Ready to get paid to be at a place you love with people you can’t get enough of? We list all current Touchstone Climbing employment opportunities and job postings here. Keep an eye out for openings at your local gym!

TOUCHSTONE ROUTESETTERS

Full-Time Routesetter, San Francisco
The Touchstone Routesetting crew is looking for full-time (30-40hrs/wk) setters to work at Mission Cliffs and Dogpatch Boulders in San Francisco. You’ll be setting plastic classics for bouldering, lead, and top rope, so experience in all climbing disciplines is required. Other duties include washing holds, organizing routesetting-specific spaces, and collaborating with the larger setting crew. Strong applicants must be organized and efficient self-starters able to work on a team.

Qualifications include:

  • 3 years minimum climbing experience both sport climbing and bouldering
  • Prior routesetting experience strongly preferred. USA Climbing experience is a plus but not required.
  • Able to comfortably lead climb 5.12a and boulder V5
  • Passion for the sport with a strong intuitive or technical sense of climbing movement
  • Great communication skills and willingness to learn
  • Able to regularly lift and move 40-50lbs

Benefits include health and dental coverage after a 90-day probation and a 401k option after one year for setters 21 and older.

If this sounds like you, please send your resume to buck@touchstoneclimbing.com.

Full-Time Routesetter, Sacramento
The Touchstone Routesetting crew is looking for full-time (30-40hrs/wk) setters to work at Sacramento Pipeworks. You’ll be setting plastic classics for bouldering, lead, and top rope, so experience in all climbing disciplines is required. Other duties include washing holds, organizing routesetting-specific spaces, and collaborating with the larger setting crew. Strong applicants must be organized and efficient self-starters able to work on a team.

Qualifications include:

  • 3 years minimum climbing experience both sport climbing and bouldering
  • Prior routesetting experience strongly preferred. USA Climbing experience is a plus but not required.
  • Able to comfortably lead climb 5.12a and boulder V5
  • Passion for the sport with a strong intuitive or technical sense of climbing movement
  • Great communication skills and willingness to learn
  • Able to regularly lift and move 40-50lbs

Benefits include health and dental coverage after a 90-day probation and a 401k option after one year for setters 21 and older.

If this sounds like you, please send your resume to buck@touchstoneclimbing.com.

Full-Time Routesetter, Los Angeles
The Touchstone Routesetting crew is looking for full-time (30-40hrs/wk) setters to work at Cliffs of Id, Hollywood Boulders, Verdigo Boulders and LA Boulders. You’ll be setting plastic classics for bouldering, lead, and top rope, so experience in all climbing disciplines is required. Other duties include washing holds, organizing routesetting-specific spaces, and collaborating with the larger setting crew. Strong applicants must be organized and efficient self-starters able to work on a team.

Qualifications include:

  • 3 years minimum climbing experience both sport climbing and bouldering. Amount of climbing experience takes precedence over grades sent.
  • Prior routesetting experience strongly preferred. USA Climbing experience is a plus but not required.
  • Comfortable lead climbing and belaying.
  • Passion for the sport with a strong intuitive or technical sense of climbing movement
  • Great communication skills and willingness to learn
    Able to regularly lift and move 40-50lbs

Benefits include health and dental coverage after a 90-day probation and a 401k option after one year for setters 21 and older. If this sounds like you, please send your resume to sean@touchstoneclimbing.com.

MISSION CLIFFS

Youth Climbing Coach
Are you an experienced climber who loves teaching others how to climb? Do you enjoy working with kids? Mission Cliffs is looking for a coach for our Recreational Team with the following qualifications:

  • Experienced in bouldering, top rope, and lead climbing.
  • Sound understanding of climbing techniques such as footwork, body positioning, movement efficiency, route reading, etc.
  • Has the patience and passion for working with kids at a variety of ability levels and learning styles.
  • Brings a creative, fun approach to climbing instruction and curriculum; makes learning how to climb enjoyable and engaging.
  • Interested in creating high quality training curriculum and programming for the Recreational Team.
  • Excited to collaborate with other coaches to facilitate an exceptional team experience for our climbers.

Applicants must also be available to work additional belay staff/support shifts at Mission Cliffs.

If this sounds like you, please send resumes to team@touchstoneclimbing.com.

BERKELEY IRONWORKS

Berkeley Ironworks does not currently have any positions available. However, while we aren’t currently hiring, we always welcome qualified applicants to send in an application and their resume with references to lyn@touchstoneclimbing.com.

SACRAMENTO PIPEWORKS

Sacramento Pipeworks does not currently have any positions available.

DIABLO ROCK GYM

Diablo Rock Gym does not currently have any positions available.

GREAT WESTERN POWER COMPANY

Assistant Competitive Team Coach
Are you an experienced climber who loves teaching others how to climb? Do you enjoy working with kids? Great Western Power Co. is looking for an Assistant Competitive Team Coach.

Qualifications:

  • Experienced in bouldering, top rope, and lead climbing.
  • Extensive understanding of climbing techniques such as footwork, body positioning, movement efficiency, route reading, etc.
  • Has the patience and passion for working with kids at a variety of ability levels and learning styles.
  • Brings a creative, fun approach to climbing instruction and curriculum; makes learning how to climb enjoyable and engaging.
  • Interested in creating high quality training curriculum and programming for the Competitive Team.
  • Excited to collaborate with other coaches to facilitate an exceptional team experience for our climbers.

Applicants must be available to coach Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 4–7pm. Competition attendance on weekends encouraged. Competitive Team coaches are also expected to spend additional hours outside of team handling administrative tasks, including: curriculum development; communications with parents; coaches meetings; additional team sessions/functions.

If this sounds like you, please send resumes to team@touchstoneclimbing.com.

Youth Climbing Coach
Are you an experienced climber who loves teaching others how to climb? Do you enjoy working with kids? Great Western Power Company is looking for a coach for our Recreational Team with the following qualifications:

  • Experienced in bouldering, top rope, and lead climbing.
  • Sound understanding of climbing techniques such as footwork, body positioning, movement efficiency, route reading, etc.
  • Has the patience and passion for working with kids at a variety of ability levels and learning styles.
  • Brings a creative, fun approach to climbing instruction and curriculum; makes learning how to climb enjoyable and engaging.
  • Interested in creating high quality training curriculum and programming for the Recreational Team.
  • Excited to collaborate with other coaches to facilitate an exceptional team experience for our climbers.

If this sounds like you, please send resumes to team@touchstoneclimbing.com.

METALMARK

MetalMark does not currently have any positions available.

THE STUDIO

Belay Staff
The Studio is accepting applications on an ongoing basis for friendly and enthusiastic climbers to join our belay staff team.

The ideal candidate has excellent customer service skills, top rope and lead climbing experience, and works well with others in a busy environment. We’re looking for self-starters who can hustle even when it’s slow, and who can prioritize tasks based on the flow of the gym. The position is heavy on safety and janitorial work (laundry, tidying up weight room and retail areas, restocking locker room supplies, etc.), and also involves instruction of Intro to Bouldering and Intro to Climbing (belay) classes. Evening and weekend availability required.

Qualified applicants can send resumes and cover letters to the manager and will be contacted as positions become available.

DOGPATCH BOULDERS

Youth Climbing Coach
Are you an experienced climber who loves teaching others how to climb? Do you enjoy working with kids? Dogpatch Boulders is looking to add an additional coach to our staff!

  • Experienced in bouldering, top rope, and lead climbing.
  • Sound understanding of climbing techniques such as footwork, body positioning, movement efficiency, route reading, etc.
  • Has the patience and passion for working with kids at a variety of ability levels and learning styles.
  • Brings a creative, fun approach to climbing instruction and curriculum; makes learning how to climb enjoyable and engaging.
  • Interested in creating high quality training curriculum and programming for the team.
  • Excited to collaborate with other coaches to facilitate an exceptional team experience for our climbers.

If this sounds like you, please send resumes to team@touchstoneclimbing.com.

LA BOULDERS

LA Boulders does not currently have any positions available.

CLIFFS OF ID

Assistant Competitive Team Coach
Are you an experienced climber who loves teaching others how to climb? Do you enjoy working with kids? Cliffs of Id is looking for an Assistant Competitive Team Coach.

Qualifications:

  • Experienced in bouldering, top rope, and lead climbing.
  • Extensive understanding of climbing techniques such as footwork, body positioning, movement efficiency, route reading, etc.
  • Has the patience and passion for working with kids at a variety of ability levels and learning styles.
  • Brings a creative, fun approach to climbing instruction and curriculum; makes learning how to climb enjoyable and engaging.
  • Interested in creating high quality training curriculum and programming for the Competitive Team.
  • Excited to collaborate with other coaches to facilitate an exceptional team experience for our climbers.

Applicants must be available to coach Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 4–7pm. Competition attendance on weekends encouraged. Competitive Team coaches are also expected to spend additional hours outside of team handling administrative tasks, including: curriculum development; communications with parents; coaches meetings; additional team sessions/functions.

If this sounds like you, please send resumes to team@touchstoneclimbing.com.

Belay Staff
Cliffs of Id is looking for people with lead and top rope experience to join our belay staff team!

The ideal candidate has both customer service and climbing experience and works well with others in a busy environment. We’re looking for self-starters who can motivate themselves to hustle even when it’s slow, and who can prioritize tasks based on the flow of the gym. The position is heavy on safety and janitorial work (laundry, tidying up weight room and retail areas, restocking locker room supplies, etc.), and also involves instruction of Intro to Bouldering and Intro to Climbing (belay) classes.

Qualified candidates can send their resume and cover letter to COIbelay@gmail.com.

HOLLYWOOD BOULDERS

Hollywood Boulders does not currently have any positions available.

VERDIGO BOULDERS

Verdigo Boulders does not currently have any positions available.