Interested in working at Durham Climbing Centre? We are recruiting now!
Durham Climbing Centre are looking for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our established coaching and reception team!
We have several positions available for –
Climbing Centre Assistants
Customer Service Advisors
Experienced Route Setters
Durham Climbing Centre is one of the longest standing climbing walls serving the North East of England and surrounding areas. Durham Climbing Centre prides itself on offering something for everyone from beginner to advanced climbers of all ages and abilities. It’s reputation for high level coaching and facilities for adults and children attracts a wide variety of centre users, schools and groups.
The rise of indoor climbing means participation is growing rapidly by those seeking an alternative to the gym, and by parents realising the physical and social benefits for children from a young age. The inclusion of climbing for the first time at Olympics 2020 seals its pathway for the future.
To meet the growing demand, we are seeking several individuals to join our highly trained team. You will be rewarded with an exciting opportunity to join a fast-moving industry with further training opportunity potential. A statutory leave entitlement and pension scheme are in place. As a member of the team at DCC, you will benefit from complimentary unlimited climbing anytime and discounts on equipment.
Flexible working hours over 7 days per week between operational hours of 8.00am – 11.00pm to include daytimes, evenings & weekends.
We are looking for people with the following essential skills
Excellent customer care skills with a passion for customer service
A team player and the ability to work independently
Friendly, approachable and enthusiastic when working with people
Motivated, energetic and enthusiastic approach
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Attention to detail and a desire to deliver the best service possible
An interest in climbing
An understanding of working in a busy environment
previous experience working with children
Customer care experience
Climbing qualifications or experience
First Aid at Work
Experience of working in similar climbing wall or leisure setting
Starting salary above National Living Wage.
Full time, part time, Permanent
We are looking for several people working from 8 – 36 hours per week over 7 days to include daytimes, evenings, weekends.
How to apply
Please email Centre Manager Hayley McKenna to request an application form.
Closing date for applications: Friday 31st August. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th September.