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Soccer Referee

Deadline: Open until filled
GENERAL PURPOSE
Responsible for the safety and control of soccer games as assigned and the laws of the game (as authorized by IFAB and provided by FIFA with Park District adjustments for age and skill level) and must be studied, known, and used consistently in every game.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Minimum 14 years of age with some soccer experience as a player or official. Must have knowledge of soccer rules, and understand the diagonal system and dual system. Must be comfortable working with adult coaches, parents, and spectators. Must attend a WPD Soccer Referee Camp (provided).
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Arrive on time for all games when assigned.
Wear appropriate uniform as required to support position as a referee.
Appropriately use a whistle during games.
Make calls that are consistent and correct with the laws of soccer.
Move about the field to keep up with play to make appropriate calls.
Correctly use the diagonal system and dual system.
Cooperate with other staff and work well with other referees.
Demonstrate that Safe, Fair, and Fun are priorities at the park.
Provide a high quality of customer service in a professional manner to the internal customer that will facilitate team building and exceptional customer service to the external customer.
Follow the Wheaton Park District policies, procedures, and guidelines.
Proactively support the V.A.L.U.E.S. (integrity, fun, commitment, adaptability and growth, kindness, and service) on a daily basis.
Organize, live, demonstrate, and implement the Character Counts program for coaches and parents.
Maintain good safety awareness and follow all safety guidelines and procedures.
MARGINAL FUNCTIONS
Participate in discussions after each game.
Attend meetings and in-service trainings as required.
Assist with emergency procedures.
Appropriately resolve concerns, problems and emergencies that arise.
Other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, ETC.
Must have and maintain: attend a park district sponsored camp before refereeing for the Wheaton Park District. CPR/AED certified or obtain within one (1) year of employment. Be a "Mandated Reporter" for the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act.
Hours:
Varies by availability
Saturdays-between 8am-8pm
Seasonal
Salary:
$9/Game
$11/Game if certified
The Wheaton Park District is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V



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