Overview

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

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Winter Positions Available at Whiteface!

  • Shuttle Bus Drivers – The NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking Shuttle Bus Drivers for the winter season. Immediate openings available for both full-time hours and part-time hours at all of our facilities in and around Whiteface Mountain, Lake Placid, Gore Mountain, and Belleayre Mountain in the Catskills. Must possess a CDL with a passenger endorsement. $22.56/hr.
  • Snowmakers – Day and night shift snowmakers needed to operate a variety of power-driver machinery and perform physical labor. Experience in maintenance or mechanical work is preferred. Night and day shifts available. Pay rate starting at $18.01/hour.
  • Snowsports Instructors – Whiteface has an ongoing need for ski/snowboard instructors during the winter season. Instructors must be able to advise guests about suitable terrain relevant to their ability, must be able to work in all weather conditions, and have an outgoing, friendly demeanor. Pay rates for uncertified instructors start at $14.35/hour.

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!

Hear from current employees on why they love working for ORDA.

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!

  • Shuttle Bus Drivers –The NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking Shuttle Bus Drivers for the winter season. Immediate openings available for both full-time hours and part-time hours at all of our facilities in and around Whiteface Mountain, Lake Placid, Gore Mountain, and Belleayre Mountain in the Catskills. Must possess a CDL with a passenger endorsement. $22.56/hr. Contact Renee Fitzgerald at [email protected]
  • Snowmakers – Day and night shift snowmakers needed to operate a variety of power-driver machinery and perform physical labor. Experience in maintenance or mechanical work is preferred. Night and day shifts available. Pay rate starting at $18.01/hour.
  • Snowsports Instructors – Whiteface has an ongoing need for ski/snowboard instructors during the winter season. Instructors must be able to advise guests about suitable terrain relevant to their ability, must be able to work in all weather conditions, and have an outgoing, friendly demeanor. Pay rates for uncertified instructors start at $14.35/hour.

Plus, working at Whiteface includes great employee perks:

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

 

Year-Round Positions

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:

Dave Ulbrich, Operations Manager
[email protected]
518-946-2223 x8404


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:

Dave Ulbrich, Operations Manager
[email protected]
518-946-2223 x8404

 

Other Career Opportunities

LAKE PLACID LEGACY SITES

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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Volunteer Opportunities

Get to know Whiteface with our Mountain Hosts who are the living embodiment of Whiteface’s brand and lifestyle! In addition to free orientation tours, they offer information on terrain, facilities, lessons, and rentals. The goal of the Mountain Host team is to provide enhanced guest experiences with an increased focus on safety both on and off the mountain.

While a certain level of skiing/riding skill is encouraged, it is not required to be a great Mountain Host. The best Mountain Hosts are those who love the sport of skiing/riding, enjoy sharing it with others, and want to help our guests have a safe, memorable, and enjoyable experience at Whiteface.

Get Involved!

We are looking for snow sports enthusiasts who want to interact with guests both on and off the hill promoting safety and providing enhanced guest experiences. In exchange for 20 volunteer days, Mountain Hosts receive awesome mountain perks like a season pass for the 2022/23 season and free tickets to share with friends and family.

Interested in learning more about becoming a Whiteface Mountain Host? Please submit an inquiry and a Whiteface staff member will be in touch with you soon!

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