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JOB DESCRIPTION:

Front desk staff is responsible for a variety of tasks including customer service, risk management, and general climbing instruction. We value friendly, detail-oriented staff, preferably with climbing experience. Applicants must have a strong work ethic, must be efficient and able to work on a reliable schedule. Applicants should have a positive attitude, be quick problem solvers, and work well with others. Excellent customer service is a must.

Work hours: Full & Part-time

Starting pay: $16/hr

Must be 18+ years old to apply.

PRIMARY DUTIES + RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Open and close facility
  • Greet and check-in patrons
  • Give facility orientations
  • Operate cash register and computerized point-of-sale (POS) system
  • Maintain knowledge of gym programs and products
  • Selling membership/passes/retail items
  • Answer phones, take messages, register customers for classes/clinics/events
  • Maintain a clean and organized gym environment for all patrons and staff
  • Teach beginning and intermediate climbing classes based on experience and skill
  • Mitigating and managing risks in the facility
  • Process concerns/complaints in a friendly and professional manner
  • Respond to emergency situations as required
  • Cleaning/physical labour

QUALIFICATIONS

  • First aid/CPR level A before starting
  • Clean Police Information Check before starting
  • High school diploma
  • Previous customer service experience preferred
  • Climbing experience is preferred

TO APPLY:

Please email resume and cover letter to:

Kristine McKay – kristine@blocsclimbing.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

BLOCS is looking for routesetters who can set and forerun consistently high quality and creative boulder problems on a variety of terrain.  Good climbing technique and ability, an eye for detail, and excellent communication skills are required.  Routesetters must be willing to learn and further develop routesetting and overall climbing skills.

This is a part time position (1-2 days/week) with availability to work special events, clinics and competitions.

NOTE: regular shifts are during the week, during the day, all year round

Must be 18+ years old to apply

PRIMARY DUTIES  + RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Set and forerun full range of boulder problems according to setting objectives
  • Involvement in daily route setting activities (e.g. holds stripping and washing)
  • Ensure staff and customer safety during route setting activities
  • Organise, inspect and maintain setting equipment, holds, and climbing wall
  • Assist the head routesetter with various day-to-day operations and ongoing tasks
  • Assist with general gym maintenance when needed
  • Uphold gym safety standards and best practices
  • Set for climbing competitions, clinics, and special events
  • Respond to member/staff feedback on routes

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous route setting experience
  • Indoor and outdoor bouldering experience preferred
  • Comp setting experience a plus
  • Have a good understanding of climbing movement and technique
  • Ability to seek, accept, and give constructive feedback and criticism
  • Climbing wall and equipment inspection and maintenance experience preferred

TO APPLY:

Please email resume and cover letter outlining climbing and setting experience to:

Selena Wong – selena@blocsclimbing.com