Examples of Duties:|
- Interpret and enforce National Federation of State High School Associations and local rule adaptations
- Supervise and control the general conduct of all participants
- Invoke and impose penalties for violations of said rules
- Make decisions on any point not specifically covered in said rules
- Examine equipment and playing area to check compliance with said rules
- Report information in connection with all protests
- Seek out team managers and have them submit team rosters
- Record player names in score book
- Keep official game information as illustrated on the inside of cover of scorebook
- Shall wear issued clothing for means of identification while complying with the City of Appleton dress code
- Sign own name on the results/pay sheet for each day worked
- Coordinate on site game cancellation with the field supervisor
- Knowledge of the principals and skills of the game of baseball and softball
- Ability to supervise and maintain control
- Ability to keep accurate records and complete all necessary paperwork
- Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public in a courteous and tactful manner
- Ability to work accurately under pressure
Candidates may be hired at anyone of the levels listed below, based on meeting the minimum requirements of each position. Minimum requirements are:
Sport Official I - Pay Grade 4; $7.79/hour; Minimum of a high school student.
Sport Official II - Pay Grade 8; $10.42/hour; Minimum of a high school graduate/GED; Two years of umpiring experience or a combination of past experience at the junior high or high school level. Serves as a mentor and advocate to other umpires.
Sport Official III - Pay Grade 12; $13.47/hour; Minimum of a high school graduate/GED; Four years of umpiring experience or a combination of past experience at the junior high or high school level. Serves as a mentor and advocate to other umpires. Has earned the respect of participants, coaches, and the public through past work in the department.