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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 7445 

Occ. Group: 411.767 

Swimming Pool Attendant

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under close supervision. Work performed in maintaining swimming pool and pool area and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Checks Ph level of pool water and adds chemicals in prescribed amounts to ensure water purification.

Cleans pool deck.

Cleans bottom and sides of pool using such aids as underwater vacuum cleaner, hose, brush, detergent and cleaners.

Cleans and backwashes filters.

Scrubs men's and women's locker room floors and cleans sinks, commodes and urinals.

Cleans mildew with power washer.

Maintains proper water level in pool.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of materials and methods used in swimming pool cleaning and maintenance.

Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.

Ability to use tools and equipment required in the cleaning and routine maintenance of a swimming pool and related areas and equipment especially as they relate to the use of chlorine.

Ability to measure proper pH and to add chemicals as required.

Ability to work around water.

Ability to follow oral instructions.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Successful completion of the tenth grade. 

Date         Skill         Eval          
10/1/80        2     232013113

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

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