Job Opportunities
Game Official, Intramural Sports

Game Officials are our front-line staff, responsible for bringing our program vision and values to life as they operate each of our 2,500+ annual games.



Job Details



Scheduled Hours:

Evenings & Weekends during Fall/Winter Terms at 2-15 hours per week; no work commitment during December and April exam periods



Game Officials are responsible for supporting Game Day Supervisors in facility setup and takedown, control and operation of the game or match, supporting the development of their co-workers, and acting as ambassadors and educators with respect to participants' positive sporting behaviour.

Passion for sport; experience as player; desire to learn; prioritizes a safe, fun-first and inclusive sport environment. Prior experience as a Game Official an asset, but not required.

  • Apply online year-round by the Application Form (top right corner of this page).
    • While all application dates are rolling, our main hiring windows are in September (for current year) and March (for next academic year) of each school year or on an as needed basis throughout each school year.
    • Current 2024-25 (academic year) Application Deadlines
      • March 10th, 2024 (main Game Official Hiring window for 2024-25 academic year)
      • September 8th, 2024 (Fall intake of Game Official Hiring for 2024-25 academic year - on an as needed basis)
  • Please let us know if you require any AODA accomodations for your interview.
  • Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted via email to confirm interview details.

Work Study Eligibility: McMaster students who received OSAP this school year, and who are returning to McMaster next school year could be eligible for Work Study; in your application, please make note whether you are a) a current McMaster student, returning next school year and b) whether you received OSAP this current school year.

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, members of racialized communities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons.