Jobs with No Experience Required

Timer

Record swimmer times at meets. Be a back-up timer if your lane has no swimmer. Attend certification class to learn DSDC rules. An active certification is required for each family.

Ribbon Writer

File ribbons in mailboxes. Pass out 1st, 2nd and 3rd place ribbons at home meets. Ensure the proper ribbons are received at away meets. Enter DQ information for swimmers.

Deck Monitor

Responsible for maintaining order in the bullpen. Keep swimmers in event order, identify missing swimmers and ensure swimmers get to the starting blocks in a timely fashion. Notify clerk of course if swimmers do not come pick up their event cards.

Bag Tags

Hands out Bag Tag awards to each heat winner after a race.

Hospitality

Provide refreshments to all meet workers periodically throughout the meet.

Runner

Collect cards from timers, judges, starters and referees and deliver to the scoring table.

Concessions

Monitor concession area, replenish stock, sell items, collect payments.

Jobs with Experience/Certification Required

Scorekeeper (Recorder)

DSDC Knowledge Required

Scorekeepers enter data into official scoring program and/or confirm the accuracy of the data entered. Verify official points awarded by the Head Scorekeeper. In the event of a non-electronically scored meet, record swimmers' times on official score sheet. Knowledge of DSDC scoring is necessary, and will be reviewed at Certified Timer/Scorer class.

Judge

Certification Required

Verify strokes and turns are performed in accordance with USA Swimming Rules. Certification and prior one year active experience as a certified timer is required.

Starter/Referee

Certification Required

Verify legal starts and finishes are performed in accordance with USA Swimming Rules. Announces the event, officially starts each event, and acts as final decision maker in events of dispute. Certification and one year active experience as a certified judge is required.

Jobs with Season Long Commitment

Volunteer Coordinator

Create electronic file of meet volunteers. Coordinate changes in volunteers, communicate volunteer deficits to Meet Director. Provides complete list of workers to Meet Director prior to each meet, and to the Secretary for posting on the team website. Creates sign-up sheet/posters for Registration Day and Parents’ Meeting.

Record Keeper

Enter official times for each meet and provide copy of same to division record-keeper in both digital format and hard copy within 48 hours of each meet. Attend division meeting at beginning of season and seed meeting the Monday immediately following the final dual meet. Print labels and deliver to ribbon writer.

Head Scorekeeper

Must attend all 5 home meets and conference meets. Provide score sheets, exhibition sheets, team roster for our team and opposing team. Have copy of DSDC Rules and Regulations in case of a dispute. For both home and away meets, has all materials needed to score and record the meet, including, but not limited to pens, white out, paper weights, etc. Ensure Score Recorders understand the process and monitor that the recording is being done correctly.

Head Ribbon Writer

Receive labels from Record Keeper. Put labels on appropriate ribbons and file same in each swimmers mailbox. Maintain inventory of ribbons and provide accounting to Parent Rep so that reorders are made in sufficient quantity to have ribbons available to swimmers all season.

Clerk of Course

Must attend all five home meets. Organize event cards from both teams. Combine events when applicable and communicate combined events and exhibition events to the Starter and Referee. Provide event cards to Deck Monitors.

Head Timer

Coordinate timers as provided by the volunteer coordinator, and ensure adequate timers are on each lane. Ensure second half timers are in place and communicate any deficits with Meet Director. Bring stopwatches, clipboards and pencils to every meet. Maintain watches throughout the season to ensure they are in proper working order.

Webmaster

Design and maintain the website and all related functions. Keep website updated with the latest information.

Board Positions

President

Vice President

Meet Director

Responsible for setting up the pool deck for home meets and seeing that all meets run smoothly. Contacts visiting team’s Meet Director to discuss volunteer/judging situation, ensures the visiting team knows we run an 8 lane pool. At meet, verify that meet workers are in place when needed. Be available to answer questions at meets.

Treasurer

Maintain financial accounting for team. Maintain team accounts. Report activity to Board of Directors. Coordinate cash box with concession area.

DSDC Representative

Represent Bartlett Barracudas at the DSDC meetings throughout the year. Report details of DSDC meetings at Barracuda Board Meetings. Prepare ribbon order, confirm Park District has paid dues, and coordinate Conference T-shirt Sales.

Secretary

Maintain mailboxes, communication to team, and board minutes.