Facility Coordinator

King County   Auburn, WA   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on June 19, 2022
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We are seeking a Facility Coordinator to assist with monitoring the appropriate use of the athletic fields at Steve Cox Memorial Park during scheduled use. This position is responsible for properly securing the facility at the end of the event and overseeing set-up and take-down of equipment for recreational events.  This position is responsible for showing the venue to interested renters before scheduled events and during open houses, overseeing daily drop in/family hour, and working with scheduled user groups to follow field use expectations. Individuals interested in joining our team must be committed to racial, social and economic equality for ALL people in King County. We welcome applications from people who will help us consistently demonstrate the values of equity, respect and partnership.
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Who is Eligible: This position is open to all eligible candidates
Work Location: Steve Cox Memorial Park, 1321 SW 102nd St, Seattle WA.
Please note that when an employee conducts work that is likely to bring them in contact with another individual, safety precautions are required by the department in alignment with the Public Health Directive from the Seattle & King County Public Health Officer.

Work Schedule: This position is part-time and will work 12-15 hours per week, mostly evenings and some weekends.  This position is non-exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is overtime eligible.

Job Duties

  • Lock and unlock facilities for activities and reservations as scheduled.
  • Collect admission fees for events that require on-site admission fees, reconcile fees collected and deliver collected revenue and sign-in sheets to Recreation office.
  • Instruct reservation groups in the set-up and clean-up of County and non-County facilities as necessary; lead and/or assist in the set-up and clean-up of activities as assigned.
  • Monitor appropriate use of facilities by groups. Enforce rules of conduct when appropriate.

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

Required Qualifications:
  • Ability to working outdoors in all types of weather as needed.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be 18 years of age.
    The Most Competitive Candidates Will Have: 
  • Skill in communicating clearly and respectfully.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with other employees.
  • Demonstrated skill in providing and following oral and written instructions. 
  • Communicate with supervisor any pertinent concerns or problems regarding the event or program by filling out a facility use evaluation form.
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations that may arise.
  • Skill in providing excellent customer service to a diverse customer base.
 Physical Requirements
  • May require lifting, bending, reaching, sitting for long periods of time.
  • Ability to assist with program set-up and take-down.
  • Maintenance of current CPR and First Aid certifications.

Supplemental Information

Application and Selection Process: Application materials will be screened for clarity, completeness including online application and responsiveness to the list of qualifications, skills, and abilities. The most competitive candidates may be invited to participate a panel interviews process.
Applications without the following required materials may not be?considered for this position. 

  • King County application 
  • Responses to supplemental questions
    Union Representation: This position is not represented. 
For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact: 
Darlene Sellers at 206-477-2104 or Darlene.sellers@kingcounty.gov  

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King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being.  Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
  • Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
  • Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
  • Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
  • 10 paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness programs
  • Onsite gyms and activity centers
  • Employee giving program
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
  • Training and career development programs
For additional information about employee benefits please visit our Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Page.

This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy.  If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails.  Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.
NOTE:  Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position. Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.
For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting.

Are you applying to this position as an eligible current or previous King County Employee Priority Placement Program Participant? Is this position the same or lower percentage of full-time when compared to the position held at the point of the notification of layoff? Do you possess the skills and abilities to qualify for this position?
  • Yes, I was given a layoff notice from my role at King County and I am within two years of the effective date of my layoff. Additionally, the position I was laid off from was the same or a higher percentage of FT status when compared to this one.
  • No.
If you answered yes to the question above and you are applying for this position as a Priority Placement Participant, to be considered, you must provide the following three pieces of information in the space provided: 1. The title you held when you received your layoff notice 2. The department you worked in 3. The effective date of your layoff

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