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Mosaic Climbing is seeking a route setter that is excited to join us as we push the boundaries of fun and creative route setting. An ideal candidate will be capable of working with a creative team, willing to take risks and explore the edges of what climbing can be, and is comfortable working with other route setters of varying experience.

We hope to find someone that is radically compassionate but capable of sharing compelling climbing opportunities. Thoughtful and kind people that can manage to set a high standard of quality will be at the top of our list. If you think you’d be a great fit, we can’t wait to hear from you!

This is an hourly position. Mosaic offers a starting wage of $16/hour with consideration for more experience candidates.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate with the team to maintain the quality and quantity standards for our routesetting product that are centered around the team’s and the organization’s collective values.

  • Be an active participant during forerunning. We consider setting to be a very collaborative effort, and we expect our setters to give and receive constructive feedback.

  • Be prepared to change up the routine by participating in challenges with the setting team.

  • Help the team be aware of overall circuit style, grade distribution within each circuit, and repeating themes.

  • Actively participate in setting team discussions regarding grade distribution, styles, and missing elements in each circuit.

  • Collaborate with the setting team to offer a novel setting product by creating themed sets or competition sets that challenge our members in new ways.

  • Meet facility and OSHA safety standards by wearing ear and eye protection at all times while setting, and following work at height regulations when operating the lift or working on a rope. The safety of you, your coworkers, and our customers is paramount



  • Willingness to work weekends and participate in Mosaic events.

  • Lead belay and climbing competency.

  • Physical strength and manual dexterity required. Setting is a very labor intensive job, and you will be asked to repeatedly lift large volumes overhead, carry ladders and other heavy holds, and strip and scrub large portions of wall space.

  • Ability to operate a lift.

  • Ability to operate power tools, including impact drivers and power washers.

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs comfortably. 

  • CPR/First Aid/AED certified

Route Setter

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