Careers

The Gravity Vault Indoor Rock Gyms’ mission is to make everyone’s rock climbing experience with us a positive and memorable one! We strive to provide a welcoming, diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for not only our customers but our staff alike. Whether you’re young or old, big or small, novice or expert we want The Gravity Vault to be your home away from home. We believe that new heights can always be reached, not only on our walls but in all aspects of life. The best way to achieve these heights is together.

The Gravity Vault is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, age, sex, ancestry, national origin, marital status, disability, genetics, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other actual or perceived characteristics. 

Take a look below for all open opportunities at our facilities!

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NJ / Brick

Instructor
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The majority of the staff in our facility are instructors. We look for individuals with a work hard/play hard attitude who want to work in an exciting, dynamic, customer facing roll. 

Job responsibilities include:
  • Belaying for Programs
  • Coordinating Birthday Parties
  • Working at the Front Desk
  • Customer Service
Requirements: 
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Good attitude
  • Flexible availability; weekend and evening availability strongly preferred
  • Patience
  • Strong communication skills

Click here for more information and to apply!

Shift Leader
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

As a Shift Leader at The Gravity Vault you will lead the charge in providing a friendly, organized rock climbing experience for all of our patrons. You will oversee the smooth operation of the front desk, ensure that safety standards are being met out on the climbing floor, and provide guidance to instructors.

Job Responsibilities Include:
  • Overseeing the facility operation and flow of activities
  • Manage Instructors
  • Provide top notch customer service
  • Take bookings and final payments for events and large groups
Requirements:
  • Prior experience in a retail or fitness environment
  • Strong Customer Service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong leadership skills
Route Setter
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The Route Setters are some of the most important contributors at The Gravity Vault. Route Setters are responsible for all of the climbing routes and problems in our facilities. We look for creative individuals who love climbing and are experienced setters. 

Job Responsibilities Include:
  • Setting Routes and Problems
  • Set up and cleanup of Setting Safety Zones
  • Fore Running your Routes/Problems
Requirements:
  • Ability to Climb a 5.13+ and V8+
  • Prior Experience Route Setting Prefered
  • Ability to set creative Routes
  • Competition Setting experience a strong plus
Yoga Instructor
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

Instructors will lead groups both verbally and physically through varying styles and levels of yoga classes. In addition to administrative work required for class, sourcing and or organizing equipment, offering training adjustments and recommendations may be required.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Teaching safe, effective exercises to a variety of student demographics
  • Leading classes according to the schedule provided
  • Maintaining the yoga room and equipment

Requirements:

  • Passionate about yoga and general fitness
  • Extensive climbing experience is not required, but tailoring classes for the climbing needs of students may be required
  • RYT-200, NCCA Yoga Certification or comparable certification
  • Liability insurance policy
  • First Aid, CPR/AED certicifation
  • At least 1-2 years of expereince leading yoga classes
  • Maintain a positive and energetic personal attitude and class in line with gym policies

 

NJ / Chatham

Instructor
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The majority of the staff in our facility are instructors. We look for individuals with a work hard/play hard attitude who want to work in an exciting, dynamic, customer facing roll. 

Job responsibilities include:
  • Belaying for Programs
  • Coordinating Birthday Parties
  • Working at the Front Desk
  • Customer Service
Requirements: 
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Good attitude
  • Flexible availability; weekend availability strongly preferred
  • Patience
  • Strong communication skills

Please complete an application here for consideration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeoTZtA2YodqGDN5iGagTj1solTKYox7Uzmj3i7V8fGwAcxYw/viewform

 

Team Coach
Job Category: Junior Climbing Teams
Job Description:

As a Team Coach for The Gravity Vault you will facilitate the training for our Youth Climbing Teams.  In the Team Coach role you will have the opportunity to work with other coaching staff to develop and execute training regimens, practice schedules, technique lessons and more. You will mentor the kids as they progress through our program and help them to achieve their climbing goals. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Supervise climbers at practices.
  • Motivate the kids and empower them to reach new heights
  • Maintain an encouraging, yet competitive environment which upholds The Gravity Vault's Mission Statement
  • Attend Competitions with the team
  • Communicate with Climbers and Parents on goals and achievements
Requirements:
  • Competition Climbing Experience Necessary
  • USA Climbing Coaches Certification
  • Excellent Verbal Communication Skills
  • Experience Coaching an individual/team sport at the Youth Level

NJ / Hoboken

General Manager
Job Category: Gym Management
Job Description:

The Gravity Vault Hoboken’s management team is growing! We're looking for an outgoing and energetic individual with a strong work ethic to join our corporate flagship facility in Hoboken as a full-time General Manager. ​The General Manager is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the gym and for keeping them in line with the overall company strategy and brandwide mission.  The candidate will work closely with the Director of Operations as well as the location’s management team to ensure the gym is clean, runs smoothly and goals are being met. They must also help create a positive and inclusive climbing environment for climbers of all experience levels, and have fun while doing it!

Job ​R​esponsibilies Include (but are not limited to):

  • Oversee all facility operations.
  • Become an expert on all programs and options to climb with The Gravity Vault.
  • Ensure company and brandwide mission and standards are met and that all employees are updated and comply with The Gravity Vault's policies and procedures on programming, cleanliness, and safety.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers in person, over the phone, and via email correspondence.
  • Train and supervise Gym Managers, Assistant Managers, and Team Coaches while also coordinating with the Route Setting Team.
  • Oversee and optimize the weekly schedule to adequately meet the business needs of the gym while maintaining sensitivity to employees’ work/life balance
  • Proactively manage the staffing pool by forecasting future changes in workload and staff availability to determine the need to hire staff in a timely fashion
  • Manage payroll and other operational expenses
  • Coordinate with the management team to strategize and set goals for the facility 
  • Plan, execute, and work location and brandwide events including but not limited to climbing competitions and member nights.
  • Promote the company through public relations efforts by creating and maintaining local relationships and by sponsoring and/or participating in community events. 

Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, take initiative and make confident decisions on the fly
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Minimum two years management experience in a climbing gym, fitness facility, or retail setting
  • Valid CPR and First Aid Certification preferred
  • Working knowledge of POS Systems, GSuite and scheduling applications preferred
  • Indoor / Outdoor climbing experience is a plus
  • Full time weekday schedule, with flexible weekend availability

Compensation and Benefits

  • Full Time Salary: Based on experience
  • Health Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Facility Membership
  • Access to pro-deals through our outdoor industry partners

Please click the link below to apply https://forms.gle/muGyAcqqmictJnH8A.

Shift Leader
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

As a Shift Leader at The Gravity Vault you will lead the charge in providing a friendly, organized rock climbing experience for all of our patrons. You will oversee the smooth operation of the front desk, ensure that safety standards are being met out on the climbing floor, and provide guidance to instructors.

Job Responsibilities Include:
  • Overseeing the facility operation and flow of activities
  • Manage Instructors
  • Provide top notch customer service
  • Take bookings and final payments for events and large groups
Requirements:
  • Prior experience in a retail or fitness environment
  • Strong Customer Service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong leadership skills

Please email hoboken@gravityvault.com with your resume and cover letter.

 

Belayer
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The Gravity Vault in Hoboken, NJ is looking for highly energetic individuals to work in our Corporate Flagship facility as Belayers. Our Belayers are the staff on the climbing floor and are the embodiment of The Gravity Vault mission statement. They belay, instruct, and motivate new and returning climbers during staff led events for both kids and adults. We need people who are going to provide exceptional customer/climbing experiences for climbers of all abilities and ages!

Basic job duties include but are not limited to providing excellent climbing experiences for all ages and abilities, the ability to instruct and give direction to large groups of people, belaying individuals for different staff led programs including private sessions, team building programs, birthday parties, and classes, and maintaining a clean and safe facility.

 All candidates must be willing to make the customer experience a priority, and engage with climbers to keep them excited for climbing at The Gravity Vault!

Job Requirements
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to take direction and work as part of a team.

  • Willingness to maintain and clean the gym throughout your shift.

  • Weekend and / or closing availability.

  • Minimum availability of 10 hours per week.

  • Retail, Customer Service, or Hospitality experience a plus.

  • Indoor / Outdoor climbing experience a plus.

 

Compensation & Benefits
  • Part Time Hourly Wage - Based on Experience

  • Access to pro-deals through our outdoor industry partners

  • Employee Membership after initial probationary period with maintained availability

 

Click here to apply now!

 

Front Desk
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The Gravity Vault in Hoboken, NJ is looking for highly energetic individuals to work in our Corporate Flagship facility as Front Desk Staff. Our Front Desk Staff are the first to greet every person that enters the gym and are the embodiment of The Gravity Vault mission statement. They insure every person regardless of identity, age, or experience feels welcomed to a safe, fun, and clean climbing environment. We need people who pride themselves on a job well done, excel in providing exceptional customer/climbing experiences, who are goal and detail oriented, eager, and who are willing to perform the daily tasks needed to maintain a clean gym and welcoming community.  

Basic job duties include but are not limited to retail and membership sales, informing members and new climbers of different programming options, answering the phone, teaching top rope belay certification class, and booking staff led events.

All candidates must be willing to engage with members and new climbers to keep them excited for climbing at The Gravity Vault! 

 Job Requirements
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to take direction and work as part of a team.

  • Willingness to maintain and clean the gym throughout your shift.

  • Weekend and / or closing availability.

  • Minimum availability of 15 hours and 2 days per week.

  • Retail, Customer Service, or Hospitality experience a plus.

  • Indoor / Outdoor climbing experience a plus.

 

Compensation & Benefits
  • Part Time Hourly Wage - Based on Experience

  • Access to pro-deals through our outdoor industry partners

  • Employee Membership after initial probationary period with maintained availability

 

Click here to apply now!

NY / Melville

Instructor
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The majority of the staff in our facility are instructors. We look for individuals with a work hard/play hard attitude who want to work in an exciting, dynamic, customer facing role. 

Job responsibilities include:
  • Belaying for Programs
  • Coordinating Birthday Parties
  • Working at the Front Desk
  • Customer Service
Requirements: 
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Good attitude
  • Flexible availability; weekend, holiday and closing shift availability is a must
  • Patience
  • Strong communication skills

Email us at melville@gravityvault.com for an application

General Manager
Job Category: Gym Management
Job Description:

We are seeking a strong candidate to fill the key role of General Manager to oversee all staff, budgets and operations of our Indoor Rock Climbing facility. General Manager responsibilities include formulating overall strategy, managing people and establishing policies. To be successful in this role, you should be a thoughtful leader and a confident decision-maker, helping our team develop and be productive, while ensuring operational efficiency and overall profitability of the business. In this Senior Leadership position you’ll be instrumental in helping the company grow and thrive.

Job Responsibilies:
  • Oversee day-to-day operations
  • Design strategy and set goals for growth
  • Maintain budgets and optimize expenses
  • Set policies and processes
  • Ensure employees work productively and develop professionally
  • Oversee recruitment and training of new employees ensuring a focus on diversity
  • Evaluate and improve operations and financial performance
  • Direct the employee assessment process
  • Prepare regular reports for upper management
  • Ensure staff follows health and safety regulations
  • Provide solutions to operational issues
  • Create strong relationships within our Climbing community, customer and supplier base
  • Provide ideas and implement them to build a better facility for our members and guests
Skills:
  • Proven experience as a General Manager or similar role in a Fitness and Recreation environment.
  • Climbing Gym Management experience highly desirable but not essential.
  • Experience in planning and budgeting
  • Knowledge of business process and functions (finance, HR, procurement, operations etc.)
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Fluency in MS Office & Social Media applications. Photoshop or Canva experience a plus
  • Bachelors Degree in a relevant field

 Email us at melville@gravityvault.com for an application

Route Setter
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The Route Setters are some of the most important contributors at The Gravity Vault.

We are currently looking to hire a head Route Setter and Route Setting Staff.

Route Setters are responsible for all of the climbing routes and problems in our facilities. We look for creative individuals who love climbing and are experienced setters. 

Job Responsibilities Include:
  • Setting Routes and Problems
  • Set up and cleanup of Setting Safety Zones
  • Fore running your Routes/Problems
Requirements:
  • Ability to fore run 5.13+ and V8+ preferred
  • Prior Experience Route Setting
  • Ability to set creative Routes
  • Competition Setting experience a strong plus

Email us at melville@gravityvault.com for an application

NJ / Middletown

Instructor
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The majority of the staff in our facility are instructors. We look for individuals with a work hard/play hard attitude who want to work in an exciting, dynamic, customer facing roll. 

Job responsibilities include:
  • Belaying for Programs
  • Coordinating Birthday Parties & Other Group Events
  • Working at the Front Desk
  • Customer Service
Requirements: 
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Good attitude
  • Flexible availability; weekend availability strongly preferred
  • Patience
  • Strong communication skills

To apply for this poisiton fill out this eform:

https://goo.gl/forms/2b9QGAYUb1mfNXKl2

 

Team Coach
Job Category: Junior Climbing Teams
Job Description:

As a Team Coach for The Gravity Vault you will facilitate the training for our Youth Climbing Teams.  In the Team Coach role you will have the opportunity to work with other coaching staff to develop and execute training regimens, practice schedules, technique lessons and more. You will mentor the kids as they progress through our program and help them to achieve their climbing goals. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Supervise climbers at practices.
  • Motivate the kids and empower them to reach new heights
  • Maintain an encouraging, yet competitive environment which upholds The Gravity Vault's Mission Statement
  • Attend Competitions with the team
  • Communicate with Climbers and Parents on goals and achievements
Requirements:
  • Competition Climbing Experience Necessary
  • USA Climbing Coaches Certification
  • Excellent Verbal Communication Skills
  • Experience Coaching an individual/team sport at the Youth Level
Route Setter
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The Route Setters are some of the most important contributors at The Gravity Vault. Route Setters are responsible for all of the climbing routes and problems in our facilities. We look for creative individuals who love climbing and are experienced setters. 

Job Responsibilities Include:
  • Setting Routes and Problems
  • Set up and cleanup of Setting Safety Zones
  • Fore Running your Routes/Problems
Requirements:
  • Ability to Climb a 5.13+ and V8+
  • Prior Experience Route Setting
  • Ability to set creative Routes
  • Competition Setting experience a strong plus
Yoga Instructor
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

Instructors will lead groups both verbally and physically through varying styles and levels of yoga classes. In addition to administrative work required for class, sourcing and or organizing equipment, offering training adjustments and recommendations may be required.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Teaching safe, effective exercises to a variety of student demographics
  • Leading classes according to the schedule provided
  • Maintaining the yoga room and equipment

Requirements:

  • Passionate about yoga and general fitness
  • Extensive climbing experience is not required, but tailoring classes for the climbing needs of students may be required
  • RYT-200, NCCA Yoga Certification or comparable certification
  • Liability insurance policy
  • First Aid, CPR/AED certicifation
  • At least 1-2 years of expereince leading yoga classes
  • Maintain a positive and energetic personal attitude and class in line with gym policies

 

PA / Radnor

Instructor
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The majority of the staff in our facility are instructors. We look for individuals with a work hard/play hard attitude who want to work in an exciting, dynamic, customer facing role. 

Job responsibilities include:
  • Belaying for Programs
  • Coordinating Birthday Parties
  • Working at the Front Desk
  • Customer Service
Requirements: 
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Good attitude
  • Flexible availability; weekend availability strongly preferred
  • Patience
  • Strong communication skills

Please email radnor@gravityvault.com for an application or more information

Team Coach
Job Category: Junior Climbing Teams
Job Description:

As a Team Coach for The Gravity Vault you will facilitate the training for our Youth Climbing Teams.  In the Team Coach role you will have the opportunity to work with other coaching staff to develop and execute training regimens, practice schedules, technique lessons and more. You will mentor the kids as they progress through our program and help them to achieve their climbing goals. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Supervise climbers at practices.
  • Motivate the kids and empower them to reach new heights
  • Maintain an encouraging, yet competitive environment which upholds The Gravity Vault's Mission Statement
  • Attend Competitions with the team
  • Communicate with Climbers and Parents on goals and achievements
Requirements:
  • Competition Climbing Experience Necessary
  • USA Climbing Coaches Certification
  • Excellent Verbal Communication Skills
  • Experience Coaching an individual/team sport at the Youth Level

Please email radnor@gravityvault.com for an application or more information

Route Setter
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The Route Setters are some of the most important contributors at The Gravity Vault. Route Setters are responsible for all of the climbing routes and problems in our facilities. We look for creative individuals who love climbing and are experienced setters. 

Job Responsibilities Include:
  • Setting Routes and Problems
  • Set up and cleanup of Setting Safety Zones
  • Fore Running your Routes/Problems
Requirements:
  • Ability to Climb a 5.13+ and V8+
  • Prior Experience Route Setting
  • Ability to set creative Routes
  • Competition Setting experience a strong plus

Please email radnor@gravityvault.com for an application or more information

NJ / Upper Saddle River

Instructor
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The majority of the staff in our facility are instructors. We look for individuals with a work hard/play hard attitude who want to work in an exciting, dynamic, customer facing roll. 

Job responsibilities include:
  • Belaying for Programs
  • Coordinating Birthday Parties
  • Working at the Front Desk
  • Customer Service
Requirements: 
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Good attitude
  • Flexible availability; weekend availability strongly preferred
  • Patience
  • Strong communication skills

Use the link below to apply!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ZIiaufgWQb5CrzsodmmOwagGMh6WaheBklTqVwzb3ds/viewform?edit_requested=true

Assistant Gym Manager
Job Category: Gym Management
Job Description:

The Gravity Vault management team is growing! We're looking for an outgoing and energetic individual with a strong work ethic to join our team as an Assistant Manager. As an integral part of the managemet team, the Assistant Manager will work closely with the Manager to ensure that the gym is clean, runs smoothly, and goals are being met. They must also help create a positive and inclusive climbing environment for climbers of all experience levels, and have fun while doing it.

Basic job duties include but are not limited to:
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers in person, over the phone, and via email correspondence.
  • Become an expert on all programs and options to climb with The Gravity Vault.
  • Ensure company and brandwide standards are met, and that all employees are updated and comply with The Gravity Vault's policies and procedures on programming, cleanliness, and safety.
  • Help plan, execute, and work location and brandwide events including but not limited to climbing competitions and member nights.
  • Coordinate staffing for events, classes, and instructor led climbing options.
  • Help train and manage all Shift Leader, Belayer, and Front Desk Employees.
Job Requirements:
  • Management experience in a climbing gym, fitness facility, or retail setting
  • Ability to take initiative and make confident decisions on the fly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Indoor / outdoor climbing experience is a plus
  • CPR and CWI certification is a plus
  • All candidates must be willing to make the customer experience a priority and engage with climbers to keep them excited for climbing at The Gravity Vault!
Compensation & Benefits:
  • Full Time Salary Based on Experience
  • Health Benefits (Location dependant)
  • Paid time off
  • Access to pro-deals through our outdoor industry partners
  • Employee Membership

Use the link below to apply!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSezY0h0TwkZUML9ck48pUyjDQ_E8NzQJh7dpgwgl_HGGys40A/viewform?usp=sf_link

NJ / Voorhees

Instructor
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

The majority of the staff in our facility are instructors. We look for individuals with a work hard/play hard attitude who want to work in an exciting, dynamic, customer facing roll. 

Job responsibilities include:
  • Belaying for Programs
  • Coordinating Birthday Parties
  • Working at the Front Desk
  • Customer Service
Requirements: 
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Good attitude
  • Flexible availability; weekend availability strongly preferred
  • Patience
  • Strong communication skills

Employment Application:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe6Rt47mrUmDpaBx-1js229WbPtX3wtul6kYAp6_1X4TgbiIg/viewform