Ready to get paid to be at a place you love with people you can’t get enough of? Keep an eye out for openings at your local gym!

TOUCHSTONE ROUTESETTERS

Full Time Routesetter in 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

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

Youth Climbing Coach
Are you an experienced climber who loves teaching others how to climb? Do you enjoy working with kids? Berkeley Ironworks is looking for a coach for our Recreational Team (Mon + Wed + Fri) and Intermediate Team (Tues + Thurs) 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 + Intermediate 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 Berkeley Ironworks.

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

Belay Staff
Berkeley Ironworks is accepting applications for friendly and enthusiastic climbers to join our belay staff. The ideal candidate has excellent customer service skills and rope climbing/bouldering experience, is great with kids, 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 instructing our Intro to Climbing Classes and safety in the gym, and also our kids programs/childcare and janitorial work (laundry, tidying up our weight room, attending to the locker rooms, etc.). Evening and weekend availability required and a minimum one-year commitment a plus.

Qualified applicants can send their applications and resumes to lyn@touchstoneclimbing.com.

Childcare Staff
Berkeley Ironworks is accepting applications for responsible and enthusiastic individuals who enjoy looking after children aged 6 months to 6 years. The ideal candidate will be comfortable watching over small children and ensuring a safe and fun environment. Childcare staff are also responsible for keeping the room clean and tidy.

While the main task is working with the childcare program, you may perform other belay staff duties when there are no kids signed up. Additionally, if you are hired specifically for childcare, there may be potential for you to also work other belay staff shifts, if qualified. Previous experience working with young kids a plus. Tuesday/Thursday evening and weekend availability required.

Qualified applicants can send their applications and resumes to lyn@touchstoneclimbing.com.

Janitorial Staff
Berkeley Ironworks is looking for evening janitorial staff to join our team! This position is ideal for someone who is proactive, detail-oriented, and works well on their own. You will be responsible for keeping the locker rooms spotless, as well as mopping, cleaning and organizing gym equipment, cleaning the programs room, and taking initiative on projects as they come up. We’re looking for someone who is self-motivated and can work in a busy gym environment—great people skills is a must. Qualified candidates must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.

This position can be full-time or part-time. A gym membership is included.

Days: Sunday-Thursday
Hours: noon–6pm and 4pm–10pm

Motivated and capable applicants can send their applications 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

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.

Part Time Desk Staff
Great Western Power Co. is seeking a friendly and responsible addition to our desk staff team. We are looking for professional candidates who are motivated and who want to work in a fast-paced and exciting gym community. Incumbents have a wide range of responsibilities, from front end/customer service and sales, to member/guest safety, to cleaning and facility upkeep.

Job qualifications include:

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Multitasking and creating problem-solving skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic knowledge of climbing techniques, equipment, and safe practices
  • Weeknight and weekend availability

Candidates must be able to commit to 1 year of employment to be considered.

Energetic, self-directed, and outgoing candidates, please submit a cover letter and resume to jeremy@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

Full Time Desk Staff
Dogpatch Boulders is hiring a full-time, long term addition to our friendly and professional Desk Staff team. You will be engaged in various aspects of the gym, including customer service, selling memberships, performing safety checks, stocking merchandise, and maintaining gym cleanliness. Qualified candidates must be:

  • Highly self-directed and hard working; if you see a task that needs to be done, you do it.
  • Able to provide friendly service in a very busy work environment
  • Comfortable with multi-tasking and creative problem-solving
  • An excellent communicator with strong computer skills
  • Excited about bouldering and knowledgeable about the sport, especially with regards to safety and etiquette
  • Available to work nights and weekends

Energetic, self-motivated, and positive candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to db_staff@touchstoneclimbing.com.

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.

HOLLYWOOD BOULDERS

Hollywood Boulders does not currently have any positions available.

VERDIGO BOULDERS

Verdigo Boulders does not currently have any positions available.