Pool Operator

Norfolk, Virginia
May 27, 2023
Jun 06, 2023
Full Time

Maintains water chemistry and sanitation in all pools. Operates water pumps and control chemical additives to ensure pool water meets specified standards through readings , recording results, and making necessary corrections to achieve a safe, healthful balance. Changes barrels of chlorine and other chemicals and ensures that adequate supplies are on hand. Backwashes filters.

Performs a variety of general maintenance tasks by clearing, landscaping, and cutting grass, edging, etc. and repairing as needed. Operates a variety of related equipment such as lawn mowers, weed eaters, chain saws, hedge trimmers, blowers and edgers. Uses all types of hand tools such as rakes, shovels, hoes, hammers, etc. Service equipment before use and may do minor repairs and adjustments as necessary. Upon completion of tasks, cleans equipment after use. Notifies the supervisor immediately of any missing items and equipment malfunctions needing repair.

Maintains restrooms in clean, orderly and sanitary condition. Cleans disinfects and deodorizes lavatories, sinks and toilet bowls. Cleans mirrors and water fountains. Replaces deodorizers, toilet tissue, hand towels and soap. Immediately reports water leaks and/or broken fixtures to supervisor for repair.

Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of all pools, beaches, and bathhouses. Vacuums pools, cleans decks, locker rooms, and picks up debris around surrounding facility, empties all trash receptacles daily. Performs minor repairs as necessary.

Operates vehicle and assists in unloading and loading of trucks. May open, unpack and remove content of cartons and store in assigned locations.

Performs other related duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must pass all applicable records and background check.
  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment.


Resumes must include information which demonstrates experience and knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs.

A qualified candidate possess the following:

Skill in the use and maintenance of pool equipment with the ability to interpret pool readings to maintain proper water chemistry, backwash filters and operate automated feed equipment. Basic knowledge of Navy Safety and Health regulations and local policies is strongly preferred. Must have the ability to operate and perform routine maintenance and repair on a variety of equipment used in outdoor maintenance, such as weed eaters, lawn mowers, edgers, etc. Knowledge of basic cleaning and janitorial technique and procedures as well as the ability to work with basic equipment, materials and supplies used in maintaining facilities in a clean sanitary state. Must have the ability to follow verbal or written instructions and carry our instructions independently.


This position does not have a positive education requirement.

Additional information

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee's eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of issuance of selection certificate. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

Executive Order 12564 requires a Federal workplace free of illegal drugs. According to the Executive Order, all Federal employees are required to remain drug free throughout their employment. Commander, Navy Installations Command is a Drug-Free Federal Workplace. The use of illegal drugs will not be tolerated, and use of or intoxication by illegal drugs will result in penalties up to and including removal from Federal Service.

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