Marina Manager (full-time, year round)- Lake Blackshear Resort

Cordele, GA

Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club, located in Cordele, Georgia, is looking for an extraordinary Marina Manager!  We offer a culture that focuses on teamwork and high levels of customer service with an environment that empowers our team members to exceed guests' expectations.  Our ideal candidate will be engaged, hands-on, and prepared to operate a "best in class" resort! 

Lake Blackshear Resort has 88 rooms, villas and lake cabins. Classic, minimalist-style on beautiful 8800 acre cypress lake with restaurant, bar, fitness center, conference center, marina with a lake restaurant, 18 hole-golf course designed by Denis Griffiths, fishing and family/children’s programs.  We are managed by the Southeast's premiere hospitality management company, Coral Hospitality.

This is a full-time, year round Management position.  We offer a competitive salary, full health benefit package (medical, dental, vision, etc.) and various company benefits such as vacation, Holiday pay, free nights at our other resorts, etc. 

Overview: This position is expected to grow Marina revenue by providing exceptional service to our Marina customers year round.  Friendly helpful service must be provided in every moment.  This position reports directly to the Resort Operations Manager. 

Responsibilities include:

  1. Provides full supervision of Marina personnel.  This includes interviewing and selection of personnel, training, and performance management of personnel which includes Marina Clerks and Marina Dock Hands. This includes scheduling of personnel, timekeeping, conducting performance reviews, coaching and corrective action if needed. 
  2. Insure cleanliness of boats, docks, restrooms, Marina Office and overall facility. 
  3. Maximize marina revenue by providing clean and safe boat rentals and selling gasoline, merchandise, and food & beverages. Sell slip rentals and assist with collection or rent.  Develop promotional programs to increase visibility of the marina and promote sales. This may include email blasts, newsletters, etc. and network with community organizations (Chamber, civic groups, welcome wagon) to market available services.  

  4. Must understand all procedures concerning revenue management and purchasing. Conduct accurate monthly inventory of all merchandise.  

  5. Insure guest reservations are accurate for Pontoon Boat rentals.  Insure rental registrations and deposits are taken.  

  6. Insure renters are trained in the safe operation of the vessel and supplied proper flotation devices.  

  7. Protect all assets.  Motor oil is checked before each rental and documented.  Insure boats and props are inspected after each return for damage.  Customers must be held accountable for all damages.  Order boat and motor maintenance. 

  8. Develops and adheres to a departmental budget. 

  9. Attend management and staff meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:

A four year degree in Business, Management, Marketing or Sales is preferred.  Two (2) years management experience in retail, sales or marketing.  Outstanding knowledge of personal computers.  Must be able to swim.  Knowledge of boating and the lake is a plus. 

Lake Blackshear Resort is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Pre-employment background screening will be conducted. DFWP/EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans