Pool Maintenance Technician
Southwestern Community College District
900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910
Facilities, Operations & Planning
Incumbents in District positions are expected to exhibit an
equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and
understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural,
gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of
community college students, and employees, including those with
physical or learning disabilities, and successfully foster and
support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
Under the direction of the Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Manager
perform skilled work in the maintenance and repair of pool
equipment; assure proper functioning and safe conditions of pool;
perform semi-skilled trade work in installing, maintaining and
repairing plumbing fixtures and electrical equipment.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: The following duties
are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all
of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional
or different duties from those set forth below to address business
needs and changing business practices.
Knowledge and Abilities:
MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF:
- Perform skilled work in the operation, maintenance, and repair
of pools and related systems; assure functional and safe
conditions; perform regular maintenance tasks such as brushing and
vacuuming pools; clean tile, pool, deck and walk; coordinate and
schedule cleaning/maintenance activities to avoid conflicts with
- Conduct chemical tests of water; record and adjust chlorine,
pH, alkalinity, and other factors using appropriate chemicals;
check and adjust chemical feeders; check water temperature and
regulate as necessary.
- Check pressure gauges and mechanical equipment of pools to
assure proper functioning; inspect and repair electric and
hydraulic valves and controls; maintain filters, feeders, and pump
- Operate various pool maintenance equipment and tools; perform
preventive maintenance on pool equipment; disassemble, repair and
rebuild chlorinators, feeders, and motors as necessary to maintain
operative condition; drain pool and perform acid washes as
- Prepare cost estimates for repair and order materials as
needed; maintain inventory control over material received and used;
maintain all logs and work orders update to date.
- Maintain and repair gas leaks on boilers in pool and various
campus locations; repair water heaters and special appliances as
- Perform semi-skilled maintenance and repair work in the
plumbing trade; install plumbing fixtures, rebuild plumbing valves,
clear stoppages, troubleshoot problems, perform preventive
maintenance and operate related hand tools and equipment.
- Repair, install, service and maintain various electrical and
pneumatic systems; install or replace wiring, switches, outlets,
relays, control components, and lighting; replace fuses as needed;
participate in lighting program; install and repair lamps,
ballasts, and covers (electrical voltage cannot exceed 220
- Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
MUST HAVE ABILITY TO:
- Materials, equipment, terminology, and chemicals used in the
operation and maintenance of swimming pools.
- Water chemistry including sampling, testing, and adjusting pool
water according to established pool and safety standards.
- Maintenance and operations of pool systems including pumps,
chemical feeders, filtration systems, and control systems.
- Health and safety regulations related to pool operations; codes
and regulations related to assigned activities.
- Methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in general
building and facility maintenance, construction, and repair.
- Operational characteristics of maintenance, construction, and
repair equipment and tools.
- General building maintenance and repair principles and
- Basic mathematical principles.
- Codes and regulations related to area of assignment.
- Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
- Proper methods of storing equipment, materials, and
- Basic inventory control practices, methods, and record-keeping
- Methods of storing equipment, materials, and supplies.
Education and Experience:
- Independently perform maintenance and repair of pools to ensure
proper functioning and safe conditions.
- Sample, test, and adjust water chemistry to comply with
established safety and operational standards.
- Perform a full range of general maintenance and construction
duties related to the maintenance, repair, and cleaning of District
buildings and facilities and related systems and components
- Create schedules and plans; monitor Computer Maintenance
Management Software program.
- Plan and organize assigned functions, services, and workflow to
meet schedules and timelines.
- Operate and use a variety of building maintenance equipment,
supplies, and materials in a safe and effective manner.
- Read, interpret, and work from blueprints, shop drawings and
- Maintain stock and order records, physical inventory, and
determination of minimum and maximum stock levels.
- Work independently in the absence of supervision.
- Operate District vehicles, observing legal and defensive
- Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures; utilize
safety equipment such as respirators.
- Move heavy objects and perform heavy manual labor.
- Work cooperatively with other maintenance staff.
- Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
- Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the
diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, sexual orientation, and cultural
populations of community college students.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
those contacted in the course of work.
Any combination equivalent to: Graduation from high
Three (3) years of experience in the
operation and maintenance of commercial pools.
Minimum Qualifications: (Faculty and Academic Administrator
Range 20, Steps 1-7, $4,4713.17-$5,962.81. Initial placement for
external applicants is Step 1. An excellent benefits package which
includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, generous
sick leave package, and life insurance is available for the
employee and eligible dependents.
As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the
subsequent governing board approval.
All application materials must be received on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu
. Position is
open until filled. Applications received by the first screening
deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 28, 2023
are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any
application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a
Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Approximately). Work schedule
may be adjusted to meet the needs of the department.Successful
candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista,
National City, Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, e-mailed, mailed, or hand
delivered application materials. Only complete application
materials submitted through SWC online system will be accepted. To
complete and submit your application for this position, please
visit our online employment website at https://jobs.swccd.edu
. All required
information must be submitted online before the review date and
time indicated on the job posting.
A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet
has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online
application process is available through the Human Resources Office
at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; telephone: (619)
482-6395 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all
application materials are received by the review deadline date. A
separate, complete application packet is required for each position
for which you are applying for. All materials included in your
application packet become District property, will not be returned,
will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening
Candidates selected for employment with Southwestern Community
College District must be fingerprinted by an electronic
fingerprinting service (i.e. LiveScan) within 10 days of
employment; provide clearance of tuberculosis (dated within the
past 4 years and renewed every four years as a condition of
continued employment) within 60 days of employment; provide proof
of eligibility to work in the United States.
In addition to the above, for Faculty/Administrator positions
(only), successful candidate must submit official (sealed) college
transcripts confirming date degree conferred and/or a valid CA
Community College Credential.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with
verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the
time the interview appointment is scheduled.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College
District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with
The Southwestern Community College District shall not discriminate
against any person in employment or in any program affiliated with
the District on the basis of age, ancestry, color, ethnic group
identification, national origin, religion, race, sex, sexual
orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on
the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on
association with a person or group with one or more of these actual
or perceived characteristics.
Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report - Southwestern
College is committed to assisting all members of the community in
providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security
Report is available on the SWCPD website at https://www.swccd.edu/student-support/safety-and-security/jeanne-clery-act/
If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security
Report, which contains this information, you can stop by the SWC
College Police Department or you can request that a copy be mailed
to you by calling (619) 482-6390.
The report contains information regarding campus security and
personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention; public
safety authority; crime reporting policies; programs to prevent
dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking;
the procedures the College will follow when one of these crimes is
reported; and other matters of importance related to security on
campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics
for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes
that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or
property owned or controlled by the College or a recognized student
organization; and on public property within, or immediately
adjacent to and accessible from the campus.
This information is required by law and is provided by the SWC
College Police Department.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Plan (DAAPP) - More information
about the DAAPP, including the Drug Free Environment and Drug
Prevention Program Policy and Procedure and Biennial report can be
found in the Health and Safety Section of the campus Consumer
Information page ( http://www.swccd.edu/index.aspx?page=1084
To apply, visit: https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/4379