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Pool Supervisor

South Lane School District

Pool Supervisor
8 hours/260 days
Warren H. Daugherty Aquatic Center

Responsible for the general operation of the pool, managing school and public programs, including the supervision of pool staff, and ensuring effective communication with school district and city leadership about operations and challenges.

Committed to the pursuit of excellence; Demonstrates a willingness to speak honestly, listen openly, and lead purposefully as a District leader and supervisor.
Committed to providing innovative and collaborative leadership in order to achieve positive results in a growing community.
Engaging change agent striving for exceptional results in staff and student performance.
Personal and professional honesty and integrity with strong ethical and moral standards.
Visible and active in the South Lane community as well as the region’s larger educational community.
Ability and commitment to build positive relationships at the district office and in the schools.
Strong interpersonal skills – a team builder and a team player.
Innovative and creative problem-solving abilities, engaging others in decision-making, and willing to assume responsibility for decisions.
A solid work ethic.


Essential duties of this position include the following. Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned.

Directs a diversified program of aquatics to include instructional (school and community), adult fitness classes, recreational and competitive activities.
Prepares and submit reports (written or oral) for the entire program each month with the finance officer.
Maintains budget, submits accurate financial reports, oversees collection of and accounting for all fees and charges, and approves all applications for use of the swim center.
Administration and instruction of the elementary, middle, special adaptive and high school classes for the school district and private school swimming program.
Hires, supervises, and evaluates all assigned pool staff.
Responsible for the daily maintenance of pool chemistry, mechanical operation, and custodial personnel of the swim center, including record keeping, reports, and completion of appropriate operational records and certifications.
Maintains high standards of pool safety and sanitation as established by State Board of Health and local swimming pool rules and regulations.
Promotes community-swimming programs and keeps the school board and city council aware of programs and general operations of the pool.
Interacts thoughtfully and courteously with students, staff and parents and resolves conflict in a professional manner.
Assures resolution of problems or emergencies affecting the availability or quality of the pool program.
Provides professional development to staff in all areas impacting the pool program, including sanitation, safety, and collaboration.
Establishes open communication and interactions with pool staff and continually builds relationships built on trust and respect.
Cultivates and models a respectful working and learning environment, and actively participates as an effective team member.
Attends work regularly and is punctual.
Attends school board or other related meetings when needed; prepares and presents reports/responses related to the pool program.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by participating in professional development opportunities; Maintains appropriate certifications and training hours as required.
Follows and maintains knowledge of all applicable District policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as may be needed.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Successful applicants must comply with the OHA rule on the COVID-19 vaccine mandate by either being fully vaccinated or have an accepted religious or medical exception by the South Lane School District. The candidate must sign a safety expectation form if granted a medical or religious exception. Oregon Health Authority OAR 333-019-1030: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Teachers and School Staff

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and minimum two (2) years related experience in aquatics operations or management.
Ability to be a certified pool operator and certified life-guard.
Experience in teaching or working with children preferred.
Interpersonal Skills: Works well with others from diverse backgrounds. Focuses on solving conflict; maintaining confidentiality; and contributing to building a positive team spirit. Effective communication skills are essential for conflict resolution, training, and day-to-day management duties. Demonstrated ability to establish strong interpersonal relationships with District personnel and other agency staff and community members.

Language Skills: Ability to communicate fluently verbally and effectively in writing in English. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from parents, staff, or members of the community. Ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Demonstrated ability to compose, produce clear, coherent professional documents and deliver professional presentations to various stakeholder groups.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Able to read, understand and effectively train others in departments standards and guidelines.

Computer Skills: Ability to proficiently use the following programs strongly preferred: MS Word, Excel, email internet applications and specialized maintenance software programs, Google Apps.

Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to appropriately communicate with diverse staff and others including students, teachers, administrators, and community members. Ability to exercise good judgment and work in an environment with frequent interruptions. Ability to work independently with limited supervision.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Certificates as determined by the District, including a valid Oregon Driver License.

Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the

School Board’s policy on evaluation of administrative personnel.



Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision. The employee must be physically able to give emergency care if a situation arises. Must be able to perform 300 yd continuous swim, rescue a victim from a depth of 12.5 feet, perform a 2 minute tread without using hands, and be able to do a 10lb brick retrieval in a 1:40.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee may regularly perform work beyond a standard 40-hour work week when work-load requires.

The work environment varies and includes standard office, school buildings and school grounds settings. The noise level in the work environment is typically low to moderate.

The District complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act by providing reasonable accommodations, as necessary, to allow disabled applicants and employees to perform the essential functions of this job.


Starting Salary Range: $67,320.00 to 78,592.55. Salary placement is dependent upon experience.

Generous benefits package (family health insurance, PERS retirement, and paid leave).

Closing Date: Applications will be accepted through February 17, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.

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Equal Opportunity

South Lane School District, an equal opportunity employer, complies with provisions of the various civil rights laws, such as the fair employment practice Act, Title IX regulations and Section 504.

Drug Free Workplace

The District is committed to maintaining a drug free workplace and strictly complies with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act amendments of 1989.

South Lane School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, parental or marital status, age, or genetic information. Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADA).