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Aquatic Center Maintenance Manager

Published on May 23, 2019

Department(s): Parks & Recreation

Location: Pittsburg, KS

We’re getting ready for fun in the sun with the City of Pittsburg Parks and Recreation Department. We’re looking for an experienced maintenance manager for our aquatic center.
The person selected will be responsible for managing the maintenance and operation of the City swimming pool facilities.

Prepares work schedules and assigns personnel to duty stations, observes pool attendance, and adds or shifts Lifeguards/Maintenance workers to ensure proper coverage.
Checks pool water for proper temperature and purity, and makes or requests changes in chemical additives; sweeping pool decking; removing debris from the pool and adjoining areas.
Tests and maintains pool chemical levels; tests and services safety equipment; maintains and uses protective equipment such as provided self-contained breathing apparatus; administers first aid and CPR when necessary; and complies with health and safety codes.

Assists and maintains routine pump room duties and monitors and maintains pool filtration system. Performs pump room duties, including backwash, handling and installation of chemicals as necessary.

Monitors pool water chemistry through testing of water samples. Adjusts chemicals as needed to maintain standards.


Qualifications

Prior lifeguard certification preferred
• Aquatic facility filtration system experience preferred but will train the right applicant
• Considerable experience in managing public swimming pools, preferred
• Strong knowledge and experience with pool chemicals and filtration systems preferred


Requirements

• High school diploma or equivalent
• Current CPR and First Aid Certification required; copy to be provided upon applying
• Must possess a valid driver’s License
• Certified Pool Operator certification preferred, but not required