Position title
Athletics Official
Description

Officials truly are the beating heart of athletics and running and at the heart of all the action.
England Athletics wants to inspire Officials by providing direct support through the track & field and/or endurance journey.
Both journeys benefit from structured qualifications, practical competition experiences and ongoing development opportunities throughout. Its never been simpler to get into Officiating
Whether you’re beginning your journey as an official, or an existing official looking to progress, there are qualifications to suit everyone.

Responsibilities

There are many Officiating roles that need to SAFELY be fulfilled as a Track/Field Official at competitions, including:

  • Starter
  • Timekeeper
  • Photo finish equipment
  • Measurement of throws/jumps
  • Retrieval of throwing implements
  • Setting up equipment (hurdles/implements/measuring)
Requirements

In order to gain accreditation as an Official, you must:

  • Be aged 16+
  • Complete a Level 1 Track & Field course
  • Have an up to date enhanced DBS check
Job Benefits

Yate & District Athletic Club will finance the cost of the course for any club member who wishes to attain an Officials qualification.

At most competitions, Officials are provided free lunches.

Contacts

For anybody interested in attaining an Officials qualification, please contact Club Chairman, Jeremy Dale

More Information

For more information, take a look at the England Athletics website:
www.englandathletics.org/officiating/

Employment Type
Voluntary
Job Location
Broad Lane, Yate, BS37 7LB, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, UK
Working Hours
During Competitions
Date posted
29/04/2019
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Position: Athletics Official

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