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Employment

Please see our job listings below. If no positions are available you can still send in your resume to and we will save it for future job openings. Climbing experience required. Please include a climbing resume.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Summer Camp Director

Stone Gardens is hiring a Summer Lead Instructor for our 2019 Rock Climbing Summer Camps.  Candidates must enjoy working with kids and have outdoor climbing experience. 

General Description: Applicants must have climbing teaching experience, an energetic personality and be able to manage a group of staff to teach safe climbing practices to children.

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage a safe and fun learning environment.
  • Run age-appropriate activities that motivate and engage kids to learn rock climbing and facilitate personal growth.
  • Supervise a staff of two other camp instructors
  • Teach knot-tying, lead and top rope belaying and teamwork to a variety of ages.
  • Set up and take down anchors and top ropes on our outdoor climbing days as well as provide safe site management.
  • Work well as a team member with other instructors.
  • Report to the Summer Camp Director and the Climbing School Director

 Desired Qualifications: Preference given to those with AMGA SPI or higher certification, professional teaching experience, current Wilderness First Responder and/or First Aid and CPR certification. Other relevant experience includes prior work with climbing camps, other summer camps and high ropes course work. All applicants must be over 18 and are subject to background check.  

 

When: Must be available from June 17-August 30 (includes staff training prior to first week of camp). Work will be Monday-Friday and between 36-40 hours per week.

 

Pay: D.O.E.

 

To Apply: Please send cover letter, work and climbing résumé with references to Joel Sheppard at:  or drop off at front desk.


Stone Gardens Bellevue
15600 NE 8th St, Suite C-1

Bellevue, WA 98008
425.644.2445

 

 

2019 Summer Camp Instructors Wanted

General Description: Stone Gardens Bellevue is hiring instructors for our 2019 Summer Camps. Applicants should have teaching experience, an energetic personality and be able to teach safe climbing practices to children. Outdoor climbing experience is required. 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe and fun learning environment
  • Help run age-appropriate activities that motivate and engage kids to facilitate personal growth
  • Teach knot-tying, lead and top rope and lead belay, and teamwork to a variety of ages
  • Set up and take down anchors and top ropes on our outdoor climbing days
  • Work well as a team member with other instructors while coordinating with the Summer Camp Director

Qualifications:

Preference given to those with:
  • AMGA Single Pitch Instructor certification (or higher level AMGA certification)
  • Current Wilderness First Responder and/or First Aid and CPR certification
  • Professional teaching experience
  • Other relevant experience includes prior work with climbing camps, other summer camps and high ropes course work
  • All applicants must be over 18 and are subject to a background check 

When:

Bellevue: Must be available from June 17th – August 30st (includes staff training prior to first week of camp).  Work will be Monday-Friday and between 36-40 hours per week. 

Pay: D.O.E. 

To Apply:

Please send cover letter, work résumé with references, and climbing history to:

Joel Sheppard:
Stone Gardens Bellevue
15600 NE 8th St, Suite C-1
Bellevue, WA 98008
425.644.2445

 


 

 

 

ROUTE STRIPPER

 

Stone Gardens Bellevue is hiring for a part-time Route Stripper position for between 2-8 hours a week. Candidates must keep personal safety and the safety of others as a top priority. Substantial roped climbing experience preferred, comfortable working at heights, good attention to detail, diligence, works well within chain of command, able to perform physically demanding and repetitive work, must walk and stand on both hard/solid flooring, and on soft/deformable flooring, must be able to easily lift and maneuver heavy objects up to 50 pounds in weight on both types of surfaces. 

Duties 

  • Removes and cleans climbing holds
  • Organizes holds and route setting shop
  • Works at height while maintaining personal safety
  • Reports directly to Director of Route Setting / Head Route Setter

 Pay: D.O.E.

To Apply: Please send Shawn Larson, Stone Gardens Director of Route Setting, an email with a PDF of application packet attached, or deliver the packet in person to the Bellevue Gym. Application packet should include a cover letter, a functional resume and your climbing history.
Send to:
Subject line: Route Stripper



 



 

 


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