Career Opportunities

 

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POSITIONS AVAILABLE

 

PUBLIC RELATIONS ASSISTANT

 

 

The NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking a resourceful and ambitious individual to assist in its Public Relations Department.  Primary responsibilities will include assisting in and providing support regarding coverage of a multitude of sporting events, recreational opportunities, and entertainment events for an internationally recognized organization.  This will include the development of public relations, social media and content strategies; as well as writing, editing, and assisting in the dissemination of information through a variety of media outlets and internal communication networks.  Additional responsibilities will include preparing itineraries and media kits as well as assisting in FAM tours and responding to and processing media inquiries and FOIL requests.  The successful candidate will also manage press rooms, create weekly event calendars, and perform other related duties as assigned.  Weekend and holiday work is required.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, or related field or two year’s practical experience in similar fields.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must.  Candidate must be energetic, self-motivated and have a high standard of professionalism. Must possess the ability to work effectively with management, both internally and externally and work well with a diverse group of individuals. Working knowledge of word processing, desktop publishing, database management, internet, social media applications, and world-wide web is necessary.  A strong familiarity with the Olympic movement, winter sports, the Lake Placid region, tourism, marketing trends, and resort business are plusses.

 

Compensation Competitive salary with an excellent 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 forward a letter of interest and resume to:

Jon Lundin, Director of Communications
c/o NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, New York 12946
jlundin@orda.org

 

 

Guest Experience Manager– WHITEFACE MOUNTAIN


Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, is in search of a Guest Experience Manager.   This person's primary responsibilities include leading the development of a Guest Experience plan at Whiteface and overseeing sales as well as on mountain activities. The successful candidate will deliver a best in class, captivating, brand experience that builds loyalty and enables consistent sales and profit growth. This person will be both responsible and accountable for the guest experience at Whiteface Mountain working collaboratively with all teams including administration, lifts, snow sports, as well as ORDA's concessionaires. S/he will be responsible for gathering customer feedback via surveys and other mechanisms, and managing Guest Research cooperatively with central administration. Additionally, the Guest Experience Manager is responsible for group sales, guest services, snow reporting and on mountain marketing initiatives. This person will report to the Whiteface General Manager with oversight of the Whiteface marketing staff. Weekend and holiday work will be required.

 

Minimum qualifications        Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or related field along with two years’ experience in a marketing-related field.  Progressively relevant experience may replace education on a year for year basis.  The successful candidate must also be a strong skier or snowboarder, have strong computer skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills.  Knowledge of Whiteface Mountain and ORDA are plusses.

 

Compensation           Initially classified as a Grade 15 on ORDA M/C Schedule with an annual salary of $37,464.  Excellent benefit package including paid leave; health dental, and vision insurances; participation in the New York State Retirement System; and New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. 

 

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resumé to:
Aaron Kellett, Whiteface General Manager
c/o ORDA
2634 Main St.
Lake Placid, New York 12946
518-946-2223 ext. 201
akellett@whiteface.com

 

 

 

Customer Service Representatives – WHITEFACE MOUNTAIN


Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking to fill 3 full-time seasonal positions.  Work is anticipated to continue through October 1, 2015. Hired staff will be responsible for implementing several aspects of summer operations including, but not limited to, the air bag, hiking, ranger tours, and Whiteface’s Adventure Park.  The successful candidate may also be responsible for operating a variety of power-driven mechanical equipment and performing other tasks as assigned.


Applicants must be available to work weekends and holidays.

                                                                                                         
Qualifications Two years experience working in general maintenance for a recreational facility.  Supervisory experience is a plus.

 

Compensation – Dependent upon qualifications, skills, and experience.

 

For further information and application forms, contact –

Mike LeBlanc
Whiteface Mountain
PO Box 1980
Wilmington, NY 12997
518-946-2223 x204
mleblanc@whiteface.com

AA/EOE

 

 

 

The Olympic Sports Complex and Olympic Jumping Complex are accepting applications for:

       
Auto Mechanic

Auto Mechanics perform skilled mechanical work in automotive repair including maintenance, diagnostics, repair, and overhaul of self-propelled and non-self-propelled equipment.  CDL required.  Start: $15.13/hr

 

Electrician

The primary responsibility includes service, troubleshooting, repair and installation of electrical systems and equipment in accordance with electrical code.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are required for reading machinery documentation, including prints and schematics, acquiring parts and communicating with vendors on technical information for troubleshooting and repair.  Start: $15.13/hr

 

Track Workers

The track crew’s primary responsibilities relate to maintaining the combined track (ice work, etc.).  Staff will also be responsible for operating, repairing, and maintaining equipment.  This work will require medium to heavy physical effort involving exposure to different weather conditions.  Start: $11.22/hr

 

Track Announcer/Timer

Primary responsibilities include timing races/practice sessions as well as speaking over the public announcement system in order to provide information to guests regarding daily activities at the track.  Semi-skilled construction, maintenance, and repair work on structures and equipment as well as maintenance on the combined track (ice work, etc.) may be included in duties as well.  Must be well-spoken and articulate.  Start: $12.06/hr

 

Customer Service Representative/Ticket Seller

The successful candidate will sell tickets for admission to the Combined Bobsled, Luge and Skeleton Track, bobsled rides, athlete track fees and season passes as well as answer phones and interact with guests.  This position is considered front line staff and is often a first point of contact for guests.  Excellent communication skills are a must.  Must be able to perform basic arithmetic and have the ability to acquire knowledge of a computer based ticketing system.  Start: $11.22/hr

Truck Driver

In addition to driving passenger class vehicles, truck drivers are considered Equipment Operators and operate a variety of motorized equipment.  Valid driver’s license required.  Start: $11.22/hr

In addition to any specific requirements above, successful candidates will be at least 18 years if age and physically able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Some positions have potential for year-round employment.

 

For further information and application forms, contact –

Rebecca Dayton
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
518-523-4115 or rdayton@orda.org

 

 

AA/EOE

 

 

 

 

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