Employment Opportunities 2020

Apply online Here or you may download a printable application here.

Please submit your application (by mail or in-person) to:

Lake Michigan Carferry
Attn: Human Resources
701 Maritime Drive
Ludington, MI 49431

You may also fax your application to 231-843-4558 or scan to laurieb@ssbadger.com.
Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the Legacy on the Lake!

Onboard Employment*

The following onboard positions will work a schedule of 3 days per week for an average of 36-38 hours per week.  All schedules will vary and include weekends.

Ideal Candidates will commit to working from hire until October 11th, 2020 with the possibility of re-hire for the 2021 sailing season.

Customer Service Associates – Work together as a team to serve food/bar service in an attractive, sanitary, and timely manner.  Whether prepping food, operating a cash register, or maintaining passenger areas, Badger Associates are the best!  They supply excellent customer care throughout the crossing.  Must enjoy customer interaction and have the ability to multi-task.  Day shifts only. Prior retail experience a plus, but not required. 


Night Cook – Two to three nights a week, 8-hour shifts.  Shipboard position while the boat is docked in the evening.  Works independently to provide made to order or evening meal and early morning breakfast for crewmembers.  Responsibilities include baking, stocking, and cleaning galley areas.  Must be self-driven, manage time wisely, and have prior cooking experience including working a flat grill.  Mandatory Dept of Transportation background check.

Day Prep Cooks – Assists the cook on duty in preparing, serving, and presenting passenger and crew meals.  Prepares cold and hot food items in large quantities.  Responsible for unloading ship supplies, maintaining on-board stock, and assist Galley Team with the cleanliness of galley areas and equipment.  Prep Cooks are often given the opportunity to present the main course or baked goods of their choosing to the crew.  Prior cooking/baking experience including working a flat grill is preferred. USCG mandated drug screen and background check.

Galley Utility – Responsible for proper cleaning of all kitchen equipment and utensils.  Monitor the proper water temperature for the wash and rinse sinks.  Maintains proper storage of all pots, pans, and kitchen utensils. Provide meal set up for mess halls; keeping condiments, cups silverware, and napkins well stocked.  Assist with loading and stocking ship supplies.  This is the perfect entry-level position with the opportunity to transfer to another department after the first season.  USCG mandated drug screen and background check.

Download Printable Application or Apply Online Here