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014.

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.

              

 

Job Title:  ATHLETICS SPECIALIST  
Recruitment:


Description:

Full Salary Range: $51,729 to $61,767 annually
Starting Salary Range: $51,729 - $56,525 annually, DOQ

The City of Covington is seeking an experienced Athletics Specialist to be responsible for designing, developing, implementing, coordinating, promoting, and evaluating the daily programs and operations of the city’s athletics programs.

 

Representative responsibilities:  Oversee day-to-day athletics operations and staff, volunteers and contractors.  Design, develop, plan and implement athletics programs to meet community needs; enhance existing programs or create new programs.  Supervise and train athletics facility staff, coaches, umpires, referees and program volunteers.  Promote athletics programs and facilities.  Prepare copy for website, forms, flyers, newsletters, brochures, and media releases.  Participate in the development of the athletics division budget.

 

The successful candidate must be able to work in a high-paced environment and effectively manage a sizeable workload.  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:  A Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or Recreation & Park Administration, and at least one (1) year of relative full-time work experience related to athletics.  An equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide evidence of the skills, knowledge and abilities required to perform the job functions may be considered.  Preferred criteria:  Experience with administrating recreation software, as well as facility and athletic leagues scheduling.

 

The city offers an excellent health insurance program that includes dental and vision plans, a 401(a) pension (PERS Replacement and Social Security Replacement) plan, a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) VEBA Plan, plus voluntary 457 and Flexible Spending plans, paid holidays, paid sick leave and paid vacation leave.

 
A complete job description and employment application are listed in the links below; or by visiting City Hall Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m..  Resumes must be accompanied by a completed and signed application or they will not be considered.  A cover letter is preferred. INTERVIEWS FOR SELECTED CANDIDATES WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014.

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.

              

 

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.