Snow Report for Friday, January 24
Trails Planned Open: 51
Percentage of Terrain Open: 75%
Lifts Planned Open: 10
Lifts Open: 8:30am-4pm (Village Chair 3-8pm)
What's Happening
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It's Take Your Kids To Gore Week, so kids 19 & under ski or ride free with a full-paid parent!  We're looking at a pleasant day in store with comfortable temps and fantastic views!  Snowmakers are currently lighting up Echo and The Arena, and they were most recently pummeling Lower Sleighride, Wild Air, and Pot Luck with fresh goods.  Groomers are leaving morning corduroy on those trails, for family fun and smooth cruising all around the mountain.  Be sure to register in advance for our Women Only Clinics this weekend-  lift tickets are included in these value-packed programs for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities along with loads of time on snow with our best lady instructors, breakfast & lunch, and a wine & cheese party to celebrate your day.  Choose from the full weekend (2-day) and Saturday only, or if you already have a ticket opt to join us only for the Saturday morning lesson.  

Special Notes

Planning ahead for a great place to stay while you hit up the slopes?  Cash in on a third day of skiing and night of lodging for free when you book an I Love NY Bonus Weekend package- this amazing 3-for-2 deal is only available February 1-2 and March 7-8!  Friday's food court lunch special is a haddock fish fry with fries for $12- passholders save 20% off the daily lunch special as part of your long list of perks!  Safety reminder: Riding the lift with kids?  Load so the smallest one is located between you and the lift attendant.  Slide on into the Ski Bowl for a little extra fun and fitness during the evening- our Nordic Center is open daily until 8pm and the Village Chair is also spinning until 8pm today through Sunday for downhill fun!

Employment Opportunities

Motor Equipment Mechanic

Gore Mountain Ski Area, an ORDA managed facility located north of Lake George, N.Y., is seeking a Motor Equipment Mechanic. The successful candidate will report to the Fleet Maintenance Department Supervisor and will be primarily responsible for all aspects of service, troubleshooting, repair, and preventive maintenance on Gore Mountain's vehicle fleet. Work will be performed on a wide array of equipment including hydrostatic snow grooming vehicles, various construction vehicles and equipment, light and heavy trucks, buses, snowmobiles, and ATVs. Diesel and gasoline engine experience is required for work on engines utilized in the fleet and on stationary equipment including air compressors and ski lifts. Excellent organizational skills and oral and written communication skills are required for reading machinery documentation, including prints and schematics, acquiring parts and communicating with vendors on technical information for troubleshooting and repair.

Qualifications:

Minimum of four years of practical experience and/or documented completion of technical courses for the equipment found in Gore Mountain's fleet. Must have a valid driver's license.

Pay Rate:

Dependent upon skills, qualifications, and experience; participation in the New York State and Local Retirement Systems; as well as an excellent benefit package including health, dental, and vision insurances. Optional participation in NYS Deferred Compensation.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume with the Subject Line of "Gore General Mechanic Inquiry" to:
James Bayse
Gore Mountain Ski Area, PO Box 470, North Creek, NY 12853
FAX: (518) 251-5171
jbayse@goremountain.com

Winter Employment Opportunities

Gore Mountain invites you to join our team, offering full and part-time positions in several departments.

Take our Jobfinder survey, and we'll be in touch with more info on this season's job opportunities.

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Ticket Sellers

Sell lift tickets, season passes, frequent skier products and lessons, answer phones, and must have excellent customer service skills. Requires knowledge of computers and Gore Mountain.

Lift Operators & Lift Attendants

Provide 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.

Terrain Park Attendants

Maintain terrain park features as well as working with mountain operations.

Ski & Snowboard Instructors

Teach both children and adults to ski and snowboard.  Click to learn more about our Instructor Training Course on November 30-December 1!

Adaptive Ski & Snowboard Instructors

Teach both children and adults with disabilities to ski and snowboard.  Click to learn more about our Instructor Training Course on November 30-December 1!

Mountain Hosts

Offer guests information and assistance, such as the location of ticket sales desks and rental shop, trail locations, lesson times, etc., to help them have a great experience on the mountain.  Join our Mountain Host clinic on December 7, 9am-Noon (location TBD).  Meet our staff and learn the job responsibilities for being a Mountain Host!

Daycare Staff

Provide care to children ages 6 months to 6 years in our Bear Cub Den Daycare, while their parents are out on the slopes.

Groomers

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

Snowmakers

Check snowmaking equipment (valves, water lines, etc.) and reposition snow guns on the mountain. Knowledge of ski trails needed.

Gore Mountain Ski Area is hiring for a Pump House Operator. This position entails monitoring water pumps, air compressors and snow production equipment. We provide the computer tracking system and you provide excellent communication to other snowmaking staff by radio and phone. Other administrative tasks include data entry and checklists. No previous snowmaking production experience necessary. This position is part of the snowmaking team.

Parking Lot Supervisor

Supervise and train parking staff. Oversee and coordinate the parking department at the resort. This department involves the safe and smooth flow of traffic up and down the road, directing traffic and safely position vehicles to park. Also includes snow removal.

Parking Lot Attendants

Looking for people that enjoy being outside and possess a helpful personality! This position involves the safe and smooth flow of traffic up and down the road, directing traffic and safely position vehicles to park.

Shuttle Bus Operators

Transport our guests from parking lots to Lodges or North Creek Ski Bowl. Must have a valid driver license with a minimum of CDL Class B.

Building Maintenance Workers

Perform various light maintenance, labor and construction tasks, including shoveling snow and clearing walkways around base lodges.  General maintenance background a plus.

Janitors

Clean lodges and facilities, remove trash and recycling, and restock materials and as needed.

Download an ORDA Employment Application

Gore Mountain 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.

Centerplate positions available at Gore Mountain include:

Food Service Staff

Cooks, Cashiers, Servers, Bussers, Dishwashers

Pub & Restaurant Staff

Chef, Cooks, Bussers, Dishwashers

Retail

Sales Clerks

Rental Shop

Ski & Snowboard Rental Technicians, Boot Fitters

Download a Centerplate Employment Application

Nicole Durkin, Human Resources
PO Box 470, North Creek, NY 12853
Phone: (518) 251-2411, X1112
Email: nicole@goremountain.com
Mountain Hosts

Gore Mountain Ski Area is looking for skilled customer service representatives to join our team as a Mountain Host for the 2019-20 snow season. Gore Mountain Hosts are highly visible and accessible around the base area and on the mountain to assist guests with information, directions, crowd control, program assistance and more.

We are looking for enthusiastic skiers and/or snowboarders with excellent listening and problem-solving skills to help our guests enjoy their day skiing/riding at Gore Mountain. Successful candidates will have a positive and compassionate attitude for Gore Mountain and the Gore Mountain guests.

Mountain Host Responsibilities and Job Duties:
- greet guests upon their arrival in the base area
- assist guests in the rental shop with the process of getting gear and fitting boots
- provide information for guests at Saddle Lodge and top of Gondola
- assist with traffic flow at ticket sales stations
- ride lifts with students in lessons
- provide information regarding snow sports lessons and programs
- assist skiers/riders on trails with w/ getting up after falls and putting their gear back on
- represent Gore Mountain in a positive manner at all times, both on and off the mountain

Qualifications:

- excellent verbal communication skills
- friendly, smiling, outgoing personality
- ability to problem solve
- general knowledge of Gore Mountain trails, programs, products
- empathy and compassion for guests
- ability to remain courteous and professional with guests at all times

Pay Rate:

- non-paid position, with privileges to include Gore Mountain season pass for the employee, and opportunities for complimentary lift tickets for employee family use
- minimum of 18 work days per season, consisting of only weekends and holidays mid-week

Application Instructions:

Join our Mountain Host Clinic on Saturday, December 7 - 9am to Noon, location TBD.  Meet our Mountain Host staff and learn about this fun gig and responsibilities associated with the position!

Gail Setlock
PO Box 470, North Creek, NY 12853
Phone: (518) 251-2411, X1043
Email: gail@goremountain.com
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