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Position: Full-Time/Part-Time Routesetter

Location: NYC locations

The Cliffs Climbing + Fitness is looking for creative and motivated routesetters to design thoughtful routes and boulders for The Cliffs climbing community.  Come be a part of a growing company and enjoy world-class trad climbing and bouldering just 1.5 hours north at the Gunks and many other local crags. POC, women, and people of underrepresented genders are encouraged to apply.


  • Set routes and boulders for all climbing abilities that meet The Cliffs quality standards
  • Work closely with the Head Setter and Director of Routesetting
  • Uphold The Cliffs safety standards and best practices
  • Set for competitions at other Cliffs facilities as needed
  • Assist in routesetting/gym maintenance tasks
  • Keep the setters closet clean and tidy
  • Be a team player and have a positive work environment
  • Psyched, can-do attitude and ability to maintain professionalism with other colleagues and the greater Cliffs community


  • Passionate about climbing
  • Experience in commercial and competition setting
  • Ability to climb/forerun 5.12 and V7 (recommended)
  • Ability to lift on average of 50 lbs daily
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • USAC certifications a plus

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Membership to all Cliffs facilities and others near by
  • Discount to our extensive retail shop
  • Climbing shoe contribution
  • Health insurance contribution (FT)
  • PTO: Paid time off (FT)
  • Physical therapy/yoga sessions
  • Professional development (FT)
  • Team building days
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