Pool Operations Contractor – 2022 Season

Tunstall Bay Community Association operates a private commercial pool for its membership and guests from May to September.  Located on a 5-acre waterfront property in Tunstall Bay, the pool is a prominent TBCA amenity and is very well-used by all ages for five months each year.  The Pool Operations Contractor takes full responsibility for the maintenance, testing and safety compliance of the pool, and ensures it is in safe working order.  This is a part-time, contract position with flexible hours as required, with pool start-up and preparation being the main focus in April/May.  On-site training will be provided and a Pool Operator’s Level 1 Course will be funded for the successful applicant.  The Pool Operator will manage a small volunteer committee that assists with water testing, and will train and liaise with an assistant, part-time on-call Pool Operator.  The Pool Operations Contractor reports to the TBCA Board of Directors.

Compensation:  Contract based on 21 weeks @ $700 per week = $14,700

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To prepare the pool for opening on Sat. May 21, 2022. (Contract would begin April 25 and finish September 17)

Responsibilities include:

  • Cleaning pool surfaces and decks, filling pool and checking all equipment is in working order.
  • Cleaning pool cover and preparing the cover for use.
  • Bringing pool chemicals and water temperature to required levels for Sat. May 21, 2022.
  • Heating pool to 26’ C.
  1. To ensure the TBCA pool is in safe working order for the Pool Season (May 21st to September 17th) and closing it down at the end of the season.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reporting health and safety violations immediately to the Board of Directors and closing of the pool for any health and safety violations.
  • Notifying membership of unscheduled pool closures.
  • Closing and opening of the pool as per the daily pool schedule, including ensuring testing is done on the daily opening and closing of the pool.
  • Preparing the pool at the start of the season and closing the pool at the end of the season.
  • Operating and maintaining the pool circulation, filtering, chemical and pump equipmen
  • Carrying out routine cleaning:
    1. Routine cleaning includes cleaning of the pool deck and pool
    2. Routine checks of chlorine levels and pH levels, balancing chemicals to ensure that the swimming water is safe, clean and clear
    3. Routine cleaning does not include general pool cleanliness etiquette required by each club member as per the membership agreement.
  • Perform simple maintenance of the pool and/or notify the Board of Directors of any necessary repairs or maintenance.
  • Notify the Board of Directors of any tools, equipment or supplies necessary for the proper maintenance of the pool.
  1. To train and supervise an on-call Pool Operations Assistant to cover days off as approved by the TBCA Board.

Required Skills and Training

An understanding of how pool systems work.  This can be included in training but requires an aptitude for learning systems such as pumps, filters, valves, waterflow, chemical dispensers and chemical balances, pool vacuum systems.

Adept at learning basic chemistry analysis and how to intervene if necessary.  A Pool Operators Course is highly recommended.

Able to work independently and problem-solve as issues with pool operations arise.

Excellent communication skills are required as this position liaises with North Shore Health officials, with the TBCA Board of Directors, with swimming instructors and also with member users.

A high degree of professional integrity, flexibility and adaptability is required.

To apply:

Please email applications to: waterfront@tunstallbay.org by April 8th, 2022