City of Astoria
  • 16-Oct-2018 to 30-Nov-2018 (PST)
  • Recreation Center
  • Astoria, OR, USA
  • 16.50 - 20.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

No benefits, sick leave per Oregon State statutes


SUMMARY

This position is responsible for officiating games for basketball, volleyball, flag football and softball by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES other duties as assigned...

This description covers the most significant essential and auxiliary duties performed by this position for illustration purposes, but does not include other occasional work, which may be similar, related to, or a logical assignment for the position.  The job description does NOT constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer as the organizational needs and requirements of the job change.

  1. Understands the rules and any variations to the rules in the youth and adult sports programs, as laid out by the City of Astoria Recreation Department. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Recreation Manager and in coordination with the Recreation Coordinator.
  2. Keeps control of the game by making appropriate calls as needed, including maintaining a controlled environment where participants follow the rules; signals participants or other officials to make them aware of infractions or to otherwise regulate play or competition.
  3. Confers with other sporting officials, coaches, players, and facility managers in order to provide information, coordinate activities, and discuss problems; makes appropriate and safe decisions regarding weather and play.

JOB DUTIES

  • Communicates clearly and effectively with participants and is consistent and fair.
  • Resolves claims of rule infractions or complaints by participants and assess any necessary penalties, according to regulations.
  • Supervises the gym and sports facilities as needed during games and assist in equipment handling.
  • Maintains good physical condition and is able to stay actively involved in the game.
  • Verifies credentials of participants in sporting events, and make other qualifying determinations, such as starting order or handicap number.
  • Compiles scores and other athletic records.
  • Communicates effectively to participants, provides information and assistance to participants regarding general inquiries, programs, and schedules.
  • Ensures cleanliness of the gym and sport facilities and that proper safety protocol is followed.
  • Assists with implementation of special events and activities.
  • Assists in responding to emergency situations in the work place by following the emergency action plan, contacting the appropriate agencies, and documenting incidents and necessary.
  • Keeps certifications current according to assigned role.
  • Displays excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with coworkers/public, including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under
  • Demonstrates abilities to work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Maintains punctual, regular and predictable attendance.
  • Maintains a neat and professional appearance and follows dress code protocol where assigned.
  • Respectfully takes direction from the supervisor.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and guidelines as described in the City of Astoria Personnel Manual, Parks and Recreation Department Manual, and other documentation related to this position.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS 

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Less than high school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Has the minimal skills necessary to operate a computer.  Can log on to a computer system, navigate in windows, perform simple tasks within applications and enter information into a database. 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Completion of City of Astoria referee training is required before working as a referee. A current CPR/First Aid certification is required within 60 days of hire.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

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