Employment Opportunities


Current Employment Opportunities with the City of Meridian:

Job Title: Adult Sports Program Scorekeeper
Department: Parks and Recreation
Reports To: Recreation Sports Coordinator
Open Date: November 14, 2022
Close Date: Open Until Filled
Salary Range: $12.00 - $16.00 per hour, DOE

Job Summary:

Serves as scorekeeper for adult sports programs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Set up facility for sports events;

Locks and unlocks recreation facilities;

Performs field and facility inspections;

Records score and times of games;

Checks scoreboard & game clock equipment before each game;

Notifies officials of any equipment problems;

Keeps hand-written log of the score of each game;

Communicates with League managers and enforces league rules;

Reports league scores and standing to Adult Sports Coordinator;

Acts as official scorekeeper;

Performs minor field/gym maintenance on a nightly basis;

Reports accidents using approved forms;

Reports to Recreation Sports Coordinator on a weekly basis;

Monitors sports rosters for illegal players;

Enforce city ordinances such as dogs on leashes & alcohol policy.

Perform other related duties as assigned or needed.

Job Specifications:

Must be 16 years of age;

CPR and First Aid certified highly desired, but not required;

Working knowledge of the rules of softball and proper time keeping procedures;

Visual acuity to read officials hand signals.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must have good public relations skills;

Must be a good organizer;

Must be able to work evenings and some weekends;

Must display an attitude of cooperation and the ability to work well with others;

Ability to act in an emergency;

Ability to work as a team player;

Ability to resolve conflict amongst participants

Integrity, in the performance of assigned tasks;

Ability to communicate with management, co-workers and general public with respect and in a pleasant, courteous manner.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to temperature changes, night lighting and is subject to outside environmental conditions;

Constantly requires clarity of speech and hearing, which permits the employee to communicate effectively;

Frequently requires repetitive movement of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers;

Constantly requires sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, which permits the employee to function in an outside environment to accomplish tasks.

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