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City of Lenexa Pool Manager - Outdoor in Lenexa, Kansas

The City of Lenexa is currently accepting applications for Outdoor Pool Managers within the Parks and Recreation Aquatics Division. Gain valuable customer service and team-oriented skills while serving our community at one of our outdoor swimming pool facilities and our Recreation Center.

Ad Astra Pool (83rd & Maurer Rd)

Flat Rock Creek (103rd and Hauser)

Indian Trails Aquatic Center (87th & Greenway Lane)

Recreation Center (87th & Renner)

Outdoor swimming pools summer season: Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

Public Pool Hours: Noon to 8:00PM seven days a week.

Pool staff are expected to open and close the pools for programs and daily operational duties. Managers are needed for the entire pool season and hours of operation as noted above.

Position Summary

Outdoor Pool Managers are responsible for all aspects of the City’s swimming pools on a day-to-day basis, including pre-season preparation, daily operation, and closure. The Pool Manager is responsible for the supervision of all subordinate personnel, program supervision, maintenance recognition and communication, cleaning, and record keeping. This position maintains and improves facilities and programs, while creating and maintaining public awareness, resolving staff and patron issues, and balancing financial reports.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervises, motivates, trains, and evaluates all staff on applicable skills, equipment and software. Ensures all staff follow proper money handling and sales procedures as defined. Provides, coordinates, and/or conducts in-service trainings and documentation as required and assigned for Head Lifeguards, Lifeguards, Front Desk and Concession staff in skills, policies and procedures, and action plans. Works with employees to identify and resolve problems, assigns projects and programmatic areas of responsibility, reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures. Upon approval from the Aquatics Supervisor, selects personnel and implements discipline procedures.

  • Completes required reports and records including incidents, first aid and rescues, accidents, theft, vandalism, payroll, daily attendance daily logs and training logs accurately and on time. Reconciles daily reports and registers, and delivers monies to the designated City staff person or location.

  • Complies with, and promotes, safety and sanitary regulations according to federal, state, county, local and organizational requirements. Makes routine inspections of facilities to determine functionality and safety, including pump room, restrooms, concessions and front desk areas, pool deck, and inside and outside the pool perimeter, and reports unsatisfactory conditions. Maintains pool chemicals and pool filtering equipment in a safe operating range on an hourly basis. Maintains pool cleanliness, ensuring clear, vacuumed, backwashed water, and clean gutters.

  • Observes and aides in communication and enforcement of policies and procedures to staff and the public to promote safety. Resolves sensitive, significant and controversial issues from personnel and patrons, while promoting friendly and courteous attitudes. Displays the knowledge and ability to initiate and perform the Emergency Action Plan, including procedures and skills.

  • Travels to make daily deposits, and transport supplies and equipment.


Minimum: At least 18 years of age or possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. and two years of experience, which must include supervisory experience, at an aquatics facility. Lifeguard certification required from a nationally recognized agency. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Desired: Lifeguard Instructor and/or Waterpark Instructor certifications, Water Safety Instructor, and Blood Borne Pathogens certification.

Rate of pay: Starting hourly rate of pay is $14.00 per hour. City residency not required. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of pre-employment drug screen and background check.

To apply please continue and complete an online application. Be sure to attach your resume reflecting your work history and/or applicable experience you may have (work, volunteer, school activities, etc.) and professional references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Lenexa strives to treat all employees fairly, with consistency and respect, while providing a positive, challenging and rewarding work environment. We value and encourage diversity in our workplace.