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Park Duty Officer (PDO) Responsibilities

Sandy Plains

GAME DAYS ONLY

(Weekdays By 4:45pm…weekends by 8:00am)

·         Turn on scoreboards & install control boxes, if not already done.

·         The power for the scoreboards on all fields is a light switch under a weatherproof cover on the green power boxes next to each field.

·         Fields 1 & 4 control boxes are stored in the storage area in the concession building. Fields 2 & 3 control boxes are stored in the storage area under the score stand at Field 2.

·         Follow the instructions in order on the boxes. If the scoreboard doesn't light up, give it a minute to reset & try pushing buttons on the control box. If the scoreboard still doesn't light up or doesn't operate, unplug everything, push the reset button on the electrical outlet where the control box plugs in & start again.  NOTE; BOTH THE POWER SWITCH TO THE SCOREBOARDS MUST BE TURNED ON AND BOX PLUGGED IN.

·         Field Lining Equipment for Field 1 & 4 is located in the concessions building.  PDO should check to ensure the needed equipment (lining machine, extra chalk, string and batters box template) is available.   For weekend games the fields may be a need to be dragged prior to lining.

CLOSING (Weekdays & Weekends after last game)

·         Remind coaches/managers to REMOVE BASES after last game and put in base plugs. Bases should be placed in the dugouts with the metal post side faced down.

·         Encourage fans and coaches to clean up bleacher areas and dugouts as they are leaving.

·         Turn off all scoreboards & field light key switches…even if lights already off.

·         Put away all score control boxes

·         Make sure all Field Lining Equipment has been returned to the proper area and all doors are locked.

·         Check to make sure the equipment room at Field 2 is locked. 

Shaw Park

GAME DAYS ONLY

·         Turn on scoreboards & install control boxes, if not already done.

·         The power for the scoreboard on fields 2 is down the left field line near the playground.  The power for fields 3 & 4 is on the green junction boxes in front of the concessions building.  The power on field 5 is located down the leftfield line beyond the bathrooms on the outside of the green junction boxes.

·         Score control boxes will be located in the storage rooms underneath the scorers stand at each field.

·         Follow the instructions in order on the boxes. If the scoreboard doesn't light up, give it a minute to reset & try pushing buttons on the control box. If the scoreboard still doesn't light up or doesn't operate, unplug everything, push the reset button on the electrical outlet where the control box plugs in & start again.

·         Field Lining Equipment for each field will be located in the storage under the scorers stand at each field.

·         If storage areas do not contain the needed equipment, check the equipment storage garage at concessions.

CLOSING  (Weekdays & Weekends after last game/practice)

·         Remind coaches to REMOVE BASES after last game and put in base plugs. Bases should be placed in the dugouts with the post side down.

·         Encourage fans and coaches to clean up bleacher and dugout areas as they are leaving

·         Turn off all scoreboards & field light switches…even if lights already off.

·         Put away all score boxes