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Employment opportunities

The Lilac Tree Suites believes in nourishing talent and commitment. Previous employees have achieved managerial status in every aspect of our operation and have also gone on to exciting and fulfilling careers within the hospitality industry and beyond.

Internship assistance is provided by all managers in every field within the hotel trade. Please indicate on your application if you intend to work towards a course requirement. All employees are eligible for our ‘Employee of the Month’ and ‘Employee of the Year’ award and are rewarded for their exceptional efforts.

Employees enjoy our annual end-of-year party, as well as food, beverage and guest room discounts for family. These are just some of the enjoyable aspects of working a season on Mackinac Island at the Lilac Tree Suites.

2023 Employee of the Year

We are pleased to announce that Imelda Garillo is our Chippewa Hotel and Lilac Tree Suites Employee of the Year! Thank you for your dedication and hard work. It is employees like Imelda that make the Chippewa and Lilac Tree two of the top hotels on the Island. Imelda received a $300 bonus check and a $1.00/hr raise for the 2024 season. Congratulations and keep up the great work!

Employment Openings

All of our 2024 positions have been filled.


Interested in working for the Lilac Tree Suites? Fill out the Employment Application

Employee Documents