Barn Personnel and Horse Carriage Drivers Needed

Mackinac Island Carriage Tours



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Mackinac Island, MI

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Description :

Mackinac Island Carriage Tours, Inc., located on Mackinac Island in Northern Michigan, is the world’s largest, oldest and continually operated horse and buggy livery, with approximately 100 freight and passenger carriages put in motion by over 400 horses.

Mackinac Island, in Lake Huron between Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas, was the Country’s second national park and Michigan’s first state park. Today the Island remains over 82% state park and is one of the mid-west’s most popular summer vacation destinations. Automobiles have been banned on the Island for over 100 years. As a result, the horses of Carriage Tours are what keep the Island moving by providing all types of transportation including horse drawn drays for freight, trash pick-up, taxis, and tour carriages.

2018 Summer Season

Stable Help
People who help groom, maintain and handle the largest working draft horse herd in the world. Carriage Tours operates five barns during the summer season housing over 300 horses. Positions available for barn personnel for day and night shifts. There is a great deal of heavy lifting and physical activity involved with this job.

Horse Carriage Drivers
Drivers of two horse teams for dray (freight) and trash pick-up. Position requires heavy lifting in addition to horsemanship skills.

The majority of jobs offered by Carriage Tours involve working with horses, working with the public, or in most cases, working with both. Therefore, we seek friendly, enthusiastic people. Preference is given to individuals who are available for the longest period between May 18th and October 15th.

1. Stable help will usually work six days per week. Wages for 2018 will be $9.25 per hour. Potential for 60 to 75 hours per week.
2. Dray and trash pick-up drivers usually work five to six days per week. Wages for 2018 will be $9.25 per hour with hours over 40 per week subject to overtime. Potential for 50 to 70 hours per week.

Dormitory style housing with usually 2 to 3 persons per room is available.The cost is $105.00 per week, which includes breakfast and dinner in the employee cafeteria, and the option of making a brown bag lunch. The cost for a room only, without meals, is $77.00 per week. The cost for meals only is $77.00 per week. Laundry facilities are available at no charge.

Mackinac Island Carriage Tours at:

Mike Beaudoin
P.O. Box 400
Mackinac Island, MI 49757
(906) 847-3307 (Business Office)
(906) 847-6482 (Fax)
Email: [email protected]

Michael Schulte
P.O. Box 400
Mackinac Island, MI 49757
(906) 847-3307 (Business Office)
(906) 847-6482 (Fax)
Email: [email protected]

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