Pool Attendant Salary
A Pool Attendant earns an average wage of $10.00 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Job Description for Pool Attendant
Pool attendants are responsible for ensuring the safety and comfort of pool guests, as well as handing out towels, ensuring that guests adhere to all safety rules, renting pool equipment, and serving as a backup lifeguard if necessary. Pool attendants are also responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the area surrounding the pool, gathering and cleaning towels, greeting guests, and answering any questions.Read More...
Because swimming pools are inherently dangerous, pool attendants receive both first-aid and lifeguard training before beginning work, and are expected to be strong swimmers and able to interact well with the public. They should also have the willingness to learn new tasks, a helpful demeanor, and an outgoing nature for success.
Prior work experience is not usually necessary, as this position is often considered entry-level, but demonstrated customer service skills are beneficial. Many pool attendants work while attending high school, so a diploma is not generally required. Hours can vary depending upon the employer and location, as climate plays an important role in the hours a pool is open to the public, and city/county ordinances are also a factor. This position is usually seasonal and part-time, as many pool attendants are also high school students.
Pool Attendant Tasks
- Preserve pool cleanliness, safety and guest relationships through regular supervision and engagement.
- Maintain daily operations of the pool.
- Ensure equipment is available and in working order.
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