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Outdoor Recreation Climbing Center Application

Job Description

The Climbing Center is located inside the Student Recreation Center.


  • Must be outgoing and willing to interact with participants and provide positive experiences
  • Current CPR and First-Aid Certifications or the ability to obtain within one month of hire.
  • Must be comfortable at heights of up to 50 feet, able to lift 50 lbs., use hand tools and general cleaning equipment.
  • Must be registered for a minimum of six credit hours and maintain a 2.25 GPA
  • Must have basic knowledge of the sport of rock climbing and pass Advanced Climber Skills Test prior to first day of work.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform participant check-in duties
    • Sale of Climbing Center passes
    • Ensure waivers are filled out completely
    • Database entry and filing of all paperwork
    • Equipment rental and storage
    • Brief participants on important Climbing Center safety policies
  • Provide belay to participants
    • Educate new climbers (belay commands, climbing technique, spotting)
    • Facilitate each participants climbing experience by providing emotional support and encouragement.
  • Provide a safe and exciting environment for participants
  • Provide excellence in customer service.
  • Establish and maintain clear and open communication with staff and supervisors.
    • Be professional
    • Show respect to all co-workers/supervisors
    • Be up-front and honest with all concerns
    • Except and use constructive criticism as a learning tool
  • Follow, model and enforce all Climbing Center policies and procedures.
  • Assist in observation of all Climbing Center activities and report unusual occurrences to Climbing Center supervisor
  • Attend and actively participate in all training and staff meetings.
  • Perform non-routine tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Climbing Center Employee Job Application

Are you currently living: *
Are you currently employed with Texas State? *
Are you able to work summer 2019? *