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Employment Opportunities

Adult and Youth Softball Umpires

  • Type:Limited Term
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$10.00 - $19.00/hr
  • Posted Date:01/16/2020

Recreation Division/Parks and Recreation Department
Part-time Seasonal Positions 

Posted: January 16, 2020                                                                                   

Number of Positions: 8 - 12           

Essential Duties: These are adult and youth umpire positions for the Provo City Parks and Recreation Department. The individuals appointed to these positions will be responsible for umpiring adult and youth softball games.  In addition, employees may be required to do some field maintenance and perform other related work as required. 

Minimum Requirements: Knowledge of softball rules, penalties, and softball bookkeeping which would demonstrate an ability to perform the job; and reliability and excellent customer service skills. Please indicate sports experience in the certifications section of the application. Must be at least 16 years old to apply.

Selection Factors: Knowledge of softball rules; ability to maintain control of teams, coaches, and players; ability to work well with people, and resolve conflict.  

Hours: Flexible hours on weekday evenings between 4:00 PM and 9:00 PM (youth) and 10:30 PM (adult) and some Saturdays between 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM (tournaments).  

Wage: Youth $10.00 - $12.00 per hour; Adult $19.00 per hour. Payment will be made by direct deposit.

Duration of Position: Approximately July 2020 to mid-October 2020. 

Screening: Based on meeting the minimum requirements and job-related experience, skills, knowledge, and education. Selection may be based largely upon an oral interview. Criminal background checks are conducted on all City positions. Non-disclosure may result in dismissal. 

Physical/Environmental Factors: This work requires that the individual have the ability to diffuse conflict in the heat of competition. Individuals will deal with the public in sometimes stressful circumstances, and work outside in a variety of weather conditions. 

Pre-employment Testing: Prior to appointment, applicant will be required to successfully pass a drug screening and background investigation. Individuals with unsatisfactory drug screening results will be ineligible for appointment or application to any Provo City position for a minimum period of six (6) months. 

To Apply: Apply online at or at the Provo City Division of Human Resources located at 351 West Center, Provo, Utah.  

Closing Date: *Open until filled. Initial application reviews to start as early as March 4, 2020. 

*Because this is an open recruitment file position, applicants not appointed to the current opening or not making the above deadline will remain on file for 60 days. Such applicants will be eligible for consideration for appointment to any vacancies which open for this position during that time.

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