Working Title: Pool Technician
Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff
Department: Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports
Posting Date: 04-13-2018
The Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports, a Division of University of Virginia Athletics, is seeking applicants for a Pool Technician. As an integral member of Intramural-Recreational Sports, the Pool Technician supports our mission of serving the University community through first-class recreational engagement that fosters wellness, impacts lives and generates life-long memories.
The employee in this position ensures safe, well-maintained, and clean natatorium spaces at the UVA Aquatic & Fitness Center and North Grounds Recreation Center supporting efficient, effective, unified operations. Responsibilities include monitoring and maintaining comprehensive cleanliness and sanitation of the pool deck, tile, pool drains, all surfaces, fixtures, furnishings, equipment, pool basins, etc. As a member of the Pool Technician and Aquatics Management team, the Pool Technician supports maintaining pool water quality and associated mechanical/filtration/chemical systems to ensure cleanliness, sanitation, and safety standards including preventive and routine maintenance tasks. In all responsibilities, professionally represents Intramural-Recreational Sports and the University of Virginia positively engaging and communicating with natatorium participants (e.g., students, UVA faculty/staff, youth swim lesson participants, and Varsity Swim/Dive team coaches, student-athletes, and team operations staff.
The Pool Technician will work independently and self-directed as well as in a collaborative, team environment. Responsibilities require the ability to perform routine, daily manual labor including some heavy lifting.
Base hours are typically day shift Monday-Friday, with primary work locations at the Aquatics & Fitness Center and North Grounds Recreation Center. Based on business needs, schedule will vary to accommodate special event demands, deep cleaning, repair or maintenance work, or late night projects.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Require ANY of the following:
*Ability to develop and implement preventive, routine, and deferred maintenance plan for spaces and equipment.
*Knowledge and hands-on experience inspecting, repairing and maintaining mechanical/filtration/chemical systems.
*Knowledge and hands-on experience cleaning and maintaining building spaces and equipment.
*Ability to work independently in self-directed manner as well as in a collaborative, team environment, prioritizing workday demands.
*Ability to complete hands-on maintenance and cleaning tasks using appropriate tools (e.g., power tools, hand tools, voltage meters, water chemical testing kits, etc.), equipment (e.g., (industrial floor scrubber, power washer, pool vacuum), and chemicals (e.g., chlorine, CO2, ammonia, etc.).
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