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 plethora 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

2019 Contract Inspector

Division: Inspection

Category: Part Time, Seasonal

Reports to: Director of Inspections

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 course Inspectors!  Inspectors travel to a variety of different types of high and low challenge courses, aerial adventure parks and zip line tours to deliver ACCT accredited Annual Inspections. This is a seasonal part-time position with potential for full-time advancement.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Inspections that meet ACCT and other relevant industry standards using CT protocol
  • Manage personal risk at height in an inspection environment
  • Traveling to / from Inspection sites.  
  • Completing inspection documentation forms and conveying pertinent information to Maintenance Coordinator
  • Represent Challenge Towers in a professional manner

Details:

  • Single inspections can last 1 - 5  days with additional associated documentation, communication, travel, and prep time
  • Inspection assignments can require travel away from home for several days, or over a week
  • Pay is hourly with potential for overtime
  • Travel, lodging, and food per diem is provided for inspection assignments
  • Pay is commiserate with experience
  • Employment is seasonal and on a project by project basis
  • Inspectors that excel may have an opportunity to fill future roles in a growing organization, some of which are full-time
  • Newly hired Inspectors will shadow and co-inspect with Lead Inspectors prior to conducting solo inspections

Qualifications:

  • Current Level I or II ‘In-House’ or ‘Professional Inspector’ ACCT certification, or based upon the ACCT Inspector Certification Portfolio.
  • Extensive knowledge of common high course and low course activities, operations, and construction
  • Familiarity with a number of  aerial technologies
  • Applicants should be able to:
  • Perform Inspections in accordance with ACCT Standards, CT protocols, and other applicable industry standards.
  • Utilize various technologies, including iPad Inspection App, to record data and generate Inspection Reports.  
    • work for prolonged periods of time in a wide range of weather conditions (i.e. precipitation, extreme cold, heat, etc) 
    • work effectively both individually and as co-inspector
    • comfortably give and receive feedback to / from CT Team
    • maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
    • remain current in industry standards and common practices
    • maintain flexibility with logistical needs of the inspection schedule
    • manage his/her personal safety and work within CT work-at-height protocols

Ready to find join the CT team?

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