Florida Rugby is Hiring

Both the Florida Rugby Union and Florida Youth Rugby Union are hiring Game Day Assistants. The roles are slightly different for each Union but Game Day Assistants may work for both Unions. We are looking for Game Day Assistants in the following areas:

    • South East Florida (Miami, Ft Lauderdale & Palm Beach)
    • South Gulf Coast (Naples & Ft Myers)
    • Central Florida (Daytona, Coco, Sebastian, Orlando)
    • Central Gulf Coast (Sarasota, Tampa & St Pete)
    • North Florida (Jacksonville, Gainesville & Tallahassee)

Bellow is the job descriptions for both Union’s positions. If you are interest please complete this application at https://form.jotform.com/80595721184158, or contact Evan Haigh at evan.haigh@floridarugby.org for more information.

Florida Rugby Union (Adult & College)

Game Day Assistant

Job Description:

Acting as Florida Rugby Staff member, the Match Assistant will: Assist with game day compliance checking to including roster check and match day forms. Input scores into USA Stats for both clubs. Will Touch Judge or Assistant Referee the match for the away team if the match does not have assigned Assistant Referees.

Task to be performed:

  1. One hour prior to Kick Off, cross check photo IDs with names on USA Rugby Roster and the Florida Rugby Match Day Form.
    1. Players without a valid photo ID will not be allowed to compete in the match (Having photo/copy of the ID will also be accepted)
  2. Inspect field for required safety and field preparations to include proper goal post padding, full sideline restraints at least 5M from sideline, and the presence of technical boxes. Match will not be allowed to kick off until field is in compliance.
  3. Act as touch judge (or Assistant Referee if certified) for away club side. Ensure that technical boxes are adhered to during match duration. Coach & Support Staffs language, behaviour and conduct are within the World Rugby Regulations.
  4. Post match, input scoring, rosters, substitutions into USA Rugby stats system for both clubs.

Pay/Salary  

  • $20 for pre and post match reporting
  • $20 for Touch Judge or $40 for Assistant Referee per match

Florida Youth Rugby Union (Youth & High School)

Game Day Assistant

Job Description:

Acting as Florida Rugby Staff member, the Match Assistant will anonymously observe coaches, players and supporters behavior, along with ensuring proper match field set up and protocols are completed.

Task to be performed:

  1. One hour prior to Kick Off, observe the field set up
    1. Ensuring the spectators are one side of the field and coaches/players on the other
    2. Observe the spectator and coaches interactions prior to matches
    3. Inspect field for required safety and field preparations to include proper goal post padding, full sideline restraints at least 5M from sideline, and the presence of technical boxes
  2. During the match observe player, coach and spectator behavior note and if need take pictures of any issues.
  3. Within 3 hrs post match, complete match report to the General Manager

Pay/Salary  

  • $40 per match day report completed

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