APPLY: Climbing Duty Officer, University of Surrey – UK

University of Surrey – Climbing

Location: Guildford
Salary: £22,284 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 16th February 2023
Closes: 2nd March 2023
Job Ref: 008123

If you’re a passionate climber and wish to introduce others to the sport, get in touch!

We are looking for a full-time Climbing Duty Officer to join the team covering all our opening hours, including weekday evenings and weekends. If you have an upbeat, enthusiastic personality, you will find yourself in good company at Surrey Summit.

As a Climbing Duty Officer, you will run sessions across all ages and ability levels, including our NICAS and Squad programmes and GCSE PE sessions for school groups. You will also be booking customers onto these sessions, all as part of a dedicated team of Instructors, receptionists and other Duty Officers. You will have regular opportunities for route setting on our roped and boulder walls. You will be a point of escalation for day-to-day problems the freelance team members might face, reporting back to the Climbing Duty Manager should anything require further escalation. Furthermore, you will oversee a specific area of responsibility tailored to your skillset to grow and develop under the guidance of the Climbing Duty Manager.

Our offer includes:

  • Free Full Access membership at Surrey Sports Park
  • Full-time contract
  • Funding for NGB qualifications
  • Industry-standard holiday and pension contributions
  • Varied and supportive work environment
  • Trade discounts with selected suppliers for climbing equipment

What we are looking for:

  • Positive, enthusaistic personality
  • Self-motivated mindset
  • Experienced climber
  • RCI or CWI qualifications
  • Weekend and evening availability

This role does not meet the salary requirement for Certificate of Sponsorship.

Further details:   

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the ‘apply online’ button above.

In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you.

The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.


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