current job opportunities
Due to the COVID-19 responses and the resulting modifications of Venue and business normalcy, we expect longer hiring and onboarding processes. Thank you for your interest in working with the Olympic Authority. We value our staff and look forward to discussing the opportunities with you.
Whiteface constantly seeking operational support in both labor-oriented and skilled positions. We're always on the lookout for exceptional employees who enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun environment!
Electrician - lift maintenance
Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking a full-time, year round Electrician to provide electrical expertise and support in its Lift Maintenance department. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: repairing electrical/mechanical components of ski lifts while at the same time ensuring the safety of both employees and guests; operating heavy equipment and all-terrain vehicles; and troubleshooting lift malfunctions. The ideal candidate will have experience with PLC's, variable speed drives, along with familiarity working with 24V DC up to 480V AC; reading blue prints and schematics; troubleshooting and fixing ski lifts; and estimating repair and maintenance costs.
This individual reports to the Lift Maintenance Supervisor and will perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Completion of apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience in ski lift electrical maintenance plus two years of relevant experience. Ability to climb towers 60' in height; ability to lift 50-75 lbs. repeatedly. Working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the safe operation of Ski lifts; 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: Entry rate of $19.04/hr; benefits pursuant to CSEA Contract including health, dental, and vision insurances; paid time off; participation in NYS and Employees Retirement Systems; and the ability to participate in New York State Deferred Compensation, a qualified 457-b retirement savings plan.
Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resumé with the Subject Line of "Electrician – Lift Maintenance Inquiry" to:
Mike LeBlanc, Whiteface Mountain Assistant Manager - email@example.com
Whiteface Mountain, and ORDA managed facility, is seek a full-time, year-round IT Technician to provide technical support to its IT Department. Primary responsibilities include performing a variety of responsibilities related to information technology such as the analysis and maintenance of Whiteface networks; data management for events at Whiteface ; and general duties related to computer technology, software usage, networking, audio/video equipment, and phone systems. Duties will include, but are not limited to, setup, testing, operation, maintenance, and repair of technical equipment.
Minimum Qualifications: Two year Associates or higher level degree in computer science or related field. Strong interest in and/or excellent knowledge of Computers and software. A/V skills and light wiring experience required. Should be able to alpine ski. Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Compensation: This position is classified as Management Confidential grade 12 with starting salary of $37596 including excellent benefits package: 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 email a cover letter and resume with a subject line of "Whiteface IT Inquiry" to: Betsy Kane | firstname.lastname@example.org
additional full & part-time positions...
Assist guests with safe, efficient and courteous loading and unloading of lifts. Attendants are responsible for maintaining ramps as well as scanning season passes and lift tickets. Knowledge of Whiteface Mountain a plus.
As a Snowmaker you'll check snowmaking equipment (valves, water lines, etc.) and reposition snow guns on the mountain. Enjoy the bragging rights that YOU play an integral part in why the trails are so awesome at Whiteface. On-site training available.
Do you have impressive skills skiing or riding? Love working with people? The Snowsports Team could be for you, where you'll teach both children and adults to ski and snowboard. Knowledge of skiing/riding and ski slopes needed. Instructor Training Course (ITC) available.
..."Crew" being the main word here! Spend your winter building and maintaining the terrain park features where all the shredding magic happens. You'll also work with mountain operations. Knowledge of skiing/riding and ski slopes needed.
ticket sales clerks
Have you been told you're a people person? Well that's what we are looking for in our ticket sellers! Sell lift tickets, season passes, frequent skier products and lessons; answer phones, and rock your excellent customer service skills. Position requires knowledge of computers and Whiteface Mountain.
Love the outdoors but looking to work inside? We have that too! Reservationists are responsible for booking group and private snowsports lessons for individuals over the phone or in person with guests. Must be detail-oriented, have a personable phone demeanor and front-line experience.
Responsible for day-to-day Administration Office needs such as answering phones, speaking with guests, processing season passes, and filing paperwork. Experience with Microsoft Office required.
Assist with keeping our buildings in tip-top shape for our guests. Job duties include: janitorial work, cleaning lodges and snow removal. Full Time or Part Time positions available.
Give our guests a warm welcome while assisting them with instructions for parking. Other duties include: keeping parking areas clean and orderly, snow removal and operation of snow removal equipment. Full Time or Part Time positions available.
The following positions are available for the upcoming 2020/21 Season with our concessionaire, Centerplate:
- Retail Associates
- Rental & Repair Techs
- Boot Fitters
- Bartenders (Restaurant / Grill)
- Servers (Fine Dining)
- Manager and Supervisory positions available
Electronic applications may be submitted via email to Sheree Spooner at Sheree.Spooner@centerplate.com.
other career opportunities
Lake Placid Olympic Venues
We also have career opportunities available at our Lake Placid venues, including the Olympic Center, Olympic Jumping Complex, Olympic Sports Complex and Mt. Van Hoevenberg. Learn more about our available positions below!