Nov 16, 2022

Pool Manager

  • Butterfield Park District
  • Butterfield Park District, Butterfield Road, Lombard, IL, USA
Seasonal Pool Manager

Job Description

The Pool Manager is responsible for the efficient operation of the aquatic center. Directs and supervise lifeguards to provide a safe and clean aquatic facility. Promotes a positive working environment for the aquatic staff.


This conditional offer of employment is contingent on an individual’s ability to satisfy the qualifications and perform duties listed below:


·         Two-Three years/seasons of previous pool experience preferred. Must have Starguard Lifeguard Training certificate and current CPR and Standard First Aid certificates. As well as a valid Illinois driver’s license.

·         Must authorize and successfully undergo a criminal history background check pursuant to 70 ILCS 1205/8-23.

Immediate Supervisor

The Pool Manager reports to the Aquatic Supervisor.

Essential Responsibilities
Important and essential duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Utilize his/her knowledge in swimming pool operations to manage a quality facility.
  2. Assist Aquatics Coordinator, and Aquatics Supervisor with pre-season training, certification checks and the startup operations of the pool.
  3. Assist the Aquatics Coordinator.
  4. Direct and assign all pool personal cleaning, and check that cleaning is being done efficiently.
  5. Requisition supplies and equipment, inspects condition of the pool, directs daily maintenance staff and recommends all necessary repair work.
  6. Interpret the purposes and policies of pool programs to the staff, interested citizens, and participants.
  7. Assist in the handling and accounting for the pool funds.
  8. Check and maintain pool chemicals. Administer as needed to maintain appropriate levels.
  9. Keep pool cleanliness up to date.
  10. Keep customer satisfaction by handling complaints in an orderly fashion.
  11. Administer First Aid when needed.
  12. Understand the Park District’s safety procedures and requirements. This includes completion and follow-through on all accident reports, emergency safety procedures, reporting of hazardous equipment, facilities, or conditions and the conduct of any employees under their supervisor. Report all incidents and potential hazards to the safety committee as soon as possible.
  13. Must adhere to all safety policies and procedures.
  14. Any other duties as assigned.

Marginal Functions  

  1. Maintain positive relations with all pool staff.
  2. Assist all employees of the Park District as needed.


Work Environment
Essential functions require maintaining physical condition necessary for moderate amount of physical activity such as sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, and crouching/stooping/squatting, twisting upper body and climbing.  Required to push, pull, or lift 50 lbs. of weight.  Swim.  Ability to work in an environment with exposure to weather conditions, i.e., cold, rain, significant heat temperatures, etc.


Cognitive Considerations

Must be able to give directions to all related staff. Must demonstrate good safety awareness, problem solving ability, and good judgment, while providing customer friendly service.


Physiological Considerations:
Moderate exposure to significant heat temperatures, noise, working outdoors, chemicals (chlorine), mechanical hazards, and electrical hazards

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