Lifeguards Wanted

Join the Belleayre Team – for the summer of 2024!

Dive into an incredible summer adventure as a lifeguard at Belleayre for the upcoming summer season.  As a lifeguard, you’ll be at the forefront of ensuring safety and fun at the Belleayre Beach.  Join our team where you enjoy the view of the mountain, camaraderie with fellow coworkers, and still have fun.

Entry Rate: $18.77/hr or $20.22/hr depending on skills, qualifications and experience

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Overview

Join the Belleayre Family – Work & Play in the Mountains

The perfect winter job is waiting for you.  We are all about having a good time and experiencing what the mountains have to offer while providing the best possible guest experience for our guests.  There are an array of positions available – including both inside and outside opportunities.

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Full-Time Year-Round Positions

Work at the mountain year-round!  Positions include excellent benefits packages with 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.

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Summer Seasonal Positions

The perfect summer job is waiting for you. Splash into success as part of our amazing team for the upcoming summer. Whether you’re watching over the beach or helping with boat rentals, you’ll be on the frontline keeping our guests safe.

We are currently hiring Summer Lifeguards for the upcoming 2024 summer season.

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Winter Seasonal Positions

If you are looking for exciting, unique opportunities in a fun setting, look no further. We invite you to learn more about working at Belleayre through the link below and encourage you to contact us with any questions.

We are now hiring for the 2023/24 season.

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Year Round Positions

Payroll Coordinator

Full-Time | Year Round

The Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking a talented and organized professional to serve as the Payroll Coordinator for Belleayre Mountain. The Payroll Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the hiring and payroll processes for hourly staff at Belleayre. The Payroll Coordinator reports directly to Belleayre Mountain General Manager and works closely with various supervisors to ensure proper and timely completion of the payroll and hiring processes. This position is located in Highmount, New York.

Belleayre Mountain, located in the heart of the Catskills, is home to New York State’s first chair lift, and employs approximately 40 full-time, year-round hourly staff along with an additional 330 seasonal and part-time staff. Skiers and riders from the New York and Tri-State areas have access to 1,404 feet of vertical drop where they can enjoy 63 alpine trails and 9.2 kilometers of cross-country ski trails. Recent improvements include a gondola, a quad chairlift with conveyor, along with significant lodge expansion and snowmaking upgrades.

Work is performed primarily on site and little, if any, travel will be required.  Daily activities required to complete regular job assignments include standing or being seated for extended periods.  Weekend work as well as work outside the normal workday may be required as is necessary to fulfill job responsibilities and/or meet critical deadlines.

Essential Duties (this list is not exhaustive):

Payroll

  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes of status;
  • Assist new hires in understanding and applying for hourly employee benefits available pursuant to the terms of the effective collective bargaining agreement, and submit complete and accurate paperwork to the Olympic Authority’s Benefits Administrator in a timely manner to ensure that new employees receive benefit entitlements;
  • Accurately track employee longevity eligibility and submit to central payroll for processing on a timely basis;
  • Accurately complete daily tracking of all employee timecards using the software system implemented for this purpose, and become fully familiar with all aspects of utilizing that system;
  • Regularly monitor the use of employees’ leave time to assure proper use in accordance with the Olympic Authority’s time and attendance policies, and work cooperatively with the appropriate Human Resources and/or venue management staff to report potential abuses in a timely manner;
  • Upload all NYS retirement enrollments for Belleayre staff to the Olympic Authority’s Benefits Administrator in a timely basis;
  • Process and submit workers compensation claims and all related paperwork to the Olympic Authority’s workers compensation carrier within the allotted timeframe and track all follow-up as necessary to ensure the submission of timely and complete information;
  •  Prepare and process accurate approval forms for Changes of Status submissions by venue management to the Human Resources Department in a timely manner.
  • Submit written notifications to the Olympic Authority’s Payroll Manager and Benefits Administrator of staff who have been terminated from payroll in a timely basis.

Effectively manage onboarding of new hires and seasonal staff:

  • Initiate onboarding paperwork for new hourly hires via the Olympic Authority’s electronic onboarding platform;
  • Prepare and submit complete and accurate approval sheets to appropriate venue and Human Resources personnel for new hires and re-hires;
  • Ensure that Belleayre staff have completed all onboarding paperwork, review for accuracy, and follow up as necessary;
  • Create employee ID Badges required for new hourly hires to clock in and perform biometric scans of employee fingers for use during the clock-in process;
  • Submit requests for necessary background checks as required by the Olympic Authority’s Background Check Policy and work with Human Resources staff to effectively follow up on the progress to assure a timely onboarding process for new hires.
  • Instruct newly hired staff about internal processes and time and attendance policies to assure the proper and timely completion and submission of timecards.

Manage the scheduling and tracking of employee training:

  • Work with trainers to schedule required training;
  • Track staff attendance, maintain all records of training, and notify appropriate personnel of any venue staff who need to complete required training;
  • Collect any training certificates issued to document completion of training and work with the Human Resources Department staff to ensure filing and documentation is in personnel records.

Actively participate in the recruitment process Belleayre’s hiring needs:

  • Work cooperatively with venue management to help identify venue hiring needs;
  • Support the Human Resources Department by ensuring the timely and accurate posting of job vacancies;
  • Review applications and resumés for the purpose of distributing to appropriate personnel for consideration;
  • Schedule and effectively track the progress of interviews and hiring for venue management and the Human Resources Department;
  • Assist with open houses and attend/support job fairs for the purpose of recruiting staff for MVH and the OJC.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Demonstrated knowledge of basic business payroll and record-keeping practices with a minimum of one (1) year experience in business procedures. Candidates must be computer literate and knowledgeable in Microsoft Office applications, demonstrate a professional appearance and manner, and be willing to work cooperatively and collegially with other staff members to accomplish the needs of the hiring and onboarding processes and to assist staff with any and all aspects of that process as necessary.

Other Considerations:

Prior experience with payroll functions preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must.  The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the need for maintaining the confidentiality of all personnel records associated with the hiring and onboarding processes.

Compensation and Benefits:

The targeted hiring rate for this position is between $47,747 and $52,747.  The Payroll Coordinator is classified as a Department Coordinator on the Olympic Authority’s Management Confidential Salary Schedule, which carries an entry rate of $47,747 and maximum rate of $76,396. Final offer will be dependent on qualifications, demonstrated skills, and experience.

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, long term disability and supplemental life insurance at preferred rates, participation in the NYS and Local Retirement Systems, and participation in NYS Deferred Compensation.

Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resumé with the subject line “Payroll Coordinator Inquiry” to:

Bruce Transue
[email protected]

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 [email protected].

Motor Vehicle Department Supervisor

The Olympic Regional Development Authority (Olympic Authority) is seeking talented, motivated, mechanic to lead Belleayre’s Motor Vehicle Department. The Motor Vehicle Department Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the safety and reliability of Belleayre’s vehicles through overseeing and participating in the monitoring, maintenance and repair of all sorts of diesel and gasoline powered machinery including, but not necessarily limited to: snow cats, automobiles/trucks, excavators, snowmobiles, UTV’s etc.

Belleayre Mountain, located in the heart of the Catskills, is home to New York State’s first chair lift. Skiers and riders from the New York and Tri-State areas have access to 1,404 feet of vertical drop where they can enjoy 63 alpine trails and 9.2 kilometers of cross-country ski trails. Recent improvements include a gondola, a quad chairlift with conveyor, along with significant lodge expansion and snowmaking upgrades.

Work is performed on site primarily at Belleayre. 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 follow-up with repair of grooming equipment and other motorized 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
  • Responsible for overseeing Belleayre’s Motor Vehicle Department
    • Oversee a staff of mechanics and vehicle technicians
      • Schedule staff based on the needs of the facility
      • Evaluate performance and provide guidance on success
      • Work with management to implement corrective actions and discipline if necessary
    • Planning work, assigning staff, providing instruction and assistance in performing and inspecting work
    • Maintain logs of work performed
    • Assess departmental needs and submit purchase requisitions
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be a journey level mechanic and possess a current US driver’s license with an acceptable driving record in order to operate ATV’s, snowmobiles and automobiles/trucks. Must be computer literate. Familiarity with Microsoft applications preferred. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Other Considerations: Should be a self-motivator who is able to work independently on assigned tasks. Prior supervisory experience preferred.

Compensation: Entry rate of $30.22/hr or $32.55/hr depending upon qualifications, skills, and experience plus annual longevity adjustments and increases in pay pursuant to the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Olympic Authority offers an excellent benefit package including a variety of paid leave: parental leave, vacation, holidays, sick time, 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 “Motor Vehicle Department Supervisor” to:

Bruce Transue, Belleayre General Manager
[email protected]

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 [email protected].

Lift Operations Supervisor

Full-Time | Year-Round
The Olympic Regional Development Authority (Olympic Authority) is seeking a talented, motivated, customer-oriented individual to be its Lift Operations Supervisor at Belleayre Mountain. The Lift Operations Supervisor is full-time, year-round position that is responsible and accountable for overseeing daily lift operations at Belleayre Mountain. Specific responsibilities are outlined below. The ideal candidate will have lift operations experience and be an effective team leader.

Work is performed on-site and outside at Belleayre Mountain in all weather conditions. 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)

  • Responsible for the oversight of the daily lift operations of all ski lifts at Belleayre.
  • Provide exceptional customer service.
  • Ensure that: lifts open on time; staff are providing excellent customer service; there is minimal interruption of lift service; customer concerns are addressed appropriately and efficiently; lift areas are neat, tidy and running efficiently; and paperwork is completed timely and accurately Inspect lifts, lift shacks, loading areas, off ramps, lift lines, and scanning areas several times per day. Take necessary action to ensure efficient and safe operations.
  • Ensure safety procedures are being adhered to and take corrective action as necessary.
  • Schedule staff, monitor work in progress, direct staff, and provide daily work assignments.
  • Monitor all lift operations including RFID gates, and take necessary action to ensure safety and efficiency.
  • Provide breaks to operators and scanners as needed, and work as an operator or scanner if needed.
  • Supervisory responsibilities include assigning work, providing on-hill training, taking corrective actions, educating staff, and recommending formal discipline if required.
  • Summer responsibilities will involve planning for the winter season and providing other operational support as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent along with a minimum of two years’ experience in lift operations. Must also have one year of experience supervising a work crew or demonstrate the ability to effectively lead a team. Knowledge related to lift operations, risk management, and customer service required.

Other Considerations: Should be a self-motivator and an effective communicator. Must be proficient at skiing or riding and possess the ability to handle emergency situations calmly and effectively.

Wage: Entry rate of $26.03/hr. The Olympic Authority offers an excellent benefit package including paid parental leave; paid 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 “Lift Operations Supervisor Inquiry” to:
Karl Kullberg,
Mountain Operations Manager
[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 Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected].

Summer Positions

LIFEGUARDS

If you are not certified or your certification is about to expire? Not a problem. If you take a certification class and work as a lifeguard at the Belleayre Beach for the entire summer, we will reimburse your certification fees.

Qualifications:

  1. At the time of employment, all candidates must possess current certifications in American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or the equivalent) and the American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding Certificate (or the equivalent). Also, American Red Cross First Aid (or equivalent) if not included in the lifeguard training course. All certifications must remain current throughout the entire operating season. Candidates may participate in the lifeguard qualifying procedure without the above certifications; however, they must be provided before employment begins.
  2. As per the Agency standard, lifeguard candidates must meet the vision requirement of 20/70 uncorrected vision in both eyes and be correctable to the 20/40 standard.

Entry rates range from $18.55 to $20.00 per hour depending on skills, qualifications, and experience.

Lifeguard Certification & Re-Certification Classes
Catskill Recreation Center
The YMCA of Kingston & Ulster County
SUNY Delhi

Winter Positions

Full & Part-Time Positions for the 2023-24 Ski Season…

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 Job Opportunity Form

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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]

 


DAYTIME SNOWMAKING

We are lookig to hire outdoor enthusiasts to join the award-winning Belleayre Snowmaking Team for the current winter season.  Snowmakers are responsible for operating snowmaking equipment in all types of weather.  Duties include setup, starting up, operating of, and shutting down of equipment, checking snow quality, inspecting all equipment, and monitoring snowmaking performance to ensure a proper air/water combination for the snow.

Entry rates range from $18.55 to $23.24 per hour depending on skills, qualifications, and experience.

LIFT OPERATIONS

Responsible for preparing the lift for guests – including cleaning of equipment, setting up corrals/signs, ensuring everything is set up for the customers to hit the slopes, helping guests on and off the chair lift, and checking lift tickets, maintaining ramps, scanning season passes and lift tickets.
Entry rates range from $15.93 to $20.00 per hour depending on skills, qualifications, and experience.

MOUNTAIN HOSTS

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 volunteer position and all members must complete 100 hours per season.

SNOWSPORTS & ADAPTIVE 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 is needed. Instructor Training Course (ITC) is required for all new hires.
Entry rates range from $14.78 to $20.00 per hour depending on skills, qualifications, and experience.


FULL-TIME YEAR ROUND POSITIONS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE

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Employment at Belleayre

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 [email protected].