Refereeing officer (water polo) - Salary and Career
Sports referees

Refereeing officer (water polo) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They ensure compliance with the regulation in sports competitions, controlling their progress, recording infractions, applying penalties and making the necessary markings to ensure the processing of these events within the rules established by Organs sports bodies.

How much does an Refereeing officer (water polo) earn

A Refereeing officer (water polo) earns between $0 and $0 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.212 and a median salary of $1.212 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 1 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Refereeing officer (water polo)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.212 14.546 303 6
1º Quartile 0 0 0 0
Median Salary 1.212 14.546 303 6
3º Quartile 0 0 0 0
Higher Salary 0 0 0 0


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • athletes, sportsmen
        • sports referees

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Main workplaces

Sports referees professionals work in different sports, working in competitions, tournaments, games and official events, in sports, recreational or associative entities, in education, etc. The vast majority of professionals are self-employed and can accumulate the role of sports referee with another occupation in the area, such as athlete, teacher, sports micro-entrepreneur, etc. Their work usually takes place on irregular dates and times, following the calendar of sporting events to which they are linked. In some activities, some professionals may work in adverse weather conditions, in uncomfortable positions for long periods, under psychological pressure.


What does it take to work in the field of Sports referees

Family occupations require different levels of minimum formal schooling, such as elementary school and high school. Vocational training can take place through basic qualification courses, lasting around two hundred hours. The desirable previous professional experience of the holders varies between more than one and five years, depending on the occupation.


Functions and activities of Refereeing officer (water polo)

Sports referees must:

  • fulfill your entity's requests;
  • observe posture consistent with sport referee activity;
  • manage the sports competition;
  • complement to arbitration;
  • observe posture consistent with the activity of a sports referee;
  • participate in knowledge activities and update of arbitration rules;
  • complement the arbitration;
  • enforce rules and regulations;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • manage the sporting competition;
  • observe posture befitting sport referee activity;
  • participate in knowledge activities and arbitration rules update;
  • participate in arbitration rules awareness and update activities;
  • observe posture consistent with sports referee activity;
  • participate in arbitration rules knowledge and update activities;
  • complementary referee;
  • observe posture consistent with sports referee activity;
  • communicate;
  • managing the sports competition;
  • applying rules and regulations;
  • maintain physical and psychological conditioning;
  • complementary arbitration;
  • observe posture consistent with sport referee activity;
  • examine the general infrastructure of the event;
  • observe posture consonant with sport referee activity;

  • Activities

    • provide a medical certificate for training in the exercise of your activity (ad);
    • remove periodic schedule;
    • plan the way the referee team works;
    • recognize the functions of the refereeing team members;
    • respect event participants;
    • demonstrate objectivity;
    • establish communication with the security team;
    • perform theoretical and practical arbitration tests ;
    • respect athletes;
    • check the policing conditions;
    • become aware of responsibilities;
    • control the timing;
    • participate in technical meetings;
    • demonstrate knowledge about the fundamentals of the sport;
    • request to prevent unauthorized persons from accessing the competition area;
    • demonstrate common sense;
    • prevent the physical integrity of athletes;
    • call or present the contestants;
    • request the removal of unauthorized persons from the competition area;
    • respect the performance of the refereeing team members;
    • work in adverse weather conditions;
    • demonstrate emotional self-control;
    • demonstrate accumulated experiences as a competitor in the sport;
    • establish communication with the medical team;
    • examine the competition venue;
    • record the score;
    • demonstrate authority;
    • maintain your physical and mental capacity after competition;
    • avoid your performance in competitions involving clubs/athletes with who maintain ties;
    • check the facilities;
    • watch the performance of other arbitrators for improvement;
    • demonstrate self-criticism;
    • confirm participation in events/competition;
    • practice the sport;
    • appear in uniform to competition venues;
    • standardize the application of rules for the competition;
    • periodically demonstrate your physical and mental capacity before competition;
    • conduct impartially during competition;
    • demonstrate personality;
    • call or introduce competitors;
    • request a schedule exemption;
    • request the regularization of equipment;
    • punishing athletes through signs and verbalization;
    • decide on cases not specified in the rules/regulations;
    • plan the way the refereeing team works;
    • send reports to your entities;
    • show your physical and mental capacity during competition;
    • demonstrate suitability;
    • operate electronic or manual scoreboard;
    • record penalties;
    • making decisions during competition;
    • inform the impossibility of meeting the scale;
    • appear in uniform at competition venues;
    • use sound equipment;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • preserving discipline during competition;
    • inform availability;
    • interpreting rules and regulations;
    • conduct with fairness during competition;
    • remove periodic scale;
    • recycle yourself;
    • recycle;
    • use full physical and mental conditions in the exercise of the activity;
    • standardizing the application of rules for the competition;
    • preserving consistency during competition;
    • confirm participation in events/competition;
    • demonstrate respect for hierarchy;
    • operate the electronic or manual scoreboard;
    • develop peripheral vision;
    • study current rules and regulations;
    • judging the actions of competitors;
    • inform availability;
    • authorize support group presence;
    • participate in internships;
    • attend punctually to competition venues;
    • use visual equipment;
    • making decisions during competition;
    • follow the calls of your entities;
    • demonstrate ability to concentrate;
    • check the presence of medical assistance;
    • master the rules and regulations in force;
    • report irregularities in the facilities/equipment;
    • authorize athletes to participate;
    • delimit the area of operation of the press;
    • check the conditions of the competition equipment;
    • participate in category promotion courses;
    • authorize the participation of athletes;
    • fulfill the calls of your entities;
    • acknowledge the presence of the support group;
    • register athletes participating in the competition;
    • check the conditions of safety equipment;
    • prepare yourself physically and psychologically to perform in the season;
    • standardize the application of rules for competition;
    • communicate with coaches and captains about the progress of the competition;
    • preserving consistency throughout the competition;
    • verbally score athletes on possible valid techniques;
    • conduct yourself impartially during competition;
    • acting in long journey events;
    • approve the competition venue;
    • verbally inform the final time of the competition;
    • fail the competition venue;
    • act whenever external interference affects the smooth running of the competition;
    • record substitutions;
    • prepare yourself physically and psychologically to act in the season;
    • acting whenever external interference affects the smooth running of the competition;
    • identify the team captain;
    • register with your entity;
    • supervise the technical procedures of each modality;
    • participate in courses for category promotion;
    • preserve discipline during competition;
    • fill in the competition summary;
    • control the substitution of athletes;
    • behave ethically when active or not in sporting events;
    • register medical care;
    • guide the support group action procedure;
    • exclude support group components during the competition;
    • perform technical gestures/signals;
    • verbally warn athletes of possible penalties;
    • establish communication with the support team;
    • deciding on cases not specified in the rules/regulations;
    • register the athletes participating in the competition;
    • participate in arbitration courses;
    • record unforeseen occurrences during the competition;
    • visually inform the competition addition period;
    • check the documentation of the athletes and the coaching staff;


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