Job Summary - SumMAT Rock Specialist

Seasonal, Full Time
Petra Cliffs Climbing Center and Mountaineering School is looking for an AMGA Single Pitch Instructor to join our team as the SumMAT Camp Rock Specialist. This position helps facilitate outdoor educational adventure programming for ages 6-16 in our surrounding climbing areas. The summer season of June 12th - August 25th is a full time, seasonal position. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Communicating with counselors to discuss where and when to meet
  • Arriving at the climbing site and setting up prior to the group’s arrival (dependent upon the day’s plan)
  • General risk management appropriate for outdoor activities and in climbing location
  • Storing, inspecting, and maintaining climbing gear (provided by Petra)
  • Maintain and enforce Petra Cliffs safety standards

Qualifications, Skills 

  • Confidence explaining climbing hazards, climbing skills, and emergency/rescue procedures
  • Ability to work and interact with kids between the ages of 6-16
  • Ability to provide a safe and fun experience for all participants
  • Comfortable working outside in all weather conditions
  • Comfortable improvising and shifting activities for the day to keep campers engaged

Required Experience

  • Experience in rock climbing group instruction
  • Experience working with kids of all ages and backgrounds
  • Group facilitation

Required Licenses / Certifications

  • AMGA Single Pitch Instructor certification
  • Wilderness First Responder / CPR

Salary commensurate with training and experience