San Ramon

Pool Manager/Assistant Pool Manager

East Bay
$15.29-$20.34 Hourly


A City of San Ramon Lifeguard provides safety, supervision, and instruction for the patrons at the San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park and Dougherty Valley Aquatic Center.  These advanced lifeguarding positions provide leadership and program responsibility to the San Ramon Olympic Pool & Aquatic Park and Dougherty Valley Aquatic Center in all operations at the facility including swim lessons, recreational swim, water safety classes, aquatics summer camps, and staff development.  During the busy summer season, these positions may be assigned up to a 40 hour work week, which may include evenings and weekends. 

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Typical Duties

Assistant Pool Manager ($15.29 - $18.34 per hour)

  • Responsible for opening, closing and maintaining a safe and well maintained aquatic facility. 
  • Assist with executing aquatic programs and rentals, perform front desk operations and interact professionally and communicate effectively with swimmers and the general public. 
  • Responsible for maintaining physical fitness in order to tread water, performs rescues, retrieval of heavy items from 14' of water, sit and stand for long periods, work in varying weather conditions and with exposure to pool chemicals. 
  • Responsible for administering first aid, providing emergency care, keep records and reports, assisting other senior staff and supervising as well as facilitating Recreation Swim, Aquatic Programs and Special Events. 
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor by existing respect and enthusiasm.
  • Operate City of San Ramon vehicles
  • Plan and organize program elements
  • Maintaining supply inventory
  • Acting as the direct contact for program participants to explain policies, procedures, and problem solve
  • Assist the Pool Manager with the Swim Lesson program during summer programming
  • Act as the lead staff for the Swim Lesson program 

Pool Manager ($16.95 - $20.34 per hour)

All duties and responsibilities of an Assistant Pool Manager, plus:

  • Schedule staff for facility rentals and City of San Ramon programming.
  • Create, modify, and implement age-appropriate program curriculums.
  • Create and distribute marketing materials.
  • Assist in the implementation and scheduling of staff, programs, and services.
  • Administer the following programs: Swim Lessons, Junior Lifeguard Camp, Star Guard Aquatic camp, and Recreation Swim.


Knowledge and Abilities:Knowledge of:
Operational rules and protocols of assigned facility. Basic program concepts and design. Basic customer service practices. Philosophy, objectives and requirements in the implementation of municipal aquatics programs. All current safety standards and information related to aquatics. 

Ability to: 
Safely operate assigned program equipment. Swim, tread water, perform rescues involving the exertion of up to 100 pounds of force to move objects, and to perform retrieval of heavy items from 14' depth. Set up program equipment and/or activity area. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Conduct one's self in a professional manner. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Receive direction and follow oral and written instructions. Handle multiple tasks. Professional work habits including reliability, dependability, creativity, and demonstration of enthusiasm for the job.


Minimum Qualifications:Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:


Must be at least 18 years old. At least three (3) or more years of experience working in aquatics with demonstrated leadership work experience. 

Pool Manager: At least one additional instructor level certification in Lifeguarding or other related areas in addition to the qualifications above.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record
  • Current American Red Cross certifications or the equivalent Lifeguard Training and First Aid, CPR/AED for Lifeguards
  • Possession of Water Safety Instructor certification or its equivalent
  • Possession of Lifeguard Instructor is highly desirable
Other Requirements
Appropriate clearances from background check/fingerprinting. Documentation of a negative skin test for TB within the last two (2) years. Proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


Recruitment Process:

Ready to join our team? Successful applicants will be invited to participate in the selection process will consist of a skills test and an interview.  The skills test date is to be determined.

The City of San Ramon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex origin or disability. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, should special accommodations be necessary at any stage of the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Division at (925) 973-2508.

Information contained herein is subject to change without notice.