Pool Maintenance Technician - Aquatics - Seasonal - Summer 2024 ($18.10/hour - $24.43/hour)

  • Hayward, California
  • Mar 07, 2024
Part Time Building Maintenance Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $18.10 - $24.43 Hourly USD

Job Description

Job Details

Level: Entry

Job Location: Hayward Area Recreation District (HARD) - Hayward, CA

Position Type: Hourly

Education Level: None

Salary Range: $18.10 - $24.43 Hourly

Travel Percentage: Negligible

Job Shift: Day

Job Category: Aquatics

Do you enjoy supporting the community? Do you have a passion for keeping things functional and in good shape? If so, then we have the job for you!

We are in search of a seasonal Pool Maintenance Technician. This position plays a fundamental park of keeping our pools maintained and safe, some of the functions will include; ensuring the aquatics facilities are available for use and consistently maintained in a safe and clean condition, maintaining the aquatics buildings and grounds.

This is a seasonal position working 40 hours per week from April to September 2024.

Here are the details about the positions:

  • Available Positions: 2
  • Hourly Rate: $18.10/hour - $24.43/hour
  • Work Schedule: Sunday - Saturday, up to 40 hours/week
  • Work hours: Between the hours of 5:30AM - 9:00PM
  • Part-Time, Seasonal, Hourly, Non-Exempt Position
  • Work Location: Multiple pools within the district
  • Anticipated Start Date: April 2024
  • Duration: Summer season will run from April 6 th to September 6 th
  • Not to exceed 960 hours per fiscal year. (July 1 - June 30)

First review of applications will be February 20 th , 2024. Applications received after first review will be reviewed as we receive them. This posting may close at any time.


Under direction from the Recreation Supervisor or the Aquatics Maintenance and Construction Foreman, performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks for the District’s pool maintenance program; ensures aquatics facilities are available for use and consistently maintained in a safe and clean condition maintains aquatics buildings and grounds; and performs related work as required.


This is the entry-level classification responsible for performing aquatics facility maintenance. Performance requires ability to work independently with initiative and discretion within established guidelines. Receives direction from Recreation Supervisor or the Aquatics Maintenance and Construction Foreman. Work is reviewed upon completion for soundness, appropriateness, and conformity to policy and requirements.


Incumbents may not perform all duties. Duties include but are not limited to the following:
  • Performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks for the aquatic maintenance program, requiring proficiency in chemical treatment, and water testing; ensures aquatics facilities are available for use and consistently maintained in a safe and clean condition
  • Ensures that pool systems operate in accordance with mandated requirements. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, chlorination equipment, chemical feed system, storage tanks
  • Maintains records of pool testing results and actions/adjustments taken; documents general maintenance activities
  • Performs landscaping tasks within aquatic facilities and grounds
  • Performs custodial tasks within aquatics facilities and grounds
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Employees may work in the field and are occasionally exposed to loud noise levels, cold and/or hot temperatures, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards. Incumbents may be exposed to blood and body fluids rendering First Aid and CPR and are required to wear appropriate attire for the recreation activity to which they are assigned. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.


Work is primarily performed within a public swimming pool environment and office environment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen and distinguish colors in wiring; hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify or resolve pool maintenance problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate tools and equipment. Incumbents in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, climb and descend ladders, operate hand tools, and inspect pool work sites. Incumbents must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 100 pounds or heavier weights with assistance and/or the use of proper equipment.


Ability and Skill to:
  • Perform a full range of semi-skilled aquatics facility maintenance
  • Provide proper maintenance and inspections of aquatics facilities and equipment as required by regulations
  • Understand, interpret, and apply all relevant laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Safely operate power driven tools and equipment
  • Ensure the safety of patrons, colleagues, and self in the performance of duties
  • Independently organize work, set priorities, meet deadlines, and follow up on assignments
  • Demonstrate strong customer service skills and establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships
  • Maintain records and files on work performed
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing

Knowledge of:
  • Methods and techniques used in the operation, repair, and maintenance of swimming pools, equipment, and facilities
  • Operational characteristics of pool equipment, such as pumps, motors, chemical feeders, and related apparatus
  • Principles and practices of pool water testing and proper chemical water treatments
  • Principles and practices of recordkeeping, cleaning and building maintenance
  • Principles and practices for providing high level of customer service
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety practices
  • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications
  • English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation

  • California Driver’s License, with a satisfactory driving record
  • Two years of relevant aquatics facility maintenance experience
  • Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) with 6 months of hire date
  • Any combination of experience, training and/or education that provided the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the class is acceptable

Special Requirements:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • If 18 years of age and still in high school, must possess a valid work permit
  • If 18 years of age or older, must pass a fingerprint and/or background clearance prior to employment
  • Completion of the Hepatitis B vaccination series is recommended
  • Completion of Tuberculosis (TB) test required
  • Verification of ID and ability work in the USA

Base Pay


Job Address

Hayward, California United States View Map