First Ascent Climbing & Fitness Peoria Routesetter in Peoria, Illinois
JOB SUMMARY First Ascent is seeking a routesetter for it?s Peoria, IL location. The setter will provide an exemplary experience for all those that visit First Ascent through their thoughtful routesetting and positive contributions to the First Ascent community. This is a part-time hourly position ranging from 14 - 30 hours worked per week, with starting pay commensurate to experience. This position requires someone with a strong work ethic and initiative, and who maintains a solution-oriented mindset and thrives when challenged. You will receive direction and support from the Routesetting Supervisor and your peers, and be an integral part of the First Ascent team.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Set routes or boulders at the productivity level designated by the Routesetting Supervisor.
Work with the Routesetting Supervisor to meet facility turnover and grade distribution goals
Assist with other routesetting-related tasks (hold-washing, hold-stripping, wall maintenance, etc.)
All other tasks as assigned by the Head Routesetter or Routesetting Supervisor
Must conduct oneself with a professional and courteous attitude
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Ability to climb 5.11 and V5
Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced and highly variable environment
Must adhere to safe routesetting and work-at-height practices, and enforce these requirements with other routesetting staff to maintain a safe workplace
Must be comfortable working closely with others in a team environment
Enthusiasm for learning and sharing knowledge, and love of climbing and fitness
Friendly demeanor; positive attitude; flexible working style
Must be able to receive direction and constructive feedback well
Ability to lift heavy loads and complete strenuous physical labor on a daily basis
Must be comfortable working both on a ladder and at heights
Must be comfortable with the use of power tools in the workplace
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
At least 1 year of climbing experience
Competent lead climber
Hourly pay based on experience
Free membership to all First Ascent locations
Access to pro-deals
Standard 9am to 5pm schedule, Monday through Friday
Some infrequent weekends or nights may be required dependent on setting for competitions or assisting with events
ABOUT FIRST ASCENT CLIMBING & FITNESS
As a locally grown business, funded by Chicago area rock climbers, First Ascent is focused on growing a vibrant community that shares a passion for climbing and fitness. For more information, please visit www.firstascentclimbing.com, or facebook.com/firstascentclimbing.
First Ascent is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. First Ascent does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protective order status, military status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, ancestry, pregnancy or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. First Ascent prohibits harassment of any individual on any of the protected characteristics listed above.