City of Kyle Texas
  • 03-Jan-2023 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Aquatics
  • Kyle, TX, USA
  • 21.00 per hour Pay is dependent on experience and certifications
  • Seasonal Full-Time


Under the direction of the Pool Manager and supervision of the Recreation Programmer, assist with administrative, supervisory, and professional work in the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the City pool, and in coordinating various aquatics programs. Accomplishes specialized work in protecting life, preventing accidents, enforcing safety regulations, and providing instructions; and performs related work as required. This position is a temporary seasonal summer position.

**The City of Kyle is now offering a hiring incentive for all Pool positions! Employees will receive a $100 sign-on bonus if offered a position by May 13th, and an additional $150 bonus for working thru the end of the season (08/26/23).*


  • Responsible for the safety of guests and enforcing rules and regulations at aquatic facilities.
  • Responds to minor and major emergencies providing an accountable and professional standard of care.
  • Display professionalism and assists pool patrons and staff.
  • Attend all required meetings, trainings, and in-services as directed by the Pool Manager and/or the Recreation Programmer(s).
  • Attend all required meetings, trainings, and in-services as directed by the Pool Manager and/or the Recreations Programmer(s).
  • Stay current on skills and required certifications and follow all pool rules and regulations provided in the personnel policy or training.
  • Assist the Pool Manager in; planning and/or leading staff training or inservices as required, setting daily cleaning duties for staff, assigning lifeguard rotation(s), and verifying proper currency protocols are followed and correct.
  • Assist the Pool Manager in the maintenance of the swimming pool; monitor and maintain pool filtration system; monitor pool water chemistry through testing of water samples; adjust chemistry as needed to maintain standards.
  • Supervises and assists in cleaning the pool, related facilities, and equipment throughout the day to ensure optimal cleanliness. This includes but is not limited to; brushing, vacuuming, netting and cleaning of pool, minor repairs, installations or removal of features, equipment, and signage.
  • Coordinates schedules and maintains related records and statistics for programs and personnel at the swimming pool; prepares attendance and accident reports. Supervises classes, workshops and activities for persons engaged in aquatics programs and co-sponsored programs when needed.
  • Teaches swim lessons for the City's Learn To Swim program. Will use curriculum provided to lead classes of 1-4 learners in a safe, fun, and engaging environment, demonstrate swim skills to learners, document progress for each learner's skills as they develop and progress, and communicate with parents/guardians of learners to provide feedback at regularly scheduled checkpoints.
  • Assists patrons with entrance into the facility, collects fees and checks passes. Assists customers with questions about the facility and its programming, provides information on facility hours, features, and rules over the phone and in person.
  • Assist in promoting departmental programs and city-wide special event coordination and setup.
  • Assume full management responsibilities of City Pool facilities in absence of Pool Manager and/ Recreation Programmer-Aquatics.
  • Maintains desired working relationship with Parks & Recreation Director, Recreation Programmer-Aquatics, and City Manager. Performs all other duties as duly assigned by the Parks and Recreation Director.

Must exemplify the Team Kyle Core Roles as an Employee by;

  • Knowledge Knowledgeable in all aspects of job and City operations; maintains high quality of work; follows health and safety guidelines.
  • Yes-Attitude Demonstrates superior customer service; treats other employees and citizens with kindness; promotes goodwill; solves conflict with tact.
  • Leading Edge Continually looking for areas to improve upon; decisive and adaptive; supports new ideas; a driver for change. Innovative
  • Employee Accountability-Actively seeks and gives performance feedback in order to determine developmental opportunities; uses feedback as an opportunity for continuous improvement.


  • Knowledge of American Red Cross Standard First Aid training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and Lifeguard Training.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to swim with proficiency and endurance for possible rescues.
  • Ability to remain calm and act resourcefully in an emergency and in stressful situations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Working knowledge of basic opening, closing, and cash on hand statements.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, and the public.
  • Skill in monitoring/assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Possess good decision-making skills and the ability to respond quickly in stressful situations.


  • Age 17 or older and a minimum of one (1) season lifeguarding experience.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Texas Driver's License.
  • Water Safety Instructor certification is preferred, but not required.
  • American Red Cross Standard First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and Lifeguard certification required or obtained before working.
    • Proof of an equivalent and current up-to-date lifeguard certification may substitute.
  • This City of Kyle will certify and pay for certification if not already obtained.


While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; walk; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee may be routinely required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl. Work may routinely require the employee to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. This job requires the individual to frequently work outdoors in a variety of environmental conditions, including higher temperatures, humidity, moisture and distracting noises.

An individual who poses a direct threat to the health and safety of himself/herself or others in the workplace will be deemed not qualified for this position.

This position description has been prepared to assist in defining job responsibilities, physical demands, and skills needed. It is not intended as a complete list of job duties, responsibilities, and/or essential functions. This description is not intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. The City of Kyle retains and reserves any or all rights to change, modify, amend, add to or delete, form any section of this document as it deems, in its judgment, to be proper.

The City of Kyle is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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