FVB Job Description

FVB Umpire Job Description

As an FVB Umpire for youth Baseball and Softball games, your responsibilities would include *but not limited to:

  • Managing personal calendar to ensure no commitment conflicts.  As Independent Contractors, Umpires choose their own schedules to work
  • Obtain IHSA license, which requires background check, passing exam.  FVB will help with exam in our various training classes.
  • Ensure player safety during games, encorouraging sportsmanship
  • Officiate contests objectively.  When working as a single official, positioning will be behind the plate.
  • Attend training sessions sponsored by FVB
  • Arrive to field location 15 minutes prior to gametime
  • Dress professional in umpire attire; clean, wrinkle-free
  • Report scores where required
  • Provide own protective equipment.  FVB has various options to help minimize the costs
  • Game pay varies based on level, length, distance, client, etc, but generally ranges from $52-65 per game.

Join the Fox Valley Blues and help make baseball a great experience for our clients. Both new and experienced umpires enjoy success in FVB's ranks.

If interested in becoming a Fox Valley Blues Umpire, APPLY HERE. If you're unsure if umpiring is for you or you'd like to talk to our assignor, Jeff Collis, call 815-622-8763.