Overview

Employment Opportunities

Due to the COVID-19 responses and the resulting modifications of Venue and business normalcy, we expect longer hiring and onboarding processes.

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:

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

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

General Inquiries

We want to help find you the perfect job at the Olympic Center! Complete the Job Finder Questionnaire to tell us a little more about yourself.

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    The Olympic Center in Lake Placid, NY is a great place to work, and we're always on the lookout for exceptional employees who enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun winter environment! Perks: Ski privileges at Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre & Mt. Van Hoevenberg Mountains, training provided, employee discounts and you get paid too! We want to help find you the perfect winter job at the Olympic Center, so please tell us a little about yourself!
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Current Opportunities

Administrative Coordinator

The Olympic Center, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking a full-time, year-round Administrative Coordinator to work out of beautiful downtown Lake Placid. The nature of this position is multi-faceted and will be responsible for a number of administrative tasks with an emphasis on HR/payroll and AP/AR financial processing. In addition, the successful candidate will function as a member of the venue management team assisting in the successful implementation of daily operations, special events and other duties as necessary.

This position will report directly to the Venue Manager and will provide support to other departments on an as-needed basis.

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of basic business practices with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience or proven proficiency in business procedures is required along with a demonstrated understanding of confidentiality. Prior experience with Kronos payroll software and Intacct accounting software is preferred. Candidates must be computer literate and knowledgeable in Microsoft Word and Excel.  S/he must also demonstrate a professional appearance and manner and be willing to work with Olympic Center staff, other departments, as well as assisting the public. Occasional weekend and holiday work will be required.

COMPENSATION: ORDA offers a competitive salary along with a generous benefits package including: paid leave (sick, vacation, and personal time); paid holidays; health, dental, and vision insurance; long term disability and supplemental life insurance at preferred rates; participation in the NYS and Local Retirement Systems; and participation in NYS Deferred Compensation.

Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resumé with the subject line of “Admin Coordinator Inquiry”:

Terry Buczkowski, General Manager
tbuczkowsi@orda.org


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 $12.14 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 $14.07 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

Olympic Jumping Complex

General Inquiries

We want to help find you the perfect job at the Olympic Jumping Complex! Complete the Job Finder Questionnaire to tell us a little more about yourself.

  • Overview

    The Olympic Jumping Complex in Lake Placid, NY is a great place to work, and we're always on the lookout for exceptional employees who enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun winter environment!  Perks: ski privileges at Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre & Mt. Van Hoevenberg Mountains, training provided, employee discounts and you get paid too!  We want to help find you the perfect winter job at the Olympic Jumping Complex, so please tell us a little about yourself!
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Current Opportunities

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

Mt. Van Hoevenberg

General Inquiries

We want to help find you the perfect job at Mt. Van Hoevenberg! Complete the Job Finder Questionnaire to tell us a little more about yourself.

  • Overview

    Mt. Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, NY is a great place to work, and we're always on the lookout for exceptional employees who enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun winter environment!  Perks: ski privileges at Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre & Mt. Van Hoevenberg Mountains, training provided, employee discounts and you get paid too!  We want to help find you the perfect winter job at Mt. Van Hoevenberg, so please tell us a little about yourself!
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Current Opportunities

Positions Available for Immediate Hire

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

TRACK MAINTENANCE WORKERS: In addition to their primary responsibility of making and preparing the ice on the Sliding Track, workers may operate a variety of power-driven mechanical equipment, be involved with maintaining buildings and grounds, and performing other tasks as assigned. Must be able to perform heavy physical labor.

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 candidates should contact: 

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

Whiteface Mountain

General Inquiries

Enjoy all of the perks of working at the highest vertical peak in the East while providing top-notch customer service for our guests at Whiteface. We want to help find you the perfect job at Whiteface! For a full list of winter seasonal opportunities, head to the Whiteface website below.

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Complete the Whiteface Job Finder Questionnaire to tell us a little more about yourself.

  • Overview

    Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, NY is a great place to work, and we're always on the lookout for exceptional employees who enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun winter environment!  Perks: ski privileges at Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre & Mt. Van Hoevenberg Mountains, training provided, employee discounts and you get paid too!  We want to help find you the perfect winter job at Whiteface Mountain, so please tell us a little about yourself!
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Current Opportunities

Electrician – Lift Maintenance

Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking a full-time, year round Electrician to provide electrical expertise and support in its Lift Maintenance department. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: repairing electrical/mechanical components of ski lifts while at the same time ensuring the safety of both employees and guests; operating heavy equipment and all-terrain vehicles; and troubleshooting lift malfunctions. The ideal candidate will have experience with PLC’s, variable speed drives, along with familiarity working with 24V DC up to 480V AC; reading blue prints and schematics; troubleshooting and fixing ski lifts; and estimating repair and maintenance costs.

This individual reports to the Lift Maintenance Supervisor and will perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience in ski lift electrical maintenance plus two years of relevant experience. Ability to climb towers 60’ in height; ability to lift 50-75 lbs. repeatedly. Working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the safe operation of Ski lifts; working knowledge of the practices, facility standards codes and regulations applicable to the department; ability to prepare oral and written reports; and ability to train and supervise others with an emphasis on teamwork and productivity

WAGE: Entry rate of $19.04/hr; benefits pursuant to CSEA Contract including health, dental, and vision insurances; paid time off; participation in NYS and Employees Retirement Systems; and the ability to participate in New York State Deferred Compensation, a qualified 457-b retirement savings plan.

Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resumé with the Subject Line of “Electrician – Lift Maintenance Inquiry” to:

Mike LeBlanc – mleblanc@whiteface.com


IT Technician

Whiteface Mountain, and ORDA managed facility, is seek a full-time, year-round IT Technician to provide technical support to its IT Department. Primary responsibilities include performing a variety of responsibilities related to information technology such as the analysis and maintenance of Whiteface networks; data management for events at Whiteface ; and general duties related to computer technology, software usage, networking, audio/video equipment, and phone systems. Duties will include, but are not limited to, setup, testing, operation, maintenance, and repair of technical equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS: Two year Associates or higher level degree in computer science or related field. Strong interest in and/or excellent knowledge of Computers and software. A/V skills and light wiring experience required. Should be able to alpine ski. Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

SALARY & BENEFITS: This position is classified as Management Confidential grade 12 with starting salary of $37596 including excellent benefits package: paid leave (sick, vacation, and personal time); paid holidays; health, dental, and vision insurance; long term disability and supplemental life insurance at preferred rates; participation in the NYS and Local Retirement Systems; and participation in NYS Deferred Compensation.

Interested candidates email a cover letter and resume with a subject line of “Whiteface IT Inquiry” to:

Betsy Kane – bkane@whiteface.com

Corporate

Current Opportunities

IT Technician

ORDA’s Information Technology Department is seeking motivated, detail-oriented individuals to join the team as helpdesk technicians for its Lake Placid area venues. The successful candidate will troubleshoot and solve problems for end-users on workstations and point of sale systems. Responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring ORDA’s helpdesk queue and responding to or escalating tickets in a timely fashion
  • Applying IT service management principles to Improve the ORDA helpdesk experience
  • Resolving network connectivity problems
  • Deploying IT hardware and services throughout the organization
  • Writing documentation and training staff
  • Low-voltage wiring
  • Server and network installation and maintenance
  • Troubleshooting and escalating problems to higher-level technicians
  • Implementation and testing of backup and recovery operations

This position requires a commitment to understanding the needs and priorities of both the IT Department and the organization as a whole and serves as a key support role in ensuring the efficiency of deploying IT services across the company. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, organized and a problem-solver.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Relevant Associate’s degree with a minimum of one year of full-time experience. Relevant experience may replace educational requirements on a year for year basis. IT service management experience is preferred.

SALARY: Dependent upon qualifications and skills. ORDA offers an excellent benefit package including: health, dental and vision insurances; paid leave (vacation, sick and personal leave); and membership in the NYS Retirement System. Optional benefits include supplemental life and long-term disability insurance at preferred rates as well as NYS Deferred Compensation.

Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resumé with the Subject Line of “IT Technician Inquiry” to:

Kevin Geil
kgeil@orda.org

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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