OVERhang seeks a Full Time Climbing Gym Manager

Posted April 28, 2021

Your desire to be a part of an amazing and committed team that grows and supports the climbing community makes you the ideal Gym Manager for OVERhang, Prince George’s Indoor Climbing Gym.

The successful candidate will be able to manage the risks associated with climbing while fostering a culture of safety, fun, and adventure for all.


Core responsibilities include:

  • Recruitment and retention of OVERhang team members, including staff training, professional development, scheduling, and fostering a culture of positive team engagement;
  • Development and implementation of policies and procedures contributing to the culture of excellence and safety that OVERhang is known for;
  • Direct and continuously evaluate the operations of programs and services, including a strong youth climbing program, adult technique classes, group bookings, and summer camp programming
  • Development of marketing campaigns and branding on social media platforms and print formats
  • Provide technical and professional advice on matters regarding the sport of climbing
  • Prepare budget estimates, manage administrative elements, and monitor revenue and expenses associated with current programs, pricing, and new initiatives
  • Development of dynamic opportunities, programs, and events to increase recruitment, membership, and engagement in the sport
  • Cultivating partnership opportunities with community organizations and businesses to build upon the OVERhang brand and fostering a beneficial reciprocal community presence


Preferred Qualifications include:

  • University degree in recreation, tourism, kinesiology, physical education, sports administration, business, or related field, and/or;
  • College diploma in recreation management, sports administration, recreation therapy, or related field and at least 1 year experience in a leadership role;
  • Experience in management with a demonstrated history of team development, leadership, mediation, and approaches of progressive discipline where required
  • Budget development and financial transaction recording, including P.O.S. system, cash, and balancing of daily transactions
  • Skilled at technology, computer, and social media platforms


To Apply:

If you are interested in more information about this position, please contact Lauren at info@overhang.ca. Submit your cover letter and your resume to tamara.shaw@wcgservices.com.  Interviews will begin immediately and will close once a suitable candidate is identified.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.