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Site Supervisor - Youth Baseball/Softball

Position Summary
To provide support for the operations of the youth baseball and softball program. The individual in this capacity has specific duties relative to their job, in addition to, the general rules, policies, procedures, and expectations of the Department.
Position Description
Qualifications Site Supervisor - Youth Baseball
- Conduct evaluations of umpire staff throughout the season and at end of season.
- Make sure all umpires are wearing proper uniform and have adequate equipment to work with.
- Motivate staff to promote a fun enjoyable atmosphere.
- Develop working relationship with coaches and parents. Be approachable.
- Answer any questions coaches, umpires, players, and fans might have. Communicate inquiries to Umpire-in-Chief or Recreation Coordinator, if you do not know the answer.
-Be the interface between parents and activity leaders.
- May need to speak in front of large groups of people.

Responsibilities Site Supervisor - Youth Baseball
Responsibilities
- Have superb knowledge and understanding of all National Federation, Amateur Softball Association (ASA) and Independence Township Parks and Recreation rules. Calls should be clearly made.
- Be respectful to the sport and its participants. Treat everyone equally.
- Check mailbox daily for umpire schedules, memos, etc.
- Check fields for glass, rocks or any other dangerous items and complete facility inspection form for each field.
- Distribute any updates, information to coaches, when necessary.
- Fill out proper paperwork including: forfeits, protests, injuries, etc.
- Sign out a two-way radio, and take umpire equipment, game balls and cards to site each night.
- Collect game cards and umpire equipment from your site and take back to the pole barn. Last site supervisor will take all game cards to the Township Hall drop box.
- Pay attention to first aid supplies and baseball equipment. Report any supply shortages to the Recreation Programmer.
- A pre-designated supervisor will be in charge of equipment distribution- each site’s umpire equipment (chest protector and face mask), game balls, and scorecards. All supervisors will be responsible for keeping the pole barn organized and clean.
- A pre-designated supervisor for morning T-Ball will be responsible for updating the rain-out number on those mornings.
- Assist with uniform distribution, equipment/uniform exchange, equipment return and end of season equipment inventory.
- Be at site ½ hour before game.
- Complete umpire evaluations and turn them in on a daily basis.
- Attend Supervisor Training Meeting and Orientation.
- Be familiar with emergency response and severe weather procedures.
- All supervisors will be encouraged to attend umpire trainings.
- In the event a game becomes out of control, the site supervisor must take action to control the situation (i.e. escorting players or coaches off the field that have been ejected; asking fans to leave that verbally abuse players or umpires).
- Report all injuries, problems and any concerning information to the Recreation Specialist, including any unusual circumstances that take place at the playing fields.

Independence Fest
It is mandatory that all Parks, Recreation, and Seniors Staff works at least one 8 hour shift on the 4th of July for Independence Fest. The job duty on this day will not reflect the duties of the above position.

Conditions of Employment
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Throughout my employment with Independence Township Department of Parks, Recreation, & Seniors, I agree to abide by the following conditions of employment:

1.As a seasonal or part-time employee, of the Department, I agree to abide by the rules and regulations as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

2. I understand the physical demands of this position and if at any time during my employment, I am unable to perform the responsibilities as required, I will notify my supervisor immediately.

3. When employment is contingent on certain certifications, if for some reason I am unable to maintain current certificates, I will notify my employer immediately.

4. Employee staff meetings are a requirement of some positions and attendance may be mandatory.

5. Employees must wear issued uniform.

6. All keys and equipment issued must be returned prior to receipt of last check.

7. As a seasonal or part-time employee I understand:
a. My employment is limited to a specific season or activity and that there are no implied promises for returning to work for another season, activity or time period.
b. I understand that if a permanent position becomes available, I shall have no rights to that position greater than those of the general public.

8. I understand I must provide my Social Security Card and Driver’s License, or my Passport, or another approved I-9 document(s) prior to hire

9. Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a background check.


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