Job Postings

Industrial Sewer/Seamstress – A1Canvass & Upholstering, Harrison Twp. MI   

31300 N. River Rd., Building #3, Harrison Twp., MI 48045

$18-$27, dependent on experience

Part-time/Full-Time

How to apply: Call or email Dawn : 586.468.4440 or a1canvastops@yahoo.com

**Willing to Train in this field if applicant has prior industrial sewing experience

  • Qualifications:
    • Past sewing experience in a specialty shop, with prior boat canvas experience a plus, but willing to train the right person with sewing experience. Experience with sewing on heavy materials such as Sunbrella needed. Looking for someone with high standards in their work.
  • Description:
    • Boat Canvas & Upholstery company looking for an industrial seamstress or sewer. We specialize in Canvas Enclosures, Covers, Upholstery and flooring. Job involves patterning and cutting.

 

Marine Technician – Advantage Marine, Inc., Holland MI

483 Douglas Ave., Holland Mi

Full-time

How to apply: email resume to dave@advantagemarinerepair.com

https://advantagemarinerepair.com/

  • Qualifications:
    • 2 years of marine experience
  • Description:
    • Marine Technician
    • Visit our website. We will train also.

 

Salesperson – Aqua Sports Marine, Fenton MI

3235 West Thompson Rd. Sta-6, Fenton, MI 48430

How to apply: Contact Jeff Nichols 810-845-1180 or jeff@aquasportsmarine.com

  • Seeking salesperson who has strong communication skills, willing to be a team player and looking to join a growing team. Joining our team, you will be joining a work family, and we also treat our customers like family. On-the-job training and product knowledge.

 

Service Technician – Aqua Sports Marine, Fenton MI

3235 West Thompson Rd. Sta-6, Fenton, MI 48430

How to apply: Contact Jeff Nichols 810-845-1180 or jeff@aquasportsmarine.com

  • Looking for service technician to join our team! Someone with experience who is a leader, team player, can talk to customers, wants to grow with us and be part of a work family. Job entails servicing new and used boats, mobile calls, customer communication and more.

 

Marine Technician – Boat City Marine, Portage MI  

8725 Portage Rd, Portage, MI

How to apply: email resume to info@boatcitymarine.com

www.boatcitymarine.com

  • Qualifications:
    • Technical degree with experience in boats and boat motors
    • Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
    • You must have a valid driver’s license and your own tools
    • Be able to get in and out of boats.
  • Description:
    • Sterndrive Repair
    • Outboard Repair
    • Inboard Repair
    • Marine Electronics
    • Engine Diagnostics
    • Rigging
    • Winterization/Summarization of boats
    • Pontoon Refurbishing
    • Trailer Repair

 

Sailboat Rigger & Boat Maintenance – Eldean Shipyard, Macatawa MI

2223 South Shore Dr., Macatawa, MI 49434

Full-time/Part-time/Seasonal

$18-25/hr

How to apply: email application to wade@eldean.com

Click Here to view full application for submission

  • Description:
    • An experienced sailboat rigger is needed to assist with rigging sailboats, raising and lowering masts, splicing lines, other boat work, and launching/hauling out boats.
    • Attractive benefit program including 401k, vacation, holiday pay, and more at our family run marina.

 

Distribution – Great Lakes Scuttlebutt Magazine, Toledo OH

7862 W. Central Ave. unit F Toledo, OH. 43617

$200 daily + Fuel

How to Apply: email Cheri Chalfin at cheri@kylemediainc.com OR call Cherie at 877-775-2538 ext. 500

  • Qualifications:
    • Valid Drivers License
  • Description:
    • Distribute magazines in areas around the Great Lakes. 3x a year- usually end of April, end of June, end of Aug. Pay is $200 per day plus fuel. most areas are 2-3 days. distribution outlets are All marine based and in coastal communities likes Marinas, Marine Stores, Yachts Clubs and Marine Businesses.
    • Distribution Map Link

 

Harbor Attendant – Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, Grosse Pointe MI

788 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe, MI

Seasonal, starting $11/hr

How to apply: Go to gpyc.org, application is under the Careers Tab

  • Description:
  • Concierge service, fuel Dock, marine radio, docking vessels, cleaning the docks and marina

 

Service Technician – Lakeshore Marine Group, Muskegon MI

1920 Lakeshore Dr., Muskegon, MI 49441

Full-time/part-time/Internship

$18-30, depending on experience and certifications

How to apply: Please email Jamie Souders at jsouders@lakeshoremarinegroup.com

  • Qualifications:
    • Good work ethic
    • willingness to learn and work with others
    • self starter
  • Description:
    • Basic mechanical and electrical work on inboard and outboard motors as well as marine systems.
    • We will train and send applicant to schooling in the area they wish to create a future in. Mechanic, gel-coat/fiberglass, Electronics, HVAC, etc.

Powersports Technician – Leaders RPM, Kalamazoo MI

8500 West Main St., Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Full-time, up to $60/hr

How to apply: Send resumes to Amy Darling at adarling@leadersrpm.com

  • Qualifications:
    • The IDEAL CANDIDATE will have previous dealership service technician experience that includes on-road motorcycle diagnostic and repair procedures, as well as experience with other powersports products such as personal watercraft, jet boats and snowmobiles.
    • Potential candidates must be willing to obtain a State of Michigan motorcycle mechanic certificate within the first 6 months of employment; those already holding current State of Michigan motorcycle mechanic certification and a valid driver’s license with motorcycle operator endorsement are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Description:
    • Leaders RPM is a third-generation family-owned dealership that has delivered an exceptional level of customer service for marine and powersports enthusiasts since 1982. We are Southwest Michigan’s largest marine and powersports dealership and represent over a dozen brands, including Can-Am, Polaris, Sea-Doo, Ski-Doo, Slingshot, Spyder, Ryker and Yamaha.
    • We offer a career-destination environment and earning opportunity for the right person.
    • The IDEAL CANDIDATE will have previous dealership service technician experience that includes on-road motorcycle diagnostic and repair procedures, as well as experience with other powersports products such as personal watercraft, jet boats and snowmobiles.
    • Potential candidates must be willing to obtain a State of Michigan motorcycle mechanic certificate within the first 6 months of employment; those already holding current State of Michigan motorcycle mechanic certification and a valid driver’s license with motorcycle operator endorsement are highly encouraged to apply.
    • What you’ll get at Leaders RPM:
      • Combined base wage and productivity commission up to $60 per hour
      • Your own partitioned shop bay in our recently-built 28 bay service center
      • Individual workbenches, computers, wash basins and heat controls
      • Full complement of benefits, including medical, dental and vision as well as life insurance
      • Paid Time Off (PTO) that accumulates from day one (available after 90 days)
      • Employee rates for rental equipment, parts and accessories discounts, etc.
      • Ongoing training, certification and career development opportunities

 

Field Service Tech – On Pointe Contracting LLC., Pinckney MI

152 Knollwood St., Pinckney, MI 48169

Full-time, $20-25/hr

How to apply: Email info@onpointe.pro or call (810)772-0265

  • Qualifications:
    • Mechanically inclined, valid drivers license
  • Description:
    • Responsibilities:
    • Assembly and installation of new and used boat lifts.
    • Maintenance and repairs of boat lifts
    • Troubleshooting and diagnostics of boat lift issues
    • Assembly, installation, and repairs of boat docks
    • Requirements:
    • Mechanical aptitude and hands-on experience
    • Reliable and dependable transportation to and from work
    • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
    • Some heavy lifting
    • Organized with attention to detail.
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Understanding of good customer service practices
    • Some travel Required (expenses paid)
    • Benefits:
    • Competitive salary based on experience, but willing to train the right person.
    • Opportunities for professional development and growth
    • Friendly and supportive work environment

 

Marine Tech & Yard Crew – Pier 1000 Marina, Benton Harbor MI

1000 Riverview Dr., Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Wages are based on your experience and capabilities.

How to Apply: Contact Derek in our Service Department at 269-927-4471 for more information and to schedule an interview today. Email resume to Derek@pier1000.com

  • Qualifications:
    • Prior marine industry experience is preferred but not necessary.
  • Description:
    • Pier 1000 Marina is looking for new crew members to add to our team! We have immediate employment positions open for Marine Service Technicians, Fiberglass Technicians, Buffing/Detailing and Yard Crew.

Multiple Positions Available – Pine Lake Marina, West Bloomfield. MI   

Paid Summer Internship

How to apply: Contact us at pinelakemarina@aol.com. Please include resume/qualifications/attributes/references.

Click here to read full job description

  • Qualifications:
    • responsible, conscientious students with a great attitude to work outdoors this summer
    • Customer service, safety and fun are priorities at the marina
    • Training will be provided
  • Description:
    • Marina positions include: servicing boat dockers at the marina, assisting boaters, covering boats, gardening, scheduling water sports classes, gas service station and maintaining the marina.

 

Marine Technician – Rose Marine Service, Inc., Clay MI

7291 Dyke Rd., Clay, MI

Full-time/Part-time

$17-25

How to Apply: Contact Bill and Kandy Rose, billrosejr@gamil.com & kandyrose6158@gmail.com

  • Qualifications:
    • Certified/Educated in outboard engine repair.
    • 1-3 years experience in the Marine industry.
    • Diagnostic and troubleshooting experience preferred.
  • Description:
    • Marine Technician able to troubleshoot, complete full maintenance, rig repowered boats, electronics install, winterizing shrink-wrap bottom washing.
    • We specialize and sell Lund, Basscat/Yar-craft, Lowe, Vexus fishing boats, Avalon pontoons, and all engine manufactures. We are a full-service repair shop on Lake St Clair.

Marine Technician – Starboard Choice Marine, Edwardsburg, MI

68502 Dailey Rd., Edwardsburg, MI

Full-time

How to apply: E-mail resume to stbcm@hotmail.com, stop by in-person or call 269-414-4351

  • Qualifications:
    • 2 Year Experience. Manufacturer Training is a plus!
    • Willing to train with partial experience.

 

Deck Trim Assembly – Tiara Yachts, Holland MI

725 E. 40th St., Holland, MI 49423

Full-time, $22/hr

How to apply: Online at https://www.tiarayachts.com/careers

Click here to see full job posting on Tiara Yachts

  • Qualifications:
    • Construction experience a plus
  • Description:
    • The Deck Trim Assembly Associate assembles, finishes, and installs wood trim/upholstery panels to complete the build finish process of the boats once deck set is done. This must be accomplished by following the manufacturing specifications while working in a safe and organized work environment. We are looking for a dependable, personable individual who has the ability to work alone or with a team. Must have an eye for details and quality for carpentry work. Proficient experience with carpenter tools and other woodworking tools is a must.
    • Responsibilities Include:
      • With minimal supervision, assemble boat trim per specifications prescribed on the Tiara Yachts work instructions.
      • Able to work with and understand the building process of assembling product together.
      • Must be able to read and understand units of measure.
      • Communicates the current product, process or material constraints or issues to the team leader.
      • Must be accustomed to physical tasks for long periods of time. This includes, but not limited to, standing, kneeling, lifting up to 40lbs, bending, using your hands and working with various materials.
      • Must have basic computer knowledge and basic math skills.
      • When asked, assists with training team members to develop job knowledge and improve performance.
      • Maintain daily labor tracking records.
      • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor and/or management.

 

General Manager – South Shore Marine LLC, Whitehall MI

6806 South Shore Dr., Whitehall, MI 49461

$13-20

Full-time/Part-time/Seasonal

How to apply: Please email Daniel McCormick at sshoremarinawl@gmail.com

  • Qualifications:
    • Knowledge of using tools, wrenches, pumps, gas dispensers
    • Helpful
    • Ability to get wet for dock and hoist installs
  • Description:
    • Deckhand all around labor

 

Marine Mechanic II – Walloon Central Marine, Walloon Lake MI

4730 US Highway 131 N., Walloon Lake, MI 49796

Full-Time

$22-34

How to Apply: Contact Scot Graden at scot@wallooncentral.com or call 231-535-2166

  • Qualifications:
    • Looking for a experienced candidate with 4-8 years experience.
  • Description:
    • Marine Mechanic II: Walloon Central Marine is a full service marina. Currently an Authorized dealer for Bennington Pontoons, Ilmor Engines, Volvo-Penta, and Yamaha Outboards. We’re looking for a year-round, full-time Marine Technician II, highly experienced marine technician who can diagnose issues and solve problems.
    • Duties:
      • Expertly troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair marine (inboard, I/O, outboard) engines, transmissions and drivetrains, electrical systems and electronics, and common marine mechanical systems.
      • Accurately and efficiently estimate repair projects
      • Perform all work to ABYC standards
      • Inspect boats and create a detailed list of issues, potential issues, and create recommendations for our customers.
      • Recommend and perform routine preventative maintenance, including fall decommissioning and spring commissioning processes
      • Water test boats and personal watercraft.
      • Maintain detailed records to document all work completed
      • Maintain strong knowledge of all marine systems and technology.
      • We offer competitive wages and a matching 401K program.
      • Certifications preferred and desired, but not required.

 

Marine Technician – Ward Marine, Charlevoix MI

106 E. Antrim St., Charlevoix, MI 49720

Seasonal, $26/hr

How to apply: email resume to wardboats@yahoo.com

www.wardbrothersboats.com

  • Qualifications:
    • Marine Inboard and Outboard Experience Preferred
  • Description:
    • Boat Maintenance $26 hour. Pay based upon experience.

MBIA Members- If you have any current job openings, please send your postings to Skylar Szymanski at MBIA skylars@mbia.org.  Postings will be active on mbia.org and boatmichigan.org for 2 weeks, at which point they will be removed, unless requested to re-post.   If you would like your posting to run more than 2 weeks, please let us know.