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Aquatics and Facility Manager (Regular full time - Non-seasonal)

Northern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 4, 2022
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Position Information

Working Title
Aquatics and Facility Manager (Regular full time - Non-seasonal)

Campus Recreation

Compensation Title

Position Number

Position Status

Work Schedule

8:30am – 4:30pm

Hours per Week

Months per Year

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position

The Maintenance Manager works to maintain Campus Recreation facilities including the aquatic mechanical room, Campus Recreation Center, and Outdoor Complex.

Primary Responsibilities

Aquatics – 50% of time
  • Performs general maintenance and repair work in and around the pool facility and mechanical room
  • Monitors and tests swimming pool and Spa water daily for Chlorine, pH, alkalinity, water hardness, and combined Chlorine. Calibrates chemical controllers to ensure correct levels are kept
  • Maintains proper temperature, chemistry, and circulation in the Campus Rec’s pool and spa; handles and applies chemicals; handles pool chemicals safely and employs the proper safety and personal protective equipment ( PPE )
  • Regularly checks water readings, filters, pump valves, tanks, gauges and vents
  • Backwashes filters according to established procedures
  • Performs preventive maintenance on pumps, chlorinators, heating and filtration Equipment to maintain operative condition
  • Performs minor plumbing work on pool equipment, piping and fittings
  • Responsible for ordering and maintaining inventory of chemicals, parts, and supplies as needed
Campus Recreation Center – 40% of time
  • Serve as liaison to NKU Operations & Maintenance and custodial services
    • Primary point of contact for building projects and repairs
  • Managing work orders from submission to completion
  • Accurately forecast, schedule, and oversee preventative maintenance and repairs
  • Other duties as assigned
Outdoor Complex – 10% of time
  • Perform weekly maintenance of athletic turf field
  • Assist with forecasting and planning for preventative maintenance
  • Assist with seasonal opening/closing of outdoor facilities
  • Certified Pool Operator or Aquatic Facility Operator
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Requires working knowledge of the practices and procedures associated with
  • Maintenance, operation, and upkeep of swimming pools and pool complexes.
  • Requires working knowledge of swimming pool water chemistry and the procedures and methods for testing.
  • Requires working knowledge of pool cleaning techniques including disinfecting and algae control and removal.
  • Requires a basic understanding of facility maintenance, common plumbing repair techniques, and safety precautions.
  • Requires working knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations relating to pool maintenance, operation, and safety.
  • Requires sufficient writing skills to document maintenance activity.
  • Requires sufficient math skills to compute portions and weights.
  • Must be able to perform duties with a focus on safety. Requires the ability to plan and prioritize work in order to meet demanding schedules for use of facilities.
  • Requires the ability to work varying work shifts
Minimum Education
High School Diploma

Preferred Education

Minimum Experience
3 years

Range $19.04 to $21.72 /per hour

Pay Grade

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Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please detail your experience working with aquatic or mechanical systems.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you currently possess either a Certified Pool Operator or Aquatic Facility Operator certification?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. References
  2. Documentation of Certification

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