Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Positions Available for Immediate Hire

The Olympic Jumping Complex is in immediate need of the following positions. We will train all staff on how to effectively and safely perform their jobs.


Lift Operations Staff

The Olympic Regional Development Authority (Olympic Authority) is seeking customer-oriented people to support seasonal lift operations at the Olympic Jumping Complex(OJC)Potential for year-round employment.  Lift Operations staff provide operational support for the Skyride gondola, a state-of-the-art eight person pulse gondola. Ideal candidates will have lift operations experience but we will train customer service oriented people with a desire to learn.

Located in Lake Placid, New York, the Olympic Jumping Complex is the only ski jumping facility in North America homologated for both winter and summer jumping training and competitions.  In addition to attending jumping events, visitors can also enjoy the ADA-compliant, Skyride gondola ride from the jump’s base to the bottom of the jump towers. From there, a ride in a glass enclosed elevator to the top of the HS128 meter ski jump offers amazing 360 degree views of the AdirondacksThe OJC also offers a four line Sky Flyer Zip Line which allowvisitors to experience the thrills of ski jumping, as the course follows the incline and speed of the HS100 meter ski jump.

Work is performed on-site and outside at the OJC in all weather conditions. Weekend and Holiday work will be required as will work outside the normal workday as is necessary to fulfill obligations.

Essential Duties (this list is not exhaustive):

• Responsible for daily lift operations of the Skyride gondola
• Provide exceptional customer service
• Ensure that: the gondola opens on time; there is minimal interruption of lift service; customer concerns are addressed appropriately and efficiently; and lift areas are neat, tidy and running efficiently
• Ensure lifts, loading areas, off ramps, lift lines, and scanning are operating efficiently
• Follow safety procedures
• Lift Operators may be cross-trained and/or assigned other venue operational responsibilities as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be customer service oriented, able lift up to 50lbs., and be able to stand for extended periods.  

Other Considerations:

Knowledge related to lift operations and customer service preferred.

Compensation:

Hiring rate of $18.77/hr or $20.22/hr depending on qualifications and experience. The Olympic Authority offers full-time, year-round staff an excellent benefits package that includes paid leave (parental, sick, vacation, and personal time), paid holidays, health, dental, and vision insurance, participation in the NYS and Local Retirement Systems(optional for less than full-time emplopyees), and optional participation in NYS Deferred Compensation.

Interested candidates should send an email with the Subject Line of Lift Operations Inquiry” to:

Interested applicants may send their resume with a letter of interest to:
Shinea Smith
[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]

Electrician

Full-Time | Year-Round

The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking a journey level electrician to provide electrical installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair for the Olympic Jumping Complex (OJC) and Mt. Van Hoevenberg (MVH). Electricians report to the Mount Van Hoevenberg and Olympic Jumping Complex Facilities Superintendent.  The successful candidate’s work will include medium voltage distribution; low voltage controls; buildings; ski lifts; voice and data communications; and using electrical power from milliamps to 15.8 kV.

Located in Lake Placid, New York, the OJC is the only ski jumping facility in North America homologated for both winter and summer jumping training and competitions.  In addition to attending jumping events, visitors can also enjoy the ADA-compliant, state of the art 8-person pulse gondola ride from the jump’s base to the bottom of the jump towers. From there, a ride in a glass enclosed elevator to the top of the HS128 meter ski jump offers amazing 360 degree views of the Adirondacks. The OJC also offers a four line Sky Flyer Zip Line which allows visitors to experience the thrills of ski jumping, as the course follows the incline and speed of the HS100 meter ski jump. MVH, also in Lake Placid, is home to a world-renowned combined skeleton & bobsled track along with 55 km of CrossCountry ski trails. MVH hosts world class Nordic, Biathlon and Nordic Combined events on 5km of World Championship rated trails. The new, state-of-the-art Mountain Pass Lodge serves as the hub for MVH activities.

This position works on site at both the OJC and MVH and provides electrical maintenance and repair of equipment in order to ensure safe and efficient electrical operations at the facilityDaily activities required to complete responsibilities may include climbing, standing, or being seated for extended periods, walking on mountainous grades, and exposure to cold winter conditions as well as hot summer conditionsWork outside the normal workday, as well as holidays and weekends, may be required as is necessary to fulfill responsibilities.

Essential Duties (this list is not exhaustive):

• Ensure that the OJC has safe and reliable electrical infrastructural operations to include lifts and snowmaking equipment
• Meet and/or communicate with the supervisor to coordinate activities and schedule work in order to deliver projects on a timely basis
• Examine blueprints, schematic drawings and sketches to determine material and labor requirements to fulfill projects
• Perform scheduled electrical maintenance on equipment
• Work with high and low voltage systems
• Perform upkeep and maintenance of lift controller programming.
• Responsible for following the company’s safety and risk management policies and procedures
• Maintenance of electronic circuits as required.
• Troubleshoot and repair electrical issues
• Other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of four years practical experience and/or documented completion of technical courses and a valid driver’s license.  Should have a working knowledge of: applicable electrical code; AC and DC drives and starters; and programmable logic controllers. Talented candidates that lack full credentials will be considered for apprentice level employment

Other Considerations:

The successful candidate will be safety centered, be self-motivated, and have the ability to work independently.  Must be able to work in a variety of environmental conditionsPreference will be given to candidates with skilift experience.

Compensation and Benefits:

The hiring rate for journey-level electricians is either $26.03/hr or $28.04/hr depending on qualifications and experience. Apprentice level technicians start at either $20.83/hr or $24.06/hr depending on level of knowledge and experience.  Premium pay is also provided for eligible off-shift work. 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, participation in the NYS and Local Retirement Systems, and optional participation in NYS Deferred Compensation.

Interested applicants may send their resume with a letter of interest to:
Shinea Smith
[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]

Vehicle Technician

Olympic Jumping Complex & Mt Van Hoevenberg

The Olympic Regional Development Authority (Olympic Authority) is seeking talented, motivated, mechanically inclined people to work as a vehicle technician for Mount Van Hoevenberg (MVH) and the Olympic Jumping Complex (OJC). Vehicle Technicians are responsible for ensuring the safety and reliability of MVH and the OJCs vehicles through monitoring, maintaining and repairing all sorts of diesel and gasoline powered machinery including, but not necessarily limited to: snow cats, automobiles/trucks, excavators, snowmobiles, UTVs etc. The ideal candidate will hold a competent mechanical/electrical skill set or shows aptitude to learn and practice in support of systems related to diesel and gasoline operated equipment.

Mt. Van Hoevenberg, located just outside the Village of Lake Placid, is home to the brand new, state of the art, Mountain Pass Lodge.  MVH is home to 55 km of trails, 5.5 km of world class competition trails, and a state-of-the-art bobsled, skeleton and luge track. The Olympic Jumping Complex is home to the iconic ski jump towers seen from miles away. The OJC hosts world class ski jumping events throughout the year and boasts spectacular views of the Adirondacks.

Work is performed on site primarily at Mt. Van Hoevenberg. Weekend and Holiday work will be required as will work outside the normal workday as is necessary to fulfill obligations. Occasional travel may be required.  

Essential Duties (this list is not exhaustive):

Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair diesel and gasoline powered equipment
Conduct regular visual inspections and repair equipment as needed
Change oil and perform other maintenance in accordance with manufacturers recommendations
Regular checks: check all machinery and mechanical parts, including fluid levels, brake pads, and hoses. Repair/replace as necessary
Conduct necessary minor adjustments and repair or replace worn/broken parts
When mechanical problems are reported, locate and diagnose problems, and plan and perform necessary repairs, and report/document all issues and repairs
 Maintain written logs and records of all maintenance and repair work done
Maintain accountability for tools, equipment and shop work areas
Ensure equipment is safe and operable and meet standards for inspection
 Maintain accountability for tools, equipment and shop work areas
Provide support to other operational departments as requests
Adhere and contribute to all safety procedures and protocols and report identified hazards
Perform other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Current US driver‘s license with an acceptable driving record in order to operate ATV’s, snowmobiles and automobiles/trucks is required. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Other Considerations: Should be a selfmotivator who is able to work independently on assigned tasks. Prior mechanical experience preferred.

Wage Entry rates range from $20.22/hr – $27.23/hr depending on skills, qualifications, and experience. The Olympic Authority 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 resumé with the Subject Line of “Vehicle Technician Inquiry” to:

Shinea Smith
[email protected]


OLYMPIC JUMPING COMPLEX MAINTENANCE WORKERS

Be a part of the essential team that prepares and maintains the World Cup level ski jumping hills and venue. The general maintenance team supports day to day operations, working as a team with the other venue departments to ensure a high level of readiness for both world class athletes and general public visiting the site. In the winter months, tasks include snow removal, snow making, snow and ice preparation on the ski jumping hills as well as event preparation and set up. In the summer months, improvement and maintenance projects and general groundskeeping make up most days.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Desired skills of the position include but are not limited to good knowledge of tools, equipment, machinery, carpentry, plumbing and rigging.

COMPENSATION Per ORDA/CSEA Wage Schedule; position starts at Grade 13 (Maintenance Assistant 1) $18.55/hr . Pay is commensurate with skills and experience. 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 optional participation in NYS Deferred Compensation, a qualified 457-B plan.

Interested candidates should send a resume to:
Shinea Smith
Payroll Coordinator
[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]

 


Medical Support Staff

Primary responsibilities include monitoring training areas and treating injured athletes and public users. Additional responsibilities include identifying potential and actual safety hazards, rectifying and reporting safety hazards, responding to emergencies, assisting in evacuations, participating in search and rescue operations, and providing general assistance to patrons and staff. Emergency Medical Technician — Basic certification, CPR for professional required.

COMPENSATION: Entry rate range of $20.00/hr to $29.12/hr depending on skills, qualifications, and experience. 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 optional participation in NYS Deferred Compensation, a qualified 457-B plan,

Interested candidates should contact:
Shinea Smith
Payroll Coordinator
[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]

 

 

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