Referee Group

Vacancy: Referee Appointments Officer (Youth Competitions)

Could you help support the delivery of Hertfordshire's Youth County Cup Competitions?

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated and proactive individual who wants to make a positive contribution to the delivery of Hertfordshire FA competitions

Hertfordshire FA is looking to recruit a Referee Appointments Officer (Youth Competitions) to support with the delivery of our Youth County Cups.

The post holder will be responsible for the appointment of Match Officials for our Boys and Girls County Cup Competitions and will work closely with the Appointments Officers of local Youth Leagues to achieve this aim as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

A keen interest in refereeing and youth football is preferable but not strictly necessary for someone undertaking this role. A working knowledge of the FA Full-Time system is would be desirable, but not essential as full training can be given.

Joe Karram, Hertfordshire FA’s Football Development Officer (Referees) and Richard Dowden, Chair of the Referees Committee (Promotions and Appointments) will be available to offer the role holder the necessary advice and support.

Safeguarding is at the heart of how we operate and ensuring we consistently exceed the standards that are required, the appointed individual will be required to complete the relevant Safeguarding qualifications and training in order to perform this role.

This is a voluntary role where expenses and an honorarium will be paid.

How to Apply

To apply for this role please send a covering letter and relevant CV outlining your reasons for applying and why you are interested in the role.

All applications must be submitted by email to

The deadline for applications is 12pm on Monday 22 August 2022

If you have any further questions please contact Joe via email or by calling 01462 650202.