Recreation Specialist: Youth Sports Official

Leisure: Recreation

Salary

$15.27 Per Hour

Benefits

Free access to all 4 of the City of St. George Golf Courses, the Recreation Center, the City Pool and the Aquatic Center.
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Job Description

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor or Recreation Coordinator, performs various tasks as necessary to provide recreation services to the St. George Community.

Essential Functions (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

1. Officiates sport games for youth including flag football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, baseball, softball, and t-ball.

1. Study, understand, perform, and enforce proper officiating practices, mechanics and sport specific rules.

2. Sets up and takes down all equipment during shifts.

3. Writes injury reports for players that get injured during the course of a game.

4. Writes ejection reports for any coach/player that gets ejected from a game.

5. Assists in field preparation for each sport.

6. Performs other related duties as required.

Typical Physical/Mental Demands/Working Conditions

Conditions and temperatures may vary depending on the assignment. Requires the use of vision and/or hearing to identify and evaluate emergencies. Must be able to respond quickly and appropriately to emergencies. Requires moderately heavy physical activity exerting 25-50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently. Mental demands of intermittent exposure to stress as a result of human behavior.

Note: Individuals in this position must be able to work nights and weekends. A typical assignment will require 4-5 hours. A typical Saturday assignment will require 6-8 hours. Exceptions apply to 14-15 year olds per the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Child Labor Provisions for employment of youth this age.


Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications

Education: None required.

Experience: Prior officiating experience preferred, but not required.

Age Requirement: All applicants must be 14 years of age or older.

‚óŹ Employees under the age of 16 will be strictly held to the City of St. George Recreation Department’s

Standard Operating Guidelines for 14-15 Year Employment and the United States Department of

Labor, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Child Labor Provisions for employment of youth this

age.

Licenses and/or Certifications:

CPR, First Aid, AED certification required. Must be obtained within 60 days of hire and maintained

throughout employment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

Working knowledge of rules and official mechanics in flag football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, and

baseball/softball preferred.

Skills:

Highly motivated

Dependable

Customer service oriented

Computer literate

Ability to:

Communicate effectively with coaches and players.

Handle tense situations by communicating with coaches and players.

Accurately write reports including descriptions of injuries and ejections.

Follow Directions

Perform Physical Labor

Be Flexible

Work with a team


To Apply

Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application online at careers.sgcity.org. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. This Position is open until filled. Refer questions to Human Resources at 435-627-4670. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screen are required. The City of St. George is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.