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Head Route Setter

  • Full Time
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • Nov 20, 2021
  • Marisa Beck
  • 7818019151

Website Latitude Climbing + Fitness

We Build Climbers

Come join a beach community featuring two incredible brand new Vertical Solutions gyms. Started in 2018, Latitude Norfolk is a state of the art bouldering gym. Our roped gym is in neighboring Virginia Beach, opened just last year! Oh and did we mentioned you can also be a part of designing the walls in our upcoming third location?!


Job description:

The Head  Setter functions as a leader of the route setting team of 5 setters and 2 gyms to create enjoyable climbs for climbers of all experience levels. Route Setters are expected to set interesting, thought provoking and challenging boulders that are not overly restrictive or inhibitive for the climber. Route Setters work individually and as a team to fulfill the goals and assignments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Conduct oneself with integrity, honesty, and good character at all times
Efficiently set routes and boulders for all climbing abilities that meet Latitude’s quality standards
Uphold safety standards and best practices as stated in the Latitude Route Setting Manual
Arrive at work with a psyched, can do attitude
Lead and develop the route setting teamPerform  gym maintenance tasks safely and effectively
Be open to interaction, feedback, and constructive criticism from fellow setters and the community
Plan/execute competitions and special events throughout the year
Be a team player
Maintain a positive work environment
Be able to climb V7/5.12b

-be interested in caravanning to the New River Gorge on weekends for fun informal staff outings!

Organizational Relationships

Reports directly to the General Manager and be able to delegate tasks to the routesetting team. Assists and works in conjunction with Front Desk, Coaches, Instructors and Management to support the facility.

Latitude offers a competitive salary (based on experience $42-48k) , health care, and vision benefits, as well as other benefits. Latitude is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Thanks and we look forward to your application!

To apply for this job email your details to MARISA@latitudeclimbing.com