Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

The City of Aurora is hiring Contingent Sports Assistants.  (5-20 hours per week)
This is a contingent position and it is currently not eligible for benefits.
Applicants must be available work flexible evening and weekend hours.  Occasional hours during the day may also be required.

At the city of Aurora, we demonstrate our work by modeling the Core 4 Values
of: Customer Service, Professionalism, Integrity and Respect and we welcome all who
share those values to apply.

The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come-first serve
basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice. 


  • Monitor the operations at a large sports complex during sports league, tournament play or
  • special events as well as at local school and recreational facilities.
  • Set up, tear down and close the fields/complex/facility.
  • General supervision of the sports complex/facility/games & various administrative tasks.
  • Assist with facility operation activities such as programs, incidents, games, scores, lights and scoreboards.
  • Keep in communication with league and tournament directors, participants, and
  • spectators, concession managers and immediate supervisors.
  • Maintain complex cleanliness standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Age: At least 18 years of age

Education: High School Diploma or GED.

Experience: Equivalent training and experience that will demonstrate required knowledge,
abilities and skills. Must have general knowledge of various sports (soccer and basketball preferred); strong customer relations; strong communication skills; good conflict resolution skills; ability to handle basic math; flexible and sound decision maker.  Coaching experience a plus.

Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with participants,
employees and citizens; handle sensitive or difficult situations with tact and diplomacy;
communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 

Licenses, Certificates or Equipment Required: Colorado driver's license with a good driving history. This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) during their employment.


Physical Demands: Moderate physical work requiring ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds; regular lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 40 pounds; walking and standing to monitor game play; some pushing, pulling, flexing, climbing, bending, kneeling and crouching; hand/eye coordination to operate equipment; vision to observe games, frequent hearing and speech to communicate with participants, employees, and citizens.

Work Environment: Works outdoors and/or indoors.

For Veterans preference:  Please show all of your employment history, military service and include related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at:  303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.

Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.
Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies

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