Pool Manager, Pt

City of Oakland
Part Time 94612. Workstations are available during regular business per week $25 - $31 Per hour CA Oakland Parks and Recreation, 250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza #3330, Oakland, CA 94612, United States


The Position

***Continuous Recruitment***
 Recruitment may close at any time once a sufficient number of applications have been received
 Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately

The City of Oakland is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity, inclusion, and equity. Oakland has a long history of activism around issues of justice and equity. Both oppression and this resistance to oppression have shaped the city’s historical roots and the lives of its residents to this day. As public servants in one of the most diverse cities in the nation, we strive to develop employees who understand the harm and impacts of systemic inequity to create lasting, meaningful outcomes for everyone. Oakland strives to establish an environment that embraces the richness of culture, community, and individualism of employees.     

Why join the City of Oakland Parks, Recreation & Youth Development Department? 

With an emphasis on Oakland’s youth, the Oakland Parks, Recreation & Youth Development (OPRYD) Department, and its partners will provide best-in-class, relevant, and equitable programs and services, while meeting the specific needs of people and communities both at the neighborhood level and regionally throughout the City of Oakland. We achieve this mission through intentional engagement and by removing the barriers that prohibit equitable opportunities for all. OPRYD believes that communities thrive when they play with a purpose. Our purpose is to Expose, Enlighten, Empower, and Encourage Educational Excellence through recreational experiences. 

The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill multiple part-time Pool Manager positions in Oakland Parks and Recreation Aquatic Centers for both seasonal and year-round employment.  Working hours vary from week to week.
Pool Managers perform a variety of duties at the City's pools, including planning and implementing aquatics programs, training and direction of part-time staff, and communicating with the public.
For a list of all OPRYD Pools click   

We are looking for someone who is:
  • A team player
  • Enthusiastic
  • Excited to play an active role in the Oakland community

What you will typically be responsible for: 
  • Directing the operation of pool facilities and coordinating aquatics programs with the community and department.
  • Auditing lifeguard fitness levels, documenting observations, and implementing fitness programs as necessary.
  • Overseeing revenue collection, ticket security, and record-keeping.
  • Training and supervising aquatics staff according to management directives.
  • Coordinating patron registration for instructional programs and overseeing Water Safety Instruction (WSI) facility programs.
  • Maintaining equipment, pool supplies, and inventory records, while completing accident, revenue, and discipline reports.
  • Ensuring accurate operational and financial records, conducting in-service training, and overseeing staff conditioning programs, along with assigning and supervising custodial duties.
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A few reasons you might love this job:  
  • You will be part of a fun team.
  • You will engage with community members and build positive relationships.
  • Your work will result in a safer environment for all.

A few challenges you might face in this job:
  • You will need to deal with customer complaints. 
  • You may have to travel to multiple/various sites/recreation centers.
Competencies Required:
Building and Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships 
Customer Focus: Attending to the needs and expectations of customers 
Listening: Fully comprehending spoken communication
Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue 
Presentation Skill: Formally delivering information to groups 
Safety Focus: Showing vigilance and care in identifying and addressing health risks and safety hazards

Minimum Requirements for Application

This is a public contact position. The City highly encourages all bilingual candidates to apply! Some positions may require bilingual skills in Spanish, Cantonese, or Mandarin. Under the authority of Civil Service Rules Section 5.03, if a position requires bilingual language skills, only those candidates who have indicated they are bilingual in the required language(s) will be referred. Bilingual candidates will be required to successfully pass a language proficiency test if selected for hire.  
Any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the following minimum qualifications is acceptable: Education:

High school graduation or equivalent.  


Two years aquatic experience.


Current Red Cross certifications in Water Safety Instruction, Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR for Lifeguards with AED or CPR for the Professional Rescuer with AED.

Please scan and attach these required certifications to your application.  Failure to submit these required certifications will result in disqualification from the selection process.

Other Requirements:

Candidates must be at least

eighteen (18) years or older

to apply.

Candidates who receive offers of employment will be required to submit fingerprints, undergo a criminal record clearance and have a physical examination including a TB screening.