Career Opportunities

Electrician/Plumber

Whiteface Mountain

Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, located in Wilmington, N.Y is seeking an electrician/plumber. The successful candidate will be involved with plumbing and electrical service; troubleshooting, repair, installation of electrical and plumbing systems and equipment including medium voltage distribution; low voltage controls; buildings; ski lifts; voice and data communications, using electrical power from milliamps to 34.5 kv. This person will report to the Electrical Department Supervisor and must be familiar with electrical and plumbing code; drain waste vent systems, water supply, water testing, waste water and septic. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required as this person will communicate with vendors on technical information for troubleshooting and repair. Must be able to read and interpret machinery documentation, including prints and schematics, acquiring parts.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of four years’ practical experience and/or documented completion of technical courses and a valid driver’s license.

COMPENSATION: Classification as a Grade 12 under the current CSEA Contact, with an excellent benefit package. This is a full time year round position.

Interested applicants may send their resume with letter of interest to:

Mike LeBlanc
Mike LeBlanc, Asst. Mountain Manager
PO Box 1980
Wilmington, NY 12997
mleblanc@whiteface.com
(518) 946-2223 ext. 204



Customer Service Representatives

ORDA Store

The ORDA Store on Main Street in Lake Placid is seeking customer service orientated individuals to work at the store. 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. This is a part-time year round position that will require weekend, evening, and holiday work.

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: Grade 7 entry rate.

Interested candidates should contact:

Lauren Garfield
ORDA Store
2426 Main Street
Lake Placid, New York 12946
lgarfield@orda.org
phone: (518) 523-1420



ADMINISTRATIVE RECEPTIONIST/AP CLERK

Whiteface Mountain

Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, is in search of a full-time/year-round Administrative Receptionist/Accounts Payable Clerk. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ACCOUNTS PAYABLE policies and procedures, financial reporting, record keeping, front-line guest services and reception management of guests both on the phone and in person. The incumbent will direct seasonal office help as needed and coordinate daily office functions. The selected candidate will be required to support management with clerical and secretarial duties as part of the office team at a busy recreational, training, and competition facility. This position reports directly to the Venue Business Manager and will work directly with ORDA's Finance Department on Accounts Payable reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires knowledge of basic business practices. Prior experience with general office functions and demonstrated understanding of confidentiality (supported with references) is required. One (1) year experience in Accounts Payable business procedures is preferred. The successful candidate needs to be computer literate as well as knowledgeable in Microsoft Excel and Word; good typing skills and familiarity with the internet are a plus. Must demonstrate a professional appearance as well as outstanding organizational, communication and guest service skills and be willing to work occasionally with other staff members in other departments, as well as assisting the public. Will train the right candidate.

COMPENSATION: Classified as a Labor Foreman, grade 9 under the labor agreement with CSEA. The entry rate of $12.06 hourly includes an excellent benefit package including paid leave; health, dental, and vision insurances; participation in the New York State Retirement System.

Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest and resumé to:

Bill Borland, Whiteface Business Office Manager
c/o Whiteface Mountain
5021 Route 86
Wilmington, NY 12997
bborland@whiteface.com
phone: (518) 946-2223 ext. 206 | fax: (518) 946-7400



IT STAFF TECHNICIAN

Whiteface Mountain

Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking a motivated self-starter who will challenge their superiors with fresh ideas, techniques, knowledge and creativity to fulfill an Information Technology Technician position. Primary responsibilities will focus on maintaining operational readiness of the company IT infrastructure such as: performing maintenance on computer hardware including an enterprise-wide Point of Sale system; fulfilling Help Desk tickets; repairing and/or rebuilding computers as well as network components. In addition, the successful candidate will provide user set-up, training, and support for Windows Operating Systems (both 7 and 10). This person will also perform other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, training staff on computer usage, assisting in event set-up and other operational support. Weekend and holiday work will be required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two year Associate's or higher level degree in Computer Science or a related field. Must also have strong knowledge of software, and TCP/IP. A/V skills and light wiring experience required. Should be able to Alpine Ski or Snowboard.

This is a full-time, year-round position requiring excellent communication and technical skills reporting to the Mountain Manager and working with ORDA's IT Coordinator.

COMPENSATION: Entry rate of $36019; may be negotiable depending on skills and qualifications; excellent benefit package including paid leave (vacation, sick leave, personal time, and holidays), NYS Retirement, supplemental life and long term disability at preferred rates, and NYS Deferred Compensation.

Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest and resumé to:

Aaron Kellett
c/o Whiteface Mountain
5021 Route 86
Wilmington, NY 12997
akellett@whiteface.com



LIFT ATTENDANTS, SUMMER TUBING ATTENDANT, & MAINTENANCE STAFF

Olympic Sports Complex & Olympic Jumping Complex

The Olympic Sports Complex and Olympic Jumping Complex, both ORDA managed facilities, are accepting applications for the following positions: Lift Attendants, Summer Tubing Attendant, and Maintenance Staff.

Interested candidates should contact:

Rebecca Dayton
c/o Olympic Sports Complex
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
rdayton@orda.org
(518) 523-8821



EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

Olympic Sports Complex & Olympic Jumping Complex

The Olympic Regional Development Authority is in need of a full-time Emergency Medical Technician at the Olympic Sports Complex and Olympic Jumping Complex. The successful candidate will respond to emergency situations, observe and report unsafe conditions, and provide information as well as assistance to the general public and athletes. Schedule will include evenings, weekends, and holidays. The position is full time/year round. Applicants must be New York State certified EMT's (current regional on line status) with current CPR. Water Rescue experience desired.

Interested candidates should contact:

Rebecca Dayton
c/o Olympic Sports Complex
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
rdayton@orda.org
(518) 523-8821




GUEST EXPERIENCE REPRESENTATIVES

Whiteface Mountain

Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA operated facility, is seeking customer service orientated individuals to work summer operations at Whiteface Mountain. Activities may include, but will not be limited to, operation of the air bag attraction, bungee trampoline, climbing wall, 4x4 alpine adventure tours, nature trek and adventure zone. Guest safety and experience are priorities for this position. The successful candidate will perform administrative tasks associated with Whiteface's summer attractions such as ensuring proper completion of release forms and selling tickets. Daily set up checks and documentation is required as well as the ability to operate machinery. Weekend and holiday work will be required.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will be at least 18 years of age and physically able to perform the essential functions of the job. Strong communication skills and excellent rapport with the public is a must. One year's experience in customer service is a plus.

COMPENSATION: Grade 6 entry rate.

Interested candidates should contact:

Mike LeBlanc
c/o ORDA
5021 Route 86
Wilmington, NY 12997
mleblanc@whiteface.com
(518) 946-2223 ext. 204




DEPARTMENT HEAD - VEHICLE MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

Whiteface Mountain

Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking a full-time, year round Department Head to be in charge of Vehicle Maintenance at Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, New York.

GENERAL DUTIES: Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: overseeing and assisting in the repair of all on and off road vehicles at Whiteface Mountain; interacting with all staff and providing instructions in operational procedures; monitoring daily operations of the maintenance garage; operating heavy equipment and all-terrain vehicles; and troubleshooting vehicle issues including grooming equipment. The candidate will act as a working supervisor and will be responsible for estimating, generating materials lists, ordering and maintaining tools and supplies, efficiently managing a crew, tracking progress, communicating with outside vendors, and communicating with Management with progress reports, fuel logs and maintenance logs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience in vehicle maintenance, plus two years of relevant experience. Minimum of one year of supervisory experience also required. Working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in operating and maintaining the department; 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: Grade 14 entry rate 17.59 per hour, plus benefits as defined under the labor agreement with CSEA.

Interested candidates should contact:

Mike LeBlanc
c/o ORDA
5021 Route 86
Wilmington, NY 12997
mleblanc@whiteface.com
(518) 946-2223 ext. 204




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