Employment

Employment

 

Who is Ascent?

We are an energetic team of dedicated climbers working together to:

  • Foster community. We strive for a diverse, inclusive, friendly community with a shared passion for climbing.
  • Serve the community. We have the duty and privilege to provide the front range with the best indoor climbing experience possible.
  • Have fun! We're always looking for creative ways to inspire and pleasantly surprise.

Join us!


How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter indicating what position(s) you are applying for to:

Open Positions:

Youth Instructor

You Will

  • Uphold the Mission and Values of the Ascent Studio Youth Clubs.
  • Instruct youth ages 3-14 on the technical skills, techniques, and movement associated with bouldering and sport climbing.
  • Tailor instruction to match the abilities and needs of specific Ascent Studio Youth Club participants.
  • Model and enforce best practices to maintain a culture of safety in the gym.
  • Prepare youth ages 3-14 to be effective and ethical members of the climbing community.
  • Communicate with parents regularly to keep them informed and excited about past and upcoming youth programming.
  • You Are

  • Passionate about climbing.
  • Proficient with technical climbing skills including but not limited to belaying, knot tying, harness usage, and rope management.
  • Experienced in working with youth.
  • Invested in the climbing community.
  • Certified for Pediatric First Aid & CPR (even if not current).
  • Available during the operational hours of the Ascent Studio Youth Clubs.
  • At least 18 years old.
  • Available during programming hours, which are evenings and weekends.
  • This is a part-time position.

    Group Host

    You Will

  • Uphold the Mission and Values of the Ascent Studio Youth Clubs.
  • Work to ensure that Ascent Studio Birthday Parties and Large Group Events run smoothly, and maintain safety and consistency for all participants.
  • Model and enforce best practices to maintain a culture of safety in the gym.
  • Interact with parents as needed to provide the best possible experience for all parents associated with Ascent Studio Birthday Parties and Large Group Events.
  • Ensure all children are supervised during the entirety of each Ascent Studio Birthday Party or Large Group Event.
  • Work with other Group Hosts to deliver the curriculum, organize games and activities, and supervise children in the facility.
  • Arrive early before each scheduled shift to set up necessary elements in preparation for the party or group.
  • You Are

  • Passionate about climbing.
  • Proficient with technical climbing skills including but not limited to belaying, knot tying, harness usage, and rope management.
  • Experienced in working with youth.
  • Invested in the climbing community.
  • Pediatric First Aid & CPR Certified (even if not current).
  • Available during all operational hours of the Ascent Studio Birthday Parties
  • At least 16 years old.
  • This is a part-time position.

    Retail Buyer

    Ascent Studio is hiring a retail shop manager with climbing industry retail sales experience who can drive customer and member satisfaction and set and achieve retail sales objectives. The person in this position is responsible for purchasing, curating the product lines, merchandising, inventory management, staff training, and forecasting.

    We are looking for someone with at least 2 years sales experience, extensive knowledge of POS and Rock Gym Pro, a knowledgeable climber, eager to help our members and customers find the right gear for bouldering and sport climbing, and able to train our desk staff to do so as well.

    The ideal candidate will collaborate with our retail partners to ensure we’re competitive in the local market to leverage our unique position as the premier climbing gym in Fort Collins.

    Perks include quick access to Front Range climbing, free gym membership, gear discounts, and amped co-workers who understand and support your passion for climbing and helping other climbers be their best.

    This is currently a part-time role that could potentially be coupled with other roles at the gym if full-time employment is desired.