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Recreation Referee PT

Department: Recreation Department-Admin
Location: 133 Eliot Street
Brookline, MA, 02445
Salary: $12.00/hour
Minutes Walk to Public Transit: 10
Job Close Date: 11/16/2018

As a Recreation Referee, you will have the opportunity to assist with the organization, leadership and direction of Brookline Recreation Basketball. You will encourage sportsmanship and help the children to build their confidence through sports!

The recreation basketball season starts on Saturday, December 8th and goes until Saturday, March 9th. There are NO GAMES on December 22nd, December 29th, January 19th and February 23rd. All refs should have availability to work the rest of the scheduled 10 Saturdays. Games will always be on Saturdays.  Starting salary $12.00/hour.


  • Referee assigned game(s) for 3rd-8th grade
  • Enforce the rules and regulations of assigned game(s)
  • Assist site supervisor in maintaining orderly and fun atmosphere for the kids
  • Ensure safety is a priority at all times
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by supervisor or designated staff person
  • Explain calls to participants to help educate them on the game of basketball
  • Ref with enthusiasm and have FUN! If you have fun, the KIDS have fun!


  •  Some familiarity with the game of basketball preferred
  •  Previous work with kids preferred
  •  Referees should be energetic and have the physical ability to be on their feet for long periods of time, as they will be standing, walking and even running during events
  •  Must pass a CORI
  •  All assigned games will be in shifts that range from 9am-5pm. Most often shifts will be either morning or afternoon shifts. Applicants must have flexibility to work either shift
Apply online by Nov. 16, 2018.

The Town of Brookline is an equal opportunity employer and dedicated to maintaining a diverse workforce.

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