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Head Setter

About The Crux

The Crux is a young bouldering gym in Coburg North. We value climbing, developing good relationships, and creating an inclusive environment.


We’re looking for someone who can lead our setting team and set great climbs that will help climbers of all levels grow and develop. 


Role and responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of Operations, your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the setting team, setting new climbs at The Crux on a weekly basis and planning for style and difficulty 

  • Training and providing guidance to the other members of the setting team

  • Identifying safety considerations in regards to climbing routes

  • Coordinating hold washing and maintenance

  • Conducting inspections and management of the climbing wall

  • Inventory management of setting equipment


Key Requirements

  • At least 2+ years of experience setting in a commercial setting

  • Able to set climbs from absolute beginner to very advanced (v7), in a broad range of styles

  • Strong communication and leadership skills 

  • Loves setting climbs and always pushes their setting abilities

  • Values teaching others



Your application should include answers to the following:

  • Where and for how long have you been setting?

  • What are your working rights in Australia?

  • What is your COVID-19 vaccination status?


If you'd like to join our team, send us an email at