The Front Climbing Club

FRONT DESK STAFF

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We’re looking for full-time Front Staff to be the friendly, knowledgeable and passionate face of our Salt Lake gym. Our perfect candidate is a self-motivating people person with an unyielding passion for life, climbing and the outdoors, and a 5.14 smile.

Basic job duties include but are not limited to: retail gear and membership sales, checking members in at the front desk, Tasmanian devil-style cleaning, answering the phone like it’s your job (it will be), and channeling your indomitable stoke to each and every climber who walks through the door. However, this is not just a front desk job. We are looking for people who can bring expertise in various specific areas such as instruction, retail, youth programming, graphic design and event coordination. We want people that can contribute and help us build the best gym in the country. If you have the drive and ability, this is a job that has room for advancement and long term stability.

Perks include a free gym membership, gear discounts and rad co-workers who understand and support your passion for all things outdoors. If you’re psyched to be a part of Salt Lake’s first and largest climbing and fitness gym, please send your resume to employment@thefrontclimbingclub.com.

HR ASSISTANT

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We are looking to add an HR Assistant to our team whose role will be focused on creating learning & development programs. The ideal candidate will be committed to delivering impactful programs that help our employees do their best work and assist in fostering a culture of continuous learning. This role will also assist in a variety of administrative tasks such as filing, compliance, recruiting, and other programs to improve processes at both The Front Climbing Club and Vertical Solutions.

  • High school diploma is required and a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or another relevant field is preferred;
  • Minimum of 1-2 years human resources experience, preferably in the outdoor, construction or manufacturing industry;
  • Knowledge of effective learning and development methods including understanding of learning trends and best practices;
  • Experience with multiple Learning Management Systems (LMS) a plus;
  • 1-2 years’ experience presenting to large and small groups;
  • Be able to collaborate and innovate as a means to create exceptional value for our members, our company, and ourselves.

If your passion is in both people and the outdoor industry please send a resume to employment@thefrontclimbingclub.com.

RETAIL MANAGER

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The Front’s Retail Shops are looking for a Manager with climbing or outdoor industry sales experience who can drive customer and member satisfaction and achieve retail sales objectives. This role will be responsible for overall shop management, purchasing, merchandising, inventory management, staff training, and analyzing retail sales figures to forecast future volumes.  

Minimum of 3 years sales experience and must be a knowledgeable climber eager to help our members and customers find the right gear, whether it’s from our deep selection of climbing gear or from our wide selection of outdoor and yoga apparel. The ideal candidate will help develop our staff training program, collaborate with our retail partners to ensure we’re competitive in the market, and have extensive knowledge of POS, Rock Gym Pro. The Retail Manager will oversee both our Ogden and Salt Lake locations and will need to travel between gyms on a regular basis. The Front’s 3rd location in Millcreek will be opening in the Fall and the Retail Manager will own the creation and management of the new Retail Shop! 

Perks include a free gym membership, health care, gear discounts, and rad co-workers who understand and support your passion for all things outdoors. 

Submit resume and cover letter to employment@thefrontclimbingclub.com.

ROUTE SETTER

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Responsibilities:

  • Sets routes/problems to requested grade;
  • Strips handholds and tape prior to setting wall sections;
  • Cleans handholds and the climbing wall;
  • Organizes holds by color and/or type pending on gym and situation as needed;
  • Fixes spinners and t-nuts as needed;
  • Sets for competitions and work events;
  • Floor monitor duties;
  • Performs auto belay orientation/test and lead/TR belay tests in accordance with set guidelines as needed by the Front Desk.
  • Other wall maintenance as needed.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years of gym route setting;
  • Competition route setting experience a plus;
  • Ability to climb V6+ and top rope and lead 5-12;
  • Must wear protective eyewear;
  • USAC and or IFSC certifications are a plus;
  • Ability to work nights and weekends;
  • Ability to commute between gyms;
  • Agrees to follow Route Setting Protocols.

Please send your resume to employment@thefrontclimbingclub.com. 

DATA ANALYST

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The Front Climbing Club, Utah’s premier indoor climbing gyms, and Vertical Solutions, a leading national designer, manufacturer and installer of indoor climbing walls and padding, are looking for an experienced Data Analyst to lead the company’s data collection, analytics, and related operational support. We are looking for someone who has the technical know-how and practical business skills to contribute to our innovative, progressive and growing organizations.

This position will be working with executive management to design, develop, integrate, deploy and maintain business critical systems across several platforms. You must have the ability to prioritize and adjust goals and demands as the company evolves and changes. Two years of business analytics experience required, ideally with general programming skills, and experience with FileMaker plug-ins and/or API integrations. FileMaker certification not required but is a plus. Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to address a wide range of programming and technical challenges and collaborate with management to develop operational improvements. Ability to be creative in approach to accomplishing responsibilities and balance craftsmanship with pragmatism and expediency. Excellent time-management skills are essential.

This is a fully-benefited position that includes a free membership to The Front Climbing Club as well as discounts at the pro-shop and Rumsy’s Café.

 If this seems like the right opportunity for you, send your resume to employment@thefrontclimbingclub.com.

Vertical Solutions

CARPENTER (Traveling & SLC based positions)

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We design and construct every single layer of our climbing walls out of various forms of wood, from a structural plywood base up to highly aesthetic hardwoods. We need rough and finish carpenters to assist in installing panels and finishing birch and other hardwood. We’d love you to have professional on-the-job construction training either as a jack-of-all-trades or finish carpenter. Most shifts when traveling are M-F between 7am to 6pm and averaging 50 hours per week, but the ability to work weekends with overtime is crucial for project completion in many cases. Positions based in Salt Lake are typically 7am to 5pm, M-F with the ability to work overtime on occasion. We are looking for candidates with long-term potential on our team and are interested in working in the outdoor industry.

See a more detailed description by visiting vsclimbinggyms.com.

Apply by sending a resume to employment@vsclimbing.com.

WOOD WORKERS, INSTALLERS AND FABRICATORS

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We are looking for candidates who like to work with their hands who can carry out climbing wall assembly using a variety of methods, including steel fabrication, rough carpentry, paint, epoxy coating, and a variety of general labor duties.

  • Handles tools of various types including heavy machinery
  • Reads plans and blueprints to make sure the diagrams meet specifications
  • Load and unload materials
  • General labor work (e.g. Sweep, clean up job site, run errands, use hammer and saw, demolition, etc.)
  • Forklift certification preferred

See a more detailed description by visiting vsclimbinggyms.com.

Apply by sending a resume to employment@vsclimbing.com.

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

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This role will operate various machinery and tools to manufacture polyurethane climbing holds and silicone molds. They will be responsible for a variety of shop operations including mixing, pouring, assembly, operating machinery, receiving, equipment maintenance, and quality control.  

  • Create a large variety of holds by repetitively pouring, painting, and sanding;
  • Sand and drill holds using various power and hand tools;
  • Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs), general directions, quality-control programs and safety requirements for all production operations;
  • Inspect, weigh, pack and ship holds in accordance with customer orders;
  • Keep a clean, organized working environment;
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing or construction environment is required.

See a more detailed description by visiting vsclimbinggyms.com.

Apply by sending a resume to employment@vsclimbing.com.

Check out all of Vertical Solution’s job postings on their website.