POOL MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

  • CITY OF PLANTATION, FLORIDA
  • 400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time Building Maintenance Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $13.99 - $23.69 Hourly USD

Job Description

Description

This is a non-exempt position, which is skilled, semi-skilled and manual work of average difficulty in the repair and maintenance of City-operated swimming pools.

An employee in this classification is responsible for maintaining and performing repairs on chlorinators, chemical feeders, valves and pumps; use of hand tools, power tools and mechanical equipment; moving pool deck equipment, including maintaining diving boards, lifeguard chairs, and lane lines. May be assisted by other pool staff as needed. Constant supervision is not needed for routine tasks. Specific work assignments are issued either verbally or in writing by a supervisor. Results reviewed by a supervisor both in progress and upon completion. Position reports to Aquatics Complex Manager.

Employees are hired as AT WILL employees that serve at the pleasure of the City and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.

Examples of Duties

Performs inspections of filtration and re-circulation systems (filters, pumps and pipes) for wear.

Performs preventive maintenance.

Maintains daily, weekly and monthly maintenance logs.

Repairs chlorinators, chemical feeders, valves and pumps, and other pool equipment.

Prepares requisitions and inspects materials, equipment and supplies.

Inspects all facilities for preventive maintenance on a daily, weekly and monthly schedule.

Instructs pool employees in the operation of the physical components of the pool including chlorinators, filtration system, re-circulation system, and heating system.

Makes minor repairs such as tightening fittings for minor leaks, adjusting valve compression fittings, exchanging supply tanks, and touch-up painting.

Participates in performing custodial tasks as applies to offices, locker rooms and bathhouses.

Conducts chemical tests for pool water quality and monitors pool water temperatures. Records same.

Maintains daily maintenance and pool chemical usage logs.

Operates and cleans high rate filtration equipment.

Operates gas powered pressure cleaner and various tools in conjunction with job assignments.

May supervise and participate in the installation and removal of bleachers, benches, seats, chairs and other equipment for special events.

May participate in securing the Aquatic Complex and clean up in the event of major storms.

Performs minor repair on equipment including lubrication of equipment.

May work staggered hours, which may include evening hours and weekends.

This position does not have final procurement authority.

Performs other duties as required and as directed.

Typical Qualifications

Knowledge of the safe handling practices and usage of liquid chlorine, caustic and acidic chemicals.

Knowledge of record keeping and form reporting.

Ability to lift and carry heavy (max. 50 lbs) material, perform manual labor for extended periods of time under hot and humid conditions.

Ability to work for extended periods of time in sunny, got and humid conditions.

Ability to understand oral and written instructions.

Ability to perform a wide variety of duties, which may be of a mechanical and electrical nature.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, departmental officials and the general public.

Skilled in the use and safe operation of equipment used in completing assigned tasks and knowledge of safety rules as required by the City.

Ability to operate a City vehicle and possess the required license.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Ability to acquire a Red Cross CPR certification within one (1) year from date of employment.Must have a current Pool Service Technician Certification, either a Certified Pool/Spa Operator Certification (CPO) or an Aquatic Facility Operator Certification (AFO).
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

400 Northwest 73rd Avenue, Plantation, Florida United States View Map