Job Summary - SumMAT Ropes Course Specialist

Seasonal, Part Time 
Petra Cliffs Climbing Center and Mountaineering School is looking for a ropes course facilitator to join our team as the SumMAT Camp Ropes Course Specialist. This position helps facilitate outdoor educational adventure programming for ages 6-16 on our high ropes/challenge course at Bolton Valley. The summer season of June 12th - August 25th is a part time, seasonal position, with the option for continued work into the Fall season. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Communicating with camp group leaders
  • Arriving at the ropes course site and setting up prior to the group’s arrival (dependent upon the day’s plan)
  • General risk management appropriate for outdoor activities, low and high ropes course elements
  • Storing, inspecting, and maintaining climbing gear (provided by Petra Cliffs)
  • Maintain and enforce Petra Cliffs safety standards

Qualifications, Skills 

  • Confidence explaining ropes course hazards, teambuilding activities, 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 ropes course facilitation and group instruction
  • Experience working with kids of all ages and backgrounds

Required Licenses / Certifications

Salary commensurate with training and experience