PE/ATH: Field Workers Football Crew (S9780B)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

For home athletic games:

  • Ball-chasers
  • Score keepers
  • Yard-markers

Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Chain crew members must maintain the start and end yard markers, move the markers down to where the official designates and maintain the clip markers as instructed by the officials.
  • Ball crew members must remain at the sidelines with additional equipment. They Must be ready to respond to the directions of the officials and will retrieve balls that are out of play on the sidelines and end zones.
  • Students must keep the equipment dry at all times, even during inclement weather.

The Basics

Department: Physical Education / Athletics
Supervisor: Jim Taylor
Office Location: Merrill
Email: jtaylor
Pay Grade: B
Hours: 4 hours per game
Workers: 4-8

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


EXPERIENCE: Field Workers must have knowledge of the sport being played and be able to follow directions and react quickly to the instructions of the hired officials.


REPORTS TO: Jim Taylor SUPERVISES: N/A COORDINATES/WORKS CLOSELY WITH: Hired game officials and other crewmembers on the field


ENVIRONMENT: Outdoors, often inclement weather TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: These students must be physically fit. The position requires constant movement on the sidelines when the game is in progress and these students must be able to keep up with the ball movement on the field. MACHINES & EQUIPMENT USED: Yard-markers, down-markers and clips provided by the officials

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