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Climbing Site Manager

Application opens in early 2023.

Job Details

Job Description:

Climbing Site Managers: The Adventure WV Climbing Site Managers work to support outdoor climbing operations for Adventure WV. This includes facilitating climbing experiences for First Year Trips, ORC climbing trips, internal WVU groups, external groups, and Welcome Week.

During the summer site managers can also expect to assist with climbing wall operations at the student rec center through open wall hours, special events, and youth programming. This position provides part-time, up to 20 hours/week of work throughout the summer with varied hours and position responsibilities, along with limited weekend work throughout the academic year.

Site managers will develop/practice a wide range of skills, including technical climbing systems, leadership, collaboration, and education. More specifically, Climbing Site Managers will manage all aspects of the First-Year Trips climbing activities at Coopers Rock State Forest, Climbing Wall operations on-campus during open hours, Climbing Wall special events, and other potential climbing recreation trips and events.

Duty and Responsibilities:

  • Enforcing policy and procedure

  • Belaying users

  • Managing risks in a vertical environment

  • Performing rescue procedures

  • Customer service

  • Inspecting equipment

  • Belay monitoring

  • Building and inspection of anchor systems

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum age of 18

  • Must be able to perform physical tasks requiring holding body weight

  • Ability to demonstrate required technical systems upon training

  • Ability to work varied hours outside of a normal workday (such as evenings, weekends, and holidays)

Benefits:

  • $10.50/hour starting wage

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Opportunity to work with professional staff members and gain relevant skills and experience

  • Be a part of a supportive team

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