Career Opportunities


ORDA STORE MANAGER

Full Time, Year Round

The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking a manager for the ORDA Store on Main Street in Lake Placid. The Store Manager will oversee all operations with the primary responsibilities of: developing and purchasing merchandise for resale, supervising staff, and providing excellent customer service focused on Olympic Region information, events, and activities. Additionally, the ORDA Store Manager will be involved in event merchandising, corporate wear, and work cooperatively with different venues and departments to streamline purchases and maintain brand integrity. The successful candidate will achieve financial objectives, prepare an annual budget, analyze data, and develop on overall sales strategy that is revenue producing for the ORDA Store and encompasses overall company objectives. This position is part of the Marketing Department and will report to the Marketing Director. Special projects may evolve through marketing initiatives. Weekend/holiday work required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associates Degree in Business Management, Marketing, Tourism or a related field with sales experience and retail background or a minimum of two years' experience in retail management and customer service. An eye for fashion plus merchandising experience is essential. Excellent customer service skills and knowledge of Lake Placid Olympic Venues, programs and activities need to be demonstrated by the candidate. Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office is required.

COMPENSATION: Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience; an excellent benefit package including health, dental, and vision insurance; paid leave (vacation, sick, and personal time) and paid holidays; participation in the NYS and Local Retirement Systems; optional tax-deferred investing via the NYS Deferred Compensation Plan; as well as Long Term Disability and Supplemental Life Insurance at preferred rates.

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

Liz Mezzetti, Director of Marketing
Olympic Regional Development Authority
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
lmezzetti@orda.org



PROJECT COORDINATOR

The Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking a Project Coordinator to provide professional support to the Director of Planning and Construction (DPC). This is a year-round position whose primary focus is to assist the DPC with the management and/or development of the design of construction projects such as additions, refurbishments, remodels, equipment replacements and new construction at the ORDA venues.

General responsibilities will include field survey/data collection, drafting, technical writing, and planning through design, construction, and project closeout. In doing so, s/he will collaborate closely with the DPC, Venue Management, various ORDA departments and staff, as well as various consultants to initiate and deliver projects of high aesthetic and functional quality, on budget and on schedule. In addition, the Project Coordinator will assist the DPC with the administration of environmental compliance and building code compliance regulations. Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the DPC which may include, but not necessarily be limited to, administrative responsibilities associated with the Office of Planning and Construction.

QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's degree Construction Engineering Technology, or closely related field with a minimum of one year of relevant full-time experience. General knowledge of construction practices, principles, and techniques in the Architectural Engineering Construction field, design and construction means and methods and industry standard project management processes. Proficient in AutoCAD/Revit and Microsoft Office. Familiarity with New York State bidding procedures preferred, but not required.

COMPENSATION: Salary is negotiable based upon experience and qualifications. ORDA offers an excellent benefit 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 optional participation in NYS Deferred Compensation.

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

Robert Hammond, Director of Planning and Construction
Olympic Regional Development Authority
c/o
Olympic Center
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
bhammond@orda.org
phone: (518) 523-1655 x5332 | fax: (518) 523-9711




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


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