Referee/Umpire (4022)

Class Specification - A.10

May, 1977

Series Concept

Same as class concepts.

Class Concepts

Under supervision, Referees and Umpires officiate at regulation sports contests to ensure that rules are observed and proper procedures followed; and perform other related duties as required.

Incumbents typically apply official rules of various sports such as basketball, volleyball, football, soccer, baseball and tennis during league and tournament games including determination of penalties for infractions; ensure that play proceeds according to the official rules; maintain complete and current knowledge of rules and regulations as necessary; ensure that games start on schedule, are conducted with proper equipment and dress, and that the precautions for the safety of players and spectators are observed; prepare and submit to proper officials the record card at the end of each league or tournament game; and enforce all rules and regulations pertaining to the use of campus athletic and/or sporting facilities while refereeing or umpiring.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma and a Comprehensive knowledge of the rules and regulations of games refereed or umpired; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.