We explained in an earlier article why having a certified pool operator is important, Now here are some tips on how to find the right CPO for your property:

  1. Look for certification: Make sure the CPO you hire is certified by a reputable organization such as the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) or the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA). Also verify that the operator is a fully licensed as need by regulatory agencies and and that they are properly insured for the work they will be performing.
  2. Check credentials: Ask to see the CPO’s credentials and verify that they are current and valid.
  3. Experience: Look for a CPO with experience in commercial pool operation and maintenance.
  4. Reviews: Check online reviews and ask for references to ensure that the CPO has a good reputation.
  5. Communication skills: Choose a CPO who has good communication skills and can effectively communicate with staff, guests, and management.
  6. Cost: While you want to make sure you are getting value for your money, don’t make cost the sole factor in your decision. Hiring a qualified and experienced CPO is an investment in the safety and success of your property.

In conclusion, having a certified pool operator on contract is important for the safety for your guests and legal compliance of your property, as well as the satisfaction of your guests. Take the time to carefully choose the right CPO for your property, and you will reap the benefits in the long run.

GreyStone Property Management’s network of professional service providers includes reputable CPOs. Contact us to arrange your CPO service for the upcoming season.