Employment Opportunities at the Recreational District

Summer & Fall 2024 Employment Opportunities…it’s never too early to apply!

Crystal River Outfitters & The Cyclery

Kayak Rental & Retail Sales Associate
Group Shuttle Driver
Boat Yard Attendant

Bicycle Technician
Bike Rental Associate
Bicycle Retail & Sales Associate

Are you looking for a job where you are able to enjoy the summer sun and promote fun and adventure?
Look no further. Over on the Crystal River Outfitters side of The District we have a variety of roles that will be sure to check those boxes. From fitting guests for bikes to chauffeuring kayakers to the river, you’ll be helping customers create unforgettable memories. *Must be 18 to apply for CRO Driver position. 

M22 Glen Arbor- Full & Part Time Retail Associates

Enjoy helping make your customer’s day and sharing your love for the area? Represent the M22 brand and come to work in your flip flops. At M22 Glen Arbor you will enjoy a fast paced retail environment selling not only M22 but a variety of the hottest outdoor brands.

M22 Glen Arbor Wine Patio
Do you have a passion for wine and sharing your knowledge?
Come serve on our beautiful outdoor wine patio. Enjoy educating customers on our selections and helping promote our live music and events. *Must be 18 to apply for Wine Patio. 

Coastal- Part-time & Full-Time Retail Sales Associate

Have you ever dreamed of being a personal shopper?
Coastal has Glen Arbor’s best selection of resort/leisure wear and accessories. In this retail environment you will enjoy helping customers shop for their Northern Michigan lifestyle.

Do you have what we’re looking for?

Essential Job Functions

  • Our team is seeking individuals who possess excellent customer service and sales skills and as a result, have effective communication skills
  • We are looking for people who are self-motivated and have the ability to effectively work with a team
  • As a representative, we require that you work to determine the specific needs of each guest that enters the shop so that you can provide appropriate service and information
  • Maintain a positive and cheerful attitude at all times

Physical Requirements

  • Because of the nature of our business, candidates must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • You must also be willing to work outside in the elements including heat, sun and possible rain for long periods of time
  • Many positions require the ability to lift equipment, boxes, etc.  Therefore, we require candidates to be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Perform daily store maintenance duties including but not limited to sweeping, vacuuming, empty trash, cleaning, and the like.
  • Shuttle drivers that are hired at Crystal River Outfitters are required to have a Chauffer’s Licencse.  For more information on how to obtain a Chauffeur’s Endorsement visit here.


All shops with the District are open 7 days per week.  Therefore, candidates must be available to work nights, weekends and holidays.

Employee Housing

Not from the area? We have a great Employee House located just outside of Glen Arbor. The house is comfortable and a perfect way to meet and live with fellow co-workers, Please inquire when applying!


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