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Pool Manager (part time)

To manage the daily operations of the Pool including Front Office Operations, Lifeguards and Instructors, Plant Room, Pool and Dressing Rooms Maintenance, Swimming Lessons and Camps for the 2019 Season.

Apply by May 15th, 2019


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Pool Manager (part time)

Charlestown Swimming Pool is seeking applications for a part time Pool Manager to manage the daily operations of Charlestown Swimming Pool from June 1st to August 31st including Front Office Operations, Lifeguards and Instructors, Plant Room, Pool and Dressing Rooms Maintenance, Swimming Lessons and Camps for the 2019 Season.

Success in this role will provide:
• An opportunity to gain valuable experience in a busy and enjoyable outdoor recreational environment.
• A Safe, Healthy and viable Outdoor Swimming Pool that is enjoyed by all who visit and work at the Pool.
• For continued success of Charlestown Swimming Pool including an opportunity for local recreation, exercise and education and local employment.

The Pool Manager will report to The Chairperson of Charlestown Swimming Pool & Recreational Company Ltd.

This position is for 20 hours a week.
Responsibilities and Duties
• Manage Front Office Operations – Ensuring adequate cover at Front Desk to ensure patrons names are logged, payment received, the Reception area and Changing facilities are maintained, shop is stocked. Lodging daily takings.
• Arrange for Pool Cleaning and Plant Room Maintenance
• Collaborate with Charlestown CE Scheme for Front Office coverage and Facility Maintenance
• Monitor rota for Lifeguards and Swim Instructors and ensuring Plant Room and Changing Room tasks are completed in accordance with policies and regulations.
• Manage and Promote Swimming Lessons, Water Safety Weeks and Swim Camps. Taking bookings, payments, communicating times and any changes.
Skills, Certifications & Qualifications
• Excellent Communication, Organisation, Administration, IT and Teamwork skills. Be Enthusiastic and Motivating.
• Garda Vetted – will be required to complete the Irish Water Safety Child Protection Training
• Manual Handling.
• Sports, Recreation & Swimming Pool Management Desirable
• Lifeguard Experience Desirable.
• This role involves dealing with a wide range of ages so childcare experience would be helpful.

All applications via email to by Wednesday, 15th May 11:59 p.m.

About the Pool


Welcome to Charlestown Swimming Pool - an open air pool which is open between the months of July to September.  Our pool is monitored by 2 qualified lifeguards, providing a safe environment for swimmers of all ages and abilities.

The pool is 22 metres long, shallow end depth is 1.2m, deep end depth is 1.7m so it is suitable for those who want to swim lengths or for kids who want to splash in the shallow end. Its an ideal place to be with your family on a hot day!

There are modern dressing rooms and hot shower facilities available. Refreshments Available. Equipment: Basketball Hoops, Football Goals, Volleyball/Spikeball Nets….a great place to be with your family and friends.

Anyone wishing to join the Swimming Pool Committee can contact or text or phone 086 232 0429 or leave a Facebook message.

This project was assisted by Mayo North East LEADER Partnership Company through the Rural Development Programme which is part-financed by the European Union and the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government     /

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