Career Opportunities


SEASONAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Olympic Jumping Complex & Olympic Sports Complex



Lift Attendants

Lift Attendants are responsible for operating and maintaining a single ski lift and assisting customers getting on and off lifts. They are also responsible for safety and preparing daily reports. All positions are seasonal jobs with potential for year-round employment.



Maintenance Workers

Maintenance workers' primary responsibilities relate to maintaining the property and facilities on the property including, but not limited to, 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: $12.54/hr



Tubing Attendant

The Tubing Attendant is a member of the team responsible for the day-to-day implementation of ORDA's tubing program. As such, this person will interact with participants in the program ensuring an excellent guest experience.

QUALIFICATIONS AND WAGE: The successful candidate will be at least 18 years of age and physically able to perform the essential functions of the job. Starting rates from $10.85/hr to $12.54/hr


For further information and application forms, contact:

Rebecca Dayton
Olympic Sports Complex
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
rdayton@orda.org



SPORTS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM ASSISTANT

The Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) is seeking a Sports Development Assistant to provide day to day support in executing the Sports Development Department’s programming. The successful candidate will interact with the ORDA venues, National Governing Bodies, teams, clubs, schools and camp groups in order to promote ORDA’s Sports Development Program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing group sports clinics and youth programs; managing logistical issues for the department such as updating, maintaining and repairing equipment; and supervising seasonal staff. This person will assist with administration, coordination and implementation of youth programs at each of ORDA’s venues. The Sports Development Program Assistant will report directly to the Sports Development Program Coordinator. Night and weekend work will be required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management, Business, Marketing, or a related field or have relevant experience implementing sport related programs. The successful candidate must be computer literate (Microsoft Office) and be energetic, self-motivated, and well organized. S/he must demonstrate an ability to communicate accurately and effectively, both in writing and orally, presenting a high standard of professionalism. The ability to work effectively with management, both internally and externally and work well with a diverse group of individuals is essential. Knowledge of the Olympic movement, winter sports, and the Lake Placid sports venues are plusses. Coaching experience in skiing (alpine or Nordic), luge, bobsled, skating, or biathlon is preferred. Valid First Aid and CPR certificates required.

SALARY: Management/Confidential Grade 12 – Department Assistant, in the ORDA Management/Confidential program, with an annual salary of $32,532.00. ORDA offers an excellent benefit including: health, dental and vision insurances; paid leave (vacation, sick, and personal leave); and membership in the NYS Retirement System. Optional benefits include supplemental life and long term disability insurance at preferred rates as well as NYS Deferred Compensation.

Candidates should send a letter of interest and resumé to (electronic submissions preferred):

Brad Clark, Sports Development Department Coordinator
c/o ORDA
2634 Main Street, Olympic Center
Lake Placid, NY 12946
bclark@orda.org



CONFERENCE CENTER PROGRAM MANAGER

Conference Center at Lake Placid

The Conference Center at Lake Placid, an ORDA-managed facility, is seeking a Conference Center Program Manager to fulfill sales and service responsibilities. Under the general guidance of the Conference Center at Lake Placid Coordinator, this person will be responsible for executing all aspects of Conference Center events. This includes, but is not necessarily limited to: delivering on customer expectations, executing and achieving sales strategies, fulfilling event responsibilities from organizing set-up to post-event reviews. The successful candidate will be flexible, energetic, self-motivated, and well organized; have a demonstrated an ability to communicate accurately and effectively, both in writing and orally, presenting a high standard of professionalism; be able to work effectively with high-level management, both internally and externally; and work well with a diverse group of clientele. Holiday, night and weekend work will be required. Additional duties and special projects related to events and programs may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in hospitality/tourism or 4 years of work experience in sales and/or event marketing. Must be energetic, self-motivated, detail oriented and well organized. Knowledge of the Olympic movement, winter sports and the Lake Placid Olympic Venues is a plus.

COMPENSATION:This is classified as an ORDA Management/Confidential position.  Starting salary of $40,439.00. ORDA offers an excellent benefit package including: health, dental and vision insurances; paid leave (vacation, sick, and personal leave); and membership in the NYS Retirement System. Optional benefits include supplemental life and long-term disability insurance at preferred rates as well as NYS Deferred Compensation.

Candidates should send a letter of interest and resumé to (electronic submissions preferred):

Jackie Kelly, Conference Center Coordinator
c/o ORDA
2634 Main Street, Olympic Center
Lake Placid, NY 12946
jkelly@orda.org




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


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