Assistant Pool Manager

City of Sacramento
Part Time 40 per week $18 - $22 Per hour CA 915 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814, United States Apply before 7/31/2024 11:59


Assistant Pool Managers assist in overseeing all operations at an assigned aquatic facility. All candidates must have the ability to swim with proficiency and endurance, posses knowledge of current preventive lifeguard techniques including CPR, First Aid, and water rescues. Assistant Pool Managers will oversee all staff and programs at their assigned facility.


The ideal candidate is knowledgeable and excels in the following areas:

1. Performing maintenance tasks.
2. Supervising, training, and evaluating lower level staff.
3. Supporting aquatics programs such as swim lessons, recreational swim, swim team, lap swim, aquacise, Jr. Lifeguard, and pool rentals.

To assist in the oversight of an assigned aquatic facility by working with the Pool Manager in scheduling and supervising subordinate employees, maintaining the building, grounds, and equipment, and developing aquatic programs; to supervise the pool, water, decks, and ancillary areas of an aquatic facility.


Direct supervision is provided by a higher-level position. Responsibilities include the direct and indirect supervision of lower-level aquatic personnel.


The following duties are typical for this classification.  Incumbents may not perform all the listed duties and/or may be required to perform related duties as needed. 

  • Ensure constant surveillance as assigned to safeguard swimmers from drowning and other accidents.
  • Take appropriate action to prevent dangerous situations and accidents.
  • Rescue and resuscitate drowning persons.
  • Rescue and aid persons affected by life threatening injuries.
  • Enforce facility rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Render care in the latest American Red Cross techniques in water safety, lifeguarding, first aid, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (C.P.R.) to persons in need of assistance.
  • Maintain all required reports and records.
  • Assist in accounting of all monies collected. 
  • Maintain records of employees' work time.
  • Assist in the supervision, evaluation, assignment, and training of assigned personnel.
  • Write and prepare lesson plans; Assist in the planning, organizing, and promotion of  aquatic classes and programs.
  • May instruct water oriented classes such as swim lesson, swim team, junior guard, and water aerobics.
  • Assist in the maintenance of aquatic facility including its building, grounds, and equipment.
  • Act as Pool Manager in their absence.
  • Other related duties may also be performed; not all duties listed may necessarily be performed by each individual holding this classification.


Knowledge of: 

  • Current and preventative lifeguarding techniques.
  • Swimming rescue techniques, C.P.R., and first aid.
  • Rules and regulations of an aquatic facility.
  • Swimming pool maintenance and the chemicals, equipment, and techniques used to meet State and County Department of Health standards.
  • Principles and practices of supervision.
  • Aquatic instruction programs.

Ability to: 

  • Swim with proficiency and endurance.
  • Prevent accidents and effect rescues.
  • Plan, direct, and supervise the work of others.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with other employees and the public.
  • Perform swimming rescues, C.P.R., and first aid.
  • Instruct students in a variety of aquatic oriented skill level classes.
  • Interpret policies and procedures.
  • Follow oral and written instructions.
  • Prepare, read, and write various reports.
  • Organize and instruct swimming and water safety classes.


Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


Two seasons or 2.5 months of experience at an aquatic facility as a lifeguard.