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Climbing Wall Supervisor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 08/03/2017
Working Title Climbing Wall Supervisor
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Other
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a student worker.

The Climbing Wall Attendant will be responsible for facilitating use of and ensuring safety at the Climbing Wall. Primary Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Instructing patrons on how to properly wear and use the equipment
- Instructing patrons on how to properly tie knots for climbing and for spotting
- Demonstrating the proper technique on how to spot a fellow climber
- Testing each person on this knowledge when they return to the wall to ensure that proper safety precautions are being followed
- Setting new and engaging routes weekly
- Accept payment for climbing passes, lessons, and gear rental
- Monitor basketball rentals and racquetball rentals
- Record usage of the wall and the basketball court with hourly head counts

Job Requirements

- Experience in all aspects of climbing including bouldering and top-roping
- Belaying experience
- The ability to work well with others especially in the facet of teaching
- Fluency in climbing patterns leading to the ability to set new challenging routes for others
- CPR/First Aid certification or the ability to obtain it within 2 weeks of starting

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $8.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 3
Anticipated Hours per Week 12-15
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

4 hour shifts 4:00pm to 10:00 p.m.

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location Trees Hall Climbing Wall
Posting Number S-05118-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a currently registered student taking at least 6 credits?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document