Interested in joining our team?
Having reached our 47 year milestone in the boat building industry, Van Dam Custom Boats combines a commitment to legacy craftsmanship and a passion to be the best boat builder in the world with an unmatched, lifetime guarantee*. We are seeking like-minded individuals willing to help us raise the bar of excellence.
Located in beautiful Boyne City, Michigan on the shores of Lake Charlevoix, you will find four seasons of adventure. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy boating and fishing on
our many inland lakes and rivers as well as on the Great Lakes. Every snow activity imaginable is available at our three area ski resorts while biking, hiking, and camping are right in our back yard.
If you feel you have what it takes to work with the best of the best, we would love to hear from you. Explore the positions below for more detailed information. Tell us a bit about yourself by submitting a cover letter of interest as well as a resume of your experiences and work history.
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.
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.
Workwear is supplied and an annual stipend for Van Dam 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
An annual stipend toward personal tools is provided so employees are building up their own tool sets.
Treat others the way you want to be treated.
Be aware of your words and actions when interacting with customers, co-workers, friends and family.
To be the best, there must be a commitment to a common purpose; a team that puts the good of the whole at the forefront of every action. Learn more about the culture behind the craft.
“What started off as a dream to sail around the world in a boat we built ourselves, gradually changed into a vision to ensure the future of craftsmanship. Van Dam Custom Boats was born.” – Steve Van Dam
A Brand New
In keeping with the Cultural Fundamentals of the company, importance is placed on the efficient, effective and orderly flow of the work day. Continuous improvement includes our surroundings.