Career Opportunities

FINANCE ASSISTANT

The Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking to fill a full-time Finance Assistant position located at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, NY. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for maintaining/reconciling financial records and accounts; posting entries; reviewing and validating incoming reports; tracking capital expenditures; grant administration; state procurement reporting procedures; as well as a variety of clerical functions in the areas of accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and purchasing. These responsibilities require communicating with various ORDA departments and venues as well as outside vendors. This individual will also have various reporting/compliance responsibilities. This is an entry-level position with potential for advancement.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: An Associate’s Degree in Accounting or related field as well as two years’ experience in computerized accounting systems. Relevant experience may replace degree on a year for year basis.  Knowledge of the principles of bookkeeping, accounting, and general ledger reporting is required, as well as good communications skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel); NYS procurement policies; Authority reporting; Great Plains G/L software and Intacct software are all plusses but not required. ORDA will train the right candidate.

WAGE:Entry rate of $32,532/year. Excellent benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurances; 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:

Peggy Evatt, Director of Finance
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
pevatt@orda.org



TRACK WORKERS

Olympic Sports Complex

The Olympic Sports Complex, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking track workers for the combined track at Mt. Van Hoevenberg. 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. These positions will be working 2nd and 3rd shifts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should be a minimum of 18 years and be able to lift 50 lbs.

WAGE: Entry rate: $11.22/hr

For further information and application forms, please contact:

Rebecca Dayton
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
rdayton@orda.org
(518) 523-8821



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



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




For all general employment inquiries, please contact David McKillip at dmckillip@orda.org. Please find our Employment Application here.


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