Pool Operator (immediate start date)

  • Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, AB, Canada
  • May 29, 2018
Full time General Labor Hospitality-Hotel Maint-Repair Spa Ski Area

Job Description

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Facility Operations Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Maintain equipment for spa operations including, pool equipment, pool basement and water treatment for all bodies of water within the spa and aquatic facility
  • Conduct daily inspections of all pools for water clarity, water levels and cleanliness
  • Maintain the facility in peak operating condition at all times by reporting maintenance concerns, ensuring the work area is impeccably clean, deep cleaning pool projects, daily and weekly pool cleaning requirements for our 11 bodies of water
  • Assisting the Spa Attending team with facility cleanliness and interact with guests and members utilizing our facility
  • To maintain inventory of pool chemicals, testing agents, other pool related products for the operation of the facility
  • To maintain accurate records of all water test readings as required by provincial regulations and to adjust chemicals based on tests to ensure the safety of all bodies of water for our guests
  • Follow and adhere to all hotel and departmental health and safety procedures and practices          
  • To ensure a positive relationship with all departments in the Spa and Hotel
  • To carry out any other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual, effective communicator who enjoys working with people, pays attention to detail and is mechanically inclined

Preferred Knowledge and Experience:

  • Aquatic Facility Operator Level 1 an asset
  • First Aid and CPR training an asset

Perks: Endless staff events, subsidized staff housing, daily duty meals in our cafeteria, employee travel program, food & beverage/ fitness center/ spa/ golf discounts, competitive extended benefit plans (medical, vision, dental), employee assistance program  

Physical Aspects of Position (includes but are not limited to): 

  • Lifting-Under 30lbs 50% of Work Time
  • Carrying-Over 30lbs 30% of Work Time
  • Pulling-Over 30lbs 50% of Work Time
  • Motions also include bending, standing, reaching, climbing ladders, swimming, treading water, and kneeling 
  • Working with chemicals including chlorine, acid to balance the pool, pool cleaning agents                                                 

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.  

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!