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Climbing Wall Staff

Applications for Spring 2024 are closed. Please check back soon for Fall openings.

Job Details

Job Description:

Climbing Wall General Staff: General Staff help create a welcoming presence while monitoring belays or administering the front desk. Belay monitors should be prepared to manage risk in an indoor climbing environment and coach clients in techniques among other duties. Front desk administrators should be prepared to offer quality customer service, distribute and track equipment, follow record keeping procedures at the climbing wall.

Duty and Responsibilities:

  • Enforcing policy and procedure

  • Administering belay tests

  • Belaying users

  • Managing risks in a vertical environment

  • Performing rescue procedures

  • Customer service

  • Inspecting equipment

  • Belay monitoring

  • Tracking and inventorying equipment

  • Front desk administration

  • Opening and closing facility

Job Requirements:

  • Must be a WVU belayer or be able to pass a WVU belay test

  • Minimum age of 18

  • Demonstrated interest in climbing and/or the WVU community

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

  • Ability to demonstrate required technical systems upon training


  • $10/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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