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Child Care Attendant

Job Id: 
Start Date: 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Parks & Recreation Department
$11.00 - $12.00
Job Description: 

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:      Temporary, Part-Time

SALARY RANGE:                $11.00 - $12.00/hour

OPENS:                 May 9, 2017

CLOSES:                 Until Filled


*NOTE: This is a temporary, part-time position working morning shifts, Monday through Friday, up to 17.5 hours/week with no benefits.



Under the direction of the Federal Way Community Center’s Facility Services Coordinator, the Child Care Attendant will help plan, implement and lead daily activities for up to 10 children, ages 0-8, making sure that all children are safe, orderly and entertained. As a representative of the Parks Department, a uniform will be provided and must be worn during work hours.



  • Enjoy working patiently with children.
  • Supervise and actively participate in with children and serve as a positive role model for children at all times.
  • Work closely with other staff in an enthusiastic, cooperative and supportive manner.
  • Prepare oral and written presentations and attend a variety of hearings, meetings, conferences and other gatherings. Represent the City in various committees, organizations, and groups.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Maintain safety of participating children at all times.
  • Render first aid in case of minor injury.
  • Clean program areas and store equipment and supplies at the end of each day.
  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of required reports.
  • Attend required staff training and other meetings.
  • Maintain professional image and positive attitude at all times.
  • Perform other taks and duties as assigned by the Facility Services Coordinator.



  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Current First Aid for Infant, Child and Adult CPR cards required.
  • Experience in planning and implementing and supervising recreational and/or educational activities for children preferred.
  • Responsible for own transportation to and from job site.


TO APPLY:  Please complete a required City of Federal Way application form and attach resume and cover letter.  Applications available at City Hall, 33325 8th Avenue South, Federal Way, online at www.cityoffederalway.com, or by calling 253-835-2530. Successful candidates for this position will be subject to a background check pursuant to RCW 43.43.832.


The City of Federal way is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workplace. Applicants may request a copy of the City’s EEOP Utilization Report by contacting Human Resources at 253-835-2531. Any person requiring ADA accommodation should advise the City of the need. For telecommunications relay service for voice and text telephones call 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388/TTY or 1-800-833-6384/voice.