Profession swimming facility attendant

Swimming facility attendants handle the daily activities of a swimming facility such as a swimming pool, beach and lake. They clean the facility, maintain a good attitude towards the clients and ensure the overall safety within the facility.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Enterprising

Knowledge

  • Swimming pool safety guidelines

    The rules and guidelines related to swimming pool safety, such as rules related to child safety, running, diving, waterslides, electrical appliances, food and drinks, water hygiene, and inflatables.

  • Swimming pool chemicals

    Types of disinfectants and sanitizers which control the growth of certain bacteria in the pool water.

  • Protective measures related to swimming pool chemicals

    Type of equipment used to protect oneself to the exposure to swimming pool chemicals such as chemical goggles, impervious gloves and boots for any chemical handling activities.

Skills

  • Supervise pool activities

    Ensure pool bathers' activities comply with the bathing regulations: Inform bathers of pool regulations, perform rescue activities, supervise diving activities and waterslides, take action in case of harassment or trespassing, and deal with misconduct appropriately.

  • Dispose waste

    Dispose waste in accordance with legislation, thereby respecting environmental and company responsibilities.

  • Maintain cleaning equipment

    Clean and preserve the equipment and material used for cleaning purposes in a proper state.

  • Maintain quality of pool water

    Continuously monitoring the color, temperature and cleanliness of the pool water and take any required action to ensure high standards of water quality in the pool.

  • Clean public areas

    Disinfect the areas to which the public has access.

  • Apply safety measures

    Perform tasks and operations taking into account the safety regulations and standards and applying them in order to prevent incidents or hazards.

  • Maintain pool cleanliness

    Regularly supervise the state of the pool, remove debris or rubbish and keep the deck of the pool clean and safe.

  • Communicate with customers

    Respond to and communicate with customers in the most efficient and appropriate manner to enable them to access the desired products or services, or any other help they may require.

  • Monitor infrastructure

    Monitor and inspect on a regular basis the condition of the swimming pool and it's surrounding infrastructure, such as diving boards, ladders and floors.

Optional knowledge and skills

swim restock toilet facilities' supplies operate fire extinguishers give swimming lessons provide first aid maintain the cleanliness of the toilet facilities handle veterinary emergencies provide advice on safety resuscitation rescue bathers manage emergency evacuation plans report on customers' complaints related to toilet facilities assist pool users customer service manage lost and found articles manage theft prevention select hazard control handle chemical cleaning agents inform on toilet facilities malfunctions

Common job titles

  • Lobby attendant
  • Laundry attendant *immediate opening
  • Aquatics attendant
  • Golf cart attendant
  • Pool attendant
  • Gallery & museum attendant/guard (part time day shift)
  • Breakfast attendant - part time
  • Overnight attendant
  • Gallery & museum attendant/guard (part time evening shift)