Job TypePart Time
Application Deadline03/24/2019
DepartmentSport and Fitness

Lifeguard candidates must be at least 15 years old, mature in judgment, friendly, and able to pass a water screening, which tests swimming ability. You should also know that the Columbia Association will arrange for your lifeguard, CPR, and first aid training if you are hired. If your birthday is on or before May 24, 2019, you can interview for a position as a lifeguard.

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.

New lifeguards must pass a water screening test before applying. For water screening dates, times, and locations and to apply, visit