Every Class A (municipality type pool) swimming 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 the safety of the bathers. Every Class B (motel, hotel, apartment type pool) and Class F (fitness facility type pool) swimming pool must have a Nebraska swimming pool operator available (within 60 minutes of the facility). The certified operator must supervise the operation of the facility to ensure 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.
The swimming pool operator class and examination, which is open notes and consists of 50 questions, takes about 6 hours to complete. The class and examination are administered and proctored by the DHHS or the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department. A certificate is valid for 2 years.
Grand Island Office | Phone: 308-390-0336 (Adams, Buffalo, Franklin, Garfield, Greeley, Hall, Hamilton, Howard, Kearney, Merrick, Nance, Phelps, Sherman, Valley, Webster, Wheeler)
Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department | Phone: 402-441-8146 (Burt, Butler, Cass, Clay, Colfax, Dodge, Douglas, Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Lancaster, Nemaha, Nuckolls, Otoe, Pawnee, Platte, Polk, Richardson, Saline, Sarpy, Saunders, Seward, Thayer, Washington, York)
Norfolk Office | Phone: 402-649-5263 (Antelope, Boone, Boyd, Cedar, Cuming, Dakota, Dixon, Holt, Knox, Madison, Pierce, Stanton, Thurston, Wayne)
North Platte Office | Phone: 308-530-3329 (Blaine, Brown, Cherry, Custer, Dawson, Dundy, Frontier, Gosper, Harlan, Hayes, Hitchcock, Hooker, Keya Paha, Lincoln, Logan, Loup, McPherson, Red Willow, Rock, Thomas)
Scottsbluff Office | Phone: 308-436-6948 or 308-631-2475 (Arthur, Banner, Box Butte, Chase, Cheyenne, Dawes, Deuel, Garden, Grant, Keith, Kimball, Perkins, Scotts Bluff, Sheridan, Sioux)