Work at the Olympic Regional Development Authority

There are many great benefits to working for the Olympic Regional Development Authority. Depending on position and length of service benefits and perks may include:

  • NYS Retirement Benefits
  • Health, Dental, Vision
  • 1-4 Weeks Paid Vacation
  • Sick Time, Holiday Time, Personal Days
  • Access to ORDA Venues and Events
  • Employee Discounts at Retail Stores
  • Employee Discounts at Food and Beverage Locations
  • On the job training and opportunities to build your resume
  • And many more – including working with some of the best athletes in the world

 

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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working with the Olympic Authority. Our team is the most important part of what we do. We’re always looking for people who enjoy working toward goals and help to build a fun environment with our team.

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Recruitment Manager

Full-Time | Year-Round

The Olympic Regional Development Authority (Olympic Authority) manages and operates a variety of venues located in the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains in New York consisting of: three alpine skiing venues – Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, Gore Mountain in North Creek, and Belleayre Mountain in Highmount; the Olympic Sports Complex at Mount Van Hoevenberg in the Town of North Elba, a Nordic cross country skiing and biathlon venue; the Olympic Jumping Complex in the Town of North Elba; and the Olympic Oval and Olympic Center in the Village of Lake Placid including three indoor ice skating rinks, the Olympic Museum, and the Lake Placid Conference Center.

The Olympic Authority is seeking an experienced and self-motivated professional to manage its recruitment and employment functions. This position reports directly to the Director, People & Organization Development and is located at the Administration Office in Lake Placid, New York.

Job Summary

The Recruitment Manager is vital to the effective development, implementation, administration and coordination of recruitment strategies, standards and hiring practices and procedures across the ORDA organization. Responsibility also includes sourcing, screening, and referring qualified candidates to hiring managers to meet the organization’s staffing needs, and continuously improving the recruitment process to meet changing needs.

Responsibilities include coordinating and streamlining the various aspects of recruitment and employment and maintaining the Olympic Authority Jobs website. This position demands exceptional organizational abilities, meticulous attention to detail, and the capacity to work collaboratively with both hiring managers, venue employee experience staff and candidates.

Travel to all Olympic Authority venues is required for this position to ensure that venue employee experience operations are meeting the needs of employees and management, ensure that the venue employee experience staff and management are kept informed of developing policies and practices and to meet with venue management and/or staff, as necessary.

Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and update, as appropriate, the ORDA Employment Opportunities website.
  • Prepare reports on employment metrics (e.g., vacant positions, time-to-fill, time-to-hire, source of hire, etc.)
  • Organize and maintain employment data (e.g., resumes, assignments and contact details) in internal databases.
  • Prepare reports on employment metrics (e.g., time-to-fill, time-to-hire and source of hire)
  • Maintain a file of current job descriptions for all ORDA venues and departments.
  • Organize and administer ORDA’s recruitment and employment policies, standards, and job offer letters.
  • Organize and manage ORDA’s recruitment practice, sources, and process, including communications with applicants.
  • Organize and manage an applicant tracking system (ATS), ensuring accurate and up-to-date information for all candidates.
  • Act as the central clearing house for posting all ORDA job openings, ensuring appropriate approvals.
  • Manage the Applicant Tracking system (ATS) to ensure appropriate and timely communications and feedback.
  • Administer and coordinate ORDA’s J-1 visa program.
  • Screen resumes and applications and conducts initial phone screens to assess applicants’ qualifications and fit; present ORDA’s conditions of employment to applicants.
  • Coordinate and schedules interviews, both in-person and virtual, ensuring that all parties involved are well-informed and prepared.
  • Maintain regular communication with hiring managers, providing updates on the status of candidates and the overall recruitment process.
  • Collaborate with venue employee experience managers and management to establish a seamless onboarding experience for newly hired staff.
  • Coordinate and participate in recruitment events and job fairs to promote the organization and attract potential candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR Management, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in recruitment, recruitment coordination, or a related role.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and their use in recruitment efforts.
  • Familiarity with employment laws and regulations, ensuring compliance throughout the recruitment process.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data management and documentation.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to professionally interact with candidates, management, and other participants.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Experience with operations with high seasonal operations.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Salary Range and Benefits:

The salary range for the position is $64,509 – $90,313. Final offer will be dependent on qualifications, demonstrated skills, and experience.

The Olympic Authority offers an excellent benefits package that includes 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 should email a letter of interest and resume with the subject heading, “Recruitment Manager” to:

[email protected]

The Olympic Authority is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]

Finance Representative – Accounts Receivables

Full-Time | Year-Round

The Olympic Regional Development Authority (Olympic Authority) is seeking a detail-oriented accounting professional to work as an Accounts Receivable Representative in its corporate finance office. The successful candidate will be an integral member of the Olympic Authority’s Finance Team responsible for leading the accounting team to provide accurate, timely data and recommendations, ensuring that a variety of financial transactions are properly processed, and performing general administrative/support tasks for the Olympic Authority Finance Office.

The Olympic Authority is a New York State public benefit corporation created in 1981 to manage, operate, and maintain the venues used during the 1932 and 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Games. Today the Olympic Authority strategically manages state-of-the-art venues in the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains of New York to provide year-round recreational opportunities for the public, as well as training and events for all levels of athletes.

The Accounts Receivables Representative works out of the Olympic Authority’s Administrative Office Building in Lake Placid, New York and reports directly to the Director of Finance. Daily activities required to complete job assignments include standing or being seated for extended periods. Work outside the normal workday may be required as is necessary to fulfill job responsibilities and/or meet critical deadlines.  

Essential Duties (this list is not exhaustive):

  • Oversee Accounts Receivable
    • Recording, documenting, and crediting payments from customers and clients
    • Communicating with customers and clients regarding status of their accounts
    • Following up on past due accounts
    • Reconciling various general ledger accounts
  • Provide Accounts Payable support to various administrative departments
    • Enter requisitions into the Olympic Authority’s accounting software application
    • Monitor the approval process
    • Process invoices for payment
  • Provide support to staff regarding travel requests
    • Ensure travel advances are performed in accordance with Olympic Authority policy
    • Reconcile the travel advance account
    • Obtain and submit all required documentation for out-of-state travel requests including all necessary approvals
    • Assist staff with booking flights as requested
    • Batch invoices for flights
  • Other Finance Office Duties
    • Analyze general ledger variances and suggest corrective action for management’s approval
    • Act as the Olympic Authority’s Agency Security Administrator for the Statewide Financial System
    • Cross train with other staff in the finance department in order to provide back-up for other finance office responsibilities
    • Oversee in-store accounts to vendors that have extended credit to the Olympic Authority

Minimum Qualifications:

Degree in Accounting or related field along with three years of progressively responsible, relevant accounting/financial experience. Relevant experience may replace educational requirements on a year for year basis.

Other Considerations:

Knowledge of U.S. GGAP, as well as Accesso Siriusware, Intacct, DOMO, and Microsoft Office is essential. Familiarity with the New York State Finance Law and/or public sector experience and financial close experience is preferred.

Core Attributes:

  • Very detail oriented
  • Strong knowledge of General Ledger reporting
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills

Salary Range and Benefits: 

This position has a salary range of $45,846 – $64,184 per year. Final offer will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

The Olympic Authority offers an excellent benefits package that includes 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 should email a letter of interest and resumé with the subject heading “Accounting Manager Inquiry” to:

Eric Paul
[email protected]

The Olympic Authority is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]

Director, People & Organization Development

The Olympic Regional Development Authority (Olympic Authority) is seeking an experienced and self-motivated professional to manage its People & Organization Development Department. This position reports directly to the President & CEO and is located at the Administration Office in Lake Placid, New York.

The Olympic Authority manages and operates a variety of venues located in the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains in New York consisting of: three alpine skiing venues – Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, Gore Mountain in North Creek, and Belleayre Mountain in Highmount; the Olympic Sports Complex at Mount Van Hoevenberg in the Town of North Elba, a Nordic cross country skiing and biathlon venue; the Olympic Jumping Complex in the Town of North Elba; and the Olympic Oval and Olympic Center in the Village of Lake Placid including three indoor ice skating rinks, the Olympic Museum, and the Lake Placid Conference Center.

The Olympic Authority operates year-round with both full-time and seasonal/hourly employees who perform a variety of functions necessary to support the operation and administration of its venues, for everything from routine public operation to large sporting and recreational events. Each venue has staff who support employee experience needs of the venue, and the Director, People & Organization Development is responsible for working with administration and venue management to oversee the Authority’s people management program, including all people operations at the various venues, including recruitment and hiring, onboarding, training and development, payroll and benefits administration, seasonal hiring and layoffs, workers compensation claims reporting and follow-up, personnel investigations and discipline, policy development and implementation, and working with management staff on the many human resources matters that arise daily throughout the organization.

Travel is required for this position, including: to all Olympic Authority venues to ensure that venue employee experience operations are meeting the needs of the employees and management, and ensuring that venue Employee Experience staff and Venue management are kept informed of developing policies and practices; to meet with venue management and/or staff, as necessary, to address specific employee complaints or other personnel matters that cannot be fully delegated to venue Employee Experience managers; to engage in discussions and planning, as necessary, to carry out the mission of the People & Organization Development Department across the Olympic Authority organization; and as may otherwise be necessary and appropriate to the role of Director, including Authority organization development, attending or conducting training or other matters relevant to the development and full implementation of the Olympic Authority People Management Program.

Essential Duties (this list is not exhaustive):

  • Create and maintain an engaging workplace culture that is designed to motivate employees and encourage an environment with a high level of teamwork, accountability, communication, and vision for all employees.
  • Work with executive management to develop and track personnel budget information in a manner that supports operational decision-making;
  • Work regularly and cooperatively with administration and venue management to identify and prioritize staffing needs for effective year-round venue operations;
  • Develop and implement effective recruitment tools designed to support staffing needs;
  • Implement and manage effective employee on-boarding and orientation, and regular training and development, in a manner that assures that all employees understand the policies and processes that support their ability to carry out their jobs as safe and effective members of the organization;
  • Oversee the implementation of a regular performance review process that is designed to evaluate, improve, and where possible reward effective employee performance;
  • Oversee and manage an accurate and timely compensation and benefits program throughout the organization;
  • Initiate necessary policy development, with implementation and training designed to educate employees and ensure the organization’s compliance with applicable laws and policies;
  • Implement processes and lines of communication to ensure the prompt reporting and investigation of employee complaints of any kind, and the prompt and appropriate resolution of such complaints;
  • Implement an effective program of employee relations and employee assistance programs designed to support employee morale and motivation;
  • Implement effective employee counseling, services, communications, and recognition programs designed to enhance and reward employee performance;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of applicable employment and labor and other relevant laws and regulations, and applicable collective bargaining agreements, as well as State-specific policies, to assure the rights of employees and compliance by the organization.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration or Human Resources or a related field, and at seven (7) to ten (10) years of experience in human resources management with at least three (3) years in an executive management position in multi-venue leisure, outdoor recreation, or hospitality operations, for organizations of at least 400 employees with high seasonal variatons. Should be able to demonstrate experience with temporary or seasonal hiring, experience with labor unions and the collective bargaining process and labor contracts, and compensation and benefits in a unionized environment. Additional training or certification such as SHRM, PHR, or SPHR, and hands-on knowledge of people management systems and databases preferred. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, confident in communications with all levels of employees, excellent listening and negotiation skills, and a demonstrated ability to be a team leader and creative problem-solver. Must have a demonstrated ability to work professionally with confidential information.

Key Considerations: The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of human resources best practices, an understanding of general human resources policies and procedures, in-depth knowledge of employment/labor laws, excellent communication and people skills, and an aptitude for problem-solving using sound judgment. Must be able to follow through while handling multiple and competing priorities. Should have a demonstrated ability to work closely with management and staff to handle a variety of issues and tasks, including recruitment and hiring, transfers, promotions, performance issues, and terminations, a demonstrated ability to conduct group facilitation, coach and counsel employees at all levels, the ability to work independently or in teams, and the ability to manage time effectively.

Salary Range and Benefits: This position has a salary range of $100,075 – $150,113 per year. Final offer will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

The Olympic Authority offers an excellent benefits package that includes 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 should email a letter of interest and resume with the subject heading “Director of Human Resources Inquiry” to:

[email protected]

The Olympic Authority is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]

Director of Environmental, Planning and Construction

Full-Time | Year-Round

The Olympic Regional Development Authority (Olympic Authority) is seeking an experienced manager with established leadership skills to be its Director of the Office of Environmental Planning and Construction (OEPC). The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and execution of the policies, procedures, and plans that direct the implementation of the following areas: environmental permitting and compliance, sustainability, building construction activities, major capital maintenance projects, as well as administration and enforcement of the NYS Uniform Building and Fire Prevention Code.

The Olympic Authority is a New York State public benefit corporation created in 1981 to manage, operate, and maintain the venues used during the 1932 and 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Games. Today the Olympic Authority administers state-of-the-art venues in the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains of New York including Warren County, Essex County, and Ulster County. OEPC supports the summer and winter operations of the Olympic Authority venues   which provide year-round recreational opportunities for the public, as well as training and events for all levels of athletes.

The Director of OEPC works out of the Olympic Authority’s Administrative Office Building in Lake Placid, New York. Travel will be required to all Olympic Authority venues and facilities as necessary to fulfill job responsibilities. Daily activities may include standing or being seated for extended periods, walking on mountainous grades, climbing ladders, and exposure to cold winter conditions and/or hot summer conditions. Work outside the normal workday will be required as is necessary to fulfill job responsibilities and/or meet critical deadlines.

Essential Duties (this list is not exhaustive):

  • Oversee and lead the OEPC team in fulfilment of the department’s objectives including the oversight of the analysis, development, implementation, and monitoring of the capital budgets and financial resources, including operations/maintenance budgets and grants to ensure that OEPC is delivering services in the most cost-effective way, and coordinating with the IT Department to leverage technology, knowledge, and process management to continually increase the efficiency and effectiveness for capital investments and organizational growth;
  • Manage and administer the Planning, Design and Construction team including the oversight of numerous, large sized and complex construction and renovation projects from planning stages through the completion of construction and functions including:
  • Serving as the primary point of contact for the implementation and completion of vertical and horizontal construction projects/programs for the professional, technical, and administrative staff;
  • Managing and administering the Uniform Building and Fire Prevention Code and overseeing the NYS Department of State Building Permitting and the issuance of the Certificate of Occupancy on a variety of small and large sized, new construction and renovation projects each year, and administering compliance with the NYS Fire Code;
  • Managing and administering the Environmental and Sustainability team including the oversight of regulatory permitting administered by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, NYS Department of Health, Adirondack Park Agency, NYS Watershed Inspector General, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, and Army Corp of Engineers; as well as overseeing compliance of existing regulations and advancement of the program to meet the expectations of leadership.
  • Work in close partnership with the Olympic Authority Vice Presidents and Directors of Operations, Finance, Events, Marketing, Communications, and Sponsorship to align business, administrative, and financial management strategies across operational units to address the capital planning and maintenance needs of the organization.

Core Attributes

  • Established leadership skills with strong perspectives on strategy and operations.
  • High standard of integrity and ethics.
  • Result driven and proven ability to execute.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to guide, mentor, and coach across all levels of a team. 

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Facilities Operation, Construction Management or related field; ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in project management, construction, or related field; five (5) years of experience leading or managing staff and/or teams in any of the fields identified above; working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; working knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe Pro, Bluebeam, and Construction Management Software; and the ability to think strategically and deliver results in a fast-paced environment. 

Other Considerations:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Civil, Structural or Mechanical with a focus on HVAC Systems), Architecture Construction Management, or Facilities Operations; Professional Licenses: PE or AIA; relevant experience working with or in the public sector.

Compensation and Benefits:

This position is classified as a Grade 28 on the Olympic Authority’s Management Confidential Salary Schedule which has a minimum salary of $87,207 and a maximum salary of $139,531 per year. The hiring range for this specific position is $95,000 – $120,000 per year. Final offer will be within the hiring range and will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

The Olympic Authority offers an excellent benefits package that includes paid leave (paid parental, sick, vacation, and personal time); paid holidays; health, dental, and vision insurances; 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 email a letter of interest and resume with the subject heading “Director of Environmental, Planning and Construction” to:

Eric Paul
[email protected]

The Olympic Authority is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]

IT Technician

Full-Time | Year-Round

The Olympic Authority has an ongoing need for qualified technicians to work for its Information Technology (IT) Department. Successful candidates will be motivated, detail-oriented individuals that join the team as helpdesk technicians for the Lake Placid area venues.

The Olympic Authority is a New York State public benefit corporation created in 1981 to manage, operate, and maintain the venues used during the 1932 and 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Games. Today the Olympic Authority administers state-of-the-art venues in both the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains of New York, which are managed and operated to provide both national and international training and competitive opportunities for elite athletes, as well as year-round recreational opportunities for the public.

Local travel to the Lake Placid area venues will be required.  Weekend and holiday work may be required as will work outside the normal workday to complete assigned duties. Daily activities required to complete assignments may include sitting or standing for extended periods, walking on mountainous grades, exposure to cold winter conditions and/or hot summer conditions, and climbing ladders.

Illustrative Duties: The successful candidate will troubleshoot and solve problems for end-users on workstations and point of sale systems. Responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring ORDA’s helpdesk queue and responding to or escalating tickets in a timely fashion
  • Applying IT service management principles to Improve the ORDA helpdesk experience
  • Resolving network connectivity problems
  • Deploying IT hardware and services throughout the organization
  • Writing documentation and training staff
  • Low-voltage wiring
  • Server and network installation and maintenance
  • Troubleshooting and escalating problems to higher-level technicians
  • Implementation and testing of backup and recovery operations
  • Supporting the IT Department on other assignments as requested

Core Attributes

  • Strong understanding of IT departmental needs
  • Ability to prioritize and fulfill assignments
  • Problem-solver with the ability to think outside the box
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Minimum Qualifications: Relevant associate degree with a minimum of one year of full-time experience.  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Relevant experience may replace educational requirements on a year for year basis.

Other Considerations: IT service management experience is preferred.

Compensation and Benefits: This position is classified as a Grade 15 on the Olympic Authority’s Management Confidential Salary Schedule which has a salary range of $47,747 – $76,396 per year.  The targeted hiring range for this position is $52,500 – $57,500 per year.  Final offer will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resumé with the Subject Line of “IT Technician Inquiry” to:

Mike Costantino
[email protected]

The Olympic Authority is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]

Sr. Project Manager – Office of Environmental Planning and Construction

Full-Time | Year-Round

The Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking seasoned professionals to work as Sr. Project Managers for the Office of Environmental Planning and Construction (OEPC). Sr. Project Managers provide a full range of professional project management services including consultation, evaluation, planning, systems design, surveys, and/or project oversight in order to ensure that work conforms to accepted construction standards. This position is located in Lake Placid, New York and reports directly to the OEPC Director.

The Olympic Authority is a New York State public benefit corporation created in 1981 to manage, operate, and maintain the venues used during the 1932 and 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Games. Today the Olympic Authority administers state-of-the-art venues in both the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains of New York, which are managed and operated to provide both national and international training and competitive opportunities for elite athletes, as well as year-round recreational opportunities for the public. The Olympic Authority venues consist of Whiteface Mountain in the Town of Wilmington, Gore Mountain in the Village of North Creek, Belleayre Mountain in the Hamlet of Highmount, the Olympic Jumping Complex and the Olympic Sports Complex at Mount Van Hoevenberg, both in the Town of North Elba, the Olympic Oval in the Village of Lake Placid, and the Olympic Center in the Village of Lake Placid. The Olympic Authority has the distinction of being one of just two Olympic Training Centers in the United States and under an agreement with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee, owns and operates a training center located next to the Olympic Authority’s Administrative Offices. Sr. Project Managers will be responsible for projects at each of these venues and facilities on a routine basis.

Travel to the Olympic Authority’s various venues and facilities will be required.  Daily activities required to complete job assignments may include climbing ladders, standing or being seated for extended periods, walking on mountainous grades, exposure to cold winter conditions and/or exposure to hot summer conditions. Work outside the normal workday may be required as is necessary to fulfill job responsibilities and/or meet critical deadlines.

Essential Duties (this list is not exhaustive):

  • Perform professional duties related to project oversight of civil and architectural projects
    • Review and evaluate plans, specifications and other contract documents.
    • Review construction cost estimates for accuracy.
    • Direct projects for conformity to plans, specifications and standards.
    • Analyze and interpret engineering reports and complex technical problems.
    • Perform inspections and surveys to evaluate existing conditions, define project priorities and determine corrective strategies.
  • Manage professional service contracts for both capital maintenance and capital construction projects
    • Review professional service contracts and ensure compliance.
    • Plan and coordinate multiple and various projects/tasks involving multiple facilities and tight deadlines.
    • Correspond with contractors regarding project status.
    • Update the Director and/or Assistant Director of OEPC regarding project status.
    • Conduct on-site visits and report on findings.
    • Ensure projects are on time and within budget.
  • Other professional duties
    • Train and supervise junior staff or new employees assigned to specific projects.
    • On occasion, may be responsible to prepare technical information, sketches, and documentation necessary for the requested work, and will coordinate requested work through the Environmental Division.
    • Develop and prepare conceptual estimates with minimal assistance using limited preliminary design documents and information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, architecture, or a related field with 10 years’ experience working as a construction superintendent or construction project manager. An additional five years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree. A thorough knowledge of commercial/institutional building materials, equipment, finishes, and systems is required. Must demonstrate solid communication skills, both oral and written, and be familiar with Microsoft Office applications. Current valid Driver’s License also required.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS: Experience with management of building restoration, building systems, retrofit, and maintenance projects preferred. Must also have the ability to communicate and work effectively with a wide range of managers, directors and operations staff.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: The targeted hiring range for this position is $85,000 – $95,000 per year. The Sr. Project Manager is identified as a Program Coordinator 2 which is classified as a Grade 22 on the Olympic Authority’s Management Confidential Salary Schedule. Grade 22 positions have an annual salary range of $66,008 – $105,613 per year. Final offer will be dependent on qualifications, demonstrated skills, and experience.

The Olympic Authority offers an excellent benefits package that includes paid leave (parental, 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 should e-mail a letter of interest and resumewith the subject heading “Sr. Project Manager Inquiry” to:

Kasey Donahue
[email protected]

The Olympic Authority is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected].