Area Jobs

Employment opportunities in the greater Glen Lake area, including Empire, Glen Arbor, Maple City, Burdickville, the Narrows, and the Sleeping Bear Dunes. Seasonal and Year-round. Part-time and Full-time. Listed in order of newest posting.

Sales Associate / Cottonseed Apparel

Cottonseed Apparel is seeking motivated individuals to join our dynamic team of seasonal sales associates. Cottonseed is a fast-paced, fun, focused on fashion seasonal resort boutique in the heart of Glen Arbor. If you are a positive person looking for an awesome Summer job we look forward to reviewing your unique qualifications.  
Cottonseed Apparel (231)334-7377 • Please send resume or letter of interest to [email protected]

General Laborer

Jackson Station farm is seeking a part-time general laborer to help with property maintenance and development/farm work.  Located in Maple City, MI, offering flexible hours and good compensation, based on experience and abilities. Please contact Kevin Jackson to learn more. Begin right away! Text/Call (517)518-1961

Summer Dock Staff

Seeking Summer Dock Staff at Glen Craft Marina in Glen Arbor, on Big Glen Lake. contact GT at 231 334 4556 x23

Contact GT at (231)334-4556  extension 23 for details and to apply.

Seeking Housekeepers looking for a view of Lake Michigan all summer!

Why not work this summer overlooking the beauty of Lake Michigan, and its white sugar sands with the Sleeping Bear Dunes on the horizon! LeBear Luxury Residential Club and Spa is seeking to expand their housekeeping staff.

This might be the perfect job if you are someone who:
-Looks for the little details of residential housekeeping that make a difference
-Appreciates the positive results of hard work
-Maintains positive attitudes when assisting other team members
-Enjoys multiple and varied tasks
-Can see what needs to be done and accomplishes goals quickly
-Enjoys staging homes
-Is motivated and self-directed

Must have dependable transportation. Competitive Pay starting at $14/hour and up
depending on experience. If you enjoy working with a team to clean then JOIN US! Call 231-334-2500 and ask for Jennifer or stop in for an application. 

5705 South Lake Street ∙ Glen Arbor, MI 49636

Seeking Cleaners for Cabins on Glen Lake

We have 2 small cabins on Little Glen Lake that require cleaning Saturdays from 10am to 3pm.
$50 per cabin.  If more than 2 hours to clean each, an additional hour to clean adds $25 for $75 total per cabin.  Starts May 11 through September 14, 2019.  References please.  Contact Greg Nicolaou at 231-835-0329 or via email: [email protected]

Historic Sleeping Bear

Historic Sleeping Bear is a nonprofit preservation partner of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore located at the Olsen Farm in the Port Oneida Rural Historic District of the national Park.  We are committed to helping the park preserve its 366 historic buildings and landscapes and tell the story of a rich pioneer past at the Port Oneida Heritage Center. We are seeking a student volunteer intern for a part-time summer position to assist with marketing, graphic design, event planning, visitor services, and working as a docent and possibly tour guide. Hone your marketing skills while helping preserve national park resources.  Ability to work independently, outgoing and creative.

For more information and to apply email: [email protected] with a cover letter and resume or call 231-334-6103 with questions. 

Crystal River Outfitters Recreational District

Work among friends, learn life skills, earn money and have fun! The Crystal River Outfitters Recreational District is looking to hire at all four of our stores for the summer and fall season. Work in recreation at Crystal River Outfitters and The Cyclery or retail at M22 Glen Arbor and Coastal from May through October. Full, Part-Time and Seasonal Opportunities available.  

For more information and to apply online:

The Homestead ~ Part & Full-Time

The Homestead is a premier waterfront destination resort located in northwest, lower Michigan. Situated on one mile of Lake Michigan beach, The Homestead is surrounded by the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Guest accommodations include two small hotels, a rustic lodge, an historic inn and vacation homes and condominiums. Exquisite dining and superb recreational opportunities. await couples, families, corporate groups and wedding guests.

We are seeking dependable individuals to fill the following full time and part time positions:
• Grocery/Restaurant Manager
• Cooks
• Grocery/Restaurant Counter Staff
• Housekeeping Inspectors
• Laundry Workers
• Interior Maintenance
• Guest Service Agents
• Group Sales Coordinators
• Carpenter
• Resort Mechanic
• Hair Stylists
• Nail Technicians
Competitive pay based upon experience. Apply online at or submit resume to [email protected]


Lake Shakes ~ Part or Full Time

Looking for a fun summer job? Laker Shakes Burdickville Market has openings for either a full-time person or a few part-time workers. We love people who enjoy working with customers and independently. 

We pay min $15/hr+ (depending on experience) and you’ll have the ability to make great tips – average hourly rate is $20-25!  Must be over 18 because we sell beer and wine.

For more info & to apply email: [email protected] 
October – April, call Ellen on her Cell at: (917)679-7026 | May – September, Call the Store at: (231)334-4669

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Wanna work at Art’s?

Art’s Tavern has been Glen Arbor’s neighborhood gathering place since opening its doors in 1934. Known for it’s burger and beer, Art’s is open 7 days a week, year round, only closed on select Holidays.  Art’s is always looking for hard workers, who have as much fun as we do! 

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Seeking housekeepers! This is a fun, beautiful environment in which to work, is all day time hours, and pays $17/hour if you’re seeking multiple hours a week. OR, you have the option of cleaning 1+ properties a week on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday for between $125-$250 per property. We do the laundry and provide supplies to our housekeepers. Our boom for housekeeping begins in late April with spring cleans, and follows through the busy summer months and fall (usually until November). We’re looking for employees who could be available any day of the week. Please call (231)-334-6100 to inquire about possibilities!

Please call 231-334-6100 for more information!

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