Employment Opportunities

current job opportunities

Trail Crew

Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking energetic people to work at Whiteface Mountain in our trails and slopes department. Work will primarily be outdoors in all weather conditions, maintaining ski trails and other trail projects. This is a labor intensive position and responsibilities will include tree cutting, mowing, chipping, digging and other duties necessary to maintain Whiteface Mountain's extensive trails system. Flexibility and the ability to work safely with others is a must.

Qualifications: Must be physically able to perform outdoor work and be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. Previous experience working as a laborer and operating small engine equipment preferred. Must be over 18 years old.

Pay Rate: Entry rate of $11.07/hr. Seasonal position; 40 hrs./week. 

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

Mike LeBlanc, Assistant Mountain Manager
P.O. Box 1980, Wilmington, NY 12997
email: mleblanc@whiteface.com  |  phone: (518) 946-2223 ext. 204

upcoming job fairs

Please join us for our annual Job Fair at Whiteface Mountain on the following dates. We have openings in all departments—lifts, tickets, reservations, snowsports, and snowmaking to name a few! Come discover what career opportunities Whiteface has to offer you. 

Saturday, November 10

1:00 - 4:00 pm  |  Market Café on 2nd Floor of Main Base Lodge

CALLING ALL mountain lovers...

Now Accepting Applications for 2018-19 season

If you too dream about bluebird powder days, goggle tans and freshies, then it's a sure sign that you belong on the Whiteface Mountain team! Enjoy all the perks of working at the highest vertical peak in the east while providing top-notch customer service for our guests at Whiteface.  Come join our team where our motto is—work hard, play harder! 

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Lift attendants 

A.k.a. "lifties"...you'll 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.

snowsports instructors

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. 

park crew

..."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 sellers

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. 

nursery staff

Spend your day playing with our little mountain bear cubs! Nursery staff assists with childcare from ages 1 - 6 while parents hit the slopes. Skiing/riding not required (but a plus); knowledge of Whiteface Mountain helpful.

Building Maintenance

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.

Parking Attendants

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.

Centerplate Positions at Whiteface

The following positions are available for the upcoming 2018/19 Season with our concessionaire, Centerplate:

  • Warehouse
  • Retail Associates
  • Rental & Repair Techs
  • Boot Fitters
  • Bartenders (Restaurant / Grill)
  • Servers (Fine Dining)
  • Bussers 
  • Cashiers
  • Cooks
  • Manager and Supervisory positions available

Electronic applications may be submitted via email to Sheree Spooner at Sheree.Spooner@centerplate.com.

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 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! 

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