Job TypePart Time
Application Deadline12/31/2018
DepartmentSport and Fitness

The Cluster Leader has a legal duty to protect the safety of people in an assigned area, and a professional obligation to prevent potential accidents by enforcing the rules and regulations of an aquatic setting and to react to any emergencies that occur.

Cluster Leaders are also responsible for coordinating in-service training for their staff, maintaining a safe and clean pool environment, processing end-of-night paperwork, meeting approved budgeted numbers, and submitting pool guard schedules, as well as attending weekly management team meetings.

Cluster Leader candidates should have a minimum of three years of aquatics experience or have been a Columbia Association Site Manager in summer 2018. Cluster Leaders must also have an Active Ellis and Associates Guard License and must be a Maryland certified pool/spa operator.

The water screening consists of the following:
– 200-yard swim without resting
– Two minutes of treading water while holding both hands out of the water
– Retrieve a 10-pound diving brick from a minimum depth of 8 feet of water, or the deepest part of the pool (up to 12 feet), and bring it to the surface.

We are ALWAYS looking for passionate, committed people who can deliver exceptional service to Columbia Association’s members and guests. Please take a minute to read through our mission, vision, and values prior to filling out your application.

CA Mission: Working every day in hundreds of ways to make Columbia an even better place to live, work and play.

CA Vision: Making Columbia the community of choice — today and for generations to come.

CA Values:
We’re fun — We deliver fun and have a great time providing it.
We’re excellent — With every service we provide, we strive for excellence.
We’re inclusive — We celebrate diversity.
We’re trustworthy — We build lasting and trusting relationships.
We’re connected — We foster opportunities to connect with others.

If this sounds like the place where you would like to work, please fill out our application. Apply online at

Due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. EOE/ADA.