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Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Wheatland Athletic Association has a variety of paid opportunities  for middle school, high school, college students and adults. These positions include, but are not limited to: basketball referees, basketball hall monitors, recreational soccer referees for both outdoor and indoor games, linesmen for outdoor soccer, baseball umpires and temporary workers for various administrative duties, storage room and field maintenance. Please see specific opportunities below. For more information call the WAA office: 630-978-2855

Please note - Youth applying need to complete application and call or email office personally with any questions - no parent calls please.

TRAINING CENTER/ FIELD CREW/ SPORTS CENTER

WAA Training Center/Sports Center Attendant - Part-time

Job Description       Application

Submit completed application to:  
Magno Barreto
Wheatland Athletic Association
2323 Liberty St, Aurora, IL 60502

or FAX to 630-978-2954


Athletic Field Maintenance

Field Crew Supervisor - Seasonal March through October
Field Crew Personnel - Seasonal May through July 

Submit completed application to:  
Thomas Spika
Wheatland Athletic Association
2323 Liberty St, Aurora, IL 60502

Job description     Application

SOCCER REFEREE

Outdoor Recreational Soccer Referee 

Online Fall 2019 Referee Application - Opens in June.
 
Please follow this link to complete and submit the registration
    
Fall 2019 season games are played on Saturdays, mostly mornings.

A Confirmation email and what happens next will be sent before the Ref Meetings

Referee Requirements

1. MANDATORY MEETING  - ALL referees (USSF certified and non-certified) must attend ONE of the following meeting dates. This is a change from previous years. The meeting runs 2 hours and includes administrative information, referee training, and a review of updated rules. Schedules, referee shirts, and equipment will be handed out at the meeting. Bring money for flags ($7) and a whistle ($1) if needed. Non-USSF certified and USSF certified referees and asst. referees (linesmen) MUST attend ONE of the offered meeting dates in order to qualify for work with WAA, even if WAA training has been attended in the past. Parents of 13 year-olds must attend the meeting with his/her child. All other parents are encouraged to attend.

2019 Fall Meeting Dates

LOCATION: WAA Sports Center
2323 Liberty St., Aurora 60502


TBA

2. MANDATORY PAPERWORK: ALL referees and assistant referees MUST complete and submit the following paperwork to Jamie Boe in the WAA office by TBA. This is much earlier than previous seasons. Having the paperwork completed to turn in at the meeting is strongly recommended.

1. W9 tax form
2. W
ork permit documents- referees under the age of 16 MUST complete a work permit as required by the state of Illinois. The work permit process requires advanced planning. (See instructions.) Work permits are good for one calendar year. See note below regarding 13 year-olds and employment at WAA.

2019 Pay Rate for Outdoor Soccer Referees 
(Pay Rate is per game)

   Certified
  Non-Certified
Grade AR Center   AR Center
1 NA $15.00   NA $12.00
2 NA $15.00   NA $12.00
3 NA $15.00   NA $12.00
4 $12.00 $18.00   $10.00 $15.00
5 $12.00 $25.00   $10.00 $18.00
6 – 9 $14.00 $25.00   $12.00 $18.00


Special Rules for 13 year old soccer referee and linesmen:

House Bill 5996 makes a change to the Child Labor Law that allows a not-for-profit youth club, park district, municipal park or recreation department to hire 13 year olds to officiate youth athletic events providing the following criteria are met:
  • A parent or guardian of the officiating minor must be present while the minor is officiating.
  • The employer must obtain an employment certificate for the minor from the local high school or school district.
  • The minor is limited to 3 hours of work per day on school days and 4 hours of work on non-school days.
  • The minor may not officiate more than 10 hours per week and may not work past 9:00pm.
  • The officiating minor must be at least 3 years older than the youths participating in the sporting event or someone at least 16 years of age must be officiating the same event.

Interested in becoming a USSF certified Soccer Referee? Visit http://www.illinoissoccerrefereecommittee.org/


UMPIRE

Recreational Baseball & Softball Umpire

WAA needs umpires for our Recreational Baseball and Softball Leagues 

Games begin May 28th and continue through mid-July
Games are played in the Naperville/Aurora area 
Officials needed for 2nd grade through 8th grade leagues
Umpires select their games using the Official Finders website
OFFICIAL FINDERS is the Umpire Service Provider for WAA 
 
Apply to be an umpire this summer! Click here! 

Applications are due by May 1st, 2019
Applicants must be at least 14 years old or older by June 1st. 
MANDATORY ORIENTATION AND TRAINING SESSION:   SATURDAY, MAY 11th, 2pm
Work Permit required for all Umpires under the age of 16 on June 1st. 
           Letter of Intent to Hire Click here!  Forms will also be available at the training session.
Umpire must provide own gear.

Training Sessions will be held at the WAA Sports Center 2323 Liberty Street, Aurora.  If you are not available for Training on the date above please see Offical Finders for additional training dates 

For more information on hiring Official Finders, please contact TJ at [email protected]

STUDENT WORKER / MISCELLANEOUS

Student Worker/Various

    Application

Minimum age requirement for working is 16 years old. 

This application should be used for temporary workers. It includes various administrative duties, inventory, storage room and field maintenance.

Application does not guarantee a work opportunity. Worker would be contacted as the need arises and miscellaneous work becomes available. Work is very seasonal and on an as needed basis. It is not permanent or continuous throughout the year.

HALL MONITOR / BASKETBALL REFEREE

WAA Basketball Hall Monitor   

Job Description:

  • Be watchful and assert yourself to help maintain order and safety in school hallways and restrooms  while basketball games are occurring.
  • Games are held on Saturday's with a few opportunities on Sunday. 
  • Games run from early November through March 
  • Compensation: $10.00 per hour.
  • Minimum age required for Hall Monitoring is 16 years old.
  • Hall Monitors select their times using the Horizon Web Ref website
  • OFFICIAL FINDERS is the Hall Monitor Provider for WAA 

MANDITORY MEETING - Thursday, October 11th 7:30pm at the WAA Sports Center

To Apply please follow these instructions:
Open the Application Link in a new browser tab (Google Chrome recommended)
    Hall Monitor Application
Complete the New User Registration
Association Number- Enter 205766
User Type - Select "Official" 
After Submitting your registration you receive an email from HorizonWebRef.com.  
This email will include a user name and password and instructions on completing your application.


Winter Basketball Referee 

 Job Description :

  • Must be 16 yrs or older. 
  • Certification a plus.
  • Games run from early November through March 
  • Games are one hour long and start as early as 8:00 AM on Saturdays.   
  • Pay scale runs from $17  – $22/game depending on grade level and referee certification.
  • Referees select their games using the Arbiter Sports website
  • OFFICIAL FINDERS is the Basketball Referee Provider for WAA 

Referee will be working with children in grades K – 12. Referees are expected to officiate the game and instruct players on the rules of the game as necessary. Each referee is responsible for maintaining uniform, picking up and/or dropping off equipment at the WAA office and reporting any problems with games/coaches to the referee coordinator.

MANDATORY MEETING/CLINIC - Thursday, Oct 11th 6:30pm at the WAA Sports Center

To Apply please follow these instructions:
Open the Application Link in a new browser tab (Google Chrome recommended)
    Basketball Referee Application
Complete the New User Registration
Association Number- Enter 205766
User Type - Select "Official" 
After Submitting your registration you receive an email from HorizonWebRef.com.  
This email will include a user name and password and instructions on completing your application.

Visit the IHSA website for further details on how to become a certified basketball referee.

Volunteer Opportunities

Wheatland Athletic Association depends on volunteer parents for many of the coaching and assistant coaching positions in the program.  We appreciate all those who have helped out in the past and hope they will continue to give of their time for the future. Discounts for head coaches are given for most sports in the program.

If you have an interest in being a volunteer coach, please fill out the designated area on the sport registration form.  You will be contacted with instructions as to when pick up of the roster, information and equipment as needed for each sport.  In addition, if there is a coach meeting or clinic scheduled, you will be emailed with the details.

Contact Us

Wheatland Athletic Association

2323 Liberty St 
Aurora, Illinois 60502

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 630-978-2855
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