Duluth Area Family YMCA

Climbing Wall Attendant - Duluth

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Active since 14-11-2016 Job category Sport
Location Duluth Level Entry level / Graduate
Educational level GCSE / A-Level / Highscho... Employment type -
Hours 4 - 12 Salary $9.50/hour
Come join our team at The Duluth Area Family YMCA! Be a part of a dynamic community driven organization that offers you the opportunity for career advancement, life-long learning and leadership opportunities. As part of our mission to promote healthy living, all employees receive a FREE MEMBERSHIP at the Duluth Area Family YMCA.


POSITION SUMMARY:
Supervise the daily activities at the climbing wall to provide a safe and friendly climbing environment for patrons to enjoy the benefits of indoor rock climbing.


Climbing Wall Open Monday-Thursday 4pm-7pm

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Know and enforce all climbing wall policies and procedures.
2. Visually inspect equipment and facility during opening and closing of wall and report any problems immediately.
3. Provide supervision of climbing wall participants to include belaying and spotting climbers.
4. Provide climbing instruction following established curriculum.
5. Provide assistance to climbers by:
a. determining the eligibility of individuals to use the climbing wall
b. teaching/demonstrating proper use of climbing equipment (harnesses, belay devices, shoes, etc.)
c. maintaining accurate and current records of attendance, equipment inventory, and a list of those certified to belay
d. accurately complete all forms and checklists

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):
Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.
Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.


QUALIFICATIONS:
• Knowledge of indoor rock climbing including climbing technique, belaying, routes and rating systems, and rock climbing safety equipment.
• CPR/First Aid certification required
• Certification in Rock Climbing instruction preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The Duluth Area Family YMCA (the Y) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Y complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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This listing is a part-time job

Job category Sport
Industry / Industries Sport
Region United States
Keywords climbing wall. sports

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Name Heather Klingsporn

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