Play NC Field Attendant Job Description

Play NC Field Attendant Job Description

Start: 11:45am         End: 6:15pm             Total Hours:  6.5 Hours / Day for 11 Sundays

Pay: $15 / Hour = $97.50 / Day = 71.5 Hours / Season = $1072.50 / 11 Week Season

Where: Pineywood Park Baseball Field, 400 E Woodcroft Pkwy, Durham, NC 27713

Description: Field Attendant required for adult softball league. Responsible for setting up field prior to game start each week and breaking down field at the end of the day. Will take player attendance, keep game score, verify registrations, and distribute jerseys. Will represent the league in enforcing COVID-related protocols and requirements by helping players adhere to safety measures.

  • Arrival: You should arrive at the field at 11:45am, or 15 minutes prior to the first game. You will be required to set up items listed here, in order of task priority:
    • BASES: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd base need to be placed on the field.
    • PITCHING RUBBER: Pitching Rubber needs to be placed on the field.
      • Front of Pitching Rubber is 50’ from back of plate.
    • SPACING ROPE: 150’ rope from start of dugout down fence line. Two ropes, one per side. Linked to the fence with three carabiners.
    • SCORE TRACKER: Flip-card scoring system set up at Registration.
    • LINEUP CARDS: Home and Away Line-up Cards should be hung from the fence near each team’s dugout.
  • Attendance: During the 1st time at-bat through each lineup, document the players for each team by referencing their lineup cards and asking the players if there is anyone absent. Record attendance and save records; this will be used in the event of a reported COVID-positive player and help with any necessary contact tracing.
    • If there are any spectators at the field, ask their first name and which player they are with. Document their name and association for future reference, as needed.
    • Each team is allowed up to 5 spectators, with a maximum of 10 total spectators at the field. If there are more than 10 spectators, you will need to ask the extra spectators to leave.
  • Score Keeping: During the game, help the umpire keep score by updating the Score Tracker. The umpire will be responsible for the official score, but you will be responsible for making sure the Score Tracker shows the official score.
  • Sanitizing: During the games, take note of where the players for each team are gathering. When possible, spray and wipe down any areas that were frequently used by the previous team.
  • Questions: While you are at the field, you will represent Play NC. If anyone has questions about the league, charities, or softball, answer them or get their name and email so we can reply later.
  • Registration Table: During the first 2 weeks, Players will stop at the Registration Table to sign waivers (if not already completed) and collect jerseys.
    • Week 1:
      • Verify that each Player has signed a Liability & COVID waiver.
        • Most Players should complete online, but we may need to collect their signatures in person.
      • Each Player receives a Jersey.
      • Distribute Face Masks and Hand Sanitizer, as needed.
    • Remaining Weeks:
      • Any Player that missed Week 1 can sign their waivers and pick up their jersey at a future week.
      • Table will be FA’s main command station, with extra masks and hand sanitizer available near the entrance for all players.
  • Leaving: Preparing to end the day and leave the field.
    • After the last game has started, the Registration Table, Face Masks, and Sanitizer can be packed away and returned to the parking lot.
    • Once the last game has finished, collect the Spacing Ropes, Bases, Pitching Rubber, Lineup Cards, and Score Tracker from the field.
    • Pack all items away and prepare them in storage for next week’s Arrival.

Requirements: 18+ Years Old. Must commit to work every Sunday of each season. Must be enthusiastic about helping local charities. Must agree to follow all COVID-related guidelines. Must wear Durham Softball shirt. Minimum surface knowledge of how to play baseball or softball preferred, but not required.

Spring Schedule:

  • Sunday, March 21. 11:45am – 6:15pm. W1.
  • Sunday, March 28. 11:45am – 6:15pm. W2.
  • Sunday, April 4. No Games for Easter.
  • Sunday, April 11. 11:45am – 6:15pm. W3.
  • Sunday, April 18. 11:45am – 6:15pm. W4.
  • Sunday, April 25. 11:45am – 6:15pm. W5.
  • Sunday, May 2. 11:45am – 6:15pm. W6.
  • Sunday, May 9. No Games for Mother’s Day.
  • Sunday, May 16. 11:45am – 6:15pm. W7.
  • Sunday, May 23. 11:45am – 6:15pm. W8.
  • Sunday, May 30. 11:45am – 6:15pm. W9.
    • Games ON for Memorial Day Weekend.
  • Sunday, June 6. 11:45am – 6:15pm. W10.
  • Sunday, June 13. 11:45am – 6:15pm. W11.
  • Sunday, June 20. No Games for Father’s Day.
  • Sunday, June 27, Rainout Date. Possible W12.

Rainouts: If all games are Rained Out in a week, you will not receive payment for that week. If some games are Rained Out, you will receive partial payment for that week, relative to how many games were played.