General Manager, Waterfront Resort & Marina


Gulf Islands in British Columbia

We are currently seeking a General Manager for a high end, Waterfront Resort & Marina, Gulf Islands in British Columbia.

Our client is a well-known boutique Resort. The Resort & Marina is expanding and growing. This is a year round position, summer being the peak season, with busy conference and corporate business, shoulder seasons.

The Hotel includes a local, popular Restaurant and Lounge operation, featuring authentic & contemporary, local Pacific Northwest cuisine. With an emphasis on farm-to-table philosophy, the Chef has created a very well functioning network with local farms & fisheries to take advantage of top quality seasonal products.

We are looking for an inspired General Manager who believes in success through commitment and pride to join this beautiful Resort.

This Resort caters to a combination of tourist, corporate clients and wedding functions in a beautiful harbour front setting. The General Managers primary function will be to enhance guest experience while increasing brand recognition in local and international markets.

The General Manager will oversee the day-to-day operations of all related areas of the Resort. The General Manager will be in charge for the strategic planning, financial forecasting, crew satisfaction deliverables and overall guest satisfaction. This inspirational leader is responsible for driving, communicating and supporting all departmental processes within Hotel Operations and is also accountable for positively influencing the Operations through an effective leadership approach.

Key Accountabilities

  • With a hands-on approach, manage, direct and take part in all aspects of resort daily operations to deliver exceptional resort experiences for guests, employees and other stakeholders.
  • Manage the business of delivering exceptional resort experiences by maximizing revenue and minimizing costs in all areas.
  • Oversee, manage, direct and take part in all aspects of Accommodations, Events, Gift and Food & Beverage Services
  • Build, engage and empower a strong service oriented team and create a positive work environment at all times.
  • Implement and continuously improve systems, standards and processes for resort management, measurement and control.

Develop and implement annual operating plans including financial forecasts, service strategies and operations delivery


  • Executive or Upper Level Management upscale Hotel/Resort experience
  • 4 year business administration degree or equivalent
  • Excellent management, negotiating and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team and achieve results;
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years as a full service Manager preferably at a Resort
  • Food & Beverage management experience considered an asset
  • Working knowledge and use of current technology including MS Office and property management systems
  • Experience in financial control, planning and reporting in a hospitality environment


Excellent salary, bonus, & benefits

Onsite accommodation can be provided

Ongoing professional and personal development

Excellent Working Atmosphere, very positive professional environment. Picturesque setting.

Employment is full time, year round. Excellent Salary and working conditions. Accommodation provided.

Interested candidates please forward complete CV in confidence via email:

Confidentiality assured!