2019 Summer job ideal for a business student or hospitality major. Frankfort and Elberta are located on the shores of Lake Michigan in beautiful Northern Michigan. The Betsie Bay Marina is a full service marina that provides guests with a comprehensive boating experience. Marina amenities include slips, storage, mechanic services, maintenance services, kayak rentals, tackle store, access to premier fishing and a boatel. The boatels consists of 5 yachts of various sizes that are available to rent via the Internet for a unique sleep aboard experience. The candidate will be responsible for the day to day operation of the boatel as well as general yard and marina help.
correspond with guests via instant messaging
manage the scheduling of job responsibilities based on guest arrival schedule
manage the ordering of expendable guest supplies
welcome/bid farewell to guests
check guests in and out
be knowledgeable of area activities
anticipate guest concerns and deal with them before they become complaints
handle complaints with empathy and courtesy
maintain high guest ratings
clean boats inside and out
maintain and hose off docks
maintain landscaping (mow lawns; weed wack; etc.)
assist in launching and hauling out boats
paint and polish boats
general boat yard work
communicate status to marina owners on a daily basis
Position is 40 hours a week at $11 / hour. Free housing is available in the form of a one bedroom, on-site trailer home unit. The work is mostly outdoors and of a physical nature. The job is available immediately and end date is negotiable. Time off on weekends and holidays is limited and must be negotiated in advance. Days off will be during the week. Expansion of pay and responsibilities are possible depending on the candidate's desire and abilities.
Candidates must be able to pay attention to detail, manage their own activities, have great people and communication skills, be agile enough to manage the confined spaces of a boat and be comfortable around the water.
The owners are willing to exchange knowledge regarding the operation of the entire marina and provide mentoring for a student eager to learn about business in a real world environment.
To apply, call 231-352-2628 or send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.