Employment Opportunities List

Click on any job below for a full description. Housing is available in Mackinaw City and on Mackinac Island. Total hours worked bonuses available upon successful completion of seasonal positions.

  • Archaeology – Crew Member

    Mackinaw City. Carrying out all aspects of excavation and recording of the archaeological site under the direction of the Curator of Archaeology and the archaeology field supervisor.

  • Colonial Michilimackinac – American Indian Interpreter

    Mackinaw City. Interpreting the role of Native Americans at Colonial Michilimackinac during the 18th century.

  • Colonial Michilimackinac – Blacksmith

    Mackinaw City. Works as a historic interpreter at Colonial Michilimackinac interpreting an 18th-century blacksmith.

  • Colonial Michilimackinac Interpreter – Civilian

    Mackinaw City. Costumed historical interpreter at Colonial Michilimackinac responsible for interpreting the role of civilian men and women at Michilimackinac during the 18th century.

  • Colonial Michilimackinac Interpreter – Military

    Mackinaw City. Costumed historical interpreter position open to men and women responsible for interpreting the role of British soldiers at Michilimackinac during the 18th century.

  • Fort Mackinac Interpreter – Military

    Mackinac Island. Historic interpreters at Fort Mackinac, interpreting the role of soldiers at the fort during the 19th century, primarily the 1880s.

  • Historic House Interpreter

    Mackinac Island. Historic interpreter at Fort Mackinac, the Biddle House, American Fur Company Store/Dr. Beaumont Museum, McGulpin House and Benjamin Blacksmith Shop, interpreting these sites with various themes connected to the 1820s and 1830s fur trade and 1880s fort life.

  • Historic House Interpreter – Blacksmith

    Mackinac Island. Works as a historic interpreter at the Benjamin Blacksmith Shop interpreting the unique role of a blacksmith on Mackinac Island in the 1950s.

  • Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park – Historic Interpreter

    Mackinaw City. Costumed historic interpreter at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park responsible for the daily interpretation of the historic buildings and technology of Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park.

  • Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park – Naturalist/Adventure Tour Guide

    Mackinaw City. Adventure Tour guide and Naturalist at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park, interpreting the natural history of the park while leading the high ropes Adventure Tour and providing nature themed presentations at various locations in the park.

  • Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse Interpreter

    Mackinaw City. Historic interpreter at Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, interpreting the role of lighthouse keepers and their families in the early 20th century.

  • Guest Services Representative

    Mackinac Island and Mackinaw City. Sells admission tickets, assists guests and sells merchandise in museum stores and provides information to guests about Mackinac State Historic Park sites and the Straits of Mackinac region.

  • Head GSR Supervisor

    Mackinac Island and Mackinaw City. Enhances audience satisfaction and overall sales of museum store merchandise, admission tickets and publications. Interview, hire, schedule, coach and supervise museum store clerks and guest service representatives.

  • Lead Guest Services Representative

    Mackinac Island. Scheduling and supervising Fort Mackinac guest services representatives.  The lead will also manage all aspects of daily cash handling.

  • Lead Worker

    Mackinac Island and Mackinaw City. The lead worker serves visitors to Mackinac State Historic Parks by supervising guest services representatives, working with the museum store clerks to maintain museum store programs, and by handling all aspects of financial accounting at the assigned location; Fort Mackinac on Mackinac Island, or Colonial Michilimackinac or Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park in Mackinaw City.

  • Museum Store Clerk

    Mackinac Island and Mackinaw City. Sites include the Mackinac Island State Park Visitor’s Center, Sutler’s Store in Fort Mackinac, The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, the Visitor’s Center and Hearthside at Colonial Michilimackinac, the Fog Signal Station at Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, the Visitor’s Center at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park, or at other locations as assigned.

  • Park Operations – Airport Aide

    Mackinac Island. Works closely with Mackinac Island State Park Commission airport personnel to ensure safe and efficient service of the Mackinac Island Airport to airport users.

  • Park Operations – Mackinac Island

    Mackinac Island. A grounds/maintenance position in Fort Mackinac, Mackinac Island State Park, and the various historic structures on the island.

  • Park Operations – Mackinaw City

    Mackinaw City. A grounds/maintenance position within Colonial Michilimackinac, Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park and Michilimackinac State Park.

  • Exhibit Cleaner

    Mackinac Island. Works in a janitorial capacity cleaning exhibits and display cases located in historic buildings in Fort Mackinac, The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, Historic Downtown Mackinac, and the Heritage Center.

  • Information Technology Assistant

    Mackinaw City. Ideal candidate will assist the Chief of Finance and Accounting in supporting the IT and Technology needs of the staff at all of the historic sites within Mackinac State Historic Parks.

  • Scout Coordinator

    Mackinac Island. Please note applicants must have previous leadership experience in the Mackinac Island Scout Service Camp. Serves as the liaison between the Mackinac Island Scout Service Camp and Mackinac State Historic Parks.

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