We’re busy staffing up for the opening of the BIGGEST climbing gym in the southern hemisphere and we want you!

Here’s some epic facts about the new gym in Paarden Eiland:

  • Building size 3,600 m2 (about 4x the current gym and 900 m2 bigger than Johannesburg).
  • Roped climbing up to 16 m high.
  • 1,000 m2 floor area of high climbing walls, with 150 top anchors.
  • 750 m2 floor area of bouldering.
  • 30,000 grips.
  • A dedicated kids climbing area, for birthday parties and kids programs.
  • 370 m2 of cardio, weights and fitness.
  • 80 m2 of system, campus, moon, hang, peg, compression and Pluto boards.
  • 250 m2 gear shop, almost double our current size.
  • 100 m2 yoga studio, 4x our current size.

Come join the winning CityROCK team! We are hiring these full-time positions:

Assistant Gym Manager – Cape Town branch

Responsibilities include hiring, training, and managing a staff of front desk employees and climbing instructors. It also includes managing the facility & its daily functions as well as climbing and fitness programs and community events. You will also work as part of a management team alongside the other gym managers.

Start date: Immediately

Job Requirements:


  • Matric
  • Computer Literate: Microsoft Excel, Word, Sage Evolution a bonus
  • Good telephone etiquette
  • Bilingual (English and Afrikaans)
  • Previous managerial experience
  • Own reliable transport
  • Candidates must be willing to work evening shifts & alternative weekends
  • Preferably between ages 20yrs – 35yrs
  • someone who is fit and enjoys exercising.
  • Non-smoker


  • Interaction and communication with customers
  • Training of staff
  • Overseeing all day to day running’s and procedures of the gym
  • Scheduling of events
  • Monitoring membership sales & cancellations
  • Monitoring bookings for birthdays, corporate and gym events
  • Dealing with customers’ queries and complaints
  • Working with Sage Evolution for reports and receiving of stock
  • Managing daily cash-ups
  • Writing a monthly newsletter
  • Liaising with event coordinators and designers
  • Actively grow the business through new marketing opportunities
  • Ensuring safety procedures are upheld at all times


  • A candidate must be willing to work independently as well as a team player
  • Must be able to deal with customers, and a large staff compliment.
  • Must be able to handle change and be flexible with work situation
  • Patient, organized and deadline orientated. Good at report back and follow through
  • Provide great customer service, problem solving and be able to think on your feet
  • Must be willing to ‘get your hands dirty’ and willing to go the extra mile

Please email summarized CV to margaret@cityrock.co.za
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
If you have not heard from us in two weeks consider your application unsuccessful.