Pool Maintenance Technician

Upper Main Line YMCA, 1416 Berwyn Paoli Rd, Berwyn, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #3332
Monday, April 15, 2024

We are a diverse community joined together by a shared commitment to nurture the potential of kids, promote healthy living and foster social responsibility.

With more than 60,000 members across Chester County, our programs and facilities are always based on the unique needs and interests of the communities we serve. In addition, our volunteers, staff, members and donors are all united by a deep commitment to continually strengthen Chester County.

Job Title: Pool Maintenance Technician

Branch: Upper Main Line YMCA
Pay Class: Full Time/Non-Exempt
Shifts Available: Varies

Starting Rate: $20.00-$30.00
 
About the YMCA of Greater Brandywine: The YMCA of Greater Brandywine (YGBW), an association of eight YMCAs serving Chester County, is a non-profit organization committed to nurturing the potential of every child, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility through life-changing programs for all. 

Position Purpose:
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The is Pool Technician Maintenance III is responsible for the pool infrastructure, pump rooms, tools, equipment, and services that support the functionality, safety, cleanliness, and sustainability of pools, buildings, grounds and infrastructure of the assigned branch. This position manages maintenance and operation of 5 pools, pump room structures and assists in maintenance within a facility up to 220k square feet with 54 acres. 

 

 
Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide overall operation of 5 Pools and additional facility maintenance support, including balancing pool chemistry, coordinating deliveries, maintaining and repairing pool equipment, planning and developing preventative pool maintenance, opening and closing outdoor pools on schedule, supporting other facility staff when needed, and taking overall ownership of duties actions and responsibilities.
  • Pool Tech III will take ownership of all physical things pool related including balancing pool chemistry, maintenance and repairs, winterizing/ de-winterizing, backwashing, equipment maintenance and logging chem readings on a daily basis.
  • Provide prompt response regarding pool operations, maintenance and/or buildings and grounds issues.
  • Maintain swimming pools per CCHD and PA Dept. of Health Regulations.
  • Maintain cleanliness of pump rooms and workspace at all times.
  • Coordinate with Sr Facility Director for related inspections and contractors that work on the pools, facility, and grounds and purchasing of chemicals and materials. 
  • Maintain an adequate inventory of chemicals and maintenance supplies.
  • Follow all Association safety standards when performing any tasks.
  • Ensure that all YMCA vehicles are clean and in good working condition and driven by association eligible drivers with proper training.
  • Maintain all pools and connected areas to a high standard of safety and cleanliness.
  • Obtain a CPO and PA pesticide applicators license
  • Develops and controls pool maintenance schedule (daily, weekly, monthly, annually)
  • Maintain grounds in a safe manner and have all seasonal facilities open and operational according to schedule developed by Program Directors. Ensures compliance with all YGBW policies and standard operating procedures. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 

 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of 1 year of pool operation management experience, or 3 years combined experience in hands-on maintenance and pool operation.
  • Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical and plumbing and pool systems.
  • Skills in troubleshooting and preventative maintenance.
  • Obtain and/or maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Working knowledge of pool chemistry, systems, and pool operation
  • Possess or be able to obtain Certified Pool Operators registration.
  • Possess or be able to obtain PA class 24 Pesticide Certification
  • Be willing to alter work schedule to deal with job demands and manage competing priorities.
  • Obtain and maintain all new hire certifications and trainings within 90 days of hire.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Must be fluent in spoken and written English.

 

 

Benefits:
 

  • Making a difference in a person’s life every day 
  • Fun, fast-paced work environment  
  • Working for a diverse and inclusive community-based non-profit 
  • A comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance along with a 12% employer contribution to the retirement savings plan (after 2 years of service and must be at least 21 years of age)
  • Opportunities for training and advancement
  • Flexible hours, paid time off and holidays
  • Free Family Membership (all members of the family membership must live in the same household)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Referral bonuses

 

 

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY - The YMCA of the Greater Brandywine considers candidates for all positions on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, genetic information, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or other protected classification and in accordance with applicable federal, state & local laws.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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