Overview

Whiteface is looking for exceptional employees who enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun environment to join our team!

Winter EZ Apply »

Winter Job Fairs:

Friday, October 7, 11am-1pm

Wednesday, November 2, 4pm-6pm

Winter Positions Available at Whiteface!

  • Building Maintenance Staff
  • Guest Services Staff
  • Lift Attendants
  • Parking Attendants
  • Reservationists
  • Shuttle Drivers
  • Ski Patrollers
  • Snowmakers
  • Snowsports Instructors
  • Rentals Staff
  • Terrain Park Staff
  • Ticket Sellers

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!

To submit your application or request more information, please contact:

Betsy Kane, Human Resources
5021 NYS Rt 86, PO Box 1980 | Wilmington, NY
Phone: (518) 946-2223 x8408

Winter Positions

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!

Winter EZ Apply »

Winter Positions Available at Whiteface!

  • Building Maintenance Staff
  • Guest Services Staff
  • Lift Attendants
  • Parking Attendants
  • Reservationists
  • Shuttle Drivers
  • Ski Patrollers
  • Snowmakers
  • Rentals Staff
  • Snowsports Instructors
  • Terrain Park Staff
  • Ticket Sellers

Plus, working at Whiteface includes great employee perks:

  • Reciprocal privileges at other areas
  • Employee discounts at the venues

 

Year-Round Positions

SKI PATROL DIRECTOR – WHITEFACE MOUNTAIN

FULL-TIME | YEAR-ROUND

Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking a Ski Patrol Director to oversee and coordinate all patrol activities focusing on first aid services, daily operations, and risk management.  In addition to safety and risk management, the Patrol Director will be responsible for managing departmental and staffing needs to promote Ski Patrol’s role as safety ambassadors, hosts, guides, and informational resources for guests. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Implementing all ski patrol and first aid policies and procedures;
  • Ensuring that all ski patrol employees and volunteers follow all procedures and adhere to ORDA’s Guest Risk Management Plan;
  • Supervising both paid and non-paid patrollers;
  • Recruiting and training qualified patrol candidates and ensuring that all patrollers have up-to-date certifications as are applicable to their jobs;
  • Assessing mountain conditions and making recommendations and adjustments to mitigate risk based on ORDA’s Guest Risk Management Plan;
  • Overseeing terrain opening and closing with constant assessment and evaluations throughout the day, including on-mountain department collaboration with Mountain Hosts and Terrain Park Staff;
  • Managing and coordinating training for lift evacuation, low-angle rescue, and safe toboggan handling;
  • Overseeing the completion of pre-season setup, in-season maintenance, and post-season teardown for mountain slopes and trails;
  • Working within the departmental budget for both supplies and labor;
  • Overseeing the management of all patient care records and files;
  • Ensuring proper completion of documentation for incidents and accident investigations.
  • Ensuring that Ski Patrol adheres to HIPAA regulations;
  • Conducting and overseeing investigation of ski and on-premises incidents as directed;
  • Analyzing trends regarding accidents and recommend adjustments to policy and/or procedure;
  • Work closely with ORDA’s Risk Manager in developing and implementing changes to ORDA’s Guest Risk Management Plan;
  • Assisting the Mountain Operations Manager in all other duties as necessary; and
  • Other related duties necessary to the efficient operation of patrol

This position requires frequent customer contact. The successful candidate will be a strong and engaging communicator that is helpful, friendly, courteous and professional.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – The successful candidate will have significant ski patrol experience and possess Outdoor Emergency Care Certification, CPR Certification, and be a member of NSP.  S/he must also be an expert skier and capable of operating a snowmobile. Must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as strong teaching, supervisory, management and organizational skills. The ideal candidate have the skills to communicate positively with guests and other departments and be willing to perform alternate functions from time to time, both inside and outside of the department.

COMPENSATION – Entry rate of $28.27/hr.  ORDA offers an excellent benefits package including paid leave (sick, vacation, and personal time); paid holidays; health, dental, and vision insurance; participation in the NYS and Local Retirement Systems; and participation in NYS Deferred Compensation.

Interested applicants may send their resume with letter of interest to:

Aaron Kellett, General Manager
Wilmington, NY 12997
518-946-4201
akellett@whiteface.com


VEHICLE TECHNICIAN

FULL-TIME | YEAR-ROUND

Whiteface Mountain, home to the alpine events from the 1980 Winter Olympics, is seeking a full-time, year-round Vehicle Technician. General responsibilities include focusing on safety in the performance of skilled mechanical work on all equipment used in the operation of a ski resort. This includes many different types of gasoline and diesel-powered machinery including snow cats, excavators, snowmobiles, UTV’s etc. The successful candidate should have knowledge of hydraulic and electrical systems and understand how to read diagrams to troubleshoot problems.  This person may also perform routine maintenance/construction and will be expected to engage in other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – Four years’ full-time experience under a skilled journeyman equivalent to that of an apprenticeship program or successful completion of technical courses in a trade or technical institute and a minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a journeyman level General Mechanic. Valid NYS driver’s license is required.  Snow cat maintenance experience preferred but not required.

COMPENSATION – Dependent upon skills and experience.  ORDA offers an excellent benefit package including paid leave (vacation, holiday, sick and personal time); participation in the NYS and Local Retirement Systems; health, dental, and vision insurances; and optional participation in the NYS Deferred Compensation Plan.

Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resume with the subject line of “Vehicle Technician” to:

Aaron Kellett, General Manager
akellett@whiteface.com
518-946-2223 x8401


WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES – BACK OF HOUSE SUPERVISOR

FULL-TIME | TEMPORARY

Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking Back of House Supervisor to support the World University Games.  Initially identified as a temporary position, the Back of House Supervisor has the potential for full-time, year-round employment.  The successful candidate will report to the venue Operations Manager and be primarily responsible for preparing and executing the operational component of 2023 World University Games at Whiteface Mountain.  Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the Operations Manager in supervising and reporting on a wide variety of off-season projects and in-season operations
  • Overseeing pre-event field of play preparations and associated logistics
  • Overseeing day-of field of play and the necessary operational support to execute the event
  • Providing occasional logistical support for the event
  • Supporting the World University Games functional areas that will have access to the outside and the field of play at Whiteface.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum three years supervisory experience in mountain or event operations.  Knowledge of Whiteface Mountain operations and experience with event logistics preferred.

COMPENSATION: Grade 18 entry rate $26.22 per hour and benefits pursuant to CSEA Contract; optional  participation in the NYS and Local Retirement Systems – a defined benefit pension plan; and optional participation in NYS Deferred Compensation.

Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resume with the subject line of “Back of House Supervisor” to:

Aaron Kellett, Whiteface General Manager
akellett@whiteface.com


WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES – FRONT OF HOUSE SUPERVISOR

FULL-TIME | TEMPORARY

Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking Front of House Supervisor to support the World University Games.  Initially identified as a temporary position, the Front of House Supervisor has the potential for full-time, year-round employment.  The successful candidate will report to the venue Business Manager and be primarily responsible for daily guest operations readiness and support services for the World University Games events at Whiteface.  Primary responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Business Manager in supervising and reporting on a wide variety of off-season projects and in-season operations
  • Overseeing building readiness and ensuring that Whiteface provides a clean and welcoming space for guests
  • Overseeing pre-event athlete and guest preparations and associated logistics that would be required for guest services, marketing, box office and food and beverage
  • Ensuring that Whiteface is fulfilling its responsibilities in providing services and facilities to support the World University Games
  • Providing logistical support to the World University Games and Whiteface’s Back of House Operations Supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Three years supervisory experience in guest services or food & beverage operations; familiarity with Whiteface preferred but not required.

COMPENSATION: Grade 18 entry rate $26.22 per hour and benefits pursuant to CSEA Contract; optional  participation in the NYS and Local Retirement Systems – a defined benefit pension plan; and optional participation in NYS Deferred Compensation.

Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resume with the subject line of “Front of House Supervisor” to:

Aaron Kellett, Whiteface General Manager
Akellett@whiteface.com


ELECTRICIAN

Whiteface Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking a full-time, year-round electrician. The successful candidate will be involved with electrical service; troubleshooting, repair, installation of electrical and systems and equipment including medium voltage distribution; low voltage controls; buildings; ski lifts; voice and data communications, using electrical power from milliamps to 15.8 kV. This person will report to the Electrical Department Supervisor and must be familiar with the electrical code. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required as this person will communicate with vendors on technical information for troubleshooting and repair. Must be able to read and interpret machinery documentation, including prints and schematics, acquiring parts.

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of four years’ practical experience and/or documented completion of technical courses and a valid driver’s license.

Wage: ORDA offers a competitive salary; 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 Inquiry” to:

Aaron KellettWhiteface General Manager

akellett@whiteface.com


ELECTRICIAN – LIFT MAINTENANCE

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 $22.56/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:

Aaron Kellett, Whiteface General Manager

akellett@whiteface.com

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