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Traverse City Parking Services | Parking Specialist


Come join the Downtown team! Traverse City Parking Services is seeking a part time, 20-30 hours per week Parking Specialist to provide a variety of clerical support service. The Parking Specialist is the first contact person to customers visiting or calling the TCPS office. Weekend and evening availability preferred.

The Traverse City DDA/TCPS is an EOE.

Please review full job description and submit application, cover letter, and resume to:

[email protected]

or

DDA

303 E. State St. Ste. C

Traverse City, MI 49684






Traverse City Parking Services | Seasonal, Full Time Parking Specialist


Come join the Downtown team! Traverse City Parking Services is seeking a seasonal, full time Parking Specialist to provide a variety of clerical support service during the summer months. The Parking Specialist is the first contact person to customers visiting or calling the TCPS office.

*Position start date is negotiable and will start in May. Applicants MUST be able to work a minimum of Memorial Day to Labor Day, during special events, and have some weekend availability. Any prior engagements for time-off should be noted in their application.


The Traverse City DDA/TCPS is an EOE.

Please review full job description and submit application, cover letter, and resume to:

[email protected]






Traverse City Parking Services | Seasonal, Full Time Parking Ambassador

Traverse City Parking Services is seeking a seasonal, full time Parking Ambassador for the summer months to patrol assigned areas of the city by enforcing parking meter and restricted parking ordinances and issuing tickets for violations. The Ambassador will also collect revenue from meters, paid violation from fine books, and may need to testify in court, as necessary. In addition, the Ambassador will be responsible for providing maintenance to parking meters, associated parking structures, and equipment.

*Position start date is negotiable and will start in May. Applicants MUST be able to work a minimum of Memorial Day to Labor Day, during special events, and have some weekend availability. Any prior engagements for time-off should be noted in their application.

The Traverse City DDA/TCPS is an EOE.

Please review full job description and submit application, cover letter, and resume to:

[email protected]





Traverse City Parking Services | Full Time Parking Ambassador


Come join the Downtown team! Traverse City Parking Services is seeking a full time Parking Ambassador to patrol assigned areas of the city by enforcing parking meter and restricted parking ordinances and issuing tickets for violations. The Ambassador will also collect revenue from meters, paid violation from fine books, and may need to testify in court, as necessary. In addition, the Ambassador will be responsible for providing maintenance to parking meters, associated parking structures, and equipment.

Some evening and weekend availability necessary.

*This full time position offers medical, dental, vision, 457 contribution, PTO, and holiday pay.

The Traverse City DDA/TCPS is an EOE.

Please review full job description and submit application, cover letter, and resume to:

[email protected]




amical | Line Cook Lunch/Brunch


Job Description:

Amical is seeking a food-focused creative individual to complete our lunch/brunch service team. Our work environment offers a chef-driven kitchen culture that values our staff as the restaurant's greatest asset. Line experience is definitely helpful and a hospitality mind-set is imperative.

This daytime position is a full time, year around need for our restaurant. We offer a competitive wage, paid vacations, a 401k retirement program, employee discounts on dining and a summer bonus.

email resume or apply in person


Address:

229 East Front Street


Contact:

Ben Hoxie


Phone:

231.941.8888


Email:

[email protected]

Bay Area Transit Authority | Public Bus Operator


Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Transportation Services Manager, operates a variety of vehicles in the transport of passengers. Responsible for the care, welfare, safety, and security of passengers and the vehicle.


BATA is an equal employment opportunity employer. Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of race, national origin, religion, color, age, sex, marital, status, height, weight or a disability that is unrelated to the individual’s ability to perform the duties of a particular job is prohibited except where a specific age, sex, or physical requirement constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to insure proper and efficient administration.


Job Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent.



Must posses and maintain a valid Michigan driver’s license and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License Class B with, at minimum, passenger endorsement and air brakes.



Must maintain a valid medical card provided by a certified medical examiner.



Must maintain excellent driving record.



Must present neat well-groomed appearance in all situations.



Skill in the use of technology, including computers and a variety of related software, and the ability to master new technologies.



Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and carry them out independently.



Ability to effectively communicate and present information orally and in writing. Tactfully and courteously interact with co-workers and customers, provides excellent customer service.



Ability to solve problems, work effectively under stress, within deadlines and changes in work priorities calmly and positively.



Ability to think abstractly and visualize geographic bus locations and destinations.



In addition to the above requirements, all positions require the ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language as necessary for the position; the ability to follow written and oral instructions and the ability to interact positively with other employees and members of the public. Employees are also expected to possess and maintain a record of orderly, law-abiding citizenship, sobriety, integrity, and loyalty as it pertains to and reflects upon their employment. Employees must be physically and mentally able to perform the essential duties of their position without excessive absences.


Address:

115 Hall St.


Contact:

Erin Lentz


Phone:

231.933.5533


Email:

[email protected]

Bay Area Transit Authority | Operations Supervisor


Job Description:

The primary function of this position is to perform a variety of daily functions in support of daily operations. Provides daily quality assurance and performs in an advisory capacity to the transportation services managers. Visit http://www.bata.net/about-us/join-team-bata.html for full job description and application instructions.

BATA is an equal employment opportunity employer. Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of race, national origin, religion, color, age, sex, marital, status, height, weight or a disability that is unrelated to the individual’s ability to perform the duties of a particular job is prohibited except where a specific age, sex, or physical requirement constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to insure proper and efficient administration.

Job Requirements:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job.


High school diploma or equivalent, supplemented with technical or college education preferred.


Must possess and maintain a valid Michigan driver’s license and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License Class B with, at minimum, passenger endorsement and air brakes within 30 Days of Hire.


Internal applicants must have at least one year of service with BATA and at least 5 years of successful supervisory experience.


Must maintain excellent driving record.


Must present neat well-groomed appearance in all situations.


Proficient skill in the use of technology, including computers and a variety of related software, and the ability to master new technologies.


Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and carry them out independently.


Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate and present information orally and in writing. Tactfully and courteously interact with co-workers and customers, provides excellent customer service.


Works well in challenging, fast-paced, high-stress and deadline-oriented environments individually or as part of a team.


Ability to provide guidance and foster teamwork.


Ability to solve problems, work effectively under stress, within deadlines and changes in work priorities calmly and positively.


Ability to think abstractly and visualize geographic bus locations and destinations.


In addition to the above requirements, all positions require the ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language as necessary for the position; the ability to follow written and oral instructions and the ability to interact positively with other employees and members of the public. Employees are also expected to possess and maintain a record of orderly, law-abiding citizenship, sobriety, integrity, and loyalty as it pertains to and reflects upon their employment. Employees must be physically and mentally able to perform the essential duties of their position without excessive absences.


Address:

115 Hall St.


Contact:

Erin Lentz


Phone:

231.933.5533


Email:

[email protected]

Bay Area Transit Authority | Bus Washer/Detailer


Job Description:

The Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA) is seeking an energetic, team-oriented individual to ensure interior and exterior cleanliness of our fleet as well as assuring correct fluids levels are maintained through daily checks. Visit http://www.bata.net for full job description and application instructions.

BATA is an equal employment opportunity employer. Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of race, national origin, religion, color, age, sex, marital, status, height, weight or a disability that is unrelated to the individual’s ability to perform the duties of a particular job is prohibited except where a specific age, sex, or physical requirement constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to insure proper and efficient administration.


Job Requirements:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job


High school diploma or equivalent.


Must possess and maintain a valid Michigan driver’s license and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License Class B with, at minimum, passenger endorsement, and air brakes within 30 days of hire or the first available training opportunity.


Excellent attendance.


Demonstration of material/minor maintenance knowledge and aptitude


Exhibits safety consciousness


Must present neat well-groomed appearance in all situations.


Must demonstrate a mechanical aptitude.


Basic skill in the use of technology, including computers and specifically Microsoft Outlook and Excel.


Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and carry them out independently.


Tactfully and courteously interact with vendors, co-workers, and customers, providing excellent customer service.


In addition to the above requirements, all positions require the ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language as necessary for the position; the ability to follow written and oral instructions and the ability to interact positively with other employees and members of the public. Employees are also expected to possess and maintain a record of orderly, law-abiding citizenship, sobriety, integrity, and loyalty as it pertains to and reflects upon their employment. Employees must be physically and mentally able to perform the essential duties of their position without excessive absences.


Address:

115 Hall St.


Contact:

Erin Lentz


Phone:

231.933.5533


Email:

[email protected]

Becky Thatcher Designs | Sales Associate


Job Description:

Join our team of dedicated sales associates and represent an established northern Michigan artist! . Position is part-time, with the opportunity for a full-time position.


Job Requirements:

Ideal candidates should be computer savvy, adaptable, curious and committed to providing a remarkable customer experience. Retail Experience preferred.

Address:

234 E Front St


Contact:

Cindy Lardie


Phone:

231.947.5088


Email:

[email protected]

Captain's Quarters | Sales Team Member


Job Description:

Assist customers with purchases, price and stock inventory


Job Requirements:

Retail experience helpful but not required


Address:

151 E. Front St


Contact:

John Pugh


Phone:

231.946.7066


Email:

[email protected]

Cherry Republic | Keyholder


Job Description:

Are you highly energetic, highly motivated and LOVE to meet new people?? Do you want to work in a fast-paced, really FUN environment??


Cherry Republic of Traverse City is looking to hire a new keyholder! Cherry Republic’s keyholders would provide amazing customer service while assisting with the sales and shipping of goods, maintaining the inventory/stock room, arranging store layout when necessary, opening and closing procedures, and providing overall support to the Retail Store / Assistant Managers.


Job Requirements:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:



To assist the Store/Assistant Managers as directed while accomplishing operational and customer service oriented tasks and responsibilities.
Ringing Customers through POS system
Manage retail staff, including cashiers and other ambassadors working on the floor.
Continuous enforcement of Cherry Republic customer service expectations by example.
Able to follow and enforce policy and procedures with a strong desire to provide quality customer service with a positive attitude.
Ensure merchandise is clean and ready to be displayed.
Maintain inventory and ensure that items are in stock.
Ensure promotions are accurate and merchandised to company standards.
Manage the store and property when Manager is away, serve as a second set of eyes.
Monitor employee needs on the sales floor.
Helps with monthly inventory – Food & Clothing.
Assists with special events in store and company-wide.
Cash Handling and Register Balancing – monitor sales staff daily when on the sales floor.
Continually work towards and supervise employees to monitor the appearance of Retail Store & Tasting Room and grounds


Address:

154 E Front St


Contact:

Kaylena


Phone:

231.932.9205 ext 4406


Email:

[email protected]

Cherry Republic | Ambassador


Job Description:

Are you highly energetic, highly motivated and LOVE to meet new people?? Do you want to work in a fast-paced, really FUN environment??
The Retail Sales Associate’s main job function is to sell cherry products to customers in the store and to provide excellent service to Cherry Republic customers by informing them of product information and resolving any issues.



Perks Include
Flexible Shifts and Hours
Employee Discounts on all of our products
ALL THE FREE SAMPLES YOU CAN EAT!!!


Job Requirements:

Essential Duties Include:
Work in a face-paced environment with a SMILE.
Acting as a representative who genuinely cares about helping people.
Complete sales transactions through Point of Sale system.
Arrange and Stock Shelves
Cleanliness of both inside and outside of Store
Wash windows, doors and bathrooms
Ability to provide EXCELLENT customer service to all Cherry Republic customers!
Ability to learn product information and convey to customers.
General knowledge of computers and use of the Internet.
Knowledge of geographical area in order to assist tourists.
Weekend and Evening availability
Ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs.

Address:

154 E Front St


Contact:

Kaylena


Phone:

231.932.9205 ext 4406


Email:

[email protected]

The Dish | Shift Leader, Food Prep or Counter Service


Job Description:

If you prefer customer service, or just working in the kitchen, we have a spot for you!


Job Requirements:

Friendly, willing to learn and be a part of our team.


Address:

108 S. Union


Contact:

Patty or Randy


Phone:

231.932.2233


Email:

[email protected]

Ella's | Sales Consultant/Stylist


Job Description:

Ella's is hiring full-time and part-time sales staff for the summer! Do you love fashion? Are you creative? Do you want to be surrounded by beautiful things? Or do you know someone who does? Please spread the word.



Applicants must be available to work weekends and evenings through the end of August. A bonus if applicant can switch to part time in the fall months.


Job Requirements:

Applicants must have a flexible schedule and be able to work weekends and evenings through the end of August. A bonus if applicant can switch to part time in the fall months.


Address:

209 E Front St


Contact:

Kara VanHorn


Phone:

231.947.9401


Email:

[email protected]

Fustini's Oils & Vinegars | Sales Associate


Job Description:

We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced people to help in our Front Street location. Both part time and full time positions available.

Job Requirements:

Ability to be on feet all day, lift up to 50 pounds. Weekends and some evenings required. Position entails sales, bottling, restocking and cashier duties.


Address:

141 E Front Street

Contact:

Liz Lancashire

Phone:

231.944.1145

Email:

[email protected]

The Good Bowl | Prep Cook


Job Description:

Prep Cook will be responsible for preparing food items to be served to guests in the restaurant. The Prep Cook is an important role at The Good Bowl, creating great food, ensuring proper sanitation, portion control, quality standards, supporting team.


Job Requirements:

• Prepares food items that meet and exceed guests expectations.
• Sets up, maintains and operates station using prep sheets and charts.
• Comply to standard recipes, portion sizes and rules and procedures.
• Prep and prepare menu items to correct temperature to specified timeframes.
• Maintain quality and freshness of all food.
• Keep stations cleaned and sanitized
• Sweeps, mop, deck scrub floors, as need or directed by manager.
• Exhibits a sense of urgency responding to guests and orders


Address:

328 E Front Street


Contact:

Shana Sicotte


Phone:

231.715.9570


Email:

[email protected]

Horizon Books | Barista/Bookseller


Job Description:

  • Passionate about coffee? Love books? This is the perfect job for you!
  • Previous coffee bar or food prep experience required, bookstore experience a plus. May include evenings & weekends.
  • Part time // $10/hour
  • Please submit resume to [email protected] or in person to Amy Reynolds.

Job Requirements:

Evening availability. Coffee bar experience.

Address:

243 East Front Street

Contact:

Amy Reynolds

Phone:

231.946.7290

Email:

[email protected]

Hotel Indigo | Front Desk Associate


Job Description:

Hotel Indigo is looking for a fun, customer service oriented individual that loves Traverse City. This person will check guest in and out, give stellar customer service and be an ambassador to Traverse City. Must be able to work between the hours of 7:00 AM and 11:00 PM. Full Time - Year Round.


Job Requirements:

Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Be customer service oriented. Loves to work with people. Knowledge of Traverse City. Computer savvy. Reliable. Compassionate. Empathetic.


Address:

263 West Grandview Parkway


Contact:

Bridget Hawks


Phone:

231.932.0500


Email:

[email protected]

LivNFresh | Part-Time Sales Associate

Job Description:

Provide excellent customer service; ring up sales; maintain a clean and organized sales floor


Job Requirements:

Friendly and outgoing personality; Handle customer transactions in a fast paced retail environment; Must be available evenings and weekends


Address:

121 E Front St Ste 104


Contact:

Merry Bologna


Phone:

989.285.4755


Email:

[email protected]

M22 | Sales Associate


Job Description:

The Sales Associate will work closely with customers to determine their needs, answer questions about our products, and recommend the correct solutions. Ultimately, the duties of a Sales Associate are to achieve excellent customer service, maintain a clean and inviting store, while consistently meeting store sales goals.


Job Requirements:

• Smile and sincerely welcome every guest.
• Approach each guest and assess his or her needs.
• Overcome objectives by asking open-ended questions.
• Track and exceed daily sales goals.
• Every transaction must include an “add-on” sale.
• Correctly complete all POS transactions.
• Follow opening and closing checklists to ensure the entire cleanliness for our guests.
• In downtime, keep the store organized, dust free, and stocked.
• Participate in contests; team sales goals and other incentive programs.
• Maintain an open and friendly attitude towards guests, employees, and management.
• Follow the “G.U.E.S.T.” program outlined in the handbook.
• Follow company policies and guidelines detailed in the handbook.


Address:

125 E Front St


Contact:

Katherine Mesey


Phone:

231.360.9090


Email:

[email protected]

Midland Burger Co. | Line Cook


Job Description:

Prep food and prepare orders.


Job Requirements:

Someone with commercial kitchen experience, who is able to work at a fast pace with great attention to detail and a passion for high quality food.

Address:

329 E State St

Contact:

Ted Groenevelt

Phone:

989.486.3780

Email:

[email protected]

Morsels | Cook/Prep


Job Description:

Morsels Espresso + Edibles is hiring for a year-round Cook/Prep position. Ideally applicants will have cooking experience and be familiar with working in a commercial kitchen, however it is not a requirement for employment. Applicants must be self-motivated, quick-learners, eager to work in a fast-paced kitchen as part of a team, and have a positive attitude. The position starts at 2-3 shifts per week, but will grow to full-time in the summer.

Job Requirements:

Applicant must be able to work weekends and holidays, must be a morning person, and have a flexible schedule. Please forward resume and cover letter to email address below.

Address:

321 E. Front Street

Contact:

Misha Neidorfler

Phone:

231.421.1353

Email:

[email protected]

My Secret Stash | Sales Staff


Job Description:

Show your love of TC and Michigan by joining our customer focused and detail oriented staff. Help our customers find the perfect items for all their personal and gifting needs. Well spoken, fashionable, smiling faces desired. Hiring for current needs as well as for summer. Weekends and evenings are part of the deal. Flexible schedules.

Job Requirements:

  • Efficient and accurate cash register use
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs.
  • Must be able to be on your feet for the entire shift 4-8 hours
  • Must be able to handle continual stair use (we have a second floor and stock is in the basement)
  • Constant positive attitude

Address:

122 CASS STREET

Contact:

Karen Hilt

Phone:

231.929.0340

Email:

[email protected]

Nifty Things! | Sales Associate


Job Description:

Voted the #1 Gift Shop in Northern Michigan, Nifty Things is looking to expand our sales team. If you love talking to people, enjoy playing with gadgets and like to hear people laugh then this is the environment for you. Both seasonal and permanent positions available. We pay for your parking and lunch break.


Job Requirements:

1 year of retail gift experience preferred. Must be available for weekends and holidays.


Address:

143 E Front St


Contact:

Victoria Hundley


Phone:

231.929.9665


Email:

[email protected]

Omelette Shoppe | All Positions


Job Description:

All Positions


Job Requirements:

Apply in Person Address:
124 Cass Street


Contact:

Jen Lewis


Phone:

231.946.0912


Email:

[email protected] or [email protected]

Park Street Cafe | Barista, Cashier, & Sandwich Maker


Job Description:

The new Park Street Cafe is looking for hardworking, positive individuals to join our team! We have several full-time or part-time positions available, including barista, sandwich maker and cashier. At Park Street Cafe you will work in a friendly, fast-paced environment alongside other creative individuals in the heart of downtown Traverse City! Hours range from 6am-4pm.


Fill out an application on our website www.parkstreetcafetc.com/employment


Address:

113 S. Park


Contact:

Christine Skibowski


Phone:

231.218.5957


Email:

[email protected]

Peppercorn TC | Sales & Ice Cream Attendants


Job Description:

Customer service and selling unique kitchen gadgets and Moomers Ice Cream


Job Requirements:

Must be able to work in team environment and engage customers

Address:

226 E Front St.


Contact:

Sandy


Phone:

231.946.4146


Email:

[email protected]

Running Fit | Sales Associate, Part Time/Full Time


Job Description:

Running Fit is seeking a sales driven and customer-centric brand ambassadors as a full or part-time Sales Associate. Full time = 30+ hours a week, part time= 12-29 hrs a week.

A passion for running and promoting an active lifestyle. A passion about achieving goals and putting the customer first. Strong work ethic. Flexible schedule.


Job Requirements:

Must be 18 or older


Address:

300 E Front St


Contact:

Marc McCombs


Phone:

231.932.5401


Email:

[email protected]

Suhmthing | Sales


Job Description:

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual for a part time position this summer. Must be good with customer service & work well with others. Experience welcome or willing to learn.


Job Requirements:

Hours available will be weekdays , evenings , weekends & holidays. We offer parking on site. Training will start in May.


Address:

153 E Front St


Contact:

Gail Lawson


Phone:

231.941.0150


Email:

[email protected]

Sweet Tartlette | Dishwasher


Job Description:

Responsible for doing the dishes, helping to keep the kitchen clean, and assisting retail staff.
Position can start in May and may go through October.
A great entry level positions for anyone looking for a summer job.


Address:

445 E Front St


Contact:

Sarah Steele


Phone:

231.642.5333


Email:

[email protected]

Sweet Tartlette | Retail Sales Person


Job Description:

Hey! We have a retail position open for a reliable and friendly person. We will train the right person. Positive attitude a must.



May or June start.


Address:

445 E Front St


Contact:

Sarah Steele


Phone:

231.642.5333


Email:

[email protected]

Sweet Tartlette | Pastry Prep Position


Job Description:

We are looking for someone to assist in the bakeshop. Work includes production and prep of mixes, doughs and batters, buttercream, and custards.



Servsafe certification and/or decorating skills are a plus.



Wednesdays and Fridays through Sundays are the anticipated days we are looking for help.


Job Requirements:

Previous experience in a kitchen, bakeshop, or a culinary degree is required.


Address:

445 E Front St


Contact:

Sarah Steele


Phone:

231.642.5333


Email:

[email protected]

Taproot Cider House | Multiple Positions


Job Description:

Servers, Host, Line Cook, Dishwashers (aquatics engineers)


Job Requirements:

Server & Line Cooks must have at least 2 years experience. Positive Attitude, Reliable, Sustainable Minded. Team Oriented.


Address:

300 E Front St, Suite 104


Phone:

231.943.2500


Email:

[email protected]

Unparalleled Apparel | Sales Associate / Customer Service


Job Description:

Unparalleled Apparel is a Michigan inspired clothing brand, with a retail location in Downtown Traverse City, and an eCommerce website. We are seeking a seasonal, part time sales associate for the summer months. We are looking or someone who is friendly, helpful, responsible, reliable and preferably has previous retail experience.


Job Requirements:

  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends consistently.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must be dependable, honest and trustworthy.
  • Must be willing and able to work some holidays (such as Memorial Day, 4th of July, or Labor Day).
  • Must be 18 or older.


  • Address:

    121 E Front St, Suite 105


    Contact:

    Lauren


    Phone:

    919.986.0795


    Email:

    [email protected]