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Location: City of Manhattan, Manhattan, KS 66502
Job Status: Not Specified
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Description

Youth Baseball/Softball Umpire

Job Description

Officiates at Youth Baseball/Softball events, games, or competitions, to maintain standards of play.  Potential employees can expect 5-20 hours per week depending on availability.


  1. Makes calls and instructs players on the rules of game during games
  2. Provides communication to and from coaches and participants.
  3. To show an interest in the players.
  4. Inspect sporting equipment and/or examine participants in order to ensure compliance with event and safety regulations.
  5. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Department personnel and the public, and to deal with them in a courteous and tactful manner.
  6. Maintains a safe and positive playing environment.


  1. Must be available to work Monday through Thursday evenings.
  2. Familiar knowledge of baseball/softball and the games rules and regulation.
  3. Strong oral communication skills.
  4. Ability to supervise and maintain control of the games.
  5. Ability to effectively communicate principles of good sportsmanship.
  6. Ability to concentrate in a situation with many possible distractions.
  7. Ability to make decisions quickly and fairly.

Certification highly encouraged. Details can be found at following website:







Job Type

 Seasonal—Part time  

Closing Date

Until Filled