Overview

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working with the Olympic Authority. We value our staff and look forward to discussing the opportunities with you.

The Olympic Regional Development Authority is 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!

Plus, working at ORDA includes great employee perks like ski privileges at Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre and Mt. Van Hoevenberg!

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 info@goer.ny.gov.

Corporate Positions

Thank you for your interest in working with the Olympic Authority. We value our staff and look forward to discussing the opportunities with you.


CAPITAL PROJECT COORDINATOR

The Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking a Capital Project Coordinator to provide professional support to the Office of Environmental, Planning and Construction (OEPC). This position is established to assist the OEPC with the management and/or development of the design of construction projects resulting from New York State’s additional capital investments in ORDA’s infrastructure.  Projects will include new construction, additions, refurbishments, remodels, and equipment replacements.

General responsibilities will include field data collection, estimate review, technical writing, and planning through design, construction, and project closeout. In doing so, the successful candidate will collaborate closely with the department Director, Venue Management, various ORDA departments and staff, as well as various consultants including contracted Project Managers and Architect and Engineers to initiate and deliver projects of high aesthetic and functional quality, on budget and on schedule. In addition, the Temporary Capital Project Coordinator will assist the department Director with work with of OEPC’s Environmental & Sustainability Compliance Officer and the Division of Building Code Compliance in the admiration of their regulations. Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the department Director which may include, but not necessarily be limited to, administrative responsibilities associated with the OEPC.

QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree Construction Engineering Technology, or closely related field with a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience. General knowledge of construction practices, principles, and techniques in the Architectural Engineering Construction field, design and construction means and methods and industry standard project management processes. Proficient in Microsoft Office.  Familiarity with New York State bidding procedures is highly preferred.

COMPENSATION: Salary is negotiable based upon experience and qualifications.  ORDA offers an excellent benefit 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 send a letter of interest and resumé to:

Robert Hammond, Director of Environmental, Planning and Construction
Olympic Regional Development Authority
c/o
Olympic Center
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
(518) 523-1655 x5332 | Fax – (518) 523-9711
bhammond@orda.org


TEMPORARY CAPITAL PROJECT COORDINATOR

The Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking a Temporary Capital Project Coordinator to provide professional support to the Office of Environmental, Planning and Construction (OEPC). This position is established to assist the OEPC with the management and/or development of the design of construction projects resulting from New York State’s additional capital investments in ORDA’s infrastructure. Projects will include new construction, additions, refurbishments, remodels, and equipment replacements.

General responsibilities will include field data collection, estimate review, technical writing, and planning through design, construction, and project closeout. In doing so, the successful candidate will collaborate closely with the department Director, Venue Management, various ORDA departments and staff, as well as various consultants including contracted Project Managers and Architect and Engineers to initiate and deliver projects of high aesthetic and functional quality, on budget and on schedule. In addition, the Temporary Capital Project Coordinator will assist the department Director with work with of OEPC’s Environmental & Sustainability Compliance Officer and the Division of Building Code Compliance in the admiration of their regulations. Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the department Director which may include, but not necessarily be limited to, administrative responsibilities associated with the OEPC.

QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree Construction Engineering Technology, or closely related field with a minimum of ten (10) years of relevant full-time experience. General knowledge of construction practices, principles, and techniques in the Architectural Engineering Construction field, design and construction means and methods and industry standard project management processes. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Familiarity with New York State bidding procedures is highly preferred.

COMPENSATION: Salary is negotiable based upon experience and qualifications. ORDA offers an excellent benefit 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 send a letter of interest and resumé to:

Robert Hammond, Director of Environmental, Planning and Construction
Olympic Regional Development Authority
c/o
Olympic Center
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
(518) 523-1655 x5332 | Fax – (518) 523-9711
bhammond@orda.org


DIRECTOR OF EVENTS

The NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA), the foremost Winter Olympic legacy organization, is seeking a motivated leader as its Director of Events. Under the direction of the Vice President of Operations, this position is responsible for the administration and management of the various sporting and entertainment events hosted by ORDA. The successful candidate, in consultation with the Director of Sport and the Venue Managers, will work to solicit, procure, oversee, plan, manage and implement events. The Director of Events is responsible for event contracts, budgets, and post-event reports. This position also maintains a master database and schedule of events of all ORDA venues, manages and conducts the events of the Lake Placid Olympic venues, and supervises a departmental staff of 5-10 people.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management or Business Administration, with 5+ years related experience and significant and relevant sport management experience. Candidate must have good leadership skills, be energetic, self-motivated, and well organized; proficient in setting, executing and achieving goals and objectives; delivering on IF and NGB expectations; and leading/executing all aspects of events. Must demonstrate an ability to communicate accurately and effectively, both in writing and orally, presenting a high standard of professionalism. Must possess the ability to work effectively with top management, both internally and externally and work well with a diverse group of individuals and sport business entities. Knowledge of the Olympic movement, winter sports, international events, and the Lake Placid sports venues is desired. Candidate must have excellent computer skills and be literate in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Job will require evening, weekend, and holiday hours.

SALARY & BENEFITS: M/C Grade 27 – Director 1 classification (overtime exempt); salary is negotiable and dependent on skills, experience, and qualifications. ORDA offers an excellent benefit package including paid leave (vacation, sick leave, personal time, and holidays), NYS Retirement, supplemental life, and long-term disability at preferred rates, and NYS Deferred Compensation; Whiteface/Gore/Belleayre season pass, and ORDA venue access privileges.

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

David McKillip Director of Human Resources
dmckillip@orda.org