FSU Climbing Wall is a Campus Recreation program aimed at providing the opportunity to learn and experience the growing sport of climbing. Our wall is located on beautiful Lake Bradford at the Rez and is open to FSU students, faculty and staff as well as to the surrounding community. The program focuses on learning the climbing basics, fitness through climbing, building self-esteem, and having fun. Previous climbing knowledge and experience is encouraged, but not required.   

Applications are currently closed. Check back for details on future hiring dates.

General Information

This job application is to be submitted by individuals who want to be considered for the Climbing Wall Staff position.

Expectations of an applicant include the desire to learn more about climbing, have a welcoming and inclusive personality, and like to work outside. Wall staff are responsible for the set-up, take-down, and proper storage of the ropes and other equipment used at the wall. This includes the ability to climb to the top of the tower and rappel down to the bottom (we will teach you how to do this).

CPR for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid certification through American Red Cross is required for all Campus Recreation employees. Monthly staff meetings and the ability to get out to The Rez is required. Weekends must be available. FSU Climbing Wall requires a minimum 1-year commitment to employment.

Required Certifications

  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross)
  • First Aid (American Red Cross)

These certifications may be obtained within first semester of employment. While Campus Recreation does provide several discounted courses to staff, certifications are ultimately the financial responsibility of the employee.


If you have any questions, please contact us at 850-644-6124 or via email at fsuchallenge@fsu.edu.

Thank you for your interest in joining the Rez Climbing Wall team!