Current Postings


Pool Services Worker

Competition No: 2023-PSW

Duration: Auxiliary

Salary: $28.37 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits.

Last Updated: 3/21/24

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

Are you a dedicated hard worker who has an interest in operational and building service work performed in a fun aquatic facility? We have an exciting opportunity for you to be in the center of it all! Our Parks, Recreation and Culture department is actively hiring a Pool Service Worker to assist in a wide variety of tasks to ensure the facility is operating smoothly. A day in the life of this role includes performing checks, adjusting and operating a variety of equipment such as pumps, valves, gauges, chlorinators, heating units, boilers, chlorine tanks, pipes, meters and motors as necessary to ensure the water quality and effective operation of the facility. You will also take part in routine inspection and maintenance of filtration systems, boilers and related pool equipment. On top of assisting with janitorial and custodial duties, you will be responsible in ensuring that the facilities are maintained at an established level of cleanliness and sanitation at all times; setting up tables, chairs and other furniture for scheduled events or activities in the facility and removing them on completion. You will have the opportunity to engage with the public to answer inquiries, provide information and assistance as required. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 supplemented by technical training and sound related experience in the operation and maintenance of aquatic facility equipment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. You should have considerable knowledge of operating procedures of water heating, boiling, filtration and chlorination equipment, and the methods, practices and materials used in the operation of aquatic facilities as well as those used in building maintenance and repair tasks. Working knowledge of plumbing and electrical systems together with the knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the work. You should have the ability to understand and follow routine oral and written instructions, work with minimal supervision and deal courteously, tactfully, and firmly with staff, patron and user groups in ensuring observance of facility policies and procedures. A valid Pool Operator Level 1 Certificate is required.

The location of work will be Bonsor Recreation Complex, Eileen Dailly Leisure Pool & Fitness Centre or Edmonds Community Centre.

The closing date for this position has been extended until it is filled. New applications are welcome!

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

At the City of Burnaby, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that authentically mirrors the vibrant community we proudly serve. We consistently embrace diversity and endeavor to build an inclusive workforce that celebrates the richness of our community. We warmly welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to join us in shaping a more vibrant and equitable future together.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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