Looking Ahead to a Great Season!

Mar 28, 2023

By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth

I think we’re in for a robust 2023 Michigan tourism season. From our own experience, speaking with some of my hospitality colleagues, attending trade shows and reading various trade association newsletters and websites; if the first quarter of this year is any indication, 2023 is shaping up to be a robust Michigan tourism season.

I read just the other day that 2023 is poised to be the hottest Great Lakes cruise season ever. Lodging advanced bookings are up and the golf industry anticipates another strong season. In addition, Michigan has a national reputation as a great destination for everything outdoors. With strong customer demand, pressure continues on an already competitive and challenging hiring climate.

A healthy tourism season will provide employment opportunities across the sector. Whether you’re looking for a summer job or a career, never has there been more competition and opportunity for great people. I try to attend as many of our new employee orientations as possible and communicate that we are always looking to attract, train and retain great people. We continue to hire as we get closer to our summer season and have openings in nearly each department and division. If you need job specific training, we provide that as well.

If you or someone you know want to join a growing company in an exciting industry, consider Zehnder’s. Check us out online at www.zehnders.com/join-our-team/.

Zehnder’s has an opportunity just waiting for you! You have my name on it!

Al Zehnder, CEO

Open Positions:

Elf Hollow Cafe Supervisor

Department: Splash Village Food & Beverage Position: Elf Hollow Cafe Supervisor Reports To: F&B Manager/FOH Manager Function: Responsible for the supervision of employees and efficient operation of Elf Hollow Cafe. Work Performed: • Oversee labor schedules to ensure proper coverage in all areas • Utilize Predictive Index to determine proper ...
Laundry

3rd Shift Hotel Laundry

Department: Hotel Housekeeping Position: Laundry Reports To: Housekeeping Supervisor Function: To ensure that all laundry is cleaned according to standard operating procedures. Work Performed: • Maintain washers and dryers. • Maintain cleanliness of laundry room. • Remove stains from linens • Sort dirty laundry correctly and efficiently • Keep laundry ...

The Fortress Culinary Representative

Department: Food and Beverage - The Fortress Main Kitchen Position: The Fortress Culinary Reports To: Kitchen Supervisor/Kitchen Manager Wage: $16 per hour Function: Responsible for assisting the first and second cooks in supplying an uninterrupted flow of condiments, food products, and cooked menu items from raw to a prepared state ...

Marketplace Clerk

Job Title: Retail ClerkDepartment: Retail MarketplaceStatus: Part-Time (20-30hrs)Shifts: 7:45 am-4 pm, 12 pm-8 pm, 2 pm-CloseWage: $14 per hour Job Description: • Able to describe all products for sale to customers.• Know the prices and products for sale in the retail marketplace.• Know where the products are to be found ...

Waterpark Cook

Job Title: Cook Department: Waterpark Cook Status: 20-30 hrs. Shifts: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. - Close, 4:00 p.m. - Close Wage: $14 per hour                     Job Description: • Review of the special party/event functions ...
Laundry

Hotel Laundry Attendant

Job Title:  Laundry Attendant Department:   Housekeeping Shifts: (20-30hrs)        Status: 12:00 PM to 8:30 PM, 2:00 PM to 10:30 PM, and 9:45 pm to 6:15 AM Job Duties: • Maintain washers and dryers • Maintain cleanliness of laundry room • Remove stains from linen • Take laundry to ...

Grill Cook – Main Kitchen

Job Title: Grill – Main Kitchen Department: Food & Beverage Shifts: 7:00am – 3:00 pm, 11:00am – 7:00pm, 2:00 pm – 10:00pmWage: $15 per hour Job Description: • Filling and portioning condiments for the dining rooms. Such items as tartar sauce, cocktail sauce, and lemons. • Assist in the powdering ...
Housekeeping

Splash Village Housekeeper

Job Title: Housekeeper Department: Splash Village Housekeeping Status: (20-30hrs) Shift: 10:00am – 4:00pm Job Duties: • Makes up each guest room which has been occupied to a completely clean, neat, attractive, and fresh smelling room • Cleans rooms by conventional methods using: Vacuum cleaner, Dusting cloths and Cleaning cloths • ...
Front Desk

Front Desk Agent

Job Title: Front Desk/Call Center Department: Zehnder’s Splash Village Status: 20-40 hours per week Job Duties: • Check guests in and out • Attentive and responds to guests needs and ensures their satisfaction • Handles reservation requests efficiently • Assigns guest rooms • Prepares packages for daily reservations • Wake-up ...

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