The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR XFINITY Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. NASCAR is a company driven by technology and innovation, both of which are central to competition and are at the core of our sport. The sport’s impact is demonstrated with a strong corporate and media footprint. In 2017, more than 1 in 4 (28%) FORTUNE 500 companies continue to invest in NASCAR; while 58 million unique TV viewers, 55 million unique visitors to NASCAR’s in-house operated digital properties and 12 million followers on social platforms consume the sport at home. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe.
NASCAR Event Management seeks a professional for the role of Part Time Official. This position officiates race event by inspecting vehicles and direction competitors in proper procedures for participating in race events.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Work with team of tech inspectors to verify compliance on race cars.
Work one or more assigned inspection station(s) for preliminary through post-race inspection, ensuring competitors are following the Company’s standards.
Assist with traffic control, crowd control and credential verification.
Handle issues appropriately in garage and pit areas.
Assist in pre and post work day operations to include assembly and disassembly of inspection equipment.
Unload and load haulers, as requested.
Assist with transportation of The Company’s vehicles, as requested.
Understand, communicate, and enforce The Company’s race procedure rules.
Successfully pass Pit Road Official Exam as administered.
Officiate race on pit road or in other locations using applicable technology.
Maintain proficiency in and knowledge of all pit road rules and penalties.
Implement / apply the appropriate pit road / practice / qualifying procedures /race procedures in a consistent, timely and professional manner.
Establish and maintain proper communications with the assigned crew chief(s) and / or Race Control as required.
Properly execute and confirm any directive from Race Control.
Competent use of standard technology such as keyboard, mouse, windows-type applications, etc.
Display willingness and ability to learn new software programs created for race officiating.
Maintain equipment to avoid damage and ensure that hardware is properly stored for use at future events in accordance with The Company’s Mobile Inspection Training curriculum.
Perform duties in a timely and authoritative manner while portraying a professional image.
Competent understanding of radio use, procedures and etiquette.
Responsible for securing equipment (e.g. tape measure, binoculars, watch, flags, radios) for duties assigned and for performing routine checks on same.
Attend meetings and educational seminars.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Approximate travel 90%.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Customer service
- Interpersonal skills
- Computer skills