Lead Aquatics Technician

Job Description:

Date posted: October 17, 2023

Location: Notre Dame, IN, USA

Lead Aquatics Technician


University of Notre Dame


The University of Notre Dame (https://jobs.nd.edu) is accepting applications for a Lead Aquatics Technician.


Applications will be accepted until 11/6/2023.


Notre Dame Athletics is committed to building a diverse workforce passionate about maximizing the student-athlete experience. Our pillars of Education; Excellence; Faith; Tradition; and Community guide us in the work we do each day. We are eager to attract, recruit, and retain individuals who positively contribute to a collaborative, inclusive working environment where all may thrive.


Building on the University’s Spirit of Inclusion, we are committed to the work needed to cultivate sustainable progress and change. As a prospective member of https://und.com/standtogether/, we encourage you to apply if you embrace, embody, and demonstrate a commitment to the aforementioned values.


Under the supervision of the Department of Athletics, this position is responsible for the maintenance, inspection, repair, and record keeping of the Rolfs Aquatic Center. This position will generally work independently and is self-managed. This position requires a Certified Pool Operator License and thorough knowledge of State of Indiana regulations to remain compliant with local, county, and state set standards.


Responsibilities include daily monitoring and record keeping of pool chemical levels for the Rolfs Aquatic Center pool and various aquatic therapy tubs at other athletic facilities. Monitoring and adjust saturation index to comply with local, county and state set standards. This position will be required to assist the Aquatics Director and staff members with pool setups and maintenance. The Lead Aquatic Technician must display e tensive knowledge of aquatics operations and the ability to recognize problems and then make the correct adjustments is imperative. This position must be able to safely handle chlorine gas, various strong acids, and other hazardous chemicals while also being able to perform some electrical work. This position also requires the ability to trouble shoot vacuum pool filters, backwash, clean, repair, and replace pilot control valves and level control valves. This position shall inspect, repair, rebuild, and replace circulation pumps on the plumbing system for the pools, and to prevent unscheduled pool shutdowns. This position is responsible for diagnosing mechanical problems, identifying, repairing, reporting, and communicating pool operational and maintenance needs to the Director of Aquatics and Athletic administrators. Perform scheduled and unscheduled preventative and emergency maintenance actions on equipment, ensuring safe and comfortable swimming for student-athletes, staff, and community members using our facilities. In addition, this position is responsible for assisting plumbers with repair and maintenance of pool systems when necessary. The Lead Aquatic Technician will oversee one other full time Aquatic Technician that typically works evenings.


This position will typically be scheduled Monday-Friday, 5:30am-2:30pm including select nights and weekends for events. Work hours are subject to change to meet the needs of the Notre Dame Athletics. This position may be required to assist with preparation and management at home Swim and Dive Meets and other duties as assigned by the Director of Aquatics.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3 to 4 years experience
  • Certified Pool Operator/Aquatic Facility Operator
  • Strong familiarity with building mechanical systems including plumbing, electrical, HVAC, etc.
  • Solid mechanical aptitude
  • A solid understanding of chemistry and math
  • High level of physical fitness


Preferred Qualifications:



The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s annual “Great Colleges to Work For” survey…and we are proud of it!


This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.


Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

How to Apply


Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # https://apptrkr.com/4700589. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.

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