Assistant Pool Manager / Pool Manager (Part Time)

  • City of Concord, CA
  • Concord, California
  • Aug 29, 2023
Part Time Accounting and Finance Administration and Management Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $21.50 - $24.93 Hourly USD

Job Description

Job Characteristics


The City of Concord's Recreation Services Department is seeking people to work for the City's Aquatics Program. Salary is negotiable based on experience:
  • Assistant Pool Manager: $21.50 - $22.59/hour with 3 seasons of experience
  • Pool Manager: $24.33 - $24.93/hour, with 5 seasons of experience
The Aquatics Program
The Concord Community Pool at 3501 Cowell Rd is one of the City’s most popular facilities, serving approximately 124,000 swimmers per year in our award winning learn to swim classes, our lap swim, recreational swim and water exercises programs, as well as serving as a place for many swim teams to practice. The pool is open year round, heated to a comfortable 80 degrees, and is 50 meters in length. The pool also boasts heated changing rooms and showers. What you will be doing:
Under supervision, Assistant Pool Managers and Pool Managers are responsible for seasonal and year round operation of a community swimming pool, including lead supervision of pool lifeguards, swimming instructors, and other employees; the application and enforcement of rules and regulations governing the health, safety, and welfare of patrons; the overall operation and maintenance of the pool, its equipment, and facilities; the conduct and expansion of various swim instruction programs; and the determining of priority of use of the pool and its facilities.

The Pool Manager is distinguished from the Assistant Pool Manager in that the Pool Manager works at a higher level of independence and participates in program scheduling, recruitment and staffing.

All positions are part time, limited service, and m ust be able to work approximately 20-30 hours a week, early morning ( 5:30AM - 10:00AM) , evening and weekend shifts when required, and attend weekly in-service trainings. They must also be able to successfully complete Lifeguard Training provided by the City of Concord.


Submit a completed City of Concord application and the required supplemental question responses, online at . Please attach copies of relevant certificates to your application.All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, and those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position will be invited to interview.Successful candidates will be provided a conditional offer of employment and must clear TB testing and DOJ live scan.All new hires, regardless of experience, will be required to participate in the City's Lifeguard Training. Multiple dates are available during the summer and will be scheduled based on individual date of hire. Participants must be able to swim 300 yards continuously (100 yards Freestyle, 100 yards Breaststroke, 100 yard either Freestyle or Breaststroke), retrieve a 10-pound diving brick from from a depth of 13 feet, and tread water for 2 minutes without the use of hands. Conviction History:
If you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City of Concord.
Examples of duties include, but are not limited to

  • Organizes and conducts swimming, diving, lifeguarding, and other related swim classes. Attends meetings as required.
  • Trains, schedules, supervises, and evaluates swim staff personnel.
  • Sees that all department rules and regulations are enforced regarding the health, safety, and welfare of all persons using the swimming pool.
  • Maintains the swim pool in a clean and orderly condition and makes regular inspections of the sanitation and maintenance in accordance with local and State health and Safety Codes.
  • Tests water for chlorine, acidity content, temperature, and adjusts controls to maintain desirable conditions in the swim pool; may do related maintenance work as required.
  • Maintains, or has prepared, all records or reports as required, including cash transactions, attendance, accident reports, program summary, and supplies records.
  • Requests supplies necessary to operate the swimming pool; request repairs, maintenance, additions to equipment and facilities as needed.
  • Follows prescribed procedures in cases of emergency, administers first aid and/or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • May act as pool lifeguard or swim instructors as required.
  • Conduct and participate in weekly in-service training sessions.
  • Other duties as assigned.
In addition to the above Pool Managers may also:
  • Recruit and assist with selecting part time staff
  • Assist with developing program schedules
  • Develop and prepare promotional materials for review by others
  • Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:
  • Current and preventative lifeguarding techniques.
  • Swimming rescue techniques, C.P.R., and first aid.
  • Rules and regulations of an aquatic facility.
  • Swimming pool maintenance and the chemicals, equipment, and techniques used to meet State and County Department of Health standards.
  • Instruction techniques and materials related to aquatic activities.
  • Principles and practice of supervision.
  • Basic accounting principles.
Ability to:

  • Swim with proficiency and endurance.
  • Prevent accidents and effect rescues.
  • Enforce the rules and regulations of an aquatic facility.
  • Develop and implement aquatic programs for a variety of skill levels.
  • Plan, direct, and supervise the work of others.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with other employees and the public.
  • Perform swimming rescues, C.P.R., and first aid.
  • Interpret policies and procedures.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.
  • Prepare, read, and write various reports.
  • Organize and instruct swimming and water safety classes.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Three seasons of lifeguarding and swim instructor experience (equivalent to 7.5 months or more) and leadership experience is required.

Certification: Valid/current lifeguarding certifications are required. Must also be able to pass the City's Lifeguard Training as a condition of employment.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Five seasons of lifeguarding and swim instructor experience (equivalent to 10 months or more) is required and leadership experience is required.

Certification: Valid/current lifeguarding certifications are required. Must also be able to pass the City's Lifeguard Training as a condition of employment.

Must be able to clear TB and DOJ clearance.

Only those candidates who successfully complete the lifeguarding course upon hire will be retained.

EEO/ADA: The City of Concord is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.
If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, please contact Human Resources at 925-671-3308 or prior to the final filing date.

For more information please contact:
  • Matt Galindo, Recreation Program Coordinator at 925-671-3477 or
  • Briana Stanley, Recreation Program Aide at 925-671-3474 or

This position is not eligible for benefits.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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