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Gym of Rock is a modern indoor climbing gym in Salmon Arm BC. Gym of Rock offers top-rope and bouldering. We are committed to delivering great climbing experiences and outstanding customer service, while talking good care of our employees and the environment. You can learn more about Gym of Rock from our website at


Expected Duties:

Instructors have the largest customer interaction of all our staff and need to be motivated and dynamic individuals who enjoy working with people and instructing indoor rock climbing.  Instructors not only teach child and adult lessons and clinics; they also work regular shifts at the gym interacting constantly with our climbers.

Specific duties will include:

  • Using Rock Gym Pro to check customers and sell products

  • Educating climbers about the gym rules and to competently use our equipment including harnesses and auto belays

  • Offering new climbers an introduction to bouldering and top roping

  • Introducing climbing safety to new climbers

  • Maintain a clean and inviting space for customers which includes, but not limited to: entrance, washrooms, top rope area, preschool area, bouldering areas, climbing floors, party room, front desk and storage area

  • All around proficiency which includes the following, but not limited to: facility tours, auto-belay orientations, bouldering orientations, bookings, and supervisions of guests

  • Extremely knowledgeable in Gym of Rock’s pricing, programs, products and procedures

  • Opening and closing duties with the ability to problem solve independently

  • Contribute to the optimization of operations, hospitality and customer service procedures

  • Teaching child and adult technique classes on a variety of topics

  • Developing a lesson plan for a wide variety of climber abilities


Ideal Pre-requisites:

  • Experience with customer service

  • Experience instructing belaying

  • Extensive experience climbing indoors

  • Excellent teaching abilities

  • Phenomenal customer interaction abilities

  • Professional attitude and an eagerness to share their love of climbing


All Instructors are required to have current first aid training, equivalent to St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid with CPR. Because our employees work with children, Gym of Rock requires all successful candidates to have a criminal record check performed. Gym of Rock will pay the cost of the record check.


It is the intention of Gym of Rock that all instructors obtain certification as a Climbing Gym Instructor, through either the ACMG or CWA. If you do not have any Climbing Gym Instructor certification, you will be expected to demonstrate that you are within reach and qualifications to obtain it. Gym of Rock will pay the cost of this certification for successful candidates*.


This is a full time position that will consist of hours during the day and evenings on weekdays and weekends. 



To apply please email

Subject: INSTRUCTOR application

Include: A cover letter and resume

PLEASE NOTE: Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview


*terms and conditions of this will be discussed with successful candidates.