Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo

  • Pool Operator - Regular Part Time

    Job Location CA-AB-Fort McMurray
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2018/12/10 3:47 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Pool Operator performs a variety of administrative and technical duties to maintain and operate the Aquatic Centre within Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo facilities. Reporting directly to the Aquatic Maintenance Supervisor and assisting him to accomplish the department duties.


    Position Type: 1 Regular Part-time position available

    Pay Rate: $31.41 hourly ($1 less during probationary period)

    Posted: December 10, 2018

    Closing Date: December 17, 2018




    • Operate repair, maintain and clean mechanical equipment for pool operation including water filtration, chemical purification systems, intake and outlet valves, chemical feeders, pumps, compressors, vacuum equipment and chlorine metering devices.
    • Regulate water temperature and levels
    • Determines and implements a preventative maintenance program for pool operations
    • Operates and maintains pool boiler systems
    • Performs pump room duties, including backwash, handling and installation of chemicals as necessary
    • Inspects, adjust and perform preventive maintenance to pool machinery and equipment including pumps, filtration equipment and related equipment
    • Monitors pool water chemistry through testing of water samples. Adjusts chemistry as needed to maintain standards.
    • Handles chemicals such as chlorine, celite, CO2, and muriatic acid
    • Completes daily and monthly reports; maintains related records and statistics for maintenance
    • Ensure all fire, health and safety standards are strictly followed
    • Maintain all pump rooms in excellent clean and tidy condition
    • Other related duties as assigned.



    • Completion of high school and at least 1 year of post-secondary education completed
    • Pool Operator level II
    • Building Maintenance Level I
    • First Aid/CPR/AED Certification
    • WHMIS Certification

    Essential Skills and Experience:

    • Minimum 18 months experience required
    • Ability to communicate effectively orally; ability to give and understand oral instructions
    • Skill and ability to operate tools and equipment listed
    • Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment and tools used in swimming pool maintenance and operations
    • Experience and knowledge of standard swimming pool safety precautions and procedures;methods of tools used to maintain pumps, boilers, filters and related mechanical equipment; basic record-keeping techniques and health and safety regulations
    • Understand and follow oral and written directions; communicate effectively both orally and in writing
    • Team oriented as well as ability to work independently with minimal directions


    Desirable Skills and Experience:

    • Pool Operator II certification


    Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

    •  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit and talk or hear. 
    • Requires dexterity of hands and fingers to operate swimming pool maintenance tools and equipment; standing for extended periods of time; bending at the waist; lifting heavy objects to perform heavy manual labor; seeing to read meters and guages.
    • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus
    • This position may require travel between our various facilities within the Wood Buffalo Region. Access to reliable transportation is necessary



    All employees are responsible and accountable for Regional Recreation Corporation's health and safety policy. All employees at every level should be familiar with the requirements of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety legislation as it relates to their work processes.



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