Umpires, Referees, & Other Sports Officials
Also called: Horse Show Judge, Major League Baseball Umpire, Judge, Commissioner of Officials
What they do:Officiate at competitive athletic or sporting events. Detect infractions of rules and decide penalties according to established regulations. Includes all sporting officials, referees, and competition judges.
On the job, you would:
- Officiate at sporting events, games, or competitions, to maintain standards of play and to ensure that game rules are observed.
- Judge performances in sporting competitions in order to award points, impose scoring penalties, and determine results.
- Inspect sporting equipment and/or examine participants in order to ensure compliance with event and safety regulations.
Arts and Humanities
Math and Science
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Electronic mail software
Video creation and editing software
Internet browser software
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