Adult Athletics Game Official

The Athletics section of the Park and Recreation Department provides a variety of recreational sport programs and facilities year-round for Fort Worth residents of all ages which help relieve stress, enhance physical conditioning and enhance quality of life. With over 60 high-level competition sports fields maintained serving over 20,000 participants yearly, the Athletics division has been perennially recognized as one of the best in the country for its programs and services.

The City of Fort Worth Park and Recreation Department Athletics Division is seeking to fill several openings for Adult Sports Game Officials to officiate adult sports basketball, slow-pitch softball and volleyball at the recreational level. Applicants must be committed and dependable; must be able to demonstrate the necessary level of skills and knowledge to direct and control all aspects of the sports game.

The successful candidate must have above average ability of motion, be able to make accurate calls and able to enforce the rules of the sport during games; provide effective communication to the spectators, coaches, and players. Must have some knowledge and comprehensive background in major sports such as basketball, volleyball and slow-pitch softball. Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a current membership to USA (formerly ASA) Softball. For basketball and volleyball, must possess or be able to obtain and maintain current officiating memberships applicable to these sports.


High School Diploma/GED required; or any combination of recreational sports training; or at least three months experience in a specific sport or all major sports.

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