Winter positions available at Whiteface

Due to the COVID-19 responses and the resulting modifications of Venue and business normalcy, we expect longer hiring and on-boarding processes. Thank you for your interest in working with the Olympic Authority. We value our staff and look forward to discussing the opportunities with you.

Whiteface 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!

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Now hiring for winter 2020-2021!

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.

Do you have impressive skills in 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.

…”Crew” is 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.

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. The 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.

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.

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.

Some of Our Current Job Opportunities


Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking a full-time, year-round Electrician to provide electrical expertise and support in its Lift Maintenance department. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: repairing electrical/mechanical components of ski lifts while at the same time ensuring the safety of both employees and guests; operating heavy equipment and all-terrain vehicles; and troubleshooting lift malfunctions. The ideal candidate will have experience with PLC’s, variable speed drives, along with familiarity working with 24V DC up to 480V AC; reading blueprints and schematics; troubleshooting and fixing ski lifts, and estimating repair and maintenance costs.

This individual reports to the Lift Maintenance Supervisor and will perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Completion of apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience in ski lift electrical maintenance plus two years of relevant experience. Ability to climb towers 60′ in height; ability to lift 50-75 lbs. repeatedly. Working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the safe operation of Ski lifts; working knowledge of the practices, facility standards codes and regulations applicable to the department; ability to prepare oral and written reports; and ability to train and supervise others with an emphasis on teamwork and productivity

Wage: Entry rate of $19.04/hr; benefits pursuant to CSEA Contract including health, dental, and vision insurances; paid time off; participation in NYS and Employees Retirement Systems; and the ability to participate in New York State Deferred Compensation, a qualified 457-b retirement savings plan.

Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resumé with the Subject Line of “Electrician – Lift Maintenance Inquiry” to:
Mike LeBlanc, Whiteface Mountain Assistant Manager – mleblanc@whiteface.com

Centerplate Positions

The following positions are available for the upcoming 2020/21 Season with our concessionaire, Centerplate:

  • Janitorial
  • Hostesses
  • Expos
  • 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 below.

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Other Career Opportunities


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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    Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, NY is a great place to work, and we're always on the lookout for exceptional employees who enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun winter environment! Perks: ski privileges at Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre & Mt. Van Hoevenberg Mountains, training provided, employee discounts and you get paid too!  We want to help find you the perfect winter job at Whiteface Mountain, so please tell us a little about yourself!
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Whiteface Mountain 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 Whiteface includes great employee perks:

  • Ski privileges at Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre and Mt. Van Hoevenberg
    Reciprocal privileges at other ski areas
    Employee discounts at the venues

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