CITY OF ISSAQUAH
EVENTS AND RENTAL FACILITIES COORDINATOR
A position in this class performs detailed, professional level planning, budgeting, prioritization,
contracting, and staffing for highly varied special events (such as weddings, memorial services, farmers’
markets, political rallies, art shows, business conferences and many others) held at Department of Parks
and Recreation facilities. Such events may be City-sponsored and privately-sponsored social, cultural,
athletic, meeting, ceremonial and public market events. Responsibilities also include: hiring, training,
overseeing and evaluating regular and temporary staff needed to properly staff events; budgeting for
annual program and facility operations and administering facility and event policies and procedures to
guide appropriate facility use.
Reports to: Parks and Recreation Manager for Recreation Services
Supervises: Events Specialist, Recreation Specialist and varied, typically non-regular, support staff.
This position is distinguished from other Recreation classes by it responsibility for planning and
coordinating events and preparing and administering event, and annual, budgets related to the varied
rental uses of department owned facilities. By contrast, Recreation Coordinators have, as their primary
focus, the programming of recreation activities in facilities controlled by others.
Work is performed primarily indoors requiring some lifting of moderately heavy objects, some reaching
and occasional use of cleaning equipment. The incumbent works, and is on call during evenings and
weekends, and other irregular hours as deemed necessary.
• Arrange rentals for, and oversee others arranging rentals for, Pickering Barn, Tibbetts Creek
Manor and for major events at the Issaquah Community Center and sees that all facility usage is
consistent with facility priorities and schedules.
In close coop