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Sports Official - Seasonal

Date Posted: 12/18/2023
Department: Recreation
Compensation: $30 per hour
Hours: Part-Time

Deadline: Open until filled

Position Objectives


This position is assigned to the McDowell County Parks and Recreation Department. Work hours will routinely be during the evening hours; Monday through Sunday and weekend days. Physical requirements are standing for long periods of time, running, jumping and walking long distances. 


The person in this position will be serving in all aspects of officiating sports programs including; Youth baseball, Youth Softball, Youth Basketball, Youth Football, Youth Soccer, Youth Swimming, Adult Softball and Adult Basketball.  This will include but not be limited to: all Parks and Recreation Sports.  Other specific duties and responsibilities will be discussed with applicant at the interview process.

Minimum Requirements

Candidate must possess a valid NC driver's license and be able to operate a vehicle.

Have experience officiating sports.

How to Apply



APPLICANTS WILL BE GIVEN CREDIT ONLY FOR INFORMATION PROVIDED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. No additional information will be solicited by the McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience.


McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or national origin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify.


Applications are available:


  • on our website:

     under “Job Opportunities”

  • McDowell County Administration Building(s):

              60 East Court St Marion, NC 28752 ​

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752


Applications can be submitted:

              60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752

  • or by Mail to:

               McDowell County Human Resources

               60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752

  • or by email to: 


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