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Current Opportunities

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

The newly modernized Olympic Center, located in beautiful downtown Lake placid, is seeking a customer service representative to greet and assist guests. The ideal candidate will provide Olympic Center guests with outstanding customer service by ascertaining what each customer wants or needs and following up as appropriate.  This includes greeting guests, educating guests about the Olympic Center and its offerings, selling tickets, and answering questions.  Customer Service Representatives will also perform minor cleaning and upkeep to make sure the greeting area is professional, organized, and presentable.

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 excellent 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.

COMPENSATIONEntry rate range of $16.64/hr to $19.33/hr depending on skills, qualifications, 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 letter of interest and resumé with the subject line of “Customer Service Inquiry” to:

Marianne 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]

 


MEDICAL SUPPORT PERSONNEL

PER-DIEM | PART-TIME

The Olympic Regional Development Authority is in need of a qualified professional to provide medical support at the newly modernized Olympic Center in Lake Placid.  The successful candidate will respond to emergency situations, observe and report unsafe conditions, and provide information as well as assistance to the general public.  Schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have current certifications in CPR for professional rescuer and one of the following: New York State or National Registry EMT-B or above, Outdoor Emergency Care, Wilderness First Responder. Applicants should provide letters of recommendation and references.

WAGE: Entry rate range of $20.83/hr to $30.22/hr depending on skills, qualifications, and experience.

Interested candidates should submit a resume via email with a subject line of “First Aid Inquiry” to:

Marianne Smith
Human Resource 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]

 


CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES – ORDA STORE, LAKE PLACID

The Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking customer service orientated individuals to work in the ORDA store located in beautiful downtown Lake Placid. Successful candidates 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:Entry rate range of $16.64/hr to $19.33/hr depending on skills, qualifications, and experience.

Interested candidates should email letter of interest and resumé with the subject line of “Customer Service Inquiry” to:

Amy Bowers
ORDA Store Supervisor
[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]

 


CLEANERS

Cleaners’ duties are janitorial in nature (sweeping, mopping, general cleaning, disinfecting, etc.) Successful candidates will also perform other labor-oriented duties as assigned. Nights, weekends and holiday work will be required. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and physically able to perform manual labor including lifting up to 100 lbs. Staff required to work evening/night shifts and/or holidays receive premium pay.

COMPENSATION: Entry rate of $16.64 – $19.33 depending on skills, qualifications, 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 complete an application and forward to (electronic submissions preferred):

Marianne Smith
Human Resources 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]

 


MAINTENANCE ASSISTANTS / EQUIPMENT OPERATORS

Maintenance Assistant/Equipment Operators are responsible for operating a variety of self-propelled equipment as well as construction, operations, repair, and maintenance of equipment. Under the direction of the Olympic Center General Manager, successful candidates will perform a variety of jobs including minor laboring tasks, general maintenance, as well as operation of heavy equipment. In addition to operating a Zamboni, the successful candidate may operate front-end loaders, road-graders, tractor mowers, and snowplows. Nights, weekends and holiday work will be required. Applicants should have at least one year’s experience related to the above and possession of a valid/clean New York State Driver’s License appropriate for the type of vehicle operated. Maintenance Assistants/Equipment Operators are classified as a Grade 13 on the ORDA/CSEA schedule with an entry rate of $19.33 per hour, plus benefits as defined under the CSEA contract. Premium pay for evening/night work as well as work on holidays.

Interested candidates should complete an application and forward to (electronic submissions preferred):

Marianne Smith
Human Resources 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]