McGulpin Point Lighthouse Keeper Docent

The following Seasonal position is available (part-time or full-time).  Staffed between April 2019 and October 2019.

DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation
SUPERVISOR: Park Manager
RATE OF PAY: $11/hr PT, $12/hr FT
LOCATION: McGulpin Point Lighthouse, Mackinaw City

Here at Emmet County, we are a diverse group of team members who possess a friendly disposition, attention to detail and an unwavering dedication to providing outstanding services to our constituents.  Understanding that our team members are our most valuable asset, Emmet County is committed to providing the best experience and working environment any team member can imagine.

POSITION SUMMARY: To increase public awareness of the historical importance of the Lighthouse, its architecture, function, and surrounding natural history.  Assist visitors with items in the gift shop and help keep the facility clean.


  • Share the history of the Lighthouse and surrounding area with visitors.
  • Assist with Gift Shop and clerical duties
  • Help with keeping the building and grounds clean.

DESIRED BEHAVIORAL TRAITS: Honest, friendly, self-motivated.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: Able to communicate applicable information to visitors, have a passion and knowledge base of lighthouses, be able to assist with retail sales, maintain a high level of responsibility and autonomy

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent, 18 years of age or older


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