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Pool Attendant - English Oaks in Colonial Heights, VA at The Franklin Johnston Group

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: Maintain a clean and sanitary pool and pool area, enforce pool rules and ensure that all safety equipment is present at and around the pool area at all times.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following but are not limited to the job specifications contained herein. Additional duties or job functions that can be performed safely may be required as deemed necessary by supervisory personnel.
  • Ensure all pool passes are checked (even if the person is familiar) and complete the attendance log.
  • Enforce all pool rules as displayed on Pool Rules sign.
  • Visibly inspect pool areas at the beginning of each shift and report any obvious maintenance issues to the Community Manager or Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Test and balance pool chemicals. Update pool chemical logs as required by state and local regulations. Contact the Community Manger or Maintenance Supervisor if the log is not available.
  • Clean and vacuum pool, clean skimmer baskets, backwash pool filter, and skim the pool.
  • Notify Community Manager and Maintenance Supervisor immediately if any self-closing gate, self-latching gate, doorknob lock, deadbolt, etc., is not working properly.
  • Straighten pool furniture, ensuring that furniture is clean and in working order at all times.
  • Verify the pool phone has a dial tone at the beginning of your shift.
  • Inspect the rescue equipment that is required by City Code to ensure it is in good working condition and in the designated location.
  • Clean and maintain pool bathroom daily, including keeping it stocked with toilet paper and paper towels and keep free of standing water. 
  • Dump trash from pool side receptacles throughout shift.
  • Secure surrounding areas and equipment, when closing the pool. This includes pool pump room, pool house, storage of pool equipment, maintenance shop, etc. Any item left behind by a resident should be secured and given to the Community Manager for handling.
  • Open umbrellas when the pool opens for the day. Close umbrellas when the pool closes for the night.
  • Use discretion and judgment to close the pool when a storm occurs after office hours.
  • Close the pool immediately in the event fecal, vomit or blood contamination. Contact the Community Manager and Maintenance Supervisor immediately. Test chlorine levels and allow the appropriate disinfection time period to lapse. This time period varies by chlorine level and must be managed by maintenance. Protocol should be decided by Community Manager and Portfolio Manager.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Less than high school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
EQUIPMENT/MACHINERY/TOOLS: Required to use Reaching Pole and Buoy Ring on a throwing rope
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and basic numbers.  Ability to speak simple sentences.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide by 10's and 100's.
TRAINING, CERTIFICATES, DESIGNATIONS: Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certificate is a plus. Fair Housing must be completed within 1 day of hire. Preventing Sexual Harassment, Workplace Harassment and Drug Free Workplace courses must be completed within 7 days of hire.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance, and reach with hands and arms.  The team member frequently is required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The team member is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.  The team member must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.  The team member is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
CORPORATE INTEGRITY: All team members in all positions are expected to act professionally at all times, including but not limited to treating others with respect, valuating diversity, supporting team/community goals, following company policies and procedures and fostering company core values.
The Franklin Johnston Group is an Equal Opportunity Emplloyer.