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We are currently hiring a

Full time Routesetter Position – Vertical World North

The job of a Routesetter is to deliver the main product consumed by Vertical World clientele, climbing. It is the duty of a VW Routesetter to consistently produce industry leading routes and boulders at any given VW location.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Setting 3-5 days a week at two different Vertical World locations
• Show up on time and ready to work
• Be an active part of a motivating and positive setting environment
• Execute any tasks or goals from Head Setter or Gym Manager
• Keep up to date with training material from Head Setter
• Executing tasks in a timely manner
• Maintain a clean workspace
• Keep climbing wall surfaces and equipment up to VW and manufacturer standards
• Set for competitions and events at VW
• Work a minimum of 30 hours per week

• Minimum 2 years full time setting experience
• Be able to set 2-3 rope routes and 5-8 boulders in a day
• Exceptional high rope access skills
• Intimate knowledge of high access work outside and inside of the climbing wall
• Self-motivated, hard-working, and able to act independently
• Be open to feedback/constructive criticism from Head Setter, customers, and co-workers
• Willingness to execute changes to routes and boulders based on feedback
• Ability to deal with difficult circumstances with a positive attitude
• Understanding of what a good setting program is and the balance needed between operations and routesetters
• Competition experience and USAC certification highly desired
• Climbing ability of at least V5 and 5.12 desired

• $17-19 per hour depending on experience
• Optional health care and dental

To be considered for this and/or future positions, please email resumes and cover letters to: