|Job Summary: || |
The Pool Operator with Recreation & Wellbeing (Rec Well) is responsible for the regular maintenance and upkeep of pool chemistry and mechanical systems. This position is primarily responsible for the Bakke Recreation Center Cove Pool and will provide support at the Nicholas Recreation Center - Soderholm Family Aquatic Center. This role is vital to ensure the safe and healthy operation of Rec Well aquatic facilities, and to provide clean and well-maintained aquatic spaces on campus.
|Responsibilities: ||Inspects, maintains, and repairs basic equipment and facilities to ensure property meets established standards and to prevent further damage. Assists with construction, and operational maintenance as needed. |
- 25% Utilizes equipment to repair and maintain standard machinery, equipment, and facility property to prevent further damage and ensure optimal operation
- 45% Performs routine facility inspections and monitors cleanliness
- 15% Troubleshoots, escalates, and documents issues according to established policies and procedures
- 10% Receives, inspects, inventories, and distributes deliveries to appropriate entities under general supervision
- 5% Assists trades, crafts, vendors, and technical staff with construction, design, and operational maintenance as needed
|Tasks: || |
- Perform daily pool chemical testing and record keeping, and take corrective actions when necessary
- Compile chemical testing data and submit monthly chemical reports
- Monitor pool mechanical system including but not limited to chemical pumps, circulation pumps, filter, and chemical controllers
- Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and recreational safety laws
- Perform regular facility cleaning and maintenance, including deck pool cleanliness, pool mechanical and storage room organization
- Assist Nick Pool Operator for routine and scheduled maintenance, and fill in for Nick Pool Operator at scheduled times
|Institutional Statement on Diversity: || |
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion
|Education: || |
|Qualifications: || |
- Certified Pool Operator (CPO), Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO), or ability to obtain within 30 days
- American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid or ability to obtain within 30 days
|Work Schedule: || |
-Daily schedule is Monday-Friday 7:00am-11:00am
-Expected weekly schedule is 15-20 hours a week
|Work Type: || |
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
|Appointment Type, Duration: || |
This position has the possibility to be extended based on need and/or funding.
|Salary: || |
Minimum $17.55 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications
|Additional Information: || |
University Recreation & Wellbeing:
Rec Well is part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led by the vice chancellor for student affairs. Our staff is dedicated to serving students and to helping them succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces and leadership resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing.
About the University of Wisconsin-Madison:
Since its founding in 1848, the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus has been a catalyst for the extraordinary. As a public land-grant university and prolific research institution, our students, staff, and faculty members partake in a world-class education and solve real-world problems. With the Wisconsin Idea as our guiding principle, we're not only changing the 936 acres we call home-Badgers are also creating a better future for Wisconsin, the nation, and the world.
About the City of Madison:
With a population of 255,000, Madison, WI has small town feels and big city amenities. Known for its natural beauty, recreational opportunities, and thriving social scene, Madison boasts impressive numbers. Nestled on an isthmus between 15,000 acres of lakes and an extensive network of 270+ parks and 200+ miles of biking trails. Madison is one of only five platinum-level bike cities, home to 370 restaurants, shops, and exceptional art institutions. The city is consistently recognized as a great place to live:
#1 Top 100 Best Places to Live - Livability.com, 2022
#1 Cities with the Best Work-Life Balance - smartasset.com, 2020
#1 Best Hospitals in Wisconsin - U.S. News & World Report, 2020
#2 Best Cities for Bikes - peopleforbikes.org, June 2020
#2 Happiest Cities in America - menshealth.com, December 2020
#2 Best Cities for Millennials - rent.com, September 2020
#2 Best Places for Outdoor Enthusiasts to Live and Work - smartasset.com, October 2020
#4 Fittest City in the U.S. - ACSM American Fitness Index, 2020
#4 Best Places to Live for Quality of Life - US News, 2021
|How to Apply: || |
Please click the "Apply Now" button to begin the application process. As part of the application process, you will be required to upload a current resume and a cover letter addressing your work-related experience and qualifications related to this position.
Position will remain open until filled. Ensured consideration deadline is March 15, 2023.
|Contact: || |
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.