Recreation Manager (Coordinator II) - Pool Operation
Milwaukee Public School-Department of Recreation and Community Services 

Job Description
Milwaukee Recreation is seeking a customer driven, team-oriented individual to provide pool operation support services for the district’s network of indoor pools, wading pools and splash pads. Primary responsibilities include regularly inspecting aquatic facilities used by Milwaukee Recreation throughout the city of Milwaukee; performing minor maintenance tasks (e.g. chemical refill, flushing, backwashing) to keep aquatic facilities online; communicating work order requests to appropriate Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) Department of Facilities and Maintenance Services (DFMS) shops (e.g., electrical, machine, mason, plumbing); conducting basic pool operation training; and regularly monitoring the water chemistry system to prevent mechanical/chemical emergencies.This is a new position designed to assist with keeping district aquatic facilities operating at optimal levels and provides the selected candidate with an opportunity to have a direct impact on Milwaukee Recreation’s aquatic programs. The ideal candidate has an extensive knowledge of pool operations, and possesses the ability to collaborate with multiple work units.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Mechanical or Environmental Engineering, Recreation Management, Environmental Science or related field. A combination of education and experience in a specialty field (Electrical, Machinist, Plumbing) will be considered.
  • Current Certified Pool Operator license (Pool and Hot Tub Alliance).
  • Aquatic Facility Operator Certification (National Recreation and Park Association) will be considered.
  • Certified Pool Operator Instructor/Aquatic Facility Operator Instructor or ability to obtain within 2 years.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience maintaining multiple municipal swimming pools or large commercial pools.
  • Experience with D.E. diatomaceous earth septum filtration systems.
  • Experience with BECys pool controllers preferred, but other system experience will be considered.
  • Experience with work order entry or other data management systems.


Salary/Salary Range
$76,038 - $109,565

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Closing Date
April 21, 2024

Date Posted
April 11, 2024