Call for Applications: Fast Pitch PUIC, DUICs, and ZUICs

Published by Sami Shery

Published on September 7, 2017

Softball Ontario is seeking applications for one (1) Fast Pitch Provincial Umpire-in-Chief position, two (2) Fast Pitch Deputy Umpire-in-Chief positions, and six (6) Fast Pitch Zone Umpire-in-Chief positions.

Fast Pitch Provincial Umpire-in-Chief (1 position)

  • To recommend, in consultation with the Fast Pitch Deputy Umpires-in-Chief and Fast Pitch Zone Umpires-in-Chief, umpires for all Fast Pitch Canadian Championships as required.
  • Approve Fast Pitch Travel Fund Budget
  • Select new Fast Pitch Provincial Deputy Umpires-in-Chief
  • Select new Fast Pitch Zone Umpires-in-Chief, along with Deputies
  • Communicate closely with Softball Ontario's Program Coordinator regarding day-to-day operations of the program.
  • Attend National Umpires-in-Chief meetings, and act as a liaison to the National Director of Umpires on Fast Pitch matters.
  • Schedule, chair and establish the agenda for each Fast Pitch Committee meeting in conjunction with the Program Coordinator.
  • Schedule, organize and assign duties for the Fast Pitch Instructor Training Clinic and the Fast Pitch Zone Umpires-in-Chief meetings.
  • Manage/review all Fast Pitch financial reports/decisions, along with the Softball Ontario Executive Director and Program Coordinator.

The successfull candidate will be an active Fast Pitch umpire, who is registered with Softball Ontario. He/she should have experience as a Fast Pitch Deputy-Umpire in Chief, as well as a minimum Fast Pitch umpire certification of Level 3. A minimum of seven years experience as a Fast Pitch umpire is considered an asset.

Fast Pitch Deputy Umpire-in-Chief (2 positions)

  • Be a member of the Fast Pitch umpire committee and attend all meetings
  • To recommend, in consultation with the Fast Pitch Provincial Umpire-in-Chief and Deputy Umpires-in-Chief umpires for all Fast Pitch Canadian Championships as required.
  • Assist in the selection process for Fast Pitch Zone Umpires-in-Chief
  • Liaison with Softball Ontario’s Program Coordinator
  • Develop and administer a recruitment and retention program for the Fast Pitch umpire program
  • Oversee an aspect of the Fast Pitch Umpire Program ie. clinic, tournaments, evaluations etc.
  • Assist in the coordination of the Softball Ontario Umpires Instructor Training Program for Fast Pitch umpires

There are two DUIC positions available. One is responsible for Clinics & Evaluations, and the other is responsible for Tournaments. The successful candidate will be an active Fast Pitch umpire, who is registered with Softball Ontario. He/she should have experience as a Zone Umpire-in-Chief, as well as a minimum Fast Pitch certification Level 3. A minimum of five years of experience as a Fast Pitch umpire is considered an asset.

Fast Pitch Zone Umpire-in-Chief: Positions available for Zones 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11

  • Communicate with the Fast Pitch Umpire Committee Provincial UIC and Deputy UICs
  • Assign working umpires for Softball Ontario Member Association Tournaments as requested
  • To attend meetings at the request of the Fast Pitch Provincial Umpire-in-Chief
  • To promote the Softball Ontario Umpires Program and encourage registration and development
  • To meet with coaches and local softball associations for clarification of Fast Pitch rules as requested
  • Submit yearly reports to the Softball Ontario office
  • Monitor FP umpire evaluations in their zone
  • Appoint FP evaluators to FP tournaments in their zone
  • Appoint FP instructors to FP Softball Ontario umpire clinics within their zone
  • Appoint FP tournament UICs for FP tournaments within their zone

The successful candidate will be an active Fast Pitch umpire, registered with Softball Ontario. He/she should have experience as a Softball Ontario instructor/evaluator, as well as a minimum Fast Pitch certification of Level 3. A minimum 3 years experience as a Fast Pitch umpire is considered an asset.

Fast Pitch PUIC: Job Description
Fast Pitch DUIC Clinics & Evaluations: Job Description
Fast Pitch DUIC Tournaments: Job Description
Fast Pitch ZUIC: Job Description

Those who are interested in the FP PUIC, DUIC, and ZUIC positions can send their resume and cover letter to Sami Sherry at ssherry@softballontario.ca or by fax to 416-426-7150. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 29, 2017. Good luck to those who apply.

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