Race Scoring Operative (Part-Time)

Event Support New York, NY


Description

Running events are at the center of what we do. NYRR is seeking weekend help in executing some of the world’s premier road races.

Race Scoring Operatives work on-site with the event’s scoring manager to ensure accurate results, and the tracking of each runner in a timely and efficient manner. The Scoring Operative will gain insight into current RFID (radio frequency identification) systems through the lens of the running industry. Experience a running race from the other perspective working a part of a team with a flair for information technology.  

Responsibilities:

  • Set-up and breakdown of timing equipment at assigned locations; start, finish, splits
  • Monitor timing equipment ensuring systems are functioning properly
  • Adhere to event logistics timelines
  • Coordinate with other event staff in the set-up and breakdown of event areas

Requirements:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to think critically under pressure
  • Interest in event production
  • Interest in technology and equipment
  • Availability to work early shifts on weekends for prolonged hours; i.e. 3:30am – 11:00am, mostly within Central Park, some races vary by borough, including Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 for the TCS New York City Marathon
  • Ability to lift 30lbs.

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer