This role is responsible for for developing and communicating the plan and contingencies for on-track race activities.
- Coordinate the racing program in conjunction with Series Directors; consider the needs of all WRG departments, including and not limited to Fan Engagement, Client Services and Marketing
- Partner with any local or facility support classes
- Communicate and liaison with participants and car owners, including holding mandatory driver meetings
- Assist Series Director and/or other WRG staff with event related items such as competition notes, run-of-show schedule and other documents
- Watch for and control racing activities, such as cautions, on-track incidents, safety violations, rules violations and other related concerns; communicate with the track safety crews, WRG personnel and flagmen
- In coordination with technical officials, manage and enforce technical rules
- When necessary, substitute for officials (flag, race control, etc.)
- As needed, manage ancillary race officials including placement, scheduling and performance management
- Represent the series in identifying and solving issues, suggesting rule amendments and communication with relevant parties
- Other duties as assigned
- At least two years of related experience in race operations, track operations, or motorsports officiating
- Able and willing to make quick decisions
- Able to learn and understand the Series rulebook
- Familiar with the Microsoft suite, especially Word, Outlook and Excel
- Valid US driver’s license needed, CDL helpful
- Able to legally enter and exit Canada
- Able to quickly and willingly juggle multiple high-priority requests
- History of and willingness to work in a team environment
- Able to verbally communicate professionally and effectively at all times
- High sense of ownership and personal accountability required
- Sense of initiative necessary
- Able to maintain a positive demeanor, even in highly stressful or demanding situations
- Full time, year-round
- This position follows the World of Outlaws Sprint Car schedule. Overnight monthly travel can vary between 5%-95% during the racing season.
- In addition to a traditional work week, this position may be utilized during evening and/or weekend hours, especially during racing season.
- This position requires frequent sitting and occasional walking and standing; the use of hands to grasp and feel frequently; the use of arms in overhead and shoulder positions; the use of voice to speak in person, with a microphone and with a headset; able to hear through headset and in person; the occasional lifting of up to 15 pounds; infrequent lifting up to 50 pounds; and requires use of close and far vision under natural and artificial light. This position is based outdoors.
- When at an event, the safety concerns include exposure to loud noises; exposure to dust, fumes and other irritants; exposure to outdoor elements; potential exposure to mechanical equipment; potential exposure to vehicles moving at varied rates of speed. This position is expected to practice preventative safety measures at all times.