Work at CityROCK

Full-time Route Setter

(Posted 4 January 2022)


Hey you! Are you a tortured soul torn between your creative soul and engineering brain? Like coffee and climbing and throwing shade? You might just be the hero we need…

CityROCK Johannesburg is looking for two new full-time route setters to colour our walls and keep us in tip-top climbing shape. Check out the job description below and email your CV to (or chat to Cally Bishop when you’re next at the gym) if you think you’d be a good fit for the family.



  • Have climbing experience indoors and outdoors
  • Can work at height, in a responsible and safe manner
  • Have previous setting experience (preferably)
  • Can work anytime between the hours of 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday
  • Are reliable and punctual


The Job:

  • Setting of fun, safe, and creative lead routes, top rope routes, and boulder problems
  • Stripping of routes and boulder problems
  • Forerunning and tweaking routes


If you think you fit the criteria, please send your CV to by 31 January 2022

If you have not heard back from us after two weeks, consider your application unsuccessful.