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City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2013-14
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Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:

*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and accept accountability
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard for others
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust

All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the above values.

 
Job Description
AQUATICS MAINTENANCE HELPER

Pay Grade: L13                 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Group: Labor &Trades (L)        Class Code: A082    
Effective Date: 7/06                Revision Date: 9/06, 5/10

Classification Summary:
The primary function of an employee in this class is to perform routine maintenance related to the cleaning, vacuuming and general maintenance of aquatic facilities and equipment, including pool sanitation and chemical levels. An employee in this class may be assigned to other duties in the Community Services Department. This class requires evenings and weekend work and works varied shifts throughout the year.

Essential Functions:
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Performs and maintains the bottom, sides and surface of the pools and fountains by using a motorized pool vacuum, manual brush and other power equipment; ensures proper water levels are maintained;
Backwashes pools;
Monitors and adjusts chemical levels of the pool facility, including maintaining written records;
Performs general maintenance and repairs, including painting, sanitation and cleaning of gutters, deck grates, tile, and skimmer baskets;
Responsible for maintaining and performing minor repairs on automated and manual vacuum equipment including filters, pumps and motors;
Assists with general or basic maintenance responsibilities such as waxing water slides, removing calcium build-up on equipment, adjusting chemical controllers;
Answers inquiries and provides information to the public regarding pool hours, activities and events;
Documents accidents and other pool-related incidents according to City requirements;
Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment, and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, checking fluid levels, replacing fluids, greasing equipment, replacing parts, washing/cleaning equipment, or cleaning shop/work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook.
    
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
May perform underwater equipment repair including light replacement and plaster repair (requires SCUBA certification).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
Pool maintenance, including maintenance of proper water chemistry and levels, pumps, motors and filtration systems;
Appropriate use of cleaning agents for varied surface types;
Pump and motor repair and maintenance;
Traffic laws involved in vehicle operation;
Customer service principles;
Federal OSHA and State and County regulations, City policies, and safe work practices relating to use of aquatics equipment and cleaning agents.

Ability to:
Follow written and oral instructions;
Maintain pool maintenance records and communicate concerns;
Operate tools including various aquatic vacuums, water testing chemicals, and filtration and pumping systems;
Operate control mechanisms, including making fine adjustments, and monitor and adjust chemical levels;
Operate a personal computer and related software and demonstrate proficiency to prepare work orders, documents, e-mail and timesheets;
Communicate effectively with the public and other employees.

Supervision Received:
The work is performed under the direct supervision of a Recreation Coordinator I - Aquatics.

Supervision Exercised:
None

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED equivalency; and
One (1) year experience cleaning and maintaining pools; and
Hazwoper 40 Hour Certificate within six (6) months of hire or promotion date;
Valid Arizona Driver's License; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Desirable Qualifications:
Experience maintaining commercial pools;
CPR/First Aid Certification;
SCUBA Certification;
Aquatics Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certification.

Work Environment:
The primary duties of this class are performed in an indoor and outdoor aquatic environment that may include working in adverse weather conditions, working in a chemically treated pool as well as hazards involving the use of power tools, equipment and chemicals.

Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions, communicate with other employees and the public, and discern emergency or alarm systems, including during emergency situations which may involve a high degree of noise;
Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions and work orders, technical manuals and related diagrams, and move through buildings and rooms and rough or unfamiliar terrain;
Sufficient ability to detect odors including gases, smoke or fumes;
Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate a variety of power and hand tools and to make adjustments to equipment;
Sufficient strength to lift and carry objects up to 75 pounds for varying distances;
Sufficient body flexibility, mobility, stamina, and balance to perform maintenance and repair operations that require bending, stooping, kneeling, stretching, and other physical exertions working cramped spaces, climbing and working on ladders, and moving over rough or unfamiliar terrain.
Sufficient ability to endure prolonged exposure to arid desert conditions such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, and prolonged sun and heat exposure during summer months.