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Winnipeg Rec Hockey League Seeks Hockey Referees near Winnipeg, MB


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Adult Rec | Season
3 officials needed
$25/Per Hour


Winnipeg, MB, CA

Gateway, The Rink, Wayne Flemming, Iceplex, Seven Oaks


  • Certified Official
1 year experience preferred

Starts on:

May 4, 2022

About this League/Association

Winnipeg Rec Hockey League

How to apply

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Referees are responsible for officiating league games in a respectful, courteous, and professional manner, while providing a fun and safe environment for all participants.

Hockey referees will implement established rules to the best of their abilities. Referees report directly to the Referee-in-Chief and work in conjunction with the VP, Operations.
Experience / skills required:

  • Excellent knowledge of Hockey rules, usually acquired through experience officiating or participation;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage conflicts
  • Leadership qualities and ability to work as part of a dynamic team;
  • Referee Certification is an asset.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Know and understand all rules specific to hockey and hockey league rules;
  • Provide availability to the VP, Operations
  • Attend meetings scheduled by the Referee-in-Chief
  • Attend all mandatory meetings

During the season:

  • Officiate all games assigned
  • Providing advanced notice of 7+ days when you can no longer officiate an assigned game
  • Ensure games start and end on time;
  • Referee fair and consistent games to the best of your ability;
  • Maintain a positive attitude around participants and peers;
  • Complete appropriate incident/accident reports when necessary prior to leaving the facility;
  • De-escalate and remain professional during moments of tension;
  • Immediately report major incidents/accidents to the League Director;
  • Stay and officiate a friendly match in the event of a forfeit, as long as the minimum number of participants is present;
  • Communicate throughout the season with Referee-in-Chief
  • Inspect facilities to ensure safe game play

Reference ID: wrhlreferee

Part-time hours: 10 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Freelance

Salary: $25.00 per hour

Application question(s):

  • Do you have access to a vehicle?
  • Willingness to travel to different arenas around Winnipeg (Gateway, The Rink, Wayne Flemming, Iceplex, Seven Oaks)
  • Describe your skating ability.


  • hockey referee: 1 year (preferred)


  • Hockey Canada Certification? (Past or Present) (preferred)


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