Climbing Director **^ – Tahosa

Climbing Director
Posted 4 months ago

The Climbing Director is responsible for ensuring campers receive a safe, fun, quality and educational climbing program.


  • Train, supervise and evaluate direct report staff.

  • Ensure BSA climbing procedures are followed.

  • Instruct campers in rock climbing and safety. Offer a quality program.

  • Maintain paperwork and ensure completeness and submit on time.

  • Organize off-site climbs. Coordinate with the Camp Director, EaglePoint Program Director and Health


  • Evaluate staff in the middle and end of the season.

  • Participate in camp-wide activities.

  • Assist in the set up and take down of all camp facilities.

  • Submit a “closing report” at the end of the season which includes inventories, daily duties and

    suggestions for improvement the following year.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • National Camp School – Climbing Director Section (Provided Prior to Camp by the Council)

  • BSA Climbing Instructor Level 2 (Provided by Council)

  • CPR, AED, First Aid, Prior to Start of Camp (Provided if Needed)

  • Youth Protection (Online Prior to Camp)

  • Hazardous Weather (Online Prior to Camp)

  • FEMA ICS 100.c Intro to Incident Command (Online Prior to Camp)
  • BSA Unlawful Harassment Prevention (Online Prior to Camp)

  • Standard Precautions Training (Provided by the Council)

  • FEMA Multi-Hazard Planning for Child Care (Online Prior to Camp)
  • Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Training (Online Prior to Camp)
  • Climb on Safely (Online Prior to Camp)


  • Must be able to read, speak and write the English language

  • Must be able to work outdoors at an elevation of 9,000+ feet above sea level in varying weather


  • Must be 21 years of age or older

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and record insurable by the Council’s insurance company

  • Must have the physical endurance to participate in rock climbing activities

  • Must be able to identify and respond to climbing emergencies with the proper procedure/maneuvers

  • Must be able to pass a background check from the TRAILS database, CBI and the FBI

  • Must be able to become a member of the Boy Scouts of America


  • Climbing Counselor(s)


  • Training prior to camp at Peaceful Valley Scout Ranch is mandatory. Additionally, this position must attend National Camp School prior to the camp season starting.

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Job Features

Job CategoryProgram
Reports toEaglePoint Program Director
Will certify applicantYes
Salary LevelGrade 4
Staff SupervisorYes
Certifications RequiredYes
Driving RequiredYes

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