Anticipated opening - Pool Department Supervisor

Town of Hampden
Job Description
Anticipated Opening:
Pool Supervisor Job Description and Responsibilities
Title:  Full time Supervisor
Reports To: Pool Director & Assistant Pool Director
Hours:  40 hours per week; must be flexible and able to work all shifts (opening, closing, weekends, on-call). Weekly shift could change depending on staffing needs.
Certifications & qualities
  • Current Lifeguard Training & First Aid Certification
  • Current CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certification
  • Responsible
  • People skills
  • Initiative
  • Maturity
  • Swim lesson instruction experience
  • Problem solver
  • Positive attitude
  • Works well with co-workers; team work
  • Leadership
General Responsibilities
Responsible for the safety, operation, and promotion of the Lura E. Hoit Memorial Pool. Primary responsibilities include Lifeguarding and swim lesson instruction, supervision of staff, maintaining a safe environment, assuring compliance with State and Local Regulations, and proper maintenance of the facility. The Supervisor will assist in the promotion of pool use by area residents. Through leadership and example, promote a pleasant and enjoyable environment for users of the Pool.
Specific Responsibilities
The Supervisor shall:
  1. Participate with the Pool Director/Assistant Pool Director in the supervision of part-time help.
  2. Ensure that safety is a high priority.
  3. Be a promoter and public relations agent for the Town in selling membership and utilization of the Pool.
   4. Report on any problems or injuries that occur within the facility where appropriate.
      5. Maintain a list of detailed day-to-day responsibilities.
     6. Evaluate swim lessons and help train staff to teach swim lessons
     7. Lifeguard and teach swim lessons as needed
Facility Management
  • Recognize and minimize or eliminate hazards in the pool area and facility.
  • Follow all safety precautions and read all directions and labels for taking regular pool chemical tests and maintain staff safety procedures; ensure staff does the same.
  • Knowledge in the utilization of all chemicals, and use of the Cat controller.
  • Be familiar with the operation of equipment such as, pumps, strainer baskets, chemical controls and other filter system components.
  • Know how to read all filter room gauges.
  • Follow all safety precautions when performing assigned filter room maintenance
  • Knowledge in the utilization and proper care of the automated pool vacuum.
  • Know procedures to follow and who to call for any chemical or mechanical problems that may arise.
  • Document daily operations, interactions etc. in the pool supervisor book.
            Emergency Management
  • Know Emergency Action Plans and respond quickly and calmly.
  • Communicate effectively with other staff during emergency situations.
  • Follow and ensure that other staff follows procedures listed in the Emergency Action Plan for personal and victim safety.
  • Report all accidents and unusual occurrences to the Pool Director where appropriate, as soon as possible; advise staff to do the same.
Patron Management
  • Prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Educate pool users on and enforce all pool and facility rules and policies.
  • Respond to patron questions or complaints in a timely manner.
  • Ensure to the best of ability that every patron is a satisfied customer.
  • Report any complaints to Pool Director or Assistant Pool Director.
Other Responsibilities
  • Oversee all Closing and opening procedures. (See Pool Supervisors Checklist and Daily Log.)
  • Review equipment for damage or faultiness and report any findings to the logbook and to the Pool Director.
  • Keep all equipment and facility areas clean and orderly;
  • Ensure staff completes cleaning procedures in a quality and time efficient manner.
  • Maintain physical fitness.
  • Schedule pool rentals and registrations for swim lessons
  • Communicate directly and often with the Director, Assistant Director and other employees.                                                              
Applications accepted until filled.
How to Apply:
Qualified applicants may apply by sending a letter of interest, completed Town application (available at and resume
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Darcey Peakall,
106 Western Avenue
Hampden, Maine 04444
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The Town of Hampden is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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