This is the perfect role to combine your passion of the outdoors and building & supporting a team! The HR Manager will be in charge of the company’s benefits plans & perks, payroll, culture, recruitment, compliance, employee relations, and performance in order to provide each of our employees a stellar experience working for The Front Climbing Club & Vertical Solutions. This position will manage the HR team (an HR Generalist and Payroll & Benefits Manager) as well as work closely with our exceptional team of leaders and managers.
The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of HR management experience, a passion for building a diverse and inclusive environment, and most importantly, is proactive and thrives in leading a team and driving strategy & vision.
FRONT DESK STAFF
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.
The Controller is responsible for all business and financial analysis and processes across manufacturing, construction and climbing gym operations. This role will manage cash-flow projections, process control & implementation, and will develop, maintain, & analyze budgets. The Controller will also support their team with day-to-day operations, various reporting, reconciliation and analysis, including maintaining a general ledger accounting system, month-end close, & yearly reconciliations.
We are looking for someone with a minimum of 3-5 years of accounting experience, public accounting firm experience is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics or Accounting and have strong analytical skills, high-proficiency in excel & QuickBooks, and proven experience implementing & maintaining a system of internal controls.
FRONT DESK MANAGER
Our Front Desk Managers are passionate about serving others and are dedicated to developing our team to have the best customer service in the industry. Not only does this role have a huge impact on each customer’s gym experience but will be a key player in training and coaching our stellar Front Desk Staff and fostering our local community. We are looking for someone with top-notch hospitality experience and proven experience of managing a team successfully. Strong communication skills are a must as well as the ability to work nights and partial weekends. Bilingual candidates preferred.
Along with all the climbing your heart desires, The Front provides a fully stocked gym, a broad range of yoga classes, group fitness classes, saunas, youth programs, adult climbing classes, personal training, physical therapy, the largest selection of climbing gear around and a cafe! If this sounds like a community you want to invest in, and you’re looking to build your career in the outdoor industry, then we would love to have you join our team.
The Front’s HR team is looking to add a recruiter to their team who will manage the company’s full cycle recruitment process to grow and scale our teams effectively. This will include crafting detailed job descriptions, sourcing a diverse set of candidates, conducting phone interviews, and a variety of tasks to take a candidate from application to offer. This roll will also assist in a variety of HR administrative functions such as filing, onboarding, and assisting with other programs to enhance the unique culture of The Front Climbing Club. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of successful recruiting experience as well as a passion for building diverse teams & creating a stellar candidate experience. Customer service skills and operational prowess are a must. If you are looking to help build teams in the outdoor industry please apply!
The Front is looking for an experienced Data Analyst who will enable data-driven decision-making and solve business challenges with systems and technology. This will include data modeling, database querying, pulling unstructured data, statistical modeling, and utilizing data visualization to produce analytics and reports to enhance business performance. 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 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 is required, ideally with general programming skills, and experience with FileMaker plug-ins and/or API integrations. We are looking for excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to address a wide range of programming and technical challenges while collaborating with management to develop operational improvements
YOUTH INSTRUCTOR – COMPETITIVE TEAM
The Front is looking for a new Competition team instructor! Our competition team is composed of kids aged 6-18 that show real enthusiasm and aptitude for climbing. The team competes at the local, national and international levels including the national and world championships. While competitions provide the context for the team, our goals are to foster athletic and emotional development for all team members, develop a strong community and, of course, have fun in the process! We are looking for Instructors who have a passion for teaching and excellent communication and motivational skills. The ability to effectively work with adolescents is a must as well as a drive to always offer the best customer service for their team and customers. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in instructing a competition team and a flexible schedule. Late afternoon and evening availability is required to apply!
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If you don’t see a position at The Front that aligns with your experience please check out Vertical Solutions, our sister company’s career opportunities on their website.
This role will operate various machinery and tools to manufacture polyurethane climbing holds and silicone molds. They will also assist with shop operations including mixing, pouring, sanding, operating machinery, and quality control.
• Create a large variety of climbing holds by repetitively pouring, painting, and molding;
• 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;
• Keep a clean, organized working environment;
• Other general labor work (e.g. Sweep, clean up job stations, run errands, etc.);
• Additional duties may be assigned
Operate woodworking machines such as bandsaws, jointers, planers and a variety of other machines and hand tools to cut and shape parts for stock, or to finish and assemble for various climbing gym construction projects. Responsible for performing manufacturing and production assembly tasks thoroughly and efficiently, while ensuring that your work meets set quality standards. Minimum of 2 years rough and finish carpentry experience is required & trade school experience is preferred.
SEASONAL FIELD CARPENTERS, INSTALLERS & LABORERS (TRAVELING)
We design and construct our climbing walls with a welded structural steel frame, three layers of sheeting material and finally various forms of wood, from a structural plywood base up to highly aesthetic hardwoods you see on the surface. As part of our team we’d love you to have professional on-the-job construction training either as a jack-of-all-trades or an experienced rough/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.
Most climbing gyms are in major cities, so this job is a great way to make money working on challenging projects, while traveling to different parts of the US. Housing is typically provided in Airbnbs, as quality of life is extremely important to our company culture. Although extended personal time is supported and encouraged, we have no shortage of work for capable people. We are looking for candidates with long-term potential on our team. Additionally, this is a fully benefited position offering 3 different medical plans, dental, vision, supplemental accident insurance, options for a health savings accounts and major discounts on outdoor brands and products.
Pads & Sewing Manager
Vertical Solutions is looking for a Sewing Manager who will coordinate Habit’s pads production, manage shipping schedules, and manage daily duties of pad installers & sewing staff. Other responsibilities include managing inventory, checking accuracy and quality of materials before packing and shipping, and evaluating and improving existing processes and systems.
• 1-2 years’ experience in the manufacturing textile and/or sewing environment;
• Spanish speaking candidates preferred;
• Ability to operate & perform light maintenance on sewing machines (Juki single and double needle);
• Ability to read, to analyze, and interpret instructions, drawings, specifications, forms, and blueprints.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)