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Mountain Adventure Supervisor

The Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking an organized, detailed-oriented professional to join the Snowsports team at Gore Mountain as the Mountain Adventure Supervisor. The successful candidate will report directly to the Gore Mountain Snowsports Director and will be primarily responsible for overseeing the Mountain Adventure Program. This is a part-time winter seasonal position located in North Creek, New York.

Located in the Adirondack Forest Preserve, Gore Mountain is New York State’s largest ski and ride center. With seven mountain areas, Gore Mountain provides 14 lifts and offers 2537 feet of vertical drop to explore and enjoy its over 100 trails. In addition to Gore Mountain, the Olympic Regional Development Authority operates Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, and Belleayre Mountain in the Catskills, along with several other venues in Lake Placid where the Olympic Authority’s main office is also located.

The position requires excellent guest service skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office. The daily performance of this job should include demonstrated strong organizational skills, strong leadership skills, and the ability to work successfully and independently in a fast-paced environment.

This position works primarily on-site at Gore Mountain although occasional travel may be required if training or equipment needs require. Weekend and holiday work are required as is work outside the normal workday that is necessary to fulfill duties and responsibilities.

Essential Duties (this list is not exhaustive):

  • Supervise the support/administrative staff and the instructors assigned to teach daily children’s lessons.
  • Work with the Assistant Snowsports Director to coordinate staffing and scheduling for lessons and other program work.
  • Coordinate training of Mountain Adventure staff with Training Supervisors.
  • Monitor and document instructor performance and behavior to provide meaningful feedback and direction, including recognition, and any necessary corrective action.
  • Track lesson assignments and daily payroll reporting for Mountain Adventure staff.
  • Teach Group and Private lessons as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have experience teaching skiing and/or snowboarding, have supervisory experience, and be proficient in Microsoft Office.  Must possess a minimum of Level 1 PSIA/AASI with  Children’s Specialist certification. Knowledge of SiriusWare POS is preferred but not required.  Strong organizational skills, leadership skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment are also required.


This position is classified as a Grade 14 Ski Instructor III on the ORDA/CSEA Schedule, which carries an Entry Rate of $20.00 per hour.

Interested candidates should email a resume with the subject line

“Mountain Adventure Supervisor Inquiry” to:

Nicole Durkin

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the completion of a successful background check in accordance with the Olympic Authority’s Background Check Policy:

Background checks will be conducted by a Third-Party Administrator of the Olympic Authority’s choosing in compliance with the requirements of the New York State Fair Credit Reporting Act (General Business Law § 380) and the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. § 1681).

The Olympic Authority is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity is permitted to ask or to mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide either their current compensation or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If any such information has been requested before the appropriate time, you may contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at .

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