Rock Climbing Instructor - The Field House
Job Details
Chelsea - New York, NY
Part Time

Chelsea Piers seeks part-time instructors & coaches for our Rock Climbing Programs at The Field House.

We have additional opportunities for hours with our birthday parties, special events, and semester-based classes.


  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience teaching rock climbing to children between the ages of 1-16 years.
  • Experience with teaching others how to belay properly.
  • Ability to identify and correct safety concerns with the rock wall and climbing equipment.
  • US SafeSport Certification (may complete within first month of employment).
  • Must be dependable, energetic, and passionate about rock climbing and working with children.
  • Ability to create and/or follow lessons plans that fit within the program curriculum.
  • Must possess excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • A strong work ethic and consistent punctuality.
  • Must enjoy working in a team environment and have a positive attitude.
  • Must maintain a professional and courteous manner throughout the workday.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds or more.
  • Ability to be standing or moving for multiple hours.
  • Ability to see and hear athletes clearly in a busy environment.
Employee Benefits

Here is an overview of some of the benefits part-time employees enjoy:

Safe/Sick Time – Chelsea Piers will provide you with 1 (one) hour of safe/sick time for every 30 hours worked, up to a maximum accrual of fifty-six (56) hours per calendar year.

401(k) Savings and Retirement Plan – Chelsea Piers wants to support your saving goals. After six months of service, if you average 20 hours of work per week, you will be eligible to enroll in Chelsea Piers’ 401(k) program. Chelsea Piers will match 8% of your investment up to a maximum of $2,500 per year.

Complimentary Access to Chelsea Piers Fitness - Chelsea – Your health and wellness are important to us. You will receive a complimentary membership to our renowned health club, Chelsea Piers Fitness – Chelsea. We will also provide spouses and domestic partners of full-time employees with membership at 50% off the current rate.

TransitChek Program – You will be eligible to participate in the TransitChek program, which allows for the pre-tax purchase of MetroCards or TransitChek debit cards that are used to purchase commuting tickets and passes from transit operators throughout the metropolitan area.

Employee Referral Program – We encourage our employees to refer their qualified family and friends to work at Chelsea Piers. For any referral who is hired and stays at Chelsea Piers a minimum of sixty (60) days, you will receive a referral bonus of $500 for full-time hires (minimum 35 hours per week) and $250 for part-time/non-seasonal hires (minimum twenty (20) hours per week).

Upon your start date, you will also receive an Employee Venue Usage sheet detailing other exciting employee perks and discounts provided throughout the complex.

Chelsea Piers is an equal opportunity employer.