Thank you for your interest in a career with Portofino Pool Services & Outdoor Living. You can explore our current job opportunities here. You should also check out our long-term growth opportunities for skilled technicians, skilled craftsmen and management positions.

NOTE: ALL employment applications MUST be submitted IN PERSON
6005 Powers Avenue, Suite 101, Jacksonville, FL 32217

Portofino Pool Services & Outdoor Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re always looking for people who share our passion for the BluDiamond StandardSM of Performance. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply!


Do you lack experience, but want to become a skilled tradesman? That’s OK, we offer a 6-week, $3000 “Earn to Learn” Entry-Level Training Program. You can dive into an exciting full-time career opportunity, and receive weekly pay during your first 6 weeks while you learn.

You can become a trained & certified CPO® technician and more. You will start with full tuition to Portofino University’s 16-hour Certified Pool Operator course. You may also take other classes such as:

  • Certified Maintenance Specialist (CMS©)
  • Certified Service Technician (CST©)
  • Certified Hot Tub Technician (CHTT©)
  • Pool and Spa Construction Course (PSCC©)

Note – The Earn to Learn program requires a 12 month commitment to employment with Portofino Pools.)

In-House Training at Portofino University

At Portofino University, our technicians study the application of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) principles. We’ve uniquely integrated these principles into our technicians’ daily practice of Portofino’s BluDiamond StandardSM of service to provide an exceptional client experience.

If you’re a good fit for us, then this will describe you:

  • Clean, neat and conscientious.
  • Dedicated to serving the customer
  • A self-motivated individual who works well alone and with others
  • Willing to work shifts, start early, stay late or both as needed to meet our customers’ needs.
  • You are a properly documented worker who is interested in a long-term position with a unique company.

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Management Career Path

If you are chosen as a Management Trainee, you will be an ambassador to effectively present the “Portofino Value Proposition” to the world. You will begin by performing support services to clean scheduled pools. Your role is critical to maintaining quality customer relations and advancing our mission by working closely with an advanced pool technician and our GM.

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If you enjoy going above and beyond the norm, and exceeding customer expectations, then we may have the perfect employment opportunity for you. But first, we’ve got to make sure you’re a good fit for the Portofino culture, and our BluDiamond StandardSM of service. Be sure to check out our “About Us” page BEFORE you contact us.


Position: Certified Pool Technician


Dive into an exciting full-time career opportunity, and become a highly trained certified CPO® technician. You’ll start with our $3000.00 “Earn to Learn” Training Program. You’ll earn weekly pay during the first 6 weeks training period while you learn to work with your hands and your mind.

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Technician Career Path

If you like to work with your mind and your hands, you might be interested in a career path in our technician field.

  • Growth Positions: Tech Support > Tech 1 > Tech 2 > Tech 3 > Tech 4
  • Cross Training: Maintenance Services > Equipment Repair and Upgrades.
  • Pool Maintenance Services: Residential > Residential and Small Commercial > Small and Medium Commercial > Large / Major Commercial
  • Trade Skills: Water-quality Management > Equipment Types, Operation and Installation > Equipment: Diagnostic Trouble Shooting > Repair, Replacement and Technology Upgrades > Piping, Electrical, Hydraulics, Excavation, Steel, Concrete, Finishes: Tile Setting, Plaster Types and Application, Coping Outdoor Living: Hardscapes Deck Stones, Pavers, Fire pits, Water Features, Kitchens, Entertainment Centers, Enclosures: Screen, Pergolas, Arbors, Fireplaces, etc.

Management Career Path

If you prefer to spend more time in the office than in the field, then you might be interested in our management career path. Long term you will move through several positions of increasing responsibility. You will advance through positions of increasing responsibility and accountability as your knowledge, skills, experience, decision making and performance results are achieved, and as company growth creates new positions or job openings.

Growth Positions: Trainee > Office Services Support > Field Services Support > Tech 1 > Tech 2 > Team Leader > Supervisor > Manager > Director > Vice-President

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Apply in Person!

If the Portofino career opportunities interest you, then please come to our offices between the hours of 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday thru Friday. 6005 Powers Avenue, Suite 101, Jacksonville, Florida 32217 to complete an application and schedule an interview appointment with a hiring manager to tell us why you think you are a good fit for us.


Portofino Pool Services & Outdoor Living maintains and repairs commercial and residential outdoor and aquatic environments. Portofino also sells and installs pool equipment. A privately-owned American company, it is one of the largest pool service contractors in Florida, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, serving all of northeast Florida.