Employment at RCF

RCF is more than a climbing gym. It is the center of the Southern Connecticut climbing community. RCF is a place of diversity where everyone is encouraged to add their ideas, passions and strengths to the team in a professional and constructive manner. RCF believes that the employer-employee relationship should be one of dialogue and mutual respect. RCF is a group effort, where each employee adds their part to the whole.

 

InstructoR

Position Description:

As an instructor you will be the public face of RCF. 

Job Responsibilities Include:

Belaying customers

Teaching belay courses

Taking bookings over the phone and in person

Running the register

Selling equipment

Being an energetic part of the community

Desired Qualifications: 

Previous climbing experience

Previous customer service experience

Previous sales experience

Compensation:

DOE

Application Deadline:

Open until filled.

Route Setter

Position Description:

Route setters are the craftspeople who make climbing at RCF possible. It is their skill, patience and dedication that makes the climbing experience at RCF consistent and satisfying.

Job Responsibilities Include:

Working under the guidance of the Wall Manager and Assistant Wall manager.

Setting routes of specific pre-determined grades.

Participating in group forerunning of all routes.

Stripping and washing holds as necessary.

Assisting in wall maintenance as required.

Occasionally assisting with other gym tasks as required.

Executing all duties in compliance with OSHA standards.


Desired Qualifications: 

Previous commercial route setting experience (USAC route setting certification desirable).

Previous experience setting for USAC Competitions.

The ability to forerun 5.12 and V8.

The ability to professionally take and discuss feedback.

CPR and AED certified.

Compensation:

DOE

Application Deadline:

Open until filled.

Apprentice Route Setter

Position Description:

Route setters are the craftspeople who make climbing at RCF possible. It is their skill, patience and dedication that makes the climbing experience at RCF consistent and satisfying. Route Setting Apprentices will support our more experienced Setters while learning the craft of route setting on the job. 

Job Responsibilities Include:

Working under the guidance of the Wall Manager and Assistant Wall manager.

Stripping Walls

Washing Holds

Assisting with forerunning

Learning the basics of route setting

Assisting in wall maintenance as required.

Occasionally assisting with other gym tasks as required.

Executing all duties in compliance with OSHA standards.

Desired Qualifications: 

The ability to work 5.11 and boulder V6.

The ability to professionally take and discuss feedback.

CPR and AED certified.

Compensation:

DOE

Application Deadline:

Open until filled.