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 RETAIL WAREHOUSE

Part-Time Retail Team Member, Berkeley
Touchstone Climbing is hiring a part-time, long term retail team member. This position works with our retail team based in the Touchstone Warehouse across from Berkeley Ironworks. This position will interact with all aspects of warehouse operations, focusing on shipping and receiving. Retail position duties include:

  • Responsible for coordinating shipments of retail merchandise to Touchstone gyms
  • Responsible for receiving and tagging retail merchandise
  • Using and maintaining the Touchstone UPS account
  • Assisting in quarterly inventory counts at all Touchstone gym locations
  • Maintaining a clean and organized warehouse, monitoring inventory levels, and rotating stock
  • Able to comfortably move and lift boxes weighing 40+ pounds

To succeed in a role with such a variety of duties, candidates must have proven success in the following areas:

  • Critical thinker—able to come up with creative solutions and always seeking ways to improve warehouse and retail operations
  • Flexibility—able to prioritize multiple and changing demands with ease
  • Strong communication skills—communicate effectively with managers, staff, and vendors on a wide range of topics
  • Computer proficiency—comfortable working with database programs, spreadsheets, social media, and google suite
  • Experience with inventory management a plus

This is a part-time position (12hrs/wk), ideally between the hours of 9am-1pm, Monday through Wednesday. This position has potential for becoming full-time (30hrs) commensurate with performance and position growth. Candidates must commit to a minimum of 1 year.

Motivated, organized, and dependable applicants can send a cover letter, resume, and one reference (direct supervisors only) to Preston at preston@touchstoneclimbing.com.


TOUCHSTONE FACILITIES

Full-Time Facilities & Maintenance Staff, Bay Area
Touchstone is looking to hire additional full-time facilities staff to expand our Bay Area crew. This position is ideal for early risers who don’t mind starting work a little before our first members check into the gyms in the morning. Candidates must have their own car and be able to travel between all of our Bay Area locations on an ongoing basis. Basic handiwork skills and an enthusiasm for taking on new projects and challenges are required. Individuals owning their own set of tools are preferred but not mandatory.

This position is full-time (40 hours/week), Monday through Friday with competitive benefits including comprehensive healthcare, pro deals, and more.

Motivated, reliable, and capable candidates can send resumes to eric@touchstoneclimbing.com.


TOUCHSTONE ROUTESETTERS

Full- and Part-Time Routesetters for The Studio, San Jose
The Touchstone Routesetting crew is looking for both full-time (30-40hrs/wk) and part-time setters to work at The Studio in San Jose. 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. Climbing experience takes precedence over sending hard grades.
  • 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

The full-time position includes 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.

Part-Time Routesetter for MetalMark, Fresno
The Touchstone Routesetting crew is looking for a part-time setter to work at MetalMark in Fresno. 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. Climbing experience takes precedence over sending hard grades.
  • 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

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


TEAM TOUCHSTONE

Head Competitive Coach, San Francisco
Team Touchstone is looking for a passionate, experienced coach to run the San Francisco Touchstone Comp Team.

Applicants should be familiar with competitive climbing and should learn about the Touchstone Competitive Team program.

Team meets M/W/Th from 4-7pm at either Mission Cliffs or Dogpatch Boulders. We expect that coaches will be available occasionally on weekends to attend competitions or extra practices. Coaches will spend some time outside of practice hours prepping for team and handling emails.

Practices consist of coaching our climbers through different climbing workouts, which vary depending on the season (bouldering vs ropes). Coaches also spend time teaching technique and competition strategy, running strength and conditioning sessions, stretching, and facilitating other team activities.

Applicants should be able to work with climbers of all ages and abilities. Our Competitive Team is home to climbers ages 8-18 who are competitive from the local to National level.

If you are interested in applying, please see the full job description for more details about the duties and responsibilities of this position.


MISSION CLIFFS

Full-Time Desk Staff
We are seeking to fill an immediate full-time (long-term) position at Mission Cliffs. We are seeking professional candidates that have excellent communication skills and can work in a very busy work environment.  Computer skills and climbing skills are essential for this position. You will be required to multi-task in various aspects of the gym, from selling memberships to cleaning, stocking to washing towels. You will be required to work nights, and weekends. Energetic, self-directed, and outgoing candidates, please submit a cover letter and resume to mc_job@touchstoneclimbing.com.

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

Intermediate 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 Intermediate 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 Intermediate Team.
  • Excited to collaborate with other coaches to facilitate an exceptional team experience for our climbers.

Applicants must be available to coach Tuesdays and Thursdays 4–6pm. 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.

Recreational 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 is not currently hiring. However, 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

Janitorial Staff
Great Western Power Co. is looking for janitorial staff to join our team! This position is ideal for someone who is proactive, self-motivated, detail-oriented and works well on their own. You will be responsible for keeping the locker rooms spotless as well as cleaning gym equipment, mopping, cleaning the programs room, organizing equipment, and taking initiative on projects as they come up. We’re looking for someone who works well in a busy gym environment.

Great people skills are a must, as is the ability to lift at least 50 pounds.

This is a full-time 30+ hour/week position that comes with full benefits and a gym membership.

Motivated and capable applicants can send their applications to jeremy@touchstoneclimbing.com.

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

Part-Time Routesetter
The Touchstone Routesetting crew is looking for a part-time setter to work at MetalMark in Fresno. 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. Climbing experience takes precedence over sending hard grades.
  • 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

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


THE STUDIO

Full- and Part-Time Routesetters for The Studio, San Jose
The Touchstone Routesetting crew is looking for both full-time (30-40hrs/wk) and part-time setters to work at The Studio in San Jose. 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. Climbing experience takes precedence over sending hard grades.
  • 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

The full-time position includes 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.

Belay Staff
The Studio 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, belaying kids and communicating with parents as well as janitorial work (tidying up weight room and retail areas, restocking locker room supplies, etc.), and also involves instruction of Intro to Climbing (belay) classes.

Qualified candidates can send their resume and cover letter to pete@touchstoneclimbing.com.


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

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

Fitness Instructors
Do you have a fun and unique class that you would like to offer to the climbing community? Hollywood Boulders is looking for part-time fitness instructors that can provide beneficial workouts to the climbing community. Please email nash@touchstoneclimbing.com with a resume.


VERDIGO BOULDERS

Verdigo Boulders does not currently have any positions available.