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    Fulltime Routesetter


    Website Portland Rock Gym

    Est. 1987

    Position: Full-Time Routesetter

    Pay Scale: $21-$24 hourly, based on experience

    Hours: 36-40 hours, weekly

    Job Description: This is a career level position with room for advancement in a quickly growing company. PRG Beaverton’s Phase 2 expansion is expected to be fully operational late this summer, making it one of the largest climbing gyms in the country. The ceiling for growth with us is quickly rising.

    A full-time Routesetter at PRG is responsible for the regular turn over of routes and boulders at both PRG facilities (Portland and Beaverton.) As a full-time setter you will explore and grow both your Routesetting abilities and your work at heights skills each week with an excited and talented crew. PRG will supply you with everything you need to succeed including all of the necessary gear you will need to perform your daily tasks and complete support from our entire administrative team.

    Setters will be expected to set at both of our current gyms (located in NE Portland, Oregon) and our newer facility (located in the west hills of Beaverton, Oregon) weekly.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Set and forerun boulders and routes 4 days a week
    • Strip routes and boulders as needed
    • Wash Holds
    • Replace T-nuts
    • Wash Walls
    • Replace worn-out ropes
    • Update and maintain Kaya and Plastick as well as in house tags and signage
    • Stay fit and healthy as best as you are able


    • USAC Level 1 setting certification or higher
    • Ability to forerun V7 and 5.13
    • Any additional Work at Heights certifications (Petzl, SPRAT, Etc.)
    • 2+ year(s) of commercial Routesetting experience


    • Up to 3 Weeks PTO- Accruing over the year
    • 5 Days Sick Leave- Accruing over the year
    • 3 Paid Holidays (December 25th, Thanksgiving, and 4th of July)
    • 401k eligibility
    • Professional Development
    • Health Coverage for you and your legally wedded spouse
      PRG Membership
    • 30% discount at PRG pro shop and 20% discount at PRG Cafe(s)
    • Industry Pro Deals- Including free lift tickets at local ski resorts
    • 2 Hours of paid yoga per week.

    The application window will close at the end of June 1st. If you apply you will receive an email letting you know if we wish to proceed with your application or if we have chosen to continue with a different candidate at that time.

    This position’s start date is flexibly between mid- May and end of August, 2024.

    If interested, please email your resume and cover letter introducing yourself to our Director of Routesetting Nick Gagliardi- Holds@Portlandrockgym.com

    To apply for this job email your details to holds@portlandrockgym.com

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