Youth Sports Official - Part-Time

Leisure Services
Youth Sports Programs


Job Description

Under the direct supervision of the City of St. George Recreation Coordinator in charge of youth sports, performs a variety of duties such as officiating youth sports, setting up and taking down of equipment on game nights, and field maintenance.

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

2.            May assist in teaching Start Smart sport classes which focus on teaching the basics of the above sports to 3-5 year olds.

3.            May assist in teaching Iddy Biddy sport classes that build upon the basics learned in Start Smart.

4.            Sets up and takes down all equipment on game nights.

5.            Serves on staff of one day events such as NFL Punt, Pass, and Kick; Utah Jazz Fun Shot; MLB Pitch, Hit and Run; and Olympic Day.

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

7.            Writes ejection reports for any coach/parent that gets ejected from a game.

8.            Assists in presenting awards to players.

9.            Assists in field preparation for each sport.

10.        Performs other related duties as required.


Typical Physical/Mental Demands/Working Conditions: Conditions and temperatures may vary depending on the outdoor assignment.  Requires the use of vision and/or hearing to identify and evaluate emergencies.  Must be able to physically respond quickly and appropriately to emergencies.  Requires moderately heavy physical activity exerting 20-75 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10-30 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:  High school diploma or equivalent. 

Experience:  Prior officiating experience and bi-lingual skills preferred. 

Licenses and/or Certifications:  Must obtain First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications within six (6) weeks of hire which must be maintained throughout employment. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


         Must have a working knowledge of rules and official mechanics in football and volleyball.

Ability to:

         Communicate effectively with parents, coaches, players, and fans.

         Handle tense situations by communicating with parents, coaches, and players.


         Accurately write reports including descriptions of injuries and parent/coach ejections.

Other Information

To Apply:  Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application on-line at Position is open until filled.  Refer questions to Dianne at 435-627-4673.  Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check is required.   EOE.   We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.


 Closed per Jordan Bird on 5/23/17.