Area Jobs

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Find employment and discover new job openings in our area of Leelanau County, Michigan, including: Empire, Glen Arbor, Maple City, Burdickville, the Narrows, and the Sleeping Bear Dunes. Positions listed here may be full-time, part-time, seasonal, or volunteer.



Glen Lake Chamber Members may share their employment opportunities here, free of charge. Newest listings added or most updated will be posted towards the top. Contact us to edit, add or remove your listing.

Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear

Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear is a non-profit partner of the National Park preserving and interpreting the historic structures, landscapes and heritage of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Shoreline.

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Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear docents are friendly, outgoing individuals who love the history in the Lakeshore. They serve primarily in the Olsen House where visitors take a self-guided tour. They familiarize themselves with the history and like to answer questions, do research, and provide a fun visit. They also work during some of our events, are responsible for sale items in the store, and serve as wonderful ambassadors for what we do! We are looking for more docents so we can staff the Olsen house as much as possible. Primary need is Friday – Sunday. The time commitment is usually a 2-3 hour slot with a minimum of two times per month between June and August.

Link to Apply:

volunteer gardeners in port oneida


Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear is in need of volunteers to maintain the gardens located at the Point Oneida Heritage Center/Olsen Farm. PHSB is a non-profit partner of the National Park preserving and interpreting the historic structures, landscapes and heritage of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Shoreline. Vegetables, raspberries and perennial flowers are all grown in the Heritage Center garden for our guests enjoyment. The Port Eneida Heritage Center/Olsen Farm is located at 3164 W. Harbor Hwy. (M22) just 3 miles north of Glen Arbor.

Link to Apply:

Broomstack Kitchen & Taphouse

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Come join our staff at Broomstack Kitchen & Taphouse! We are looking for energetic & outgoing staff to join our restaurant for either Summer or Year-Round positions, including:

  • Line Cook
  • Prep Cook
  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Cook
  • Food Expeditor
  • Server
  • Bartender
  • Bus Help/Server Assistant
With on-the-job training and opportunities to advance based on skill and performance, we proudly offer competitive wages, and a bonus incentive program.
To apply, please email:

Anderson's Market Glen Arbor

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Are you looking for a job that allows you the opportunity to meet and work with great people from all over the world while enhancing the experience of those that shop with us? You’ll find all that and so much more at Anderson’s Market!

Incredible people, great wages, flexible schedule, shift meals, associate discounts, fun, fast-paced environment!

FULL AND PART TIME POSITIONS INCLUDE: Cashier, Deli, Stocker, Fruit/Veggie Aficionado (Produce), Cheese Island Coordinator, Sausage & Kabob Enthusiast (Meat Shop)

TO APPLY:,on our FB page; In the store; or Email

Glen Lake Association

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Glen Lake Association, Invasive Species Inspector, Seasonal work An Environmental Protection job opportunity to help keep Glen Lake water free of invasive species by educating boaters, power washing boats. Training is provided. Located at Glen Lake Boat Launch. 

Work 15-25 hours/week or more if you choose. Must be 18. May through October, starts at $16/hour 

Contact Victoria at 231.930.7100

Cherry Republic, Glen Arbor

Celebrating the beauty and spirit of northern Michigan in everything we make and do, Cherry Republic is the world's largest exclusive retailer of specialty cherry products and gifts, offering more than 200 items including cherry salsas, sauces, candies, dried cherries, baked goods, soda pop, and wine. At Cherry Republic we believe work should be fun! In fact, each of our Core Values touches on not only making our customers happy, but making our employees happy, as well. So in addition to a competitive medical benefits package, options for employee housing and your usual list of bennies (paid time off, paid holidays, 401K, etc.), we offer our staff extra perks too.

the great hall - staff at Cherry Republic


• Dishwashers

• Prep Cooks / Line Cooks

• Retail Ambassadors


• Retail Supervisor

• Financial Analyst

• Accountant

To learn more and apply, visit:

La Becasse

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La Becasse has been serving French fare for over 40 years! Everything is made from scratch and is a product you can be proud of. We are hiring for all positions for this summer, and some jobs are year round if that suits you. We are open Tuesday - Saturday, opening at 3 pm for happy hour and taking the last reservations between 8:30 and 9 p.m. All positions offered competitive wages.
Job Openings May Include:
Line Cook
Dish Washer
Pantry Cook
Server Assistant
To express interest, please either email [email protected] or call/text Chef Guillaume Hazael-Massieux at 231.640.0825

Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear


Do you have a passion for Sleeping Bear and want to make a difference? Give us a call! 231-334-6103

Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear is a non-profit partner of the National Park preserving and interpreting the historic structures, landscapes and heritage of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Shoreline.

Learn More:

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LeBear Luxury Residential Club


Seasonal and Year-Round 

Full and Part-Time Positions

If you enjoy working in a team environment then we may be the ideal job for you!

Resort Services Attendants are responsible for assisting with light maintenance, groundskeeping, housekeeping assistance and owner and guest requests.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Resort opening or closing functions
  • Pool attendant services
  • Arrival and departure assistance
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends


Seasonal and Year-Round Positions

Full and Part-Time

Our housekeeping team is responsible for the cleanliness of our luxury condominiums and public areas throughout the resort.

Desirable Candidates:

• Strong attention to detail
• Dependable – Strong Work Ethic
• Enjoy working on your own
and  in a positive team environment
• Work a flexible schedule including Friday’s
• Ability to communicate effectively with guests and team members
• Ability to bend, lift, and be standing for long time periods

For more info and to apply, please contact [email protected] or call (231) 334-2500

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Facilities Maintenance

Job Type: Part-Time or Full-Time, year round

Facilities Maintenance is an important position in maintaining the high standards of excellence at LeBear Luxury Residential Club, contributing to owner and guest satisfaction and the unique LeBear experience. This position requires overall building and grounds maintenance knowledge and trouble shooting ability with skills in:

  • Carpentry
  • Painting
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Grounds maintenance (trimming shrubs, lawn care, weeding, snow removal)

If you are dependable, enjoy working both on your own and in a team environment, are able to work a variety of shifts (including weekends and evenings), please contact [email protected] for more information or call (231) 334-2500

National Park Service / Sleeping Bear Dunes

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Enjoy the season and spend time in the National Park! Be a part of the dynamic team at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Empire, MI.

*A competitive defined contribution plan and Aflac supplemental insurance is offered to all America’s National Parks and Eastern National employees.

Please visit this website to learn more/apply now and begin a rewarding position in America's National Parks!

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Seasonal Retailer • Part-time or Full-time

Great first time job or experienced retailer. No experience is necessary, Training Provided. Skills needed or taught will included: customer service, cashier/check-out and apparel folding. We are looking for someone happy to learn and good service, with a smile.

Please contact us at: [email protected]

Located at our headquarters in Glen Arbor, MI: 5919 S Ray St.

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Inn and Trail Gourmet, a carryout gourmet shop in the heart of downtown Glen Arbor, is looking for customer service-minded, energetic seasonal staff to join our team. Job responsibilities include assisting customers, preparing drinks, and keeping food and inventory stocked. Flexible hours, competitive hourly rate, share of tips, and daily food and drink incentive program!
To inquire, please send an email to innandtrailgourmet@gmail. com or stop into the shop when we're open. For additional information about our store, please visit our website at
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Riverside Canoe Trips in Honor, Michigan is hiring for seasonal jobs in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Positions available include: Food Service/Ice Cream, Gift Shop/Retail, Drivers, Canoe/Kayak Haulers, Customer Service Represenative/Cashier.

Part Time $13.50 and Full Time $14.75, Plus End of Year Bonuses. Housing Opportunities Available. Please call (231) 325-5622 if you have questions. Email: [email protected]

You may apply online now at

Indigo Bluffs RV Resort Camping Cottages

Indigo Bluffs RV Resort and Campground

Come join our Team!

Indigo Bluffs RV Resort & Campground may be hiring for the 2023 Summer season.

Please contact Becky at 231-326-5050 or email [email protected]

blu restaurant on lake michigan in glen arbor

Hiring All Positions at Blu, Fine Dining Restaurant

Seasonal and year-round positions available at the finest restaurant in Leelanau County. Fantastic earning potential for all positions with most kitchen jobs starting at $20 an hour. 
-Salad and dessert platers
-Bussers (wage+gratuity)
-Bartender (wage+gratuity)
-Servers (wage+gratuity)
To apply please call/text Chef Randy Chamberlain @ 231-632-7800 or [email protected]
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Paraprofessional and Teacher Subs Needed

Calling all interested/qualified community members! Glen Lake Schools is looking for paraprofessional and teacher substitutes.

Would you like to...Work with awesome people? Work with awesome students? Experience the awesomeness of our new playground? Support all of our awesomeness?

We have a need for substitutes Preschool through 12th grade. Please email Nicole Street or Jen Fosmore if you are interested in starting the application progress. Nicole: [email protected] Jen:  [email protected]

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Work at Art's!

Art’s Tavern has been Glen Arbor’s neighborhood gathering place since opening its doors in 1934. Known for its burgers 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! Visit their website.

Apply Online, Now! or Download and Print an Application


Good Harbor Grill, Pinecone and Bakery

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Join our team! Many job opportunities available at the Glen Arbor Bakery, Pinecone and Good Harbor Grill. Employment starting early May through the early Winter season! Summer only positions available as well.

Candidates can apply here,

Text/Call Cady Hall by phone: (231)633-5121 email: [email protected] 

Leelanau Coffee Roasters

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Are you looking for a fun, energetic job and want to learn all about the world of specialty coffee? Join our team!

Leelanau Coffee Roasters is seeking baristas to work in the cafe in the Glen Arbor for the Summer and/or Fall seasons. Jobs to start as early as the beginning of May. Full and part time positions available. Competitive wages, cash tips, summer longevity bonus, store discount on merchandise and coffee beans, and all the coffee beverages you can drink.

Stop by the coffee shop or apply online at

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Cottonseed Apparel Sales Associates

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 seasonal job we look forward to reviewing your unique qualifications.

Please send resume or letter of interest to [email protected]

M22 Glen Arbor

outdoor wine patio, m22 glen arbor tasting


Enjoy helping make your customer's day and sharing your love for the area?
Represent the M22 brand and come to work in your flip flops. At M22 Glen Arbor you will enjoy a fast paced retail environment selling not only M22 but a variety of the hottest outdoor brands.
Full & Part Time Positions available May through October. Flexible schedule. Great discounts on purchases + other fun perks!
M22 Wine Patio
Do you have a passion for wine and sharing your knowledge?
Come serve on our beautiful outdoor wine patio. Enjoy educating customers on our selections and helping promote our live music and events. *Must be 18 to apply for Wine Patio.
Full & Part Time Positions available May through October. Flexible schedule. Great discounts on purchases + other fun perks!


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Have you ever dreamed of being a personal shopper? Coastal has Glen Arbor's best selection of resort/leisure wear and accessories. In this retail environment you will enjoy helping customers shop for their Northern Michigan lifestyle.
Full & Part Time Positions available May through October. Flexible schedule. Great discounts on purchases + other fun perks!

The Cyclery / Crystal River Outfitters

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Are you looking for a job where you are able to enjoy the summer sun and promote fun and adventure? Look no further.

Over on the Crystal River Outfitters side of The District we have a variety of roles that will be sure to check those boxes. From fitting guests for bikes to chauffeuring kayakers to the river, you'll be helping customers create unforgettable memories.

*Must be 18 to apply for CRO Driver position.

Full and Part Time Positions available May through October. Flexible schedule. Great discounts on purchases + other fun perks!

Apply online

Hiring Carpenters in Leelanau County

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Jackson Station Services is hiring both experienced and entry level carpenters for full time, year-round positions.

Do you enjoy physical work and like variety? Our construction company offers an array of services to their clients, from excavation to roofing, framing and tiling, remodeling to new builds. Jackson Station Services is seeking individuals who are excited to work with a fun, hard-working, tight-knit team in Leelanau County. Pay is very competitive and based on skill/experience. Majority of work is within the County. Reliable transportation a must.

We'd love to hear from you. Call Stephen Hoskins toto learn more and pursue a year round career in the County! (231)432-0229

Farm Hand

kids walking the garden rows at Jackson Station farm

Jackson Station Livestock is seeking seasonal help on our small-scale family farm in Maple City, MI

Farm Hand/Farm Manager to aid in a variety of work on our small scale family farm where we grow seasonal flowers and veggies and raise livestock including Pigs, Cattle, Goats and Chickens. Work may include weeding, planting, watering, fencing, tree/plant management, feeding, operating tractors and using hand tools. Flexible hours, Competitive Pay based upon experience. Opportunity for growth.

Contact Kevin Jackson, (517)518-1961 to learn more and enjoy working outdoors!

Western Avenue Grill


All positions are hiring: Bartenders, Hosts, Servers, Kitchen Staff
Apply online at
or call Sal at 231-835-1291
interior dining room at Western Ave Grill

Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes

Communications Director

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has been called “The most beautiful place in America” and it needs your help. Our 600+ member organization helps ensure that the more than a million people who visit Sleeping Bear Dunes each year have a great experience, while helping to protect this precious resource.  We are looking for a person with good communication skills and experience with IT communication tools to join our high-functioning all volunteer organization.

The Communications Director helps to educate the public about the Friends, our mission, projects and opportunities available to help the park. This is accomplished by maintaining an active social media presence, up-to-date website, providing a communications outlet for information about current Friends and Park activities and facilitating communications with local news outlets.

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Training and assistance are provided by the Friends and Pro Web Marketing as needed.  Time commitment averages about 10 hours a week. A position description is available at this link--

Interested in helping out?  For more information please email [email protected]. The Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, all-volunteer organization. Friends home:

The Homestead

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.

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The Homestead is seeking dependable individuals to fill the following full time and part time positions:

Dining Room Supervisors




Ice Cream Shop Associate


Grocery Counter Staff/Retail Cashiers

Water Rental and Beach Associates

Pool Attendants

Beach Club Supervisors

Competitive pay based upon experience. Apply online at

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