CPRS Job Listing

Job Ad ID: 2825

Aquatic Facilities Supervisor

Salary: $4,904.00 - $5,960.79 Monthly
Location: Davis, CA
Closing Date: September 15, 2023

Please note: the salary range for this position may increase pending the outcome of current contract negotiations.

The Aquatics Facilities Maintenance Supervisor, plans, schedules, organizes, reviews and provides supervision and oversight for daily maintenance operations of the aquatic facilities. Supervises and evaluates the work of both city maintenance employees and outside contractors; coordinates aquatic maintenance work with other departments; inspects and troubleshoots maintenance work; maintains pool operational equipment and pool chemistry; manages work order system, projects and paperwork. Assists management staff in areas of expertise, and performs related work as required.
Receives direction from assigned supervisory or management personnel.  Exercises direct supervision over maintenance staff, Full-time and Part-time employees.  
This classification is responsible for overall maintenance of City pools and aquatic facilities. Incumbents regularly work on tasks which are varied and complex, requiring considerable discretion and independent judgement.  Positions in the classification rely on experience and judgment to ensure the City’s aquatic facilities are maintained in a safe and effective working condition and provide the highest level of safety for public use.  Incumbents are responsible for planning, organizing, supervising, reviewing, and evaluating the work of staff and providing technical support to management in a variety of areas.  Performance of the work requires the use of independence, initiative and discretion within established guidelines.

Essential functions may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Troubleshoots and performs the more complex maintenance and repair activities.
  • Plans, schedules, prioritizes, and assigns maintenance and repair work; communicates status of repairs to appropriate personnel, working cooperatively to schedule repairs in accordance with established and special operational priorities. 
  • Participates in all safety programs required to effectively perform associated job requirements.
  • Performs a variety of aquatics maintenance functions including the most complex pool related plumbing, maintenance, chemical treatment, and water testing ensuring aquatic facilities are available for use and consistently maintained in a safe and clean condition.
  • Ensures pool systems operate in accordance with mandated requirements including the operation and maintenance of pool heaters, pumps, motors, chlorination equipment, chemical feed systems, storage tanks, underwater lights, vacuuming pools, and pool fittings and valves; calibrates equipment as needed. 
  • Coordinates and facilitates repairs and replacements of aquatic related equipment through contractors as needed; oversees work of contractors.
  • Treats water with chemicals to maintain safe and healthy water quality; monitors chemical usage and cleans probes and chemical injectors.
  • Performs mechanical inspections and repairs to pool pumps, filters, chemical pumps, and chemical feed lines; performs minor electrical, plumbing, masonry, and carpentry work.  
  • Monitors activities of aquatic maintenance staff; identifies opportunities for improving service delivery and procedures; provides recommendations concerning process changes; reviews with appropriate management; implements improvements.
  • Plans, organizes, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of maintenance staff; trains staff in work procedures; evaluates employee performance, counsels employees, and effectively recommends initial disciplinary action; assists in selection and promotion.
  • Participates in the development of goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for assigned services and programs; recommends and implements policies and procedures including standard operating procedures for assigned operations.
  • Drives vehicles used to transport materials, tools, and equipment.
  • Provides initial response to calls for service from aquatics staff; assesses maintenance needs and takes corrective action or initiates work orders for appropriate support and ensures timely completion. 
  • Monitors inventory, orders supplies, and maintains purchase records within authorized budget; initiates purchase orders. 
  • Receives and processes invoices for parts and repairs completed.
  • Maintains records of pool testing results and actions/adjustments taken, temperature, and chemicals added; documents general maintenance activities. 
  • Evaluates maintenance needs and reports same to assigned supervisory or management personnel.  
  • Ensures compliance with State, County, and local Health and Safety Codes pertaining to operation of public swimming pools and recommends corrections. 
  • Assigns and performs building maintenance duties such as painting, minor plumbing, concrete work, and other related maintenance, grounds maintenance and custodial tasks. 
  • Inspects aquatic facilities for needed maintenance; coordinates with appropriate city departments or contractors.
  • Selects materials and estimates material and labor costs for jobs assigned; ensures needed supplies, materials, and equipment are on hand; records daily labor, material, and equipment costs; maintains related records.
  • Receives work orders electronically; prepares, maintains, and inputs detailed logs, records, and reports of maintenance and repair activities via mobile and stationary digital devices into automated software systems. 
  • Responds to telephone, e-mail, and in-person requests from City employees regarding their facilities maintenance needs.
  • Purchases tools, materials, and parts needed for maintenance and repair work.
  • Assigns the cleaning of work areas following completion of maintenance, construction, or repairs.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:

  • Principles, practices, methods, equipment, materials, and tools used in maintenance and repair of swimming pools, equipment, and facilities.
  • Principles, theories, and standard practices of several maintenance trades as they apply to maintenance and repair of pool and equipment.
  • Operational characteristics of pool equipment, such as pumps, motors, chemical feeders, underwater lights, and related apparatus.
  • Principles and practices of pool water testing and proper chemical water treatments.
  • Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Occupational hazards and safety equipment and practices related to the work.
  • Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review and evaluation, discipline, and the training of staff in work procedures.
  • Principles and practices of leadership. 
  • Principles and techniques for working with groups and fostering effective team interaction to ensure teamwork is conducted smoothly.
  • Basic principles and practices of budget administration and monitoring.
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping and reporting.
  • Safe driving rules and practices.
  • Use and maintenance of a variety of power and hand tools.
  • Principles and practices of work safety.
  • Safety programs related to assigned area including but not limited to handling pool chemicals, power tools, hand tools and other related equipment.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively interacting with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff.
  • The structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Modern equipment and communication tools used for business functions and program, project, and task coordination, including computers and software programs relevant to work performed.

Ability to:

  • Select and supervise staff, provide training and development opportunities, ensure work is performed effectively, and evaluate performance in an objective and positive manner.
  • Assist in developing and implementing goals, objectives, practices, policies, procedures, and work standards.
  • Understand, interpret, and apply all pertinent laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures, and standards relevant to work performed.
  • Identify problems, research and analyze relevant information, and develop and present recommendations and justification for solutions. 
  • Perform the full range of semi-skilled to skilled aquatics facilities maintenance.
  • Perform a variety of technical tasks in the maintenance and repair of City aquatic facilities.
  • Provide proper maintenance and inspections of aquatics facilities and equipment as required by regulations. 
  • Operate and maintain pool mechanical equipment including, but not limited to, pumps, motors, water filtration equipment chlorine generators and pool vacuums.
  • Maintain water chemistry in compliance with health and safety requirements.
  • Understand, interpret, and apply all relevant laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. 
  • Read and interpret plans, specifications, maps, schematics, and blueprints.
  • Understand, interpret, and apply all relevant laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. 
  • Safely operate power driven construction tools and equipment. 
  • Ensure the safety of patrons, colleagues, and self in the performance of duties.
  • Obtain certifications as required by OSHA/CalOSHA and provided by the City, to perform assigned duties.
  • Perform minor building, custodial and grounds maintenance tasks.
  • Operate a variety of vehicles, equipment, power tools, and other equipment in a safe manner.
  • Perform duties in a manner to maximize public safety in the area of pool maintenance.
  • Identify pool maintenance needs and take corrective actions.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems.
  • Safely and effectively use, operate, and care for hand tools, mechanical equipment, power tools, and light to medium equipment required for the work.
  • Ability to perform tasks in compliance with safe practices as well as train and coach others in safe practices.
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and assign daily tasks of assigned work crew.
  • Accurately determine project material needs and recommend purchases; initiate purchase orders; understand budget of assigned area.
  • Maintain tools and equipment in a clean working condition providing for proper security.
  • Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records of work performed.
  • Follow department policies and procedures related to assigned duties.
  • Make accurate arithmetic calculations.
  • Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and procedural guidelines.
  • Effectively use computer systems, software applications, and modern business equipment to perform a variety of work tasks.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using appropriate English grammar and syntax.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 

Education and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:


  • Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by courses in building construction, maintenance, or a related field.


  • Four (4) years of increasingly responsible aquatic facility maintenance experience; including two (2) years at journey level.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License, to be maintained throughout employment.
  • Possession of, or successful acquisition within probationary period, a valid Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or similar to be maintained throughout employment.
  • Possession of, or successful acquisition within probationary period, a valid certification in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid and AED to be maintained throughout employment.


Physical Demands
Must possess mobility to work in a field and aquatics facility environment; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform light to medium physical work, to work around machines, to climb and descend ladders, to operate varied hand and power tools, and to operate a motor vehicle and visit various City sites; vision to detect shades of color and distinguish wiring, read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in pool and deck operational areas, which may be slippery with water, to identify 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. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb and descend ladders, operate hand tools, and inspect work sites. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment and assistance from other staff. 
While primarily working in an external environment, position requires mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone; ability to stand and walk between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. 

Environmental Elements

Employees work in the field and an aquatics pool facility and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, hazardous physical substances and fumes.  Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
May be required to work various shifts or emergencies on evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Agency: City of Davis
Apply To: 23 Russell Blvd

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Contact Name: Sarah Majewski
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