City of Englewood, Dept of Parks, Recreation, Library and Golf
Location: Englewood, Colorado
Preferred Education: High School
Salary: $21.07 - $31.61/hour
The City of Englewood offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible, full-time employees including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, and vision.
Internal Number: AQUAT001407
The Aquatic Maintenance Technician is primarily responsible for the care and maintenance of Pirates Cove Waterpark swimming pools and the Englewood Recreation Center swimming pool. This person will perform all duties necessary to maintain the swimming pool and all swimming pool areas. Must be able to take initiative, as well as the ability to work without direct supervision. Must be able to work with pool chemicals, trouble shoot water chemistry problems, correct water quality issues, repair and maintain various pool equipment, recreation equipment and enforce facility policies. Hours may include late evening and or early morning along with select holidays.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The listed examples of work are not intended to be all-inclusive. They may be modified with additions, deletions, or changes as necessary.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Preparing Pirates Cove swimming pools and swimming pool equipment for the operating season and shut down and winterizing swimming pools and assist in Pirates Cove building winterization and overseeing pool maintenance at the Englewood Recreation Center pool.
Assures swimming pools are chemically balanced, heated, and disinfected in accordance with the Colorado Health Departments standards and Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC)
Reading swimming pool flows, filter pressure readings, backwashing and maintaining water filtration system.
Perform preventive maintenance on all swimming pool equipment.
Take water chemistry readings, record readings, adjust chemicals and maintain chemical feeders and controllers.
Maintains inventory control of maintenance equipment, custodial supplies, swimming pool chemicals, tools and repair parts.
Inspects facilities for security, safety or needed repairs and takes appropriate action.
Identifies areas for contracted repair for the upcoming season and during the operating season.
Responds to off duty hour emergencies.
Troubleshoot and perform minor plumbing and electrical repairs and replacement to chemical feeders, filtration systems and other swimming pool equipment.
Ensures safe swimming pool environment by: attending safety trainings; following proper safety procedures, taking safety precautions, anticipating unsafe circumstances, acting accordingly to prevent accidents and promptly reporting accidents and hazardous conditions.
Assists with administrative reports including but not limited to incident/accident, chemical readings, chemical usage, slide check, diving board check, etc. Provides necessary records and documents needed for budget preparation.
Other Duties & Responsibilities
Oversees Seasonal Maintenance staff.
Maintains and update Safety Data Sheets and “Right to Know Stations”
Coordinates with vendors, suppliers and sub-contractors for products or services
Assists with contracted construction and repair projects, schedule installations, coordinate equipment and material purchase.
Education: High School Education or GED
Work Experience: 1 year of experience working in the aquatics field
Certifications and/or Licensures: Possess or obtain either Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool & Spa Operator (CPO) and CPR/First Aid within 3 months of employment. Valid Colorado driver’s license and a clear or acceptable MVR.
An equivalent combination of education, training and relevant job experience may be substituted.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Basic knowledge of swimming pool equipment and swimming pool operation
Skills and Abilities
Ability to work with various hand tools and the safe operation of power tools such as drills, grinder, power washer, blower, air compressor.
Computer Skills – Entry level computer skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel and various on-line software programs.
Communication - Strong customer service skills needed to interact with guests and supervisor and other City Department Employees. Must be able to work with a variety of people and situations.
Mathematical - Basic skills required to perform pool calculations.
Work is performed in an indoor and outdoor warm humid swimming pool environment. Job requires handling various pool chemicals with requirement to wear personal protective equipment. Person must be able to lift 50 lbs. and able to work well in a team oriented, fast paced, changing environment.