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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

99690 Swimming Pool Operator

Operates and maintains swimming pool and auxiliary equipment. Fills pool and tests water for proper chlorine content. Regulates feeders and puts in prescribed amounts of soda ash and chlorine according to specific instructions to purify water. Checks heating and pumping equipment, and adjusts or makes minor repairs, using mechanic's hand tools. Changes chlorine tanks, as required. Removes leaves and other debris from water, using net. Cleans bottom and sides of pool, using such aids as underwater vacuum cleaner, hose, brush, detergent, acid solution, and sander. Inspects and replaces loose or damaged tile. Cleans and repairs filter system. Reports emergencies or unusual malfunctions to superior. Prepares report of materials used and work performed.