Seasonal Pool Manager - Placitas - job 677226

Bernalillo County Government

Date: 04/08/2021

City: Placitas, New Mexico

Salary: $15 per hour

Employment type: Part-time

Position Summary & Duties Responsible


Under general direction of the Aquatics Program Manager, oversee the safe operation of the County pool facility and the safety of all individuals using the County pool facilities.


  • Responsible for regular monitoring and balancing of pool water chemicals; makes required chemical adjustments to maintain safe balance in water.

  • Accountable for the collection, delivery and transfer of monies collected at the pools to the County's assigned bank.

  • Drain, clean, and refill filter pit, adjust valves and perform other weekly equipment maintenance to ensure cleanliness and safety of pool water and surrounding facilities.

  • Monitor facilities and activities in swimming areas to prevent accidents and injuries. Maintain order and assist in the rescue of swimmers in danger of drowning. Administer CPR and/or first aide as necessary. Notify appropriate authorities in the event of emergencies.

  • Inspect facility and equipment for cleanliness daily; may clean and refill pool.

  • Prepare monthly reports.

  • Perform related duties as required.

  • Maintain accurate, precise pool operating and chemical logs.

  • The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required of all employees assigned to this job.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED and currently certified in Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR and First Aid, Automatic External Defibrillator (AED). Possession of a certified pool operators' certificate within 30 days of hire.

  • Must have copies of required certifications to be submitted with application and certifications must remain current during employment with the Bernalillo County Parks and Recreation Department.

  • Must have knowledge and skills in the application of swimming and lifesaving practices and techniques and first aid.

  • Must have knowledge of basic swimming pool chemistry and experience in maintaining pool water at specific State and County environmental health standards.

  • Must have the ability to instruct in swimming and safety.

  • Must have the ability to recognize and correct unsafe activities.

  • Must have the ability to manage a pool facility and to supervise other lifeguards.

  • Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the public, management, and co-workers.

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with various age groups and the public at large.

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written English.

Supplemental Information


  • The offer of this Bernalillo County position requires compliance with the following:

  • Employee must successfully complete the post-offer employment medical examination and background investigation.

  • Employee must comply with the safety guidelines of the County.

  • Employee must possess a valid New Mexico driver's license by employment date and retain a valid license while employed in the position.


  • Employee is outdoors 75% of time when assigned to outdoor pool; employee is outdoors 25% of time when assigned to inside pool.

  • Indoor duties are performed in a temperature-controlled environment; however, worker is exposed to wet cement and mat surfaces while working. Outdoor surfaces include concrete, asphalt, ramps, stairs, wood decks, and ladder chairs.

  • Work hazards or potential work hazards include the exposure to dangerous emergency situations involving rescue, hazardous chemicals, and possible exposure to bodily fluids from persons with life-threatening diseases.

  • Flexible work hours will be required.


  • Employee handles writing utensils, various paperwork, files and reports in the documentation of statistical reports, daily pool chemistry logs, daily bank deposits, and ordinary office record keeping.

  • Employee handles hazardous materials (possible cancer causing particles), to include chlorine gas, chlorine bleach, hydrochloric acid, sodium bisulfate, sodium thiosulfate, carbon dioxide gas, sodium bicarbonate, calcium chloride, muriatic acid, calcium hypochlorite, and other such pool chemicals.

  • Employee utilizes a filter mask when handling some hazardous chemicals.



Position is a part time position and is not entitled to benefits.

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