Carefree Club - Pool Manager Information

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Pool Committee Chair, the Pool Manager is responsible for everyday operational tasks at Carefree Club Pool. Supervises Lifeguard staff and ensures pool operation by completing regular maintenance.

This position is seasonal. Lifeguard training is required.

Position Responsibilities

  • Provides overall supervision of programs, services, facilities, and personnel.
  • Maintains aquatic facility providing the highest attention to safety for participants and employees including proper on deck supervision of staff, appropriate levels of lifeguard coverage, lifeguard attentiveness, proper lifeguard rotations, facility inspections and closing facility or attractions when required by health and safety guidelines.
  • Maintains and operates aquatic facility providing the highest attention to water quality and balance.
  • Maintains detailed record keeping for facility inspections, in-service training, water testing, chemical applications, controller settings, pool mechanical equipment, third party and employee accident reports.
  • Assists Pool Committee Chair who recruits, hires, trains, evaluates, disciplines and advises on-site personnel and volunteers including Head Lifeguards and Lifeguards. Maintains ongoing lifeguard and staff in-service training.
  • Supervises the training and monitoring of adherence to Carefree Club, Inc. policy and procedure at Carefree Club Pool.
  • Responsible for opening, closing and securing facility, answering phones and communicating with public.
  • Maintains clean facility, grounds, deck, filter and chemical rooms.
  • Lifeguards, scans assigned zone of protection, rule enforcement, proper rotation, and providing safety assistance, rescues, emergency actions and first aid when necessary. Monitors participants and users of the facility.
  • Provides the highest attention to safety for participants, self and fellow employees. Follows all established protocol for biohazard materials.
  • Follows all aquatic facility rules and protects self from sun exposure.
  • Reports any hazardous conditions to Pool Committee Chair including inability to properly scan zone due to weather or other conditions immediately.
  • Maintains minimum number of in-service hours required by American Red Cross Certification Guidelines.
  • Teaches, coaches, or assists with lessons, swim team, other programs and special events at location in accordance with the designated swim lesson and water adjustment program guidelines and protocol.
  • Provides for the supervision and safe operation of all aquatic programs based on Carefree Club guidelines and designated aquatic risk management and life guarding entity's training and protocol.
  • Adheres to Carefree Club, Inc. policy and procedure at aquatic location.
  • This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be enrolled in school or have High School diploma and /or GED
  • A minimum of two (2) years prior related experience in Aquatic Operations.
  • Must possess and maintain current American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate, including current First Aid and CPR Healthcare Provider certifications.
  • Must have the ability to pass basic lifeguard skills test, including swimming 500 yards.
  • Must possess and have the ability to relate to and communicate with people of all ages, cultures, and abilities.
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of pool and water chemistry and operations to include water testing and chemical applications, chemical controller calibration, set points and operation, chemical pump operation, back washing of pool filters, cleaning strainer baskets, slide and play feature motor operation, pool heater operation, pool vacuuming, vacuum operation and maintenance, chemical and supply ordering and inventory.
  • Ø Licenses/Certifications required or ability to obtain: American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, CPR and First Aid Certifications, Aquatic Facility Operator or Certified Pool Operator Certification. Position will require knowledge of pool maintenance and chemical handling procedures. Experience in training and supervising employees. Ability to coordinate multiple tasks. Ability to communicate effectively. Customer service and people oriented. Ability to follow established procedures, policies and protocol.


  • Remain alert, with no lapses in consciousness.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods, including in an elevated chair.
  • Ability to move to various locations, including in and around an elevated chair.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Communicate verbally, including projecting the voice across distances, and communicating with emergency response personnel over the telephone.
  • Ability to work under specific instructions, work alone and under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to direct and control the activities of others.
  • Hear noises and distress signals, even in aquatic environment when distracted by noise.
  • Observe all areas of the water and recognize victims in distress.
  • Ability to crouch and bend at the waist and knees.
  • Ability to work in a variety of environments, specifically those subject to extreme humidity/dampness and heat.
  • Ability to come into contact with pool chemicals.
  • Physically and mentally able to perform rescue/survival skills and observe and promote safety procedures and administer CPR and First Aid effectively.
  • Think in abstract, solve problems, make decisions, instruct, evaluate, remember and supervise.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with members, participants, Carefree Club, Inc. staff and general public.

Independent Judgment

Established policies and procedures control actions. Independent judgment is utilized when there are no available policies and procedures and errors in judgment may cause serious risk and significant liability. Required to exercise good judgment in the areas of aquatic safety and facility operations. This position will require an individual who is able to make quick, concise and correct decisions that may affect the health, safety and well being of pool patrons and staff. This position will work under the supervision of the Pool Committee Chair.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

It is the policy of the Carefree Club, Inc to provide equal employment opportunity to employees and candidates for employment. Accordingly, there shall be no discrimination against any employee or candidate for employment due to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, disability or against disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. This policy is applicable to the policies governing recruitment, hiring and placement, promotion, training, compensation, employment environment, and separation or termination.

Compliance with this policy is the personal responsibility of all personnel, especially those whose duties are related to the hiring of new employees and the status or tenure of current employees. Further, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, the company will cooperate fully in the implementation of applicable laws and executive orders.