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Head Routesetter

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JOB OFFER:
Altitude Gym, Gatineau-Ottawa’s climbing leader, is looking for a Head Routesetter. Under the supervision of the general management, the person in charge of the routesetting team will be fully responsible for the management of routesetting in the Gatineau and Kanata centres.

POSITION:
Head Routesetter

CATEGORY:
Permanent, full-time

WORK SHIFT:
Mainly daytime. To be determined for special events and competitions.

SALARY:
$50,000 – $70,000 based on experience.

BENEFITS:
To be determined upon hiring.

MAIN FUNCTIONS:
Hire routesetters, manage the routesetting team and maintain good group dynamics and good relations with other employees;
Manage resets according to the established schedule and to the scheduled events and competitions;
Plan the routesetters schedules based on the needs and the sections to be done;
Establish and manage the purchasing budget for holds, volumes and materials in both locations;
Manage the allocation of holds and volumes between the two centres based on events and competitions;
Manage and evaluate the difficulty levels of the routesetters and their bouldering and routesetting styles;
Ensure the safety of routes, routesetters and climbers;
Plan and supervise the guest routesetters;
Keep routesetting knowledge up to date (trends, etc.);
Maintain the work schedule;
Ensure proper functioning of work equipment and cleanliness of work areas;
Carry out all other tasks related to the routesetting department.

Section setting at Altitude Gym Gatineau
Basement (bouldering)
Annex (routes)
Main room (bouldering and routes)
Outdoor park (in-season bouldering) and maintenance of boards and training walls

Section setting at Altitude Gym Kanata
Adults (bouldering)
Quarry (bouldering and auto-belay walls)
Maintenance of training walls

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPECTATIONS:
Minimum of 5 years experience in commercial and competitive routesetting;
Experience in work team management;
Able to set at least 5.12+ and V9 routes;
Able to work easily and efficiently with ropes;
Can lift a 50 pound weight and be in excellent physical condition;
Able to work under pressure and in various circumstances;
Superior organizational and forecasting skills;
Be a good communicator, an excellent leader and have an open mind;
Be autonomous and resourceful.

STARTING DATE:
Immediately

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Send a motivation letter explaining why you believe you are the best person for the job and an up-to-date resume to this address: nancyasselin@altitudegym.ca

Please note that only successful applicants will receive a reply.

Altitude Gym, 35, boul. St-Raymond, Gatineau QC
Altitude Gym, 501 Palladium Dr. Kanata ON

To apply for this job email your details to nancyasselin@altitudegym.ca