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Belleayre Mountain is a great place to work, and we’re always on the lookout for exceptional employees who enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun winter environment!  Perks include ski privileges at Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre & Mt. Van Hoevenberg Mountains, reciprocal privileges at other ski areas, training provided, employee discounts, and you get paid too!  We want to help find you the perfect winter job at Belleayre Mountain, so please tell us a little about yourself by filling out our EZ Apply application.

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General Mechanic

Belleayre Mountain, an ORDA managed facility, is seeking a full-time, year-round General Mechanic. General Mechanics perform skilled and semi-skilled work in the repair and maintenance of facility equipment. The ideal candidate will have an advanced skill level and supervisory experience so s/he may act in a supervisory capacity in the absence of the department head. General responsibilities include focusing on safety in the performance of skilled mechanical work in automotive repair, maintenance, and overhaul of gasoline and diesel-powered self-propelled and non-self-propelled equipment. 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. A valid NYS driver’s license is required. Snowcat maintenance experience preferred but not required.

Wage – Dependent upon skills and experience. ORDA offers an excellent benefits 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 contact:
Bruce Transue, General Manager


Belleayre Mountain an ORDA managed facility, located in Highmount NY is seeking an 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.

Qualifications: Minimum of four years’ practical experience and/or documented completion of technical courses and a valid driver’s license.

Pay Rate: Compensation – Wage dependent upon qualifications; benefits per CSEA / ORDA contract.

Interested candidates should contact:
Bruce Transue, General Manager

Now Accepting full & part-time positions for the 2020-21 Ski Season…

Snowsports Instructors – Ski & Snowboard

Do you have impressive skills in skiing or riding? Love working with people? The Snowsports Team could be for you, where you’ll teach both children and adults to ski and snowboard. Knowledge of skiing/riding and ski slopes needed. Instructor Training Course (ITC) is required for all new hires. Apply here

Lift Operators & Lift Attendants

Assist guests with safe, efficient, and courteous loading and unloading of lifts. Attendants are responsible for maintaining ramps as well as scanning season passes and lift tickets. Knowledge of Belleayre a plus.


As a Snowmaker you’ll check snowmaking equipment (valves, water lines, etc.) and reposition snow guns on the mountain. Enjoy the bragging rights that YOU play an integral part in why the trails are so awesome at Belleayre. On-site training available.

Snow Reporter

As a snow reporter, you get to be the voice of the mountain. That, of course, may mean first tracks on a powder day! Responsibilities include updating & distributing the daily snow reporting across several outlets, video shoots as an on-camera personality, be pretty good with a camera, and most importantly be a morning person. Working knowledge of photo and video editing software is needed.

Ticket Sellers

Have you been told you’re a people person? Well, that’s what we are looking for in our ticket sellers! Sell lift tickets, season passes, frequent skier products and lessons; answer phones, and rock your excellent customer service skills. Position requires knowledge of computers.


Groom trails and operates snowcats, primarily at night. Heavy equipment experience preferred knowledge of skiing/riding and ski slopes needed.

Parking Attendants

Give our guests a warm welcome while assisting them with instructions for parking. Other duties include: keeping parking areas clean and orderly.

Building Maintenance

Assist with keeping our buildings in tip-top shape for our guests. Job duties include janitorial work, cleaning lodges, and snow removal.

Shuttle Bus Operators

Transport our guests from parking lots to Lodges. Must have a valid driver’s license with a minimum of CDL Class B.

Mountain Hosts (Ambassadors)

Mountain hosts provide service in a variety of areas including greeting and providing information to guests, assist with special events on and off the snow, greeting group tour buses, and administering guest surveys. The most important jobs our mountain hosts have been to send the Belleayre guests off with a smile on their face and to help them have a great experience on the mountain. This is a non-paid position and all members must complete 100 hours per season.

Centerplate Positions – Ski Technicians, Retail, and Food & Beverage

Centerplate is Belleayre’s on-mountain concessionaire and managers the rentals, retail, and food & beverage operations for the mountain.

  • Rental Shop – Ski & Snowboard Rental Technicians, Boot Fitters, Repair & Tune Up Technicians
  • Retail – Sales Clerks
  • Food Service Staff – Cooks, Cashiers, Dishwashers
  • Pub & Restaurant Staff – Bartenders, Chef, Cooks, Bussers, Dishwashers

Belleayre offers a friendly work environment and is an 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 Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

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    Belleayre Mountain is a great place to work, and we're always on the lookout for exceptional employees who enjoy working in a fast-paced and fun winter environment!  Perks: 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 winter job at Belleayre Mountain, so please tell us a little about yourself!
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