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Sports Official (Part-Time) 

Category Parks & Recreation  

The Sports Official performs a wide variety of sports and league officiating duties and will ensure the safety of all participants in the sports areas. The duties listed below are representative of this position, but do not necessarily include all the responsibilities and duties that an individual in this position may be called upon to perform.


Supervised by: Director – Parks and Recreation

Supervises: N/A

FLSA status: Non-Exempt


Examples of Duties for Success:

The duties listed below are representative of, but do not necessarily include, all the duties and responsibilities that an individual in this position may be called upon to perform.

  • Officiate and supervise games and tournaments of the assigned sport both adult and youth.
  • Report to the Director any problems as appropriate.
  • Assist the Recreation Generalist with scheduling games and leagues as needed.
  • Assist the Recreation Generalist with team and volunteer coach communications as needed.
  • Fill out reports and keep records and keep score as needed.
  • Performs other appropriate functions as assigned by the Recreation Generalist and/or the Director- Parks and Recreation.

Qualifications For Success:

  • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the specific sport.
  • Ability to:
    • Accurately and effectively transmit and receive information that is necessary to the accomplishment of goals and objectives, including effective written and oral communications in English; and the ability to listen.
    • Take task initiative and completion.
    • Deal with the public in professional, positive and responsible manner, and to react appropriately and effectively in potentially stressful situations.
    • Work well with children and adults of various ages. Knowledge of basic field and/or equipment maintenance and procedures.
    • Must be able to work well with others and follow instructions.
    • Must pass background check.
Position Requirements


  • Previous officiating experience preferred.
  • Experience working with children and adults of various ages preferred.
  • Experience in the specific sport preferred.


  • Certification in officiating of the appropriate sport is preferred.
  • Must possess CPR/AED and First Aid within 90 days of employment.
  • Must possess FEMA ICS 100 and 700 certifications within 6 months of employment.

Mental/Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to exert minor physical effort in light work frequently, typically involving some combination of walking, standing, stooping, bending, and crouching, and which may involve some lifting, light weight (under 5 pounds).
  • May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions, including summer sun and temperatures.
  • Ability to perform without additional assistance, all physical movements necessary for Sports Official.


Schedule may vary to cover shifts/games during hours of operation. Evenings and weekends maybe required as needed.

Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Salary Information Salary: $15.64-$21.89 per hour  
Open Date  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 7/8/2021  
Location Community Center  
About the Organization Gilpin County is a rural community in Colorado's high country, neighboring the Continental Divide, yet less than an hour west of downtown Denver. Residents enjoy a quality of life enhanced by the vast recreational opportunities offered by Golden Gate State Park, the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, the limited-stakes gaming in Black Hawk and Central City, a state-of-the-art recreation center and fairgrounds, low taxes and financially secure local government.
EOE Statement We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.  
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