Pool Maintenance Technician

  • 350 Main Street, El Segundo, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Building Maintenance Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $4,891.56 - $5,945.72 Monthly USD

Job Description


The Community and the Organization
El Segundo was incorporated in 1917, is known as a major aeronautical and industrial business center, and is home to approximately 17,000 residents. The City is headquarters to several corporations including Mattel, Chevron and most recently, the Los Angeles times. El Segundo also houses the Los Angeles Lakers and Kings training facilities. Our City motto is "Where Big Ideas Take Off!"

The city of El Segundo is a thriving coastal community. Recognized as a long-standing hub for aerospace, the city is renowned for maintaining a quaint, small-town atmosphere as well as a vibrant economy that in includes leaders in aerospace and defense, bioscience, information technology, energy, real estate and creative media. The city has seen tremendous growth and evolution over the past several years and is home to the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Times and Los Angeles Air Force Base.

The Ideal Candidate
Are you an experienced, motivated, professional with specialized maintenance, cleaning and servicing of equipment in and around an Aquatics Facilities? The City of El Segundo is looking for you to serve as the City's Pool Maintenance Technician in our Public Works Department!

The City of El Segundo is seeking an engaging and dynamic Pool Maintenance Technician to join our Public Works Department. The ideal candidate is independent, motivated, professional, detail-oriented, and has excellent verbal communication skills. We are looking for someone who displays outstanding judgment and enjoys the challenges of a fast-paced and change-oriented work environment.

The Department and Position
The Pool Maintenance Technician will report to the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor, oversees and performs a variety of tasks in the operation, maintenance, cleaning, and servicing of equipment and facilities in and around the City's Aquatic Facilities and other facilities as needed.

This recruitment process is open on a continuous basis and may close at any time. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. The first review of applications will be completed on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Only online applications will be accepted for this recruitment process. Applicants appearing best qualified based upon review of application materials and responses to supplemental questions will be invited to participate in the testing process.

All new hires must successfully complete a one-year probationary period to obtain permanent status in this position. All certifications required for the position must be obtained within six months of hire.

Essential Job Functions

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of duties and responsibilities is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversees and performs a variety of tasks in the operation, maintenance, cleaning, and servicing of equipment in and around the Aquatics Facilities, including performing tests for chlorine, PH, calcium hardness, TDS, and total alkalinity; treats water with chemicals to maintain safe and healthy water quality; monitors chemical usage and cleans probes and chemical injectors.

Repairs a variety of equipment, including back stroke flags, lane lines, lane line reels, pool covers, lifeguard stands, and diving boards; performs mechanical inspections and repairs to pool pumps, filters, chemical pumps, and chemical feed lines; performs minor electrical, plumbing masonry, carpentry, and graffiti removal.

Maintains and cleans pools; skims surface of pools and uses pool vacuum cleaners; maintains and cleans decks, pump houses, and surrounding areas; picks up debris in and around pool areas and empties deck area trash cans. Performs inspection of custodial operations of Aquatic Facilities buildings and pool areas; may serve as lead worker for other City employees.

Purchases maintenance, chemicals, and personal safety supplies; researches prices and vendors; works with vendors in purchasing supplies and equipment and tracks expenditures and monitors budgets. Maintains and produces a variety of records and reports, including maintenance sheets, water quality sheets, chemical consumption, equipment orders, safety supplies, respirator fit test, water slide inspection reports and material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Completes, reviews, and files accident and incident reports and updates maintenance manuals and diagrams.

Prepares pools for summer operation and winterization; adjusts chemicals; winterizes pool heaters; applies and removes pool covers and sets up swim lane lines. Assists staff with emergency responses. Interacts with the public and ensures excellent customer service is given at Aquatics facilities; answers questions and complaints from the public; sets up and cleans up after major events; attends and participates in a variety of meetings and trainings.

Assists with other Building Maintenance Division activities, as needed, including but not limited to, installation of building hardware such as doors, locks, tiles, and work stations; general maintenance tasks, such as painting, drywall repair, hanging of pictures and window coverings, etc., and assisting Facilities Maintenance staff with the installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems and equipment as needed.

Responds to complaints and determines appropriate corrective action; coordinates activities with other City staff in resolving complaints as necessary.

Assists with city-sponsored special events which may require overtime and schedule change.

Maintains positive working relationships with City management, staff, and representatives of community organizations, state/local agencies, and the public.


Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from High School or GED Certificate, and any combination of experience and education that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of a Pool and Building Maintenance Technician. Two years of increasingly responsible experience in the operation, maintenance, cleaning and servicing of aquatic facilities is required; public aquatic facilities/pools experience and general building maintenance experience is highly desirable.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Possession of a valid California Class "C" Driver's License is required at time of appointment. Possession of, or ability to obtain within six months of appointment, American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification, Certified Pool Operator's License or Aquatics Facility Operator's License, or Aquatics Facility Operator's Certification and Confined Space Certificate, and Los Angeles County Pool Technician Certification.

Working Conditions:
Regularly required to lift and/or carry up to 75 pounds.

Regularly exposed to sounds and smells associated with equipment and materials.

Occasionally works in confined spaces, hot and cold areas, and in close proximity to electrical, noise and mechanical hazards.

Supplemental Information

The City of El Segundo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Address

350 Main Street, El Segundo, California 90245 United States View Map