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Every Class A (municipality type pool) shall be under the immediate supervision of a Nebraska swimming pool operator who shall be held responsible for compliance with all provisions of the regulations relating to equipment, pool operation and maintenance, and safely of bathers.
Every Class B (motel, hotel, apartment type pool) and Class F (fitness facility type pool) must have a Nebraska swimming pool operator available (within 60 minutes of the facility).
The certified operator must supervise the operation of the water treatment facilities to insure safe water, both from a physical and bacterial standpoint. Daily records of the pool operation including attendance, chemicals used, disinfectant residuals, pH, equipment maintenance, and accidents, must be maintained.
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To qualify for a certificate as a Swimming Pool Operator you must:
Swimming pool operator certificates expire 2 years from the date of issuance and can be renewed 90 days prior to the expiration date. If you wish to renew your current certificate you may do so by paying the fee of $40 and taking the exam.
DHHS Licensure Unit
Attn: Swimming Pool Operator
PO Box 94986
Lincoln NE 68509-4986
Nebraska State Office Building
301 Centennial Mall South14th & M Streets, 1st Floor
Lincoln NE 68508
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed federal holidays.