Assistant Pool Manager

  • City of Sacramento, CA
  • Sacramento, California
  • Jun 13, 2019
Part Time Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $16.21 - $18.81 Hourly

Job Description


Please note:Employment dates for this position are from May to August, possibly September.Although this recruitment has multiple-cutoffs, only one application needs to be submitted. If duplicate applications are submitted, only one application will be accepted.

To assist in the oversight of an assigned aquatic facility by working with the Pool Manager in scheduling and supervising subordinate employees, maintaining the building, grounds, and equipment, and developing aquatic programs; to supervise the pool, water, decks, and ancillary areas of an aquatic facility.

Direct supervision is provided by a higher-level position. Responsibilities include the direct and indirect supervision of lower-level aquatic personnel.
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Maintain constant surveillance to safeguard swimmers from drowning and other accidents.
  • Rescue and resuscitate drowning persons.
  • Rescue and aid persons affected by life threatening injuries.
  • Inspect and inventory all pool equipment.
  • Prepare and maintain all required reports and records.
  • Assist in accounting of all monies collected.
  • Maintain records of employees' work time.
  • Assist in the supervision, evaluation, assignment, and training of assigned personnel.
  • Assist in the supervision and promotion of swim lessons and water safety.
  • Enforce all rules and regulations.
  • Assist in the supervision of the instruction of swim lessons.
  • May serve as instructor of water safety programs.
  • Assist in the maintenance of aquatic facility including its building, grounds, and equipment.
  • May perform park event monitoring duties.
  • Act as Pool Manager in his/her absence.
  • Other related duties may also be performed; not all duties listed may necessarily be performed by each individual holding this classification.

Knowledge of:
  • Current and preventativelifeguardingtechniques.
  • 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.
  • Principles and practice of supervision.
  • Aquatic instruction programs.

Ability to:
  • Swim with proficiency and endurance.
  • Prevent accidents and effect rescues.
  • 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.


Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Two years of experience at an aquatic facility as a lifeguard or swim instructor.

Must be 18 years of age at time of appointment.

  • Possession of a Water Safety Instructor Certificate or a Lifeguard Training Instructor Certificate.
  • Possession of a current course completion certificate as required by current Federal, State, and Local law.
  • Completion of the Hepatitis B vaccination series is desirable.


Please note, the City of Sacramento's preferred method of communication with applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk folders. All e-mail notifications can also be accessed through the applicant inbox.

1. Application:(Pass/Fail) - All applicants must complete and submitonlinea City of Sacramento employment application by the final filing deadline (Open/Continuous);
  • Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted.
  • Employment applications will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified:
    • If applicants do not list current and past job-related experience in the "Work Experience" section.Note: Qualifying experience is based on 40 hours per week (pro-rated if less than 40 hours/week).
    • If "see resume" is noted in the "Work Experience" section; a resume will not substitute for the information required in the "Work Experience" section.
Supplemental documents such as resume, cover letter, and proof of education are highly preferred and recommended at the time of application submission. Documents should be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, as attachment(s) via online with the employment application, emailed to, FAX to (196) 596-1556, or by mail. If submitting in person, by mail or via FAX, please include your name andRecruitment #009016-19-YPCE-2on your documents.

2. Supplemental Questionnaire:(Pass/Fail) - In addition to the City of Sacramento employment application, all applicants must complete and submit online responses to the supplemental questionnaire to the City of Sacramento Employment Office by the final filing deadline;
  • Responses to the supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online; paper questionnaire will not be accepted.
  • Incomplete supplemental questionnaire will not pass the review process; omitted information cannot be considered or assumed.
  • A resume will not substitute for the information required in the supplemental questionnaire .

3.Screening Committee: (Pass/Fail)- Human Resources will forward employment applications of individuals who submitted all the required documents (i.e. City of Sacramento Application and Supplemental Questionnaire) to the hiring department.

4. Proof of Certification:Proof of current certification (or enrollment) in the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid must be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, e-mailed, as attachment(s) via online with employment application, or via FAX to (916) 596-1556, or by mail before you will be considered for any positions. If submitting in person or via FAX, please include your name andRecruitment #009119-19-YPCE-2on your documents.

5. Hiring Interview:Those candidates determined to be the MOST QUALIFIED will be invited to participate in an interview process coordinated by the hiring department. There will be no eligible list established, as positions will be seasonal and/or part-time. A hiring interview is not guaranteed.

6. Conditional Hire:Upon receipt of a conditional offer or hire, the candidates will go through the process of certification, finger print/background clearance andmedical clearance.

For questions concerning this job announcement and the application process:

Special Instructions

7/9/2019 11:59 PM Pacific

Additional Information

Closing Date/Time: 7/9/2019 11:59 PM Pacific