The Boulder Climbing Community is looking to hire professional individuals for its Front Range Climbing Stewards (FRCS) crew for the 2021 field season. This position requires a passion for the outdoors, proven trail-building skills, conservation, and stewardship education experience, excellent communication skills, volunteer coordination experience and team collaboration. The FRCS level II crewmember position is part of a professional steward program designed to complete a variety of projects associated with improving environmental, safety and user conditions at climbing areas throughout the Front Range region. The FRCS level II crew position is a field-based position, consisting of regular physically demanding work on-trail, at the crags, as well as a small amount of work within the community.

Please see the full job posting at https://www.boulderclimbers.org/opportunity

Tagged as: Climbing Skills, Conservation, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


-Moderate to advanced knowledge and experience in trail construction and restoration with an emphasis on intensive projects, stonework, stone quarrying, rigging, and material management.
-Moderate to advanced experience in rope work and anchor building.
-Experience training, supervising and/or managing other staff and volunteers.
-Keen judgment and experience managing risk.
-Possesses a very strong work ethic, drive for a quality finished product and strong problem-solving skills.

Preferred Skills:

-A high level of fitness: Hiking with weight and on varied terrain, strong cardiovascular fitness, ability to lift up to and exceeding 50 lbs on a continual basis.
-Extreme flexibility, adaptability, creativity and ability to multitask and think quickly on one’s feet.
-Ability to learn and master new skills on a continual basis.
-Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

About Boulder Climbing Community

The Boulder Climbing Community is a non-profit organization that connects and supports climbers, climbing organizations, land managers, and businesses in the Boulder area, in order to protect and care for the climbing areas we love.

Our hallmark program is the Front Range Climbing Stewards, a full-time professional trail work team. We've also helped replace hundreds of old bolts and anchors, and provided thousands of free wag bags at stations we installed.

Application Instructions

Send resume, and cover letter, specifically addressing your qualifications as related to the position, electronically to Ryan Kuehn, Program Manager, FRCS: [email protected] Please write "2021 Level II Crew position" on the subject line. The job search will continue until the positions are filled. No calls or paper submissions please.