Jordin Andrade, an employee from the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center, recently competed at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Since January, he has worked as a control room technician, and thanks to his flexible schedule, was able to balance training for the Olympics and working. Even though he works at the WKCAC (a hub for Olympic swimmers), he actually ran in the Men’s 400m hurdles, representing Cape Verde. Andrade made it to the semifinals in the Men’s 400 meter hurdles and placed 16th. He is the first Cape Verdean ever to run in an Olympic semifinal. Congrats Jordin!
Throughout the year, King County Parks offers many part-time and full-time work opportunities in King County. The King County Parks mission is to steward, enhance and acquire parks to inspire healthy communities, and with 200 parks, 175 miles of trails and 28,000 acres of open space, there’s something for everyone in Your Big Backyard. King County Parks is a great place to work as it offers robust benefits, competitive wages and many other perks.
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