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Administration

Human Resource Director

High Peaks Resort is a full-service resort hotel located in Lake Placid, an area renowned for its scenic beauty, recreational opportunities in all seasons, and rich Olympic history.
We are currently seeking a Human Resources Director who has the willingness and ability to manage a one person department ensuring the efficient administration and management of the Human Resources function to include recruiting, training, wage/benefit administration, compliance with statutory requirements and the execution of employee relations activities.
Requirements:
This position requires three years of human resources experience, preferably in the hospitality industry. The candidate must possess a high level of interpersonal competence; excellent listening skills, flexibility, creativity and thorough knowledge of human resources practices and procedures as well as considerable knowledge of state and federal labor laws and regulations; computer literacy and competency in the use of software applications within the Microsoft Office Suite; and excellent platform skills sufficient to carry out training programs. Experience with ADP's PayForce and TimeSaver solutions considered a plus.
WE OFFER A HIGHLY COMPETITIVE SALARY STRUCTURE. PLEASE INDICATE YOUR TARGET PAY WHEN APPLYING.

Payroll  / Human Resources Assistant

This is a part-time, 20 hour per week job processing payroll and providing administrative support for the Controller and Human Resources Director of our busy resort. Requires Monday, Tuesday and Friday availability.
This position requires exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. Previous experience with ADP payroll processing is highly desired. Also requires a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.

Front Desk

Front Office Agent

High Peaks Resort is looking  for friendly, courteous and welcoming people to provide our guests with great service at our resort hotel in Lake Placid. We offer full and part-time time hours with great benefits, good pay, friendly coworkers, and a beautiful work setting. We require an outgoing personality, a neat appearance, excellent interpersonal skills, and a desire to exceed our guests' expectations.

Food & Beverage Department

Dancing Bears Servers, Host/Hostess, Room Service Server

We are seeking top notch staff for our superior resort-hotel restaurant. We have immediate openings for Servers and Bartenders at our world famous restaurant and outdoor deck overlooking the High Peaks and Mirror Lake in downtown Lake Placid. We pride ourselves on world class service, and exceeding every guest's expectations. If you have a similar orientation please consider joining our team.

Banquet Houseperson

 In this role you will set-up, breakdown and service all meeting rooms in accordance with high standards of quality. 
This is a full time year round position, with benefits available after 60 days of successful employment. Hours vary, including evenings and weekends, so flexible availability is key.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Set-up all meeting rooms to the specifications of the guest
- Supply and replenish meeting rooms
- Break down, clear and store equipment post meeting
- Ensure and assist in cleaning of function areas as needed

Previous Banquet experience is an asset but we will train the right person with a service focus, a desire to work hard, and a track record of reliability. Being able to communicate effectively and pleasantly with guests and staff is essential. 
You must be able to work on your feet and at an appropriate pace for an eight hour shift; this job involves moving and setting up heavy materials such as tables, chairs, staging, dance floors, etc.

Bartender

Bartender needed for various dinning outlets. Previous bartending experience required.

Line Cooks

Seeking part time and full time Line Cooks for High Peaks Resort's Dancing Bears restaurant. Candidates must be able to operate a grill and broiler, and prepare all our menu items according to our Executive Chef's specifications. Conscientiousness, attention to detail and quality, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment as part of The Dancing Bears team is a must. We work hard and enjoy ourselves doing it - if you operate the same way we might be perfect together.

Dishwasher

Seeking year round and seasonal dishwashers for High Peaks Resort's Dancing Bears restaurant. Candidates must be hard working, reliable and able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment as part of a team. We work hard and enjoy what we do - if that sounds like how you operate come check us out.

Housekeeping Department

Housekeeping Supervisor

High Peaks Resort is an upscale resort hotel comprised of 177 rooms, 10,000 square feet of meeting space and multiple food and beverage outlets. We employ a dedicated team of service professionals who work hard and have fun doing it. Does this sound like the right environment for you?
We are accepting applications for the position of Housekeeping Supervisor. In this role you will support, direct and assist the Housekeeping staff in providing a comfortable and immaculate room and public area environment for our guests.
This is a full time year round position, with benefits available after 90 days of successful employment.
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Room inspections
- Training of Room Attendants - new hires and on an on-going basis
- Ensuring that storerooms are cleaned and stocked daily
- Reporting any repair / maintenance issues
- Assisting in Inventories of Linens and Supplies
Previous Housekeeping experience is required, preferably in a Supervisory role. Being able to communicate effectively and pleasantly with guests and staff is essential.

Room Attendant

Cleanliness is one of the most important features a hotel can offer its guests.  We are seeking exceptional housekeeping candidates for the position of room attendant who will clean guest rooms, bathrooms, and lobby areas.  Responsibilities include changing linens and towels, restocking amenities and other items, cleaning and disinfecting all guestroom and bathroom surfaces, dusting and polishing all furniture, removing trash, vacuuming, and cleaning floors, and ensuring that each room is spotless before each guest arrives.  The successful candidate will have an eye for detail, cleaning experience, and a desire for perfection.  Conscientiousness is important as you will leave your mark on each room that you clean.  Friendliness and a positive attitude are important also because you will be ambassadors of the hotel.

Housekeeping Houseperson

This is a full time year round position, with benefits available after 60 days of successful employment. Hours vary, including evenings and weekends, so flexible availability is key.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Assure cleanliness of guest floor corridors, foyers, stairwells, and public vending areas

-Assists room attendants in order to maintain high standards of cleanliness

-Respond to guest request calls

-Assist guests with luggage as requested

-Cleans rooms as needed

Previous Housekeeping experience is an asset but we will train the right person with a service focus, a desire to work hard, and a track record of reliability. Being able to communicate effectively and pleasantly with guests and staff is essential.
You must be able to work on your feet and at an appropriate pace for an eight hour shift

 
 Send resume to humanresources@higpeaksresort.com or apply in person.