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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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
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

Director of Routesetting & Youth Programming
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

Job Description:
Reporting to our Vice President of Operations, as Director of Routesetting & Youth Programming you will be an integral part of the leadership team and will be responsible for all Route Setting and USA Climbing Youth Team Programming Operations for Gravity Vault’s New York based locations.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Overall ownership of all Route Setting operations
  • Ensuring the safe operations of all Route Setting activities
  • Setting Routes and Problems
  • Set up and management of Setting Safety Zones for team
  • Fore running Routes/Problems
  • Gathering feedback from the member community
  • Leadership, Development and Team Building of Route Setters
  • Ownership of hold selections and supplier relationships
  • Coordination and execution of all Climbing floor and Route Setting related maintenance
  • Chief local competitions
  • Leadership of Youth Programming specific to USA Climbing Youth Team program
  • Development of Youth Climbers
  • Leadership, Development and Team Building of Team Coaches

Requirements:

  • Strong desire to progress a career position as a Head Route Setter, Coach and integral member of the company leadership team.
  • Ability to fore run 5.13+ and V8+ preferred
  • At least 5 years of prior Route Setting experience
  • Competition Setting experience required
  • USAC Level 2 or 3 certification a strong advantage
  • At least 3 years of prior Youth Team Coaching experience
  • Ability to demonstrate Leadership by example
  • Ability to demonstrate creative thinking and problem solving
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft applications such as word and excel
  • Demonstrated leadership experience

Compensation:

This is a full time salaried career level position. A comprehensive and competitive compensation package is provided including:

  • Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical Benefit program
  • 401K retirement plan program participation
  • Qualification for company incentive bonus plan
  • Schedule flexibility