Thank you to all of the applicants that applied by the January 31 deadline.  At this time we are no longer taking applications.  Check back in mid-July.  

The Overlee Community Association will begin the hiring process on January 1st, 2024 for a variety of jobs to manage our facilities, provide for the safe enjoyment of our pools, and assist members and guests.

Although there are deadlines listed for applications, we accept applications continuously throughout the year. Your application will be retained, and we will contact as the need arises. If you do not apply by the deadline, your preferred position may not be available.

Hiring Process

Process for hiring our Summer Operations Staff is described below (Assistant Managers, Manager Trainees, Lifeguards,  Attendants*, &  Lesson Instructors)

We do not accept applications for coaching positions. Please see the team pages.

*Overlee requires many more lifeguards than attendants each season.  

Application Paperwork Steps

If you have any questions please email Melissa at Thank you.

  1. Application: Anyone wishing to work at Overlee must fill out an application using the link below.
    1. Link for the online application: 2024 Application Form
  2. Confirmation Response: A response is seen when you submit your application. This is NOT a notice of acceptance! If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Carbonara,
  3. Offer Emails: An email containing an offer for employment will be sent to all staff hired for the 2024 season. Applicants must respond accepting the position by date in the offer letter. All offers of employment are contingent on turning in all required paperwork and attending a mandatory meeting in May.
  4. Letter of Application Retention Emails: An email is sent to applicants who are not hired during the initial hiring process, or do not make the deadline for application. Overlee will keep information on file for one year. When we are in need of more employees during the season, we will contact the applicants with an offer letter.

If you submit an application but did not receive a hiring decision by dates below, please contact Melissa Carbonara at

2024 Hiring Schedule

Note: If you worked for Overlee last year, but did not meet hourly requirements, you may not be rehired without completing a meeting with Greg York and another manager.

Important Dates:

  • January 1st: Application made public
  • January 31st: Application Deadline for 2024 season
  • End of February: Hiring decisions received by email

March 17th: Paperwork deadline  (See Forms for more information)

Employees who submitted applications after the January 31st deadline:

  • Applications will be considered AFTER applicants who submitted an application on time

Required Certifications/Training for Lifeguards

Lifeguards are required to complete Lifeguard and CPR certification course and present certification for HR file prior to employment. Please note that Lifeguard Certification verification is a part of the work permit process for lifeguards who are 15 years old that must be completed before employment.

See Training page for 2024 Lifeguard Class Schedule.

Paperwork Open House

Sign Up Genius Link (coming soon) – Use the link sign up for a slot to come to Open House to turn in your paperwork & sign your contract.  If you are not able to make any of the dates & times, please contact Melissa at to make other arrangements.

  • Sunday, March 3rd 11am-5pm
  • Sunday, March 10th 11am-5pm
  • Sunday, March 17th 11am-5pm

These dates and times are tentative and are subject to change.

 (See Forms for more information)

Mandatory Employee Meeting – May 19 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm.  

Send questions to Melissa Carbonara, Assistant Manager for hiring, at

Training and Forms

Employees are responsible for completing required training and employment forms prior to employment. See Training for requirements and upcoming schedule, and Forms for a list of required paperwork.

Lessons Instructors

Group Lesson instructors are hired utilizing the process described above and will receive additional information about the program during the May Employee meeting. There is additional training for group lesson instructors in early June.

Private Instructors are independent contractors, not hired employees, see Private Instructor section for requirements to teach.

Coach Hiring

Coaches for Swim, Dive or Synchro teams follow processes and schedules defined by each team, check out team pages for more info:
Swim Team, Dive Team, Synchro Team

All coaches are Overlee Employees and must complete the same Forms and abide by policies in the Employee Manual.  Per Virginia Law, all coaches must be:

  • 15 years of age or older.
  • Certified as a Lifeguard.