Employment Opportunities

Join the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Family

Mt. Van Hoevenberg is an excellent place to work, and we’re always looking for exceptional employees who enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun summer environment! Perks include 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 summer job at Mt. Van Hoevenberg, so please tell us a little about yourself by starting with our EZ-Apply!


Customer Service Representatives

The Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking customer service orientated individuals to work at various retail locations in the Lake Placid and Wilmington areas. The successful candidate will perform tasks including, but not limited to: greeting customers and ascertaining what each customer wants or needs, opening and closing cash registers, performing tasks such as counting money; separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers; balancing cash drawers; making deposits; stocking the sales floor; as well as straightening and cleaning the store.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to follow instructions and make decisions within basic policy and procedures. Candidates should be self-motivated, able to perform basic arithmetic functions, willing to greet and assist customers in a friendly and professional manner, practice good customer service, and be able to lift 20-30 lbs. Applicants should have strong communication skills and approachability. Previous retail experience is preferable, but not necessary. Knowledge of the Lake Placid Olympic venues is a plus.

COMPENSATION: Dependent upon skills and qualifications.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resumé to (email preferred):

Elaine Morris
emorris@orda.org  |  2634 Main Street, Lake Placid, New York 12946


Mt. Van Hoevenberg and Olympic Jumping Complex Store Supervisor

Full Time & Year-Round

The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking a store supervisor for its retail locations at Mt. Van Hoevenberg and the Olympic Jumping Complex. The successful candidate will oversee store operations with the primary responsibilities of: implementation and oversight of retail business plan; monitoring and overseeing cash/banks/deposits; tracking sales/revenue generation and making recommendations regarding retail sales; supervising and training staff; and providing excellent customer service focused on Lake Placid and Olympic Region information. This person will also implement the organization’s merchandising plan and manage online sales program at the Store location, achieve financial objectives, recommend an overall sales strategy that is revenue producing and encompasses overall company objectives, and perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have four years’ experience in retail management and customer service.  Excellent customer service skills and knowledge of Whiteface and the Lake Placid Olympic Venues preferred. Computer skills are required.

COMPENSATION: Entry rate of $19.42/hr.  ORDA offers an excellent benefit 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.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resumé to (email preferred):

Elaine Morris
emorris@orda.org  |  2634 Main Street, Lake Placid, New York 12946


Zip Line and Mountain Coaster Staff

Come be a part of Lake Placid’s newest sources of fun!  The Olympic Jumping and Olympic Sports Complexes, both ORDA managed facilities, are seeking energetic, enthusiastic individuals to become Zip Line and Mountain Coaster Attendants.  Staff will be cross trained and be responsible for providing guests with a safe, exciting and enjoyable experience. WE WILL TRAIN YOU!  You will learn how to teach guests to get in and out of zip line gear safely and guide them on the lines. Staff will also operate the all-new and exciting mountain coaster. All staff must adhere to social distancing requirements and other protocols to ensure the safety of fellow employees and guests.  Positions are available immediately!

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 18 years of age and physically able to perform the essential functions of the job (lift 30+ lbs).  Successful candidates must have excellent guest service, communication and teamwork skills.  A background in ropes and climbing is preferred.

COMPENSATION: Entry rate $14.35/hr

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

Betsy Napier
bnapier@orda.org  |  (518) 523-3256


Track Maintenance Workers

In addition to their primary responsibility of making and preparing the ice on the Sliding Track, workers may operate a variety of power-driven mechanical equipment, be involved with maintaining buildings and grounds, and performing other tasks as assigned. Must be able to perform heavy physical labor. Will train. Entry rate: $ 14.35/hr

Interested candidates should contact:

Betsy Napier
bnapier@orda.org  |  (518) 523-3256


Bobsled Experience Staff

Bobsled Experience Staff are classified as Maintenance Assistants. In addition to their primary responsibility of driving sleds in the bobsled passenger ride program, they are responsible for making and preparing the ice on the Sliding Track. Workers may operate a variety of power-driven mechanical equipment, be involved with maintaining buildings and grounds, and performing other tasks as assigned. Must be able to perform heavy physical labor. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and will be subject to drug testing. Will train. Entry rate: $ 14.35/hr

Interested candidates should contact:

Betsy Napier
bnapier@orda.org  |  (518) 523-3256

EZ-Apply

Formal Application

Mt. Van Hoevenberg 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 Mt. Van Hoevenberg 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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