• Part-Time Youth & Adult Sports Official

    City of Stephenville
    Job Description

    Job Title: Recreation Umpire/Referee

    Pay Scale: $12.00 - $30.00 (Depends on League/Division)

    Department: Parks and Recreation

    Reports To: Recreation Coordinator

    Major Duties and Responsibilities

    Acts as Umpire or Referee in various competitive athletic and sporting events. Determines validity of plays, goals, finish line order or out-of-bound plays. Observes actions of participants to detect infractions of rules. Resolves disputable matters and claims of rule infractions. Decides penalties according to established game rules and regulations. May keep score, clock and/or record time. Confers with other officials, referee, or staff to verify observation of plays. Promotes good sportsmanship. Carries out a continuous effort to improve operations, work processes; and works cooperatively and jointly to provide continuous improvement and customer-driven service. Performs other related duties as assigned. Officials must be at least 16 years old.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Knowledge of the rules of play for various sports activities. Ability to act swiftly and make judgments without partiality. Skill in problem solving and decision making. Skill and dexterity in handling sports related equipment. Skill in oral and written communication.

    Minimum Educational and Training Requirements

    Ability to read, write, and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions and to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to two years experience. Training can and will be provided through staff training sessions throughout the season.

    Physical Requirements

    The work is performed on the playing field or gymnasium. The employee will constantly keep up with the pace of the game by running up and down the court or field as needed. Employee must have a high degree of dexterity, and able to distinguish between shades of color. The work is typically performed in athletic facilities or outdoors. The employee may be exposed to cold or inclement weather, to noise, dust or dirt.

    NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, and physical demands required.

    The City of Stephenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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