Full-time and Part-time positions

Updated: 01-May-2023
Status: All positions are filled

About Competitive Timing

Competitive Timing is a Montana based race timing company founded in 2010. Since then, we have grown to support the market with seven full-time salaried race timers and a handful of part-timers that assist on busy weekends and larger events.  As a leader in the timing industry, we are proud to support over 300 events a year throughout the Northwest United States. We have supported national championship events as well as large 8,000+ person events to small community charity events. Services we provide are online registration, results, race chip timing, onsite registration, finish line promotion including announcer, pa system, arches and finish line clock, and personalized race apps with live gps tracking.

Full-Time Year-Round Salary

  • Starting salary $40,000/yr as Lead Timer
  • 3% matching on Simple IRA
  • Dental Insurance
  • $200 race registration fee reimbursment
  • Strava Premium annual fee reimbursement
  • Annual trip to Mexico in conjunction with a conference
  • End of year bonus

    Full-Time Seasonal Salary

  • $20,000/6months as Lead Timer from May-Oct
  • Part-time hourly wages for any work Nov-Apr
  • 3% matching on Simple IRA
  • Dental Insurance

    Part-Time Year-round Salary

  • $25/hr as Lead Timer
  • $15/hr as Assistant Timer and for drive time over 90 miles
  • $2/hr Per Diem for overnight trips more than 90 miles from home
  • 3% matching on Simple IRA

    Most races are a one-timer operation and the job would require early morning work on the weekends, occasional weeknight events, and frequent overnight weekend travel.

    Race Timing Responsibilities:

    • Communicating via email and phone with the race director to determine their result and finish line needs
    • Prepping bibs with timing chips and building the bib-chip file in excel
    • Building out correct settings per race in our timing software
    • Ensuring online registration is setup correctly
    • Driving to and from events, often from event to event with overnight stays in hotels.
    • Assisting and training volunteers at the pre-race expo/race day
    • Setting up registration kiosks at the expo/race day
    • On race day setting up timing equipment, PA system, arch, timing tent, result kiosks, race clock, and registration kiosks typically 2-4 hours prior to race start. Some equipment is awkward and heavy
    • Starting the race, processing chip data, and posting online results as the race is ongoing
    • Managing the results kiosk
    • Providing final results for awards

    Preferred Qualifications and Skills

    • Knowledge of races and involvement in the race event community such as running, cycling, nordic, triathlon, etc.
    • Tech saavy. Will need to learn timing software, timing hardware, and basic computer networking as well as manage data and simple spreadsheets.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills. This job is just as much customer service as it is producing results behind a computer. Unafraid to talk to new people and race directors.
    • Ability to work and troubleshoot under pressure while maintaining focus and being friendly
    • Detailed oriented with a keen eye for results and erroneous data
    • Ability to communicate clearly and manage volunteers
    • Ability to work independently without direct supervision while also being able to work well with others
    • Ability to lift and setup heavy, sometimes awkward, equipment (sometimes more than 40 pounds)
    • Ability to drive to race sites with overnight travel covered by the company
    • Interest in creating/promoting/and directing new events for Competitive Timing is a plus but not necessary but would be an additional stream of compensation to the timer

    How to Apply

      Please send a cover letter addressing pertinent experience and skills that would make you a good candidate for Competitive Timing; your resume; contact information for three professional references and their relationship to you to info@competitivetiming.com  with the subject as “Race Timing Position”. Emailed questions welcome. Will accept applications until position filled. Applicants will be notified if selected for an interview.