Human Resources Department
212 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK  73501



Job Title:

  Wading Pool and Spray Park Monitor
Announcement #:  2820
Location:   Sports & Aquatics
Beginning Salary:       


Closing Date:   Open until filled
Status:   Full-time; Seasonal Contract



Under the supervision of the Leisure Services Administrator or his designee, the Wading Pool Monitor has the responsibilities of maintaining order at the pool facility by preventing accidents through the enforcement of policies, rules, regulations, and ordinances governing the conduct of patrons. Monitors are also responsible for monitoring the pool facilities for potential hazards or unsafe conditions, providing first aid to patrons, custodial duties in maintaining the pool facilities, public relations, and all other duties as necessary or required. This position requires weekend and holiday work.

  • Carry out all duties assigned
  • Perform First Aid and CPR when called upon
  • Promote safety at the Pool
  • Watch the assigned area in rotation to prevent accidents and injuries. See that necessary precautions are observed to ensure the health, safety, & welfare of patrons
  • Keep the wading pool facility running smoothly
  • Report promptly at assigned time of duty and remain on duty status until the designated shift has been completed
  • Enforce the City of Lawton Wading Pool rules and regulations and adhere to the policies of the facility and aid in controlling the behavior of those patrons who use the facility.  (Remind patrons of pool rules when necessary in a polite, firm manner, and contact management if necessary.)
  • Maintain positive public relations at the swimming pool
  • Document and reports all disciplinary problems and accidents to the Leisure Services Administrator, reports will be neat and concise
  • Custodial  duties  in  maintaining  a  clean  facility  including  but  not limited  to bathrooms, trash picked up in and outside of facility, pool vacuumed
  • Inform  the  Leisure Services Administrator when supplies are  needed  and  if equipment needs repaired
  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and trainings
  • Check all gates and doors at closing time
  • Other duties as deemed necessary or as required.

Education & Experience: Must have Lifeguard Training Certification, CPR & First Aid Certification.

Age:  Must be sixteen years of age or older.


Working Conditions: Manual labor is required. Extreme weather conditions and working with chemicals are factors in this position.

Physical Requirements: Physical exertions to manually move, lift, carry, or push heavy objects. Climbing in and out of the swimming pool, up and down ladders. Employee should have the ability to express or exchange ideas by means of verbal and written communication as well as the ability to convey detailed or important instructions to other employees and the general public.

    EOE/ AA Employer/Vets/Disability
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Or apply at:  Human Resources Department, 212 SW 9th, Lawton OK   73501  Phone: (580) 581-3392  Fax:  (580) 581-3530

The City of Lawton affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability status.

This position requires successful completion of a City of Lawton drug screen and/or physical as a condition of employment.