Career Opportunities


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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




Event Administrative Representative



This position assists the management team in the Events Department with administrative tasks for international and national sporting events and entertainment events. This position reports directly to the Events Manager and assists with other departments, as assigned.  Direct responsibilities include: managing event registration and team and official’s housing, the collection of housing and competition fees, and working with the finance department on the payment of accounts payable and the collection of accounts receivable. Other key components of this job are the setup of team leader meetings and the production of event information. This includes set-up and management of databases, waivers, training and payment forms, welcome packets, contact listings and information guides.  Work schedule includes evenings, weekends, and holidays.


Minimum Qualifications – Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience coordinating and/or administering general office and/or event functions.  Relevant college study may be substituted on a year for year basis for up to 4 years of the required experience.  It is helpful to have an extensive knowledge of ORDA goals and programs/policies, Lake Placid, winter sports, and the Olympic movement. The ability to think and work creatively, as well as take responsibility and ownership of tasks is a must. A valid driver’s license and 18 months clean driving.  Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.


Salary & Benefits – Management/Confidential Grade 12 position (non-exempt), with an excellent benefits package, which includes health insurance.


Interested candidates should forward a cover letter with resume to –

Elizabeth Moeller, Events Manager
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY  12946
Email –




Customer Service Representatives – WHITEFACE MOUNTAIN

Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking to fill 3 full-time seasonal positions.  Work is anticipated to continue through October 1, 2015. Hired staff will be responsible for implementing several aspects of summer operations including, but not limited to, the air bag, hiking, ranger tours, and Whiteface’s Adventure Park.  The successful candidate may also be responsible for operating a variety of power-driven mechanical equipment and performing other tasks as assigned.

Applicants must be available to work weekends and holidays.

Qualifications Two years experience working in general maintenance for a recreational facility.  Supervisory experience is a plus.


Compensation – Dependent upon qualifications, skills, and experience.


For further information and application forms, contact –

Mike LeBlanc
Whiteface Mountain
PO Box 1980
Wilmington, NY 12997
518-946-2223 x204





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



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


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


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

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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