Challenge Towers Careers

Challenge Towers manufactures exceptional ropes courses, commercial aerial parks, zip lines, and canopy tours for a broad range of commercial and non-commercial operators throughout the U.S. and abroad. We construct high-quality, integrated systems and offer a range of post installation services including facility inspections, maintenance, and staff training. A career with Challenge Towers means being part of a team that works collaboratively in pursuit of solutions and strategies that help our clients manage risk and achieve success.

Current Openings

Challenge Towers is currently hiring for the following positions. To apply, download an application and email it to jobs@challengetowers.com along with a cover letter and resume.

2019 Contract Trainer

Division: Training

Category: Part Time, Seasonal

Reports to: Director of Training and Certification

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: Access to employee purchase of equipment, 4% match of 401k after 90 days of employment

Description: Join the growing and dynamic Challenge Towers team as one of our trainers!  Trainers travel to a myriad of different types of high and low challenge courses, aerial adventure parks and zip line/canopy tours both in the US and abroad to deliver ACCT accredited training offerings to course staff.

Responsibilities:

      • Conducting trainings that meet ACCT and/or ASTM standards
      • Managing risk at height in a training environment
      • Preparing thorough lesson plans, syllabi, and curriculum
      • Completing post training documentation
      • Facilitating written testing and practical skills verification

Details:

      • Single trainings can last 1 to 6 days with additional associated documentation, communication, travel, and prep time
      • Trainings are plentiful in the Spring and Summer, with some trainings occurring in the Fall and Winter
      • Employment is seasonal and on a project by project basis
      • Trainers will shadow and co-train with Lead Trainers before solo-training.
      • Pay is hourly with many weeks requiring overtime
      • Pay is commiserate with experience and very competitive 
      • Travel expenses, housing, and food per diem is provided for training assignments. Trainers are also paid for travel days.

Qualifications:

      • Meet Qualified Course Professional (QCP) Guidelines as a Certification Trainer/Tester as outlined by the ACCT.
      • Current Level II Practitioner Certification or equivalent experience
      • While candidates with strong backgrounds in both low and high ropes are preferred, those with a strong background in only one discipline (low vs high) will still be considered for the position.
      • Proficiency with basic word processing software.
      • Applicants should be able to:
        • manage a group of trainees at height while delivering the highest quality instruction
        • work for prolonged periods of time in a wide range of weather conditions (i.e. precipitation, extreme cold, heat, etc) while managing trainee’s well-being
        • work effectively both individually and as co-trainer
        • comfortably give and receive feedback to co-trainers and trainees
        • maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
        • remain current in industry standards and common practices
        • maintain flexibility with logistical needs of the training schedule
        • confidently manage emergency situations
        • complete training administrative duties in an effective and timely manner

Ready to find join the CT team?

Download an application and email it to jobs@challengetowers.com along with a cover letter and resume.