Organization: Sonterra Municipal Utility District (“MUD” or “District”)
Location: Jarrell, Williamson County, Texas 76537

Salary Range: $47,840 – $52,000, depending on experience
Type of Position: Full-Time; FLSA exempt

Position Summary: 

The Pool Technician at Sonterra Municipal Utility District will be responsible for the planning, organization, maintenance, and proper functioning of community pools and splash pads within the guidelines of the Aquatic budget and fiscal goals of the district. This role requires a combination of technical expertise, attention to detail, and a commitment to creating a safe and enjoyable aquatic environment for Sonterra residents.

Organizational Relationships:

Reports to: Recreation Supervisor

Other: Works closely with Director of Parks, Aquatic Coordinator, and other Parks Staff

Essential Duties & Required Qualifications

  • Performs routine inspections, maintenance, and repairs on pool equipment, including pumps, filters, heaters, and chemical feed systems.
  • Monitors and maintains proper chemical levels in the pool and splash pads to ensure compliance with health and safety standards.
  • Conducts regular pool cleaning, including skimming, vacuuming, and backwashing filters.
  • Inspects and repairs pool decks, tiles, and other structural elements as needed.
  • Responds promptly to pool-related emergencies and addresses issues such as leaks, equipment malfunctions, or water quality concerns.
  • Collaborates with other maintenance and facility staff to coordinate pool-related activities and ensure a seamless operation.
  • Keeps accurate records of pool maintenance activities, chemical usage, and equipment inspections.
  • Provides guidance and support to Lifeguards, Pool Managers, and the Aquatic Coordinator involved in day-to-day pool operations.
  • Stays informed about industry practices, safety regulations, and emerging trends in pool and splash pad maintenance.
  • Prepares and submits reports to effectively manage controls, efficiency, safety, and water quality.
  • Coordinates and establishes preventative maintenance program for MUD aquatic facilities.
  • Participates in the development of the operating and capital improvement budgets, including justifications for needed equipment, estimates of materials for preventative maintenance, repairs, upgrades, pool operations and supplies.
  • Orders supplies, conduct inventories, and maintain purchase records.
  • Maintains compliancy and stays abreast of regulation changes as related to federal, state, and local codes and operating procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to meet and work well with the public.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all Parks and Recreation Staff.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with many people with a variety of requests.
  • Knowledge of pool operation standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of contractual agreements for facility users.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to perceive problem situations with user groups and implement immediate solutions.
  • Knowledge of principles, policies, and practices of the Parks and Recreation Department.

Equipment, Machines, Tools, and Work Aids:

  • Handles the filtration system and other aquatic operating systems.
  • Maintains proper pool chemical balance using chlorination and acid systems.


Required – High School or GED Diploma 

Preferred – Associate or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university 


Required – Knowledge of pool equipment, water chemistry, and safety protocols with the ability to troubleshoot & repair pool equipment and related systems.

Preferred – Two years of full-time experience in a pool technician/maintenance related field

License or Certificate:

Required – Valid driver’s license; Ability to obtain Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) within 60 days of hire.

Preferred – Current certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO)

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and push, pull, drag up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions; extreme heat; the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud



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