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. 

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CA / San Rafael

Instructor
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

Instructor:

 

At The Gravity Vault Marin Indoor Rock Climbing Gym, we empower our team members to create a dynamic training and recreational environment that promotes inclusion for individuals from all walks of life. We share the common goal of making Gravity Vault Marin a great place to climb and build community, and we want you to help us achieve this.

           

As an Instructor for Gravity Vault Marin, you are the face of the business. You are the primary point of contact for every customer interaction. From front desk check-in to event coordination, you are a customer facing team member that gets things done right the first time. Instructors work directly under the supervision of the management team and coaching staff to ensure a consistent positive customer experience is reached on a daily basis.

 

Responsibilities for this position include:

 

  • Front Desk Operations: Answering phones, collection of customer information and payments. Must be present and attentive to the customers needs at all times.
  • Belay Checks: Review safety standards for ALL individuals entering the gym from initial visitors to returning members.
  • Staff Belay Participation: belay first time visitors or members to enhance their gym climbing experience. Operate as support staff during classes and team programs.
  • Party and Event Coordination: Work directly with the management team to ensure all parties and events exceed customer expectations. You will be the primary point of contact for the party / event host. The ability to positively interact with customers and prioritize their needs is a must.
  • Cleaning and Organization: Must have an attention to detail. Our retail and gym space requires routine cleaning on a daily basis. Instructors are required to execute daily cleaning regiments.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age
  • Must be willing and able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be willing and able to work evening, weekend and holiday shifts
  • Possess strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Enjoy working with young children and adults
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative environment
  • Open to learning and developing skills as a climbing class instructor
  • COVID - 19 Vaccine Required

 

Climbing knowledge and fitness industry experience is encouraged, however, it is not a requirement. You should note your transferable skills, experiences, and ideas that make you a good candidate.

 

This position can become full time with additional responsibilities in coaching, routesetting, or shift leading. If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs.marin@gravityvault.com and fill out an application through this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScL-P13T4AHdTpfo0pi7nUIUv7UfifNsag3YlWgKwTPd02JAw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Shift Leader
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

Shift Leader

 

At The Gravity Vault Marin, we empower our team members to create a dynamic and inclusive indoor rock climbing gym environment. We share the common goal of making Gravity Vault Marin a great place to climb and build community, and we want you to help us achieve this.

As a Shift Leader for Gravity Vault Marin, you will facilitate the daily success of the gym through your leadership support skills. Working directly with the management team, you will assist in the daily operations of the building, mentor the Instructor Staff to ensure our service exceeds  customers expectations, and verify our safety standards are being upheld at all times during your shift. Instructors and Customers will look to you for solutions at any given time. Your ability to demonstrate a positive attitude while solving the issue or concern at hand is critical to our success.  

 

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Front Desk Operational Support: Oversee the facilities operation and flow of activities. Must possess the ability to facilitate Instructors’ workflow through the day. Understand how to prioritize responsibilities in order to maintain a productive gym environment. Coordinate with management on daily retention and acquisition activities.
  • Safety Standards: Ensure all Instructors are held to the safety standards demonstrated in training. Inspect all areas of the gym for safety and cleanliness.
  • Staff Belay Coordination: Review and coordinate Instructor Staff positioning to maximize positive experience for all customers throughout the entirety of the day.
  • Cleaning and Organization: Review, oversee and execute the completion of the daily cleaning regiment throughout the gym. Verify all merchandise in the retail space is neat and organized.

 

Requirements:

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Must be willing and able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be willing and able to work evening, weekend and holiday shifts
  • Possess strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Enjoy working with young children and adults
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative environment 
  • Involvement in training procedures for rescue situations and safety protocols
  • COVID - 19 Vaccine Required

 

Climbing knowledge and fitness industry experience is encouraged, however, it is not a requirement. You should note your transferable skills, experiences, and ideas that make you a good candidate.

 

This position can become full time with additional responsibilities in coaching or routesetting. If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs.marin@gravityvault.com and fill out an application through this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScL-P13T4AHdTpfo0pi7nUIUv7UfifNsag3YlWgKwTPd02JAw/viewform?usp=sf_link



Team Coach
Job Category: Junior Climbing Teams
Job Description:

Head Coach

Job Description

We are seeking a Head Coach to lead our youth climbing team programs. You will be responsible for creating a dynamic and engaging training environment that promotes inclusion and education for all ages and experience levels. The ideal candidate is passionate about working with youth climbers. Through positive reinforcement and motivation, you will promote success on a team and individual basis in both recreational and competitive levels of climbing.

 

Responsibilities

  • Hold practice up to 5 times a week
  • Manage assistant coaches
  • Maintain an active membership as a USA Climbing Coach

 

Requirements

  • Enthusiasm for working with youth and helping them achieve their climbing goals
  • Ability to instruct and manage a group of up to 20 climbers
  • Level 1 USA Climbing Coach at minimum, Level 2 USA Climbing Coach preferred
  • Ability to create a disciplined and structured training program
  • Experienced climbing background with the ability to read routes visually and coach movement for various body types
  • 21 years old or older
  • Covid 19 Vaccine is required


As a candidate, you are encouraged to apply even if you do not meet all of our requirements. You should note your transferable skills, experiences, and ideas that make you a good candidate. The ideal candidate will possess a mastery of climbing movement and excel at working in team and individual environments.

This position can become full time with additional responsibilities in routesetting and/or shift leading.

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs.marin@gravityvault.com

 

Route Setter
Job Category: Gym Staff
Job Description:

Routesetter

Job Description

Routesetting is a crucial task for Gravity Vault Marin since routesetters are responsible for creating and maintaining the quality and diversity of climbs that The Gravity Vault seeks in each of its facilities. We are looking for creative individuals that possess an above average understanding of climbing movement so that they can create products that reflect the quality, fluidity, consistency, and enjoyability that our customers expect on a daily basis.

Responsibilities

  • Setting part time 1-3 days per week depending on the demand of the facility
  • Forerunning and analyzing the climbs that have been set
  • Ensuring that all climbs meet the facility's quality and safety standards
  • Adhering to facility policies and protocols for work at height
  • Establishing work zones and cleaning up
  • Stripping, washing, and sorting holds
  • Organizing and maintaining equipment
  • General maintenance
  • Other work at height tasks

Requirements

  • Bring a positive attitude, professionalism, and eagerness to be a role model in our community
  • Comprehensive understanding of climbing movement in a wide range of styles
  • Adaptability, creativity, empathy, flexibility, strong work ethic, attention to detail, passion
  • Strong desire to improve as a climber and routesetter
  • Lead climbing proficiency
  • Ability to work occasional long days and off hours
  • Ability to work well in a team, be receptive to feedback, be collaborative
  • Ability to forerun at least 5.12 and V6

Preferred Skills

  • Prior setting experience
  • CWA Work at Height experience and/or familiarity
  • Competition climbing and setting experience
  • USAC routesetting certifications and/or experience
  • Covid 19 vaccine is required

 

As a candidate, you are encouraged to apply even if you do not meet all of our requirements. You should note your transferable skills, experiences, and ideas that make you a good candidate. The ideal candidate will possess a mastery of climbing movement and excel at working in team and individual environments.

 

This position can become full time with additional responsibilities in coaching and/or shift leading.

 

Please send your resumé and cover letter to jobs.marin@gravityvault.com.

Assistant Team Coach
Job Category: Junior Climbing Teams
Job Description:

Assistant Coach

 

Job Description

 

We are seeking an Assistant Coach to instruct our youth climbing teams. Under the guidance of the Head Coach, you will create a dynamic and engaging training environment that promotes inclusion and education for all ages and experience levels. The ideal candidate is passionate about working with youth climbers. Through positive reinforcement and motivation, you will promote success on a team and individual basis in both recreational and competitive levels of climbing.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Lead youth teams and classes
  • Work with the Head Coach to implement youth climbing programs
  • Maintain an active membership as a USA Climbing Coach

 

Requirements

 

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age 
  • Enthusiasm for working with youth and helping them achieve their climbing goals
  • Ability to instruct and manage a group of up to 20 climbers
  • Ability to implement a disciplined and structured training program
  • Experienced climbing background with the ability to read routes visually and coach movement for various body types
  • COVID - 19 Vaccine Required



As a candidate, you are encouraged to apply even if you do not meet all of our requirements. You should note your transferable skills, experiences, and ideas that make you a good candidate. The ideal candidate will possess a mastery of climbing movement and excel at working in team and individual environments.

This position can become full time with additional responsibilities in routesetting and/or shift leading.

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs.marin@gravityvault.com and fill out an application through this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScL-P13T4AHdTpfo0pi7nUIUv7UfifNsag3YlWgKwTPd02JAw/viewform?usp=sf_link