General ManagerAmicalola Falls State Park & LodgeDawsonville, GA
A property of: Coral Hospitality
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Job Description

 Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge, located in Dawsonville, GA is one of Georgia's greatest natural treasures! With a 729 ft. picturesque water fall and the starting point for those hikers going North on the Appalachian Trail, we offer camping, hiking, food & beverage, lodging, zip lines, adventure park with guided hikes, birds of prey, archery and much, much more.

We are managed by the Southeast's premiere hospitality management company, Coral Hospitality, GA LLC.

We are seeking a dynamic leader to be the General Manager of this magnificent property.  This individual needs to have significant experience in the day-to-day operations of a hotel/resort, as well as have a proven record of overall fiscal responsibility.  This is a great opportunity for an energetic, vibrant General Manager with success in leading a team to stellar results.

 Benefit Package:

  • Annual Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Annual Bonus
  • Health benefits available to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
  • 401k
  • Allstate products such as Cancer, Critical Illness and Hospital benefits available
  • Housing to include paid utilities except cable
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts in both lodging and retail available within the management portfolio of affiliated properties 

Job Requirements

  Job Requirements:

  • Proven success in position of GM in hotel/resort environment
  • Extensive Rooms Division background to include Yield Management, Market Segmentation, Front Office, Reservations, Maintenance, and Housekeeping
  • Extensive knowledge of Food & Beverage/Kitchen operations
  • Working knowledge of Sales and Marketing
  • Effective ability to supervise, train, motivate and mentor team members to maintain      optimal department operation and staff development
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work, communicate and maintain positive owner relations
  • Strong computer, spreadsheet and budgeting skills
  • Multi-tasking


  • The successful candidate will be a strong, self-motivated team leader with in-depth knowledge of the hotel/resort industry
  • 5+ years as General Manager
  • 7-10 years hotel experience with focus on Rooms and working knowledge of Food and Beverage, Sales & Marketing and State Parks
  • Prior hospitality work experience and knowledge of the North Georgia mountains preferred
  • Must be proficient in using Microsoft Office including, but not limited to, Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills exercising patience, tact and diplomacy.
  • State or National Park experience preferred. 

Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge 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

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Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge
Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodgeshow more
Address418 Amicalola Falls State Park Road, Dawsonville, GA, 30534 View map
Property typeHotel 
room Count51-100 
location TypeUrban 

People (3)

Michael StrohbeckCorporate Manager of Human Resources and TrainingMichael joined Coral Hospitality in February 2018 as Manager of Human Resources and Training. Michael has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility throughout his career across multiple industries including hospitality, technology, healthcare, and financial services. He was most recently with HROI where he severed as a Human Resource Consultant. Michael’s responsibilities include oversight of all people-related services across all divisions of Coral Hospitality. Michael received his Master of Arts in Human Resource Management from Webster University’s George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology. Michael also received a Certificate in HR Management from Villanova University and is certified as an HR Professional through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP).
CHRISTOPHER SCHAEFFERPreseidentResults driven and creative, Chris directs all areas of Coral Hospitality’s operations with a forward looking vision. He is known for his expert ability to combine his vast amount of finance and operational experience in developing and executing innovative operational plans that maximize results for Coral clients. In this leadership role, Chris ensures that Coral and its portfolio of properties maintain an intense commitment to employee development, service delivery, asset value and financial performance. Chris’ career began in public accounting, while earning his CPA designation. This background paved his way into the hospitality industry where he held several senior finance and operational positions, including positions with The Fisher Hotel Group, Noble House Hotels & Resorts and Foxwoods Resort & Casino.
LEE WEEKSChief Executive OfficerWhen setting out to launch Coral Hospitality in 1999, Lee set out to fill the need that existed for a professional management resource that specialized in the hotel and club industries. When looking at Coral’s track record for success, it is clear that his vision has come to fruition. Coral has excelled by focusing on a few critical areas – developing strategic operations plans, expanding business development of management contracts with clubs and hotels, and reorganizing and repositioning properties for future growth. Lee has guided his management team with a central philosophy of establishing fair, consistent leadership principles across Coral’s portfolio and implementing meticulous systems that control operations in a profit-oriented environment. Lee's career encompasses executive positions with world-class five-star, five-diamond hotels and resorts including The Ritz-Carlton in Naples, FL, the Grand Wailea Resort & Spa in Maui, the Atlantis Resort & Casino on Paradise Island in The Bahamas, and LaPlaya Beach Resort in Naples, FL. His responsibilities have spanned the spectrum of hotel, club and resort operations, including food and beverage, golf operations, administration, human resources, finance and accounting systems.

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2019 Coral Hospitality Corporate MessageRooted in our DNA is a set of principles that guides Coral Hospitality in everything we do. It all starts with Taking Pride in being the best. It is our commitment to ourselves and our partners that we will always Do the Right Thing, acting with ...
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