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216 Park Avenue
Petoskey, MI 49770

Come enjoy Downtown Petoskey on Lake Michigan and Little Traverse Bay with unique shops and restaurants in the Gaslight Shopping District. Serving Bay Harbor, Bay View, Harbor Springs, Walloon Lake and Emmet County.

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Employment Opportunities

American Spoon Cafe Gelato

Hiring seasonal staff including: servers/wait staff, counter service, hosting, gelato servers and dishwashers!

Ideal candidates will share our passion for great food & commitment to providing excellent service and will have experience working in a fast-paced professional environment.

American Spoon Cafe continues to showcase local ingredients-grown, foraged and raised in Northern Michigan- with fresh innovative cuisine. Serving breakfast and lunch Wedneday - Sunday!

Opening mid-May. Please send employment information and availability to or apply in person next door at our Petoskey Retail Store, 411 East Lake Street and complete an application any day from 11am - 5pm. (Ideal positions for teachers, students and retirees).

Beards Brewery

At Beards Brewery we are passionate about our beer, our people and our guests. We are hiring for: servers, bussers, hosts and line cooks.

We will be re-opening mid to end of May. If you'd like to join this exciting team email: with your resume and application. Applications are available at

"Be a part of the fun times in Northern Michigan at the brewpub and beyond!"


We DO NOT WORK ON COMMISSION! We DO believe in empowering our people to provide THE most amazing personal service!! We're looking for great people who love to ENGAGE and have fun with their customers! We are active participants in helping everywoman look and feel her best!

We're looking for: part-time sales associates and part-time support/stock associate. Both offer flexible scheduling, typically 8-30 hours depdending on availability & business needs, as well as a competitive employee discount. *We are currently unable to hire anyone under the age of 18.

If interested, please contact Jeanie or Debra at 231-347-2999 or apply online at (we are store #624)

Ciao Bella! Home

Ciao Bella! Home is looking for a seasonal sales associate who is friendly, organized, energetic, loves to learn and work hard, attention to detail is a must. Duties include working on the sales floor assisting customers, cleaning and organizing stock and general store duties.

 Hours are somewhere between part-time and full-time, with flexibility, weekends required (but not all), evening shifts are rare.

Friendly, Fun and Beautiful Place to work! If interested please come in pick up an application or email resume to

City of Petoskey

Position open for Downtown Park Attendant

  • Prepare, plant, maintain flowers and shrubs int he Downtown area
  • Keep streetscape areas free of debris
  • Set up for concerts and events
  • Interact with public
  • Attend to public restroom facility, trash receptacle and drinking fountains
  • Jobs begin late April or early May
  • Please visit for application
  • Please send resume and cover letter

City Park Grill

City Park Grill is hiring for line cooks, prep cooks and dishwashers. Also hiring for all front of house positions; busser, host, server, food runners, and bartenders.

Stop in or contact City Park Grill!

Craig Ryan

Looking for friendly, dependable, energetic, part time sales people who are looking to be apart of a great team and have fun with customers. Craig Ryan offers a flexible schedule, a store discount and a fantastic environment to work in! Please e-mail your resume to or fax to 231-753-2783.

Also looking for a full time assistant. Craig Ryan is looking for a detail oriented person who can multi task, preferably with a customer service background. Must have a flexible schedule and available to work weekends. Send your resume to or fax to 231-753-2783.


Cutler's is currently looking for:

  • Shipping/receiving manager
  • Seasonal sales associates
  • Seasonal receiving help

You must work well with people in a fast paced environment and get things done.

We have a friendly work environment, competitive wages and flexibility when need be. 
If interested, please call 231-347-0341

Dave's Boot Shop

Dave’s Boot Shop in downtown Petoskey is hiring year-round full- or part-time help.  As is the nature of small business, our employees have many responsibilities and must be friendly and creative.  We function as a team and need someone who is willing to help with customers, inventory, displays, problem-solving, and cleaning. We offer hourly pay, commission, and stock pay that result in a livable wage. 

Please stop in to pick up an application.

Duffy's Garage And Grille

Duffy’s Garage And Grille is looking for fun, energetic and hard working people to join us for our upcoming summer season.

 We are a fast-paced restaurant that needs: servers, food runners, bussers, hosts, bartenders, line cooks, prep cooks and dishwashers.

If interested to be apart of our team please stop in (317 E. lake St) or send your resume to


Fustini's is looking for a friendly, energetic, and hard working individual to join our team!  If you love to learn new things about food and flavors, this is the place for you. 

 We offer competitive wages, an employee discount on all products, and even free perks during your first weeks with us!  

 This is a seasonal part-time position with the possibility of becoming a regular year-round part time position. 

 Please email resumes to or stop in the store at 206 Howard St. for an application.  Call 231-758-3575 with any questions.

Grain Train

Join our team! Grain Train is looking for: cashier/stocker, food service manager,  deli cook, deli bakery assistant and receiving assistant.

There are several ways to apply. Contact for an application, download the application from our or pick one up instore.

Grandpa Shorter's

Looking for an awesome place to work this summer (and possibly beyond)?! Grandpa Shorter's is the place for you!

We love to teach the power skills: (1) customer service (2) communication (3) team building. We provide flexible scheduling and frequent snack/treat runs during busy times! The Grandpa Shorter's Team is one that always recognizes hard work and a positive attitude!

If this sounds like a place you would enjoy working, stop in during the May 5th downtown job fair or apply online today at

HotDoggers Coney cafe

Looking for cooks, cashiers and more! Stop in at 307 Petoskey St. or call 231-753-2232 to inquire!

Julienne Tomatoes

Immediate openings for: counter help and full-time sandwich chef. Must be professional, trustworthy, dependable and able to perform in a fast paced environment. ServSafe certified would be a plus.

If you are interested in joining our TEAM please stop in, introduce yourself and fill out an application.

Monarch Garden and Floral

Monarch Garden and Floral is currently hiring 2 part time positions in our retail department. Fun and fast paced with competitive wages. Good phone etiquette and some basic computer skills aer preferred. Stop in for more details, or call us at 231-347-7449.

North Perk Coffee

NORTH PERK COFFEE IS HIRING! We are looking to hire multiple friendly full-time and part-time/seasonal baristas who love people and coffee!  Interested applicants need to understand that working early mornings, evenings and weekends is a part of this job.  Baristas must be willing to work at least one weekend day/week.

This is a high-energy, leadership position - all relative training will be provided, however, we’re looking to bring confident people onto our team who can help us grow and thrive.  We are looking for employees with a strong communication skill set and those who work well in self-directed situations.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Working as a barista is a multifaceted position.  Appropriate candidates will understand that they are responsible for managing the flow of customer experience through friendly, efficient, and detail-oriented service.  In addition to working the cash register, taking orders, and making drinks, baristas are responsible for the cleanliness of the shop which will be done throughout the day and in a timely manner.  Baristas also monitor dry goods stock by refilling (daily) and recording inventory levels (weekly).  The barista’s commitment to high service standards is the foundation for the level of quality that customers expect in our shop.


  • Friendly and enjoys interacting with the public
  • Highly confident and independent self-motivator, self-starter, and self-manager
  • Punctual
  • Works well with others
  • Can adapt to fast-paced situations yet remain energetic/welcoming during off peak times
  • Ability to anticipate the needs of customers

Preference may be given to those with previous barista experience but not necessary!  

Email with relevant job history and how one can contribute to the team. Resume format preferred. Hourly compensation. Consideration given to experience.

North Perk Coffee is an equal opportunity employer.

Pedego Electric Bikes

Hiring for bike mechanic staff and store staff position. Click here for duties and responsibilities

If interested, send resume to

Roast & Toast

Looking for candidates to fill summer openings in the following positions:

  • Kitchen
  • Barista
  • Dishwasher

Perks include a competitive wage, daily tips, shift break and meal, lots of coffee and fun(!), and a season bonus to qualifying employees. Stop in for an application today!

 For questions, call 231-347-7767 or contact us on Facebook.

Simply Sweet By Jessica

We are now taking applications for summer help. Positions available: retail person, baker, decorator, and kitchen help.

Please email resumes to:

Talulu Beauty Lounge

Are you a licensed cosmetologist or nail technician looking for an opportunity to be your own boss in downtown Petoskey? Talulu Beauty Lounge currently has chair rental opportunities available.

If you're interested and think that you'd be a great addition to our team please stop in, call 231-347-5858, or email us at

Tap 30

Hold the phone… TAP30 in Downtown Petoskey is seeking a General Manager. This well-known Northern Michigan destination is THE place to work!

Requirements/Qualifications for General Manager:  Seeking a team oriented person who is passionate about being organized and is a self-motivator in a fast paced/high volume restaurant.  This person must display the ability to make adequate operational decisions, manage a team and insure the overall guest experience. Restaurant management experience is required. Applicants must also be able to provide at least 3 supervisory references.

This full-time position offers a competitive salary and a great opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing company that is firmly rooted into the community.

To apply, please send your resume/cover letter and list of 3 professional references to

Tap 30 also has immediate openings for full & part time bartenders as well as spring servers and kitchen staff.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will extend opportunities to employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, handicaps, or veteran’s status. This policy confirms our commitment to fair employment and the elimination of discriminatory practices that might exist.

YMCA of Northern Michigan

Summer Day Camp Counselor at Camp Minogi. Applicants must be 18 years old by June 11, 2017. Males encouraged to apply. More information here.