Join Our Team!

At Boyne Boat Yard, we pride ourselves in top-notch customer service and maximizing each customer’s boating season. We are a group of hard workers on a mission - join us!

Boyne Boat Yard is a full-service marine yard. Boyne Boat Yard has capabilities in all things cosmetic, mechanical and marine systems related. Our team is available all year long to manage the service needs of our clients. For client convenience, we offer a 35-ton travel lift at the water’s edge and pride ourselves on year-round oversight of the safety of on-site watercraft in storage. We offer over 60,000 square feet of indoor, heated and cold storage, as well as outdoor, waterfront storage options. Created by the Van Dam family, Boyne Boat Yard is a sister company to Van Dam Custom Boats - a trusted partner in their custom boat building business. Located in the northern Great Lakes region, you’ll find Boyne Boat Yard near downtown Boyne City, Michigan on the shores of Lake Charlevoix. 

Boyne Boat Yard prides itself on its TEAM, a staff of technicians with decades of combined experience. Boyne Boat Yard continues to acquire and surround its ABYC certified team members with like-minded individuals who have a passion for all things boating. A 20-year affiliation with Van Dam Custom Boats brings a high level of experience to the table when it comes to marine construction and repair. Our team and their commitment, their attitude and their character that sets us apart. 


Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

A premium health and wellness insurance plan, including medical insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance is provided at no cost to employees.


A 3% Safe Harbor contribution is provided for each employee, regardless of plan participation.

Paid Time Off

Paid time off begins accruing immediately with employment.

Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability

Company provided life insurance policy in the amount of $5000 and long-term disability coverage is available for employee purchase at low group rates.

Open Book Management & Profit Sharing Program

The entire team is provided relevant company financial information leading to direct involvement in driving company efficiencies and successes. We promote a team focused, results driven culture and share the benefits this brings to our financial bottom line.

Continuing Education

We take great pride in being on the leading edge of construction techniques; we look for opportunities to support continuing education for everyone on our team. Consideration will be given to fund any continuing education or training that aligns with/furthers team goals.

Casual Attire

Workwear is supplied and an annual stipend for Boyne Boat Yard branded clothing is provided.

Competitive Living Wages

Commensurate with experience and willingness to learn and contribute.

After Hours Use of Shop & Company Tools

Personal projects are fulfilling and can also expand skill sets – we are excited to support both.

Tool Allowance

An annual stipend toward personal tools is provided so employees are building up their own tool sets

Marine Technician I

We’re looking for year-round, full-time Certified Marine Technician I, an entry-level, marine technician who can perform basic mechanical and troubleshooting tasks to an exceptionally high standard. The timeline for hiring for this position is mid- to late-summer 2024.

Salary: $18-$28/Hour

Marine Technician II

We’re looking for year-round, full-time Certified Marine Technician II, a mid-level, experienced marine technician who can diagnose issues and solve problems.

Salary: $25-$34/Hour

Marine Technician III

We’re looking for a year-round, full-time Certified Marine Technician III, a top-level, highly experienced marine technician who can diagnose issues and solve problems.

Salary: $28-$38/Hour

Student Scholarship at Great Lakes Boat Building School

Van Dam Custom Boats and Boyne Boat Yard will have up to one student per year who receives a scholarship to attend one year at the Great Lakes Boat Building School.

How to apply

Tell us about yourself.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter of interest, as well as a resume of your experiences and work history.