The Lodi Parks and Recreation Department is now hiring youth soccer officials. Applicants must be at least 16 years old and pass a nine-hour instruction course test. Course dates are July 31, Aug. 2 and Aug. 7, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. The courses take place in the Annex Equipment Shed in the alley at 125 N. Stockton St.
High school students must obtain a work permit.