Recreation: Adult Sports Official

City of Sunnyvale
25) per week $21 - $25 Per hour CA Sunnyvale Public Library, 665 W Olive Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, United States


Temporary Adult Sports Official(Job Code: 9426)
Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30).

The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals to officiate Adult Volleyball matches. Incumbents must possess a high level of knowledge of the regulations of volleyball and work without direct technical supervision.

Under minimal supervision, a person in this position will officiate adult league volleyball matches under current regulations.   

Essential Job Functions

 (May include, but are not limited to, the following):

  • Officiates adult volleyball matches
  •  Enforce all policies and procedures including safety related items. 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Maintain an appropriate appearance (staff shirt is required) for meeting with the public.
  • Communicate with supervisor regarding problems or concerns.
  • Other related duties as required.
Position requires prolonged standing, running, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The need to lift, drag and push equipment weighing up to 40 pounds may also be required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Minimum age is 18 years old
  • A thorough understanding of current volleyball rules.
  • An understanding and concern for safety in regard to facilities, equipment, and rules.
  • Understanding of municipal recreation philosophy as it relates to sports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Highly proficient in areas related to customer service.
  • Able to work with minimal direction and supervision.
Licenses and Certificates
Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C CA driver's license and a safe driving record or the ability to supply alternate transportation as approved by the appointing authority

Application and Selection Process

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a completed application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources.

City application forms, completed in full and responses to the supplemental questions are required. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience and/or skills relevant to this position. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the application, please do not indicate "see resume." Electronic applications may be submitted online through the City's employment page; go to, Search: Jobs. Late or incomplete applications will also not be accepted. Please submit application materials as soon as possible to be considered for this position as this job posting may close without notice.

Applications competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Qualified applicants will be invited to participate in an interview.

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates. You may contact Faye Brand at or 408-730-3015 for application updates.

Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly- hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing.

For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Gary Brown, Recreation Coordinator 2, at 408-730-7334 or by email to . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at 408-730-3015 or email: .The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.