Career Opportunities


EVENTS LOGISTICS REPRESENTATIVE

Full-Time Seasonal Position

This position assists the management team in the Events Department with logistics for sports and entertainment events. Knowledge of ORDA goals and program objectives as well as principles and policies of supervision are necessary. This position reports directly to the Events Manager and assists this and other departments as assigned. Direct responsibilities include: managing, directing and scheduling staff; planning and execution of event signage; daily event beverage distribution; executing event and function set-up; maintaining, scheduling and executing organization's sound system; executing awards ceremonies; and assisting with fulfilling transportation requests. Work schedule includes evenings, weekends, and holidays.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience coordinating and/or administering general office and/or event functions. Relevant college study may be substituted on a year for year basis for up to 4 years of the required experience. It is helpful to have an extensive knowledge of Lake Placid, winter sports, and the Olympic movement. The ability to think and work creatively as well as take responsibility and ownership of tasks is a must. A valid driver's license and 18 months clean driving. Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

SALARY & BENEFITS: Management/Confidential Grade 12 position (non-exempt), with an excellent benefits package, which includes health insurance.

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter with resume to:

ORDA Human Resources Office
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
dmckillip@orda.org
(518) 302-5307



PHOTO CONCESSIONS SALES CLERKS

Seasonal Position

The Olympic Regional Development Authority is in search of seasonal sales clerks for its Photo Concessions booth. Job duties will include helping the customer locate/edit their photos and processing payments. Further responsibilities would be to print photos. All equipment and training will be provided. Projected work schedule of 20-30 hours a week and will include weekends and holidays.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must be dependable and have excellent customer service skills. In addition, this person must be able to perform essential arithmetic functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) and have basic computer skills.

COMPENSATION: Entry rate: $10.85/hr

Interested applicants should contact:

Ona Kwiatkowski, Photo Concessions Manager
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
onak@orda.org
(518) 302-5336 (leave message)



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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