Weekend Warriors Needed
compensation: Timers: $150-205 per event, Assistant timers: $80-135 per event
employment type: contract
Do you love to run, cycle, swim, or all of the above? Or do you love to be in this environment to feel the awesome energy of sports events? Have weekend time and need some extra cash? Than we want to know you! We are in need of sports event timers for running and cycling road races, triathlons, duathlons, off-road races, and cross-country events. This is a great opportunity for sports enthusiasts who love to be around races and need some extra spending money. The positions are all contract/part-time positions. Please read the following job description:
o Must be available on weekends (availability is up to the applicant timer; however, must be available to time a minimum of 50% of Saturdays or Sundays) during race seasons (Spring/Fall)
o Hours are variable, but race day generally start at 5AM and ends between 10AM-12PM.
o Occasional overnight travel is required (generally Friday late afternoon/nights)
Know MS Excel to a working level (data manipulation, insertion, deletion, sorting, etc.)
Understand text file editing (CSV editing and how it is imported into Excel)
Have extensive knowledge of web/internet “standards” and “norms”. A timer is required to upload data to servers which doesn’t require programming training, but he/she must be comfortable uploading files, etc.
Experience connecting cables to equipment, operating simple computer-based hardware involving menu traversing, etc.
Soft skill requirements:
Be customer service oriented.
Have at least 2 years experience with road racing and their logistics.
Be cool under pressure.
Have good interpersonal skills.
Be solutions-oriented, with good problem-solving ability.
Be able to lift 50 lbs.
Be able to load/unload timing equipment from/to cargo vans and trailers.
Possess a valid driver’s license from any state.
These positions are best suited for those that need a little extra income to supplement their current income. All personnel begin as assistant timers for training until qualified to be a timer. Your pace of learning determines how quickly you become a timer – however, you can become qualified in as little as 4 races with the right attitude and skills! We have several positions available.