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Head Route Setter

  • Full Time
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Peter Stancato
  • 2165121841

Website Nosotros Rock Climbing Gym

Good vibes gym

Role: Head Route Setter

Pay: $16-$22/hr, DOE

Location: Nosotros Lakewood and Downtown

Hours: ~30 hr/wk + ~10 hr/wk for coaching


We are looking for an experienced Route Setter with an encouraging personality and alignment of company values to join our team. This individual’s competence and energy will be adopted by coworkers and customers. For ~30 hr/wk as the Head Setter, this person will take full ownership for all of the routes in both Nosotros gyms. Also, if the candidate is experienced and interested, it’s possible to supplement the Head Setter role with Coaching for an additional ~10 hr/wk. Both positions are responsible for LMA (leading, managing, keeping accountability). Expectations are included, but not limited to, below:

1. LMA

  • Serve staff: listen, help, encourage
  • Manage staff: shift coverage, call offs, hire, train, schedule, meetings
  • Keep accountability: review, reward, discipline, fire
  • Resolve staff issues in three days or less

2. Route Setting

  • Interact with customers at least 1 day/wk: ask feedback, make improvements, help them win
  • Foster an enjoyable environment with personality and cleanliness in the gym and hold room
  • Spearheading route quality and consistency with 75+ routes at Lakewood, 60+ Downtown
  • Organize weekly set schedules, monthly team meetings, and quarterly setter trainings
  • Considerate of all types of climbers when leading teams of 3-6 volunteer setters
  • Manage weekly route turnover with appropriate grade distribution
  • Ensure t-nuts and rock walls are operable and aesthetic
  • Provide social media content once or more per week
  • Resolve facility issues in three days or less

3. Coaching

  • Take ownership of coaching, ensuring one or more classes are held in each gym per week
  • Arrive early to classes, providing a welcoming check-in and teaching in a motivating way
  • Support customers in their development with weekly accountability messages
  • Resolve program issues in three days or less
  • Accountable for gym sustainability goals


  • Three years experience climbing and two years route setting
  • One year experience in a management role
  • Capable of forerunning V7
  • Weekend availability
  • USA Climbing Route Setting Level 1, prefered
  • Plastick/KAYA experience, prefered

To apply for this job please visit www.gonosotros.com.