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Start Date: Immediate  

End Date: October 23

We recommend arriving to town a few days prior to your start date, especially if you will need transportation from the airport or bus stop.

We are looking for hard-working team players that love to learn! We are located on the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan, surrounded by pristine Lake Superior and world-class mountain biking trails. 

No experience is required. 

  • Line and Prep Cook

    Copper Harbor
    $15.00 / hour

    May thru October seasonal position 

    The Line and Prep Cook is responsible for cooking, prepping, cleaning, and servicing the daily operations of the restaurant’s kitchen. In addition, Cooks will appropriately collaborate with the kitchen management team to ensure that the kitchen is clean, organized, stocked, and efficient, ensuring optimized customer satisfaction with dining experiences. Cooks may be asked to perform other back of house duties as needed.


    Applicants must: have commitment to quality, attention to detail, posses interpersonal skills, manage time effectively, and be mature. 

  • Server

    Copper Harbor
    $5.00 / hour + tips

    May thru October seasonal position 

    Provide friendly, responsive service to create an exceptional dining experience for all of our guests. Each server’s primary objective is to provide our guests with a memorable, above expectation dining experience through knowledgeable and personable service.

    Duties & Responsibilities: • Welcome and greet guests. Make all our guests feel comfortable and let them know you’re there to personally take care of them. • Inform guests of specials and menu changes. • Make recommendations you genuinely feel your guests will enjoy. • Answer questions about our food, beverages and other bar and hotel functions and services. • Take food and beverage orders from guests, enter orders in our point-of-sale system which relays orders to the kitchen and bar. • Deliver food and beverages from kitchen and bar to guests in a timely matter. • Perform side work at the start and end of each shift as required by sidework checklist. • Maintain clean service areas. • Monitor and observe guests dining experience. Ensure guests are satisfied with the food and service. Respond promptly and courteously to any requests. • Prepare final bill, present check to guest, accept payment, process credit card charges or make change (if applicable). • Be ready and willing to assist fellow servers as situations arise. • Be ready and willing to assist with prompt clearing and resetting of tables. • Thank guests for their visit and invite them to return. • Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant. • Fulfill other assignments related to the restaurant operations as directed by the supervisor and kitchen manager.

  • Housekeeper

    Copper Harbor
    $14.00 / hour

    Housekeeping at Lake Fanny Hooe Resort properties.

    Units include 1 and 2 bed motel rooms, 1-3 bedroom cabins. 

    Employee requirements: Current driving license(any country); punctual and posses good time management skills; strong ability to work efficiently as well as kindly with others; attentive to details. 

  • Bartender

    Copper Harbor
    $5.00 / hour + tips

    The Bartender is responsible for greeting customers, learning about their preferences, and answering the guest and staff questions regarding cocktails. The bartender will also need to have the will to learn how to mix cocktails, upsell items, utilize the correct methods and ingredients, and handle basic day to day cleaning tasks. Bartenders should have a neat & clean appearance. They should be friendly and engaging as well as efficient, knowledgeable, and personable.

    You will be expected to learn the following during the training process:

    • Thoroughly understand and know the most common mixed drinks.
    • Thorough understanding of the point-of-sale system and how to properly charge for items.
    • Thoroughly understand and operate all equipment needed for working your bar shift.


How to Apply

We are excited to learn about you! Please email us your cover letter and resume, or an introduction of yourself and what you have been up to for the last 2 years. Please also include 3 times that you would be available for an interview, and we will contact you shortly to schedule that. 

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