Work with the MBIA | Join the Michigan Marine Workforce

This is Your Opportunity to work with the MBIA and join the growing workforce in the Michigan Marine Industry

The Michigan Boating Industry Association (MBIA) is looking for a great candidate to help grow and support the marine workforce in Michigan. The primary role of the MBIA’s open Workforce Development/Membership Coordinator position is to develop a capable short and long term workforce for the state’s boating industry by creating, promoting, and supporting industry training and education programs within Michigan. The Workforce Development/ Membership Coordinator will act as a liaison and representative for Michigan’s recreational boating industry, and will seek grand funding to support workforce development and career awareness for the boating industry in Michigan.

Why Work in the Boating Industry?

The Recreational Boating Industry is a great place to work! This industry has a huge economic impact on the state, $7.8 billion to be exact! This equates to over 60,000 jobs. The marine industry is also a growing one. It has a critical demand for employees with rewarding careers. Jobs include Technicians, marine mechanics, yacht maintenance workers, fiberglass technicians, engine mechanics, dock workers, parts managers, service managers, sales representatives, and tons more.

The skills needed to work in the industry are are easily transferred from and to other industries. Some of these include:  Electrical work, plumbing, diesel & gas engine work, fiberglass, & sterndrive systems and others.

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