Job: Manager - Town of Devon Community Pool

The Pool Manager is responsible for acting as a member of the management team as well as a shift supervisor in the operation and maintenance of the Town of Devon Outdoor Swimming Pool. This position oversees the overall operations and safety aspects of the Town pool; schedules pool programming and use; hires, manages and supervises shift supervisors as well as lifeguard/instructors; communicates with Finance staff and Recreation Operators; ensures safety requirements are met through inspection of practices and equipment and through training of staff.

  • Responsible for the recruiting, hiring, supervising and training for all pool staff
  • Posting and interviewing for staff
  • Coordinating the staff schedule throughout the summer
  • Providing mid and final staff evaluations
  • Train staff in the operations of cleaning, mechanical equipment & chemistry of water
  • Providing guidance and supervision for staff
  • Maintain a high quality of public relations between staff & the public
  • Prepare and run in-service training for staff throughout the summer.
  • Plan and implement the pool schedule including lessons, special events and public swimming so that it can be advertised in the community
  • Develop, administer, plan & evaluate all aquatic programs for all ages
  • Promote swimming lessons and special events
  • Make financial decisions about running  lessons based on registrations numbers
  • Complete schedule for the following summer by mid- to late-August
  • Ensure proper financial management throughout the season according to the budget
  • Train staff on proper cash procedures
  • Oversee deposits
  • Ensure that purchases that are being made are budget conscious
  • Ensure that proper admissions are being charged to the patrons
  • Help in preparing the budget for the upcoming seasons
  • Oversee staff hours and ensure they are within the yearly budget as well as hourly limitations per week
  • Ensure that the pool systems are operating safely, efficiently and effectively
  • See to any maintenance issues that arise throughout the season
  • Work with administration and capital health to ensure proper water chemistry
  • Ensure proper opening and closing procedures are followed at the beginning and end of the season.
  • Providing sound leadership to pool staff as well as maintaining high quality relationships with Town employees, swim club executives, pool clientele, suppliers and Alberta Health representative.



  • NLS
  • Standard First Aid, and CPR level C or AEC
  • Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification
  • Lifesaving Society Instructor Award (LSI), Lifesaving Society Swimmer Instructor award
  • Swimming Pool Operator I
  • Swimming Pool Operator II would be an asset
  • Courses such as Fitness instruction, Synchronized Swimming and Diving will be seen as an asset.


  • At least 2 years of experience in a senior guarding position in which you have supervised other staff.
  • Experience running and operating a pool is also an asset.
  • Your current awards and certifications must be attached with your application. Proof of current certifications/awards will be required before your application can be considered or be furthered to the interview stage.Cash handling experience
  • Satisfactory Criminal Reference and Vulnerable Persons Check must be provided prior to starting
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License and provide a drivers abstract on request
  • Individual must have experience working independently as well as with a group.

$ 27.50-28.32 (hourly)


Application Deadline:
March 1, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

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