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Digital Content Manager

The Olympic Regional Development Authority is in search of a Digital Content Manager. This is a full-time temporary position to be filled as soon as possible with an anticipated ending date of April 2016.  The Digital Content Manager will work as part of a team to develop, enhance, and maintain digital strategies for both the Whiteface Lake Placid venues and ORDA administration.  Primary responsibilities include managing and optimizing websites (some are CMS while others require basic HTML knowledge – support is provided), coordinating e-mail and social campaigns, and remaining at the forefront of emerging digital opportunities. In addition, the successful candidate will work collaboratively with all Whiteface Lake Placid departments in developing overall content marketing and sales strategies consistent with organizational objectives. The Digital Content Manager reports directly to the ORDA Marketing Director and assists with projects as assigned.   

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related degree along with 2 years experience working in a tourism related field. Progressively relevant experience may replace education on a year for year basis.  Applicants should be familiar with Content Management Systems, SEO/analytics/reporting, and have a willingness to learn and be flexible. The successful candidate must have strong verbal and written communication skills and general knowledge of Whiteface and the Olympic Sites.  Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite with an emphasis on Illustrator and Photoshop are desirable but not required; knowledge of Dreamweaver  and basic HTML coding is also an asset.

Compensation / Term ORDA offers a competitive salary and health, dental, and vision insurance for this position.  Eligible to participate in the NYS and Local Retirement Systems as well as NYS Deferred Compensation (a 457-b plan).

Interested candidates should contact:
Elizabeth Mezzetti
c/o ORDA
2634 Main St.
Lake Placid, New York 12946




The IT Technician assists the IT Department in performing a variety responsibilities related to information technology including the analysis and maintenance of ORDA’s networks; data management for events at ORDA venues; 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.   


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.


Salary & Benefits:  Competitive salary with an excellent benefits 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 forward a cover letter and resume to:


Phil Baumbach, IT Coordinator
2634 Main Street
Olympic Center
Lake Placid, NY 12946







The Olympic Center located in Lake Placid, New York, is in need of an experienced Zamboni Driver.  Zamboni Drivers are classified as Equipment Operators who are responsible for operating a variety of self-propelled equipment as well as construction, operations, repair, and maintenance of equipment.  The successful candidate will perform a variety of jobs including minor laboring tasks, general maintenance, as well as operation of heavy equipment.  In addition to operating a Zamboni, the successful candidate may operate front-end loaders, road-graders, tractor mowers, and snowplows.  The person in this position will also have contact with ORDA guests and, as such, must be polite and courteous.  This position has the potential to turn into a full-time year-round position.  The successful candidate must have a flexible schedule.
Qualifications One year’s experience related to the above and possession of a valid New York State Driver’s License appropriate for the type of vehicle operated.


Compensation – $11.22/hr plus benefits under the terms of the CSEA Contract


Interested Candidates should submit an application to:

Denny Allen, General manager
c/o Olympic Center
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946





The Olympic Sports Complex and Olympic Jumping Complex are accepting applications for:

Auto Mechanic

Auto Mechanics perform skilled mechanical work in automotive repair including maintenance, diagnostics, repair, and overhaul of self-propelled and non-self-propelled equipment.  CDL required.  Start: $15.13/hr



Carpenters perform skilled work in relation to construction/carpentry for projects in and around the venues. This may include designing, building, installing, and repairing structures, fixtures, furniture, and other items using different types of materials such as wood, steel, plastic, fiberglass and drywall. In addition, carpenters may also perform skilled and semi-skilled level work in a combination of trades in the repair and maintenance of facilities and equipment. Entry rate: $16.31/hr


Customer Service Representative/Ticket Seller

The successful candidate will sell tickets for admission to the Combined Bobsled, Luge and Skeleton Track, bobsled rides, athlete track fees and season passes as well as answer phones and interact with guests.  This position is considered front line staff and is often a first point of contact for guests.  Excellent communication skills are a must.  Must be able to perform basic arithmetic and have the ability to acquire knowledge of a computer based ticketing system.  Start: $11.22/hr



The primary responsibility includes service, troubleshooting, repair and installation of electrical systems and equipment in accordance with electrical code.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are required for reading machinery documentation, including prints and schematics, acquiring parts and communicating with vendors on technical information for troubleshooting and repair.  Start: $15.13/hr



Groomers are classified as Equipment Operators and primary responsibility will be grooming and maintaining cross-country ski trails. Groomers may also operate a variety of self-propelled equipment and will be involved with construction, operations, repair, and maintenance of equipment. The successful candidate will also perform anything from minor laboring tasks to operation of heavy equipment. Entry rate: $11.22/hr


Track Workers

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.  Start: $11.22/hr


Track Announcer/Timer

Primary responsibilities include timing races/practice sessions as well as speaking over the public announcement system in order to provide information to guests regarding daily activities at the track.  Semi-skilled construction, maintenance, and repair work on structures and equipment as well as maintenance on the combined track (ice work, etc.) may be included in duties as well.  Must be well-spoken and articulate.  Start: $12.06/hr


Truck Driver

In addition to driving passenger class vehicles, truck drivers are considered Equipment Operators and operate a variety of motorized equipment.  Valid driver’s license required.  Start: $11.22/hr

In addition to any specific requirements above, successful candidates will be at least 18 years if age and physically able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Some positions have potential for year-round employment.


For further information and application forms, contact –

Rebecca Dayton
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
518-523-4115 or








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