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Aquatic Equipment Technician I

Posting ID 129534
Department Recreational Services/Student Life
Jobcode Temp Employee - Non-UI Student
Working Title Aquatic Equipment Technician I

POSITION SUMMARY: The Division of Student Life; Recreational Services is seeking an Aquatic Equipment Technician I to be responsible for the routine care, maintenance, operation, and management of all Aquatic Center computer and electronic equipment including Audio/Video systems, scoreboards, and timing system equipment.

Duties to include:

  • Event preparation and pool deck setup for Swimming, Diving, and Water Polo competitions and for recreational events, programs, and activities.
  • Assist with pool configuration changes
  • Assist with setup Daktronics timing system for Swimming, Diving, and Water Polo competitions and practices.
  • Operation of Aquatic Event Management software programs, including but not limited to Daktronics Omnisport Pro Swim and Omnisport Pro Dive, Daktronics Water Polo Timing & Scoring system, and meet management software.
  • Operation of Daktronics video display software.
  • Setup and operation of public address systems, audio/video equipment used during aquatic events
  • Assist with troubleshooting problems and malfunctions of timing system, display system, and audio system during aquatic events.
  • Equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Maintain competitive pool equipment to meet NCAA Swimming & Diving, USA Swimming, USA Diving, FINA, and USA Water Polo rules and regulations.
  • Organize pool equipment inventory.
  • Follow equipment inspection and cleaning schedules.
  • Lifting and movement of heavy pool equipment including but not limited to starting platforms, diving boards, touchpads, stanchions, ADA pool lifts, lane line reels, tip and roll bleachers, and water polo goals.
  • Any additional duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Assist with emergency management.


Hourly Rate/Range: $8.50


Hours: 6-20 hours/week

Shift: Shift times vary between 5:45 am – 10:00 pm

Work Week: May work weekends

Additional Hours: As needed

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  • Excellent computer and technical skills required.
  • Basic knowledge of competitive aquatic events (Swimming, Diving, and/or Water Polo) strongly desired.
  • Outstanding customer service skills and ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations.
  • Competent and knowledgeable in the operation of computer hardware, software, and audio-visual equipment.
  • Ability to lift and move heavy pool equipment including but not limited to starting platforms, diving boards, touchpads, stanchions, ADA pool lifts, lane line reels, tip and roll bleachers, and water polo goals.
  • Ability to use independent judgment.
  • Strong problem-solving and technical equipment troubleshooting skills.
  • Must be able to accommodate a variable work schedule that may include early mornings, late evenings, weekends and University breaks (e.g. Thanksgiving, Spring Break & Summer).

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Phone: 319-335-3557
Application Instructions Go to the Division of Student Life Application Portal to complete an online application:
Ad Start Date 08/10/2022
Ad End Date 12/16/2022

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