Overview

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working with the Olympic Authority. We value our staff and look forward to discussing the opportunities with you.

The Lake Placid Olympic Sites are constantly seeking operational support in both labor-oriented and skilled positions. We’re always on the lookout for exceptional employees who enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun environment!

Plus, working at the Lake Placid Olympic Sites includes great employee perks like ORDA facility access!


Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Olympic Center

Current Opportunities

Cleaners and Maintenance Assistants/Equipment Operators

The Olympic Center, an ORDA managed facility, located in the heart of Lake Placid, New York, is in need of cleaners and Maintenance Assistant/Equipment Operators.

CLEANERS: Cleaners’ duties are janitorial in nature (sweeping, mopping, general cleaning, etc.)  Successful candidate will also perform other labor oriented duties as assigned.  Nights, weekends and holiday work will be required. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and physically able to perform manual labor including lifting up to 100 lbs. Cleaners are classified as a Grade 8 on the ORDA/CSEA schedule with an entry rate of $12.50 per hour, plus benefits as defined under the CSEA contract.

MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT/EQUIPMENT OPERATORS: Maintenance Assistant/Equipment Operators are responsible for operating a variety of self-propelled equipment as well as construction, operations, repair, and maintenance of equipment.  Under the direction of the Olympic Center General Manager, successful candidates will perform a variety of jobs including minor laboring tasks, general maintenance, as well as operation of heavy equipment.  In addition to operating a Zamboni, s/he may operate front-end loaders, road-graders, tractor mowers, and snowplows.  Nights, weekends and holiday work will be required. Applicants must have at least one year’s experience related to the above and possession of a valid/clean New York State Driver’s License appropriate for the type of vehicle operated. Maintenance Assistants/Equipment Operators are classified as a Grade 10 on the ORDA/CSEA schedule with an entry rate of $14.35 per hour, plus benefits as defined under the CSEA contract.

Interested candidates should complete an application and forward to (electronic submissions preferred):

Terry Buczkowski, General Manager Olympic Center
tbuczkowski@orda.org  |  (518) 302-5325


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Olympic Jumping Complex

Current Opportunities

Customer Service Representatives

The Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking customer service orientated individuals to work at various retail locations in the Lake Placid and Wilmington areas. The successful candidate will perform tasks including, but not limited to: greeting customers and ascertaining what each customer wants or needs, opening and closing cash registers, performing tasks such as counting money; separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers; balancing cash drawers; making deposits; stocking the sales floor; as well as straightening and cleaning the store.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to follow instructions and make decisions within basic policy and procedures. Candidates should be self-motivated, able to perform basic arithmetic functions, willing to greet and assist customers in a friendly and professional manner, practice good customer service, and be able to lift 20-30 lbs. Applicants should have strong communication skills and approachability. Previous retail experience is preferable, but not necessary. Knowledge of the Lake Placid Olympic venues is a plus.

COMPENSATION: Dependent upon skills and qualifications.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resumé to (email preferred):

Elaine Morris
emorris@orda.org  |  2634 Main Street, Lake Placid, New York 12946


Mt. Van Hoevenberg and Olympic Jumping Complex Store Supervisor

Full Time & Year-Round

The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking a store supervisor for its retail locations at Mt. Van Hoevenberg and the Olympic Jumping Complex. The successful candidate will oversee store operations with the primary responsibilities of: implementation and oversight of retail business plan; monitoring and overseeing cash/banks/deposits; tracking sales/revenue generation and making recommendations regarding retail sales; supervising and training staff; and providing excellent customer service focused on Lake Placid and Olympic Region information. This person will also implement the organization’s merchandising plan and manage online sales program at the Store location, achieve financial objectives, recommend an overall sales strategy that is revenue producing and encompasses overall company objectives, and perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have four years’ experience in retail management and customer service.  Excellent customer service skills and knowledge of Whiteface and the Lake Placid Olympic Venues preferred. Computer skills are required.

COMPENSATION: Entry rate of $19.42/hr.  ORDA offers an excellent benefit package including paid leave (sick, vacation, and personal time); paid holidays; health, dental, and vision insurance; participation in the NYS and Local Retirement Systems; and optional participation in NYS Deferred Compensation.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resumé to (email preferred):

Elaine Morris
emorris@orda.org  |  2634 Main Street, Lake Placid, New York 12946


Positions Available for Immediate Hire

The Olympic Jumping Complex is in immediate need of the following positions. We will train all staff on how to effectively and safely perform their jobs.

ZIP LINE ATTENDANTS: Zip Line Attendants are responsible for providing guests with a safe, exciting and enjoyable experience. You will learn how to be proficient in and be able to safely teach guests to get in and out of zip line gear and guide them on the lines.

SKI LIFT ATTENDANTS/OPERATORS: Attendants and Operators are responsible for operating and maintaining a ski lift and assisting customers boarding and getting off lifts. They are also responsible for safety and preparing daily reports.

GENERAL MAINTENANCE WORKERS: General Maintenance Workers are primarily responsible for maintaining buildings and grounds, and performing other labor oriented tasks as assigned. Staff may also be responsible for operating, repairing, and maintaining equipment. This work will require medium to heavy physical effort involving exposure to different weather conditions.

CLEANERS: Cleaners’ duties are janitorial in nature (sweeping, mopping, general cleaning, disinfecting, etc.). Successful candidates will also perform other labor oriented duties as assigned.

All positions are available immediately! Newly hired staff will be trained and must adhere to social distancing requirements and other protocols to ensure the safety of fellow employees and guests. Successful candidates will be at least 18 years of age and physically able to perform the essential functions of the job.

Interested applicants should contact:

Betsy Napier
bnapier@orda.org  |  (518) 523-3256


Medical Support Staff

Primary responsibilities include monitoring training areas and treating injured athletes and public users. Additional responsibilities include identifying both potential and actual safety hazards, rectifying and reporting safety hazards, responding to emergencies, assisting in evacuations, participating in search and rescue operations, and providing general assistance to patrons and staff. Emergency Medical Technician — Basic certification, CPR for professional required. Entry rate: Varies

Interested candidates should contact:

Betsy Napier
bnapier@orda.org  |  (518) 523-3256


EZ Apply

We want to help find you the perfect job at the Olympic Jumping Complex! Complete the EZ Apply form below to tell us a little more about yourself.

Formal ORDA Application

The Lake Placid Olympic Sites are constantly seeking operational support in both labor-oriented and skilled positions. We’re always on the lookout for exceptional employees who enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun environment!

Plus, working at the Lake Placid Olympic Sites includes great employee perks:

  • Ski privileges at Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre and Mt. Van Hoevenberg
  • Reciprocal privileges at other ski areas
  • Employee discounts at the venues

APPLICATION

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