Home Routesetter


  • Full Time
  • Gresham, OR
  • Jul 20, 2022

Website Rock Haven Climbing LLC

Building a better world one route at a time.

Full and Part Time positions available

General Description

Route Setters are the heart of our organization. They create inspiring, fun, and accessible boulder problems for climbers of all ages and skill levels. Route Setters work in small teams alongside the Head Routesetter to collaborate and work efficiently to produce challenging problems with an artistic flare. In order to build community and provide an adventurous, yet supportive, experience for our customers, the route setters are responsible for forerunning their problems. This helps to ensure consistency across  Rock Haven’s grading system when combined with feedback from fellow teammates and members.


Create a variety of boulder problems for climbers of different experience levels
Forerun and adjust boulder problems in a group environment
Provide and receive feedback regarding routesetting
Contribute to hold removal, washing, and sorting holds
Keep an organized and clean work area
Maintain climbing walls, including t-nut replacement, re-painting, and general repairs
Support and be involved with competitions and events

Job Requirements: Mandatory Qualifications

USAC volunteer membership (can complete in first 30 days)
SafeSport training complete (can complete in first 30 days)
Willing and available to complete USAC routesetter Clinic 1 or higher (reimbursement available, terms TBD)
Prior commercial gym routesetting experience

Job Requirements: Desired Qualifications

Have USAC Level 1 or higher certification

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, route setters are regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. Route setters are frequently required to climb ladders and use their hands to attach and remove climbing holds from walls. Route setters must regularly and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Health insurance programs for full time employees
Paid Time Off
401k participation for full time employees
Internal incentive programs
Free Employee membership with access to all programs and classes
Discounts with Rock Haven partners
Discounts on Rock Haven retail

Rock Haven Pillars of Operation

Team Member Experience – make it fun
Guest Experience – attract and enroll
Member Experience – engage and retain

World-class Team Member Education
World-class Member Education
World-class Guest and Community Education

Ethical growth of our team, our member base, and our profitability
Bringing the “Kaizen approach” to the climbing business— standardization, measurable progress, results, innovation, flexibility

To apply for this job email your details to info@rockhavenclimbing.com