Senior Setter at Boulders Jobs

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Boulders - Senior Setter - 32 hours a week - Based out of Boulders Cardiff

Boulders is a vibrant and dedicated team whose mission is to:

"Give everyone the opportunity to enjoy the benefits the world of climbing has to offer and help them achieve their climbing goals, regardless of age, ability or background."

Climbing offers opportunities to stay active, be healthier and happier, meet new people, challenge ourselves both physically and mentally and get out and explore the wider outdoors. It spans age, ability and background and offers an ever evolving challenge and opportunities to explore. Indoor climbing is the simple, accessible entry into this pastime. Start in your local centre with a friendly team providing all the advice, mentoring and equipment. From here, join our community and watch the adventure unfold. 


The Role

The route setting team are one of the most important parts of our organisation. They are responsible for resetting the routes at both our Cardiff and Cheltenham sites, setting our bouldering problems, routes, circuit boards, woodies boards, and more. The team also oversee and help to resolve maintenance issues in the centre.

This role is responsible for:

  • Providing creative and interesting route setting across a variety of grades, at both our Cardiff and Cheltenham sites, as well as the other walls we set for.
  • Motivating, inspiring and developing the setting team
  • Maintaining our tools and equipment including auto-belays
  • Helping to oversee social media and the Griptonite app
  • Keeping the centre in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Delegation of workload to the team
  • Upkeep and maintenance of matting
  • Maintenance across sites – either directly dealing with issues themselves or delegating them to the team


The ideal candidate must:

  • Be able to set creative and interesting routes and blocs, with a good understanding of indoor climbing and bouldering
  • Work closely with our Head Office to achieve the Boulders mission of providing an inclusive and fun experience for climbers of all abilities
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Be good at giving feedback to others, even if it is sometimes difficult or constructive feedback
  • Be good at listening to feedback from customers and the setting team below them
  • Be able to leave their ego at the door
  • Always follow industry standards for setting and safety
  • Be organised and efficient with time and resources



  • Salary is £26,000 - £30,000 (pro rata) depending on experience
  • 28 days annual leave (pro rata), rising to 32 after successful completion of probation period
  • Free Climbing for you and a plus one
  • Free climbing shoe allowance from the Boulders shop
  • Help with personal development
  • Discounts in Boulders café and shop


To apply, please send a CV and covering email to

Closing Date: 1st April
Salary: £26,000 - £30,000

For more information Apply Here

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