Skip to main content

Pool Monitor (Seasonal)

Pool Monitors are responsible for monitoring Recreational Sports and Fitness Services aquatic programs and activities.  Pool Monitors will be expected to achieve a current American Red Cross CPR/AED certification.  Pool Monitors must display excellent customer service and communication skills.  Further, they are to comply with all the policies and procedures of the Recreational Sports and Fitness Services Department.

 Pool Monitors will be under the general authority of the Aquatics Director and the Recreational Sports and Fitness Services Department.  Ultimately, a Pool Monitor will report to their Supervisor during their shifts.  

Pool Monitors will be trained and provided with the means to succeed at their job.  After an appropriate matter of time (as determined by the Aquatics Director) a Pool Monitor must have:

  • Demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in checking valid MSU ID’s entering the outdoor pool.   
  • Working knowledge of the operations of pool day operations.
  • Knowledge of the operations of a cash register.
  • An awareness of and ability to enforce the policies of the Department.  
  • Learned how to assist in setting up and breaking down the Aquatic site.
  • Dedicated to work for the general maintenance and improvement of the Department.  

Pool monitors will also be required to know and execute general procedures associated with the pools.  This includes, but not limited to:

  • Assisting with injured participants
  • Assisting with unruly participants/parents
  • Documenting incidents, accidents, and injuries as they occur.
  • Acknowledging and working with the evaluations of a Supervisors.
  • Being able to identify violations of the Pool policies and procedures, and being willing to notify a Supervisor of such infractions as they occur.  

Pool Monitors will be required to follow the directions of Supervisors and complete any tasks assigned during a shift for the good of the Aquatic Program.  This includes but is not limited to:

  • Guarding the Pool (If certified)
  • Setting up and breaking down pool equipment
  • Evaluating and training new Pool Monitors
  • Program Registration