Support and assist the Assistant Director and/or Director of Amateur Scouting in all facets of player evaluation.

Essential Functions:

  • Evaluate and report on all players in the assigned area.

  • Maintain and update a comprehensive “Preference List” for the assigned area.

  • Provide and present all relevant background information (interviews, character assessments, test applications, etc.) on prospects in the assigned area.

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the Mariners role system and apply it at all levels.

  • File schedules for all schools/programs in the assigned area. Provide guidance and recommendation for incoming Cross Checkers and other members of the Scouting department

  • Provide prospect “follow reports” on prospects for upcoming Draft classes.

  • Author and provide reports, preferences and recommendations in all forms of player acquisition (Trade, Free Agency, Rule 5 Draft, Rule 4 Draft, 6-Year Free Agency, etc.).

  • Special Assignment coverages as assigned by Assistant Director and/or Director, Amateur Scouting

  • Aid Pro Scouting Department when assigned

  • Will perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Equivalent, relevant work experience would be considered in lieu of formal education

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Scouting of amateur players

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to converse with both Players and Trainers/Agents, as well as the scouting department leadership group

  • Demonstrates exceptional organizational skills

  • Acts in a manner that is fair and ethical, and always with integrity

  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization


  • Possess computer proficiency with email, MS Word and Excel

  • The ability to be innovative and proactive in promoting new ideas and concepts

Physical Activities and Working Conditions:

  • Travel and evaluate all assigned coverages and players-of-interest

  • Attend Regional Scouting meeting in advance of the annual June Draft. Provide detailed presentation of each prospect in the assigned area

  • Regularly collaborate with scouting leadership in developing self-improvement plans in all areas, including goal planning and reviews

  • Must Live within assigned region. Preferred Nor Cal/Oregon; Scout Lives in or near the Bay Area, Preferred Mid-West; Scout lives in Illinois/Chicago area

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