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Swimming Pool Technician | Pool Cleaner | Pool Attendant | Duties and Responsibility

Job Description for Swimming Pool Mechanic 

Position Title:  Swimming Pool Cleaner / Swimming Pool Mechanic

Reports To: Engineering Shift In charge / Chief Engineer

Position Summary:

As a swimming pool technician, you would make sure that the water is clean and safe for guests at designated hours. He should service and maintain swimming pools, spas and hot tubs at the hotel premises.

You would also install and service water cleaning, filtering and purification equipment which is used for maintaining the pools. Additionally maintain the pool area in a clean, orderly fashion while assuring all pool safety rules and regulations are enforced.

Swimming Pool Technician Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Diagnoses, repairs and maintains public swimming pools, water systems, filter systems, pumps, and playground equipment.

  • Schedules, assigns, monitors, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned staff.

  • Maintain the proper chemical balance for the pool.

  • Maintains the pH and Chlorine values for good water quality.

  • Maintain the pool and all water features using proper chemicals and cleaners.

  • Maintain the pool pumps and filters.

  • Maintain the pool area including cleaning of the deck and other maintenance tasks.

  • Respond to swimming pool related work orders in a timely, friendly and efficient manner to assess and repair non-functioning machinery or equipment.

  • Repairs and maintains electrical and mechanical equipment.

  • Transports and stores hazardous chemicals.

  • Carrying out scheduled water cleaning, using chemicals like chlorine.

  • Regularly testing swimming pool water quality and pH balance.

  • Tests the chemical levels in public swimming pools and other water systems and adjusts as needed.

  • Maintains manual or automated records of all activities and prepares daily / weekly / monthly reports.

  • Picks up trash and cleans public swimming pools, restrooms and facility areas.

  • Operates and inspects tools and equipment and makes minor adjustments and repairs.

  • Operates vehicles to transport various types of materials and equipment.

  • Cleaning and servicing swimming pool filtration units.

  • Servicing heating, circulation and de-humidifier systems.

  • Fixing lights above and below water level.

  • Use swimming pool vacuum cleaners to clean the pool floor.

  • Checking and repairing corrosion, cracks and leaks in the pool walls or floors.

  • Use a telescopic pole with net to clean and remove any leafs or derbies.

  • Making sure equipment like pool covers, diving boards and slides are in good working order

  • Logging and reporting equipment faults or water quality problems to managers.


Must be efficient, organised, personable, poised and well groomed. Must have experience in pool, spa and fountain maintenance including chemical use, chemical level testing, pump, equipment maintenance, pool plumbing and all other related items. 


High School or Diploma holder. Basic Computer skills.


1 to 2 Years work experience on similar role or ability to perform scope of work on hospitality environment.

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Authored and managed by Augustine, a hotelier with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He has a 3-year diploma with 'honors' from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute and a Bachelor of Computer Application - BCA Degree.