Belay Staff


Job Title: Belay Staff

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Hours: Part-time

General Purpose

Belay staff supports parties, special events, and other programming. They serve as belayers for visitors and assist with visitor check-in, gear rental, and visitor experience. Belay staff are friendly, enthusiastic about climbing, and excited to share their sport with others. 

Responsibilities/Essential Functions 

  • Belay visitors during parties, field trips, and other programs and events
  • Welcome visitors to the gym and answer questions
  • Monitor climbing areas for visitor safety
  • Assist with maintenance for facilities and equipment to ensure safety and cleanliness
  • Help shape the Shaker Rocks community culture
  • Display a conscientious work ethic with strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative spirit 
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year of climbing experience
  • Prior work or leadership experience

Facility Environment and Physical Demands

  • While performing the essential responsibilities of this job, the employee will be regularly required to sit in a harness; stoop, kneel, and crouch; walk up and down stairs; walk and stand on hard and soft and even and uneven surfaces; use both hands at the same time; reach overhead with arms; grip with hands; talk, yell, and hear; use a computer; use climbing equipment including but not limited to ropes, harnesses, quickdraws, belay devices and carabiners. The employee will often be required to ascend/descend climbing walls.
  • The employee will regularly be required to lift and/or carry up to 25 pounds, and occasionally to lift and/or carry between 25 and 100 pounds.
  • The employee will regularly be exposed to chalk and other airborne particles, loud noise, falling objects, and trip hazards.


  • Competitive wages
  • Professional development opportunities 
  • Shaker Rocks membership if eligible
  • Pro shop discounts

Job Application Form

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