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Lanier Islands Careers

Work in the Hospitality Industry at Beautiful Lanier Islands

Jumpstart an exhilarating career in the hospitality industry with Lanier Islands, offering an assortment of jobs on our 1,500-acre Georgia resort. Our exciting Lanier Islands careers will rouse a variety of interests and passions and make work simultaneously fun and rewarding.

For more information on Lanier Islands careers, or to submit your resume, please contact the Human Resources Department at 678-304-3100 or email hr@lakelanierislands.com. Lanier Islands only accepts applications and resumes for positions that are currently available.

Must be 16 years of age to apply. All of the following positions require working weekdays, evenings, weekends and holidays.

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You may fax completed resumes to the Lanier Islands Human Resources Department at (770) 271-7381.

Full-Time Openings


Garde Manger

Previous experience required. Knowledge of Food Safety and the ability to prepare all the components of cold appetizers, ranging from salads to cheese plates, cold Hors D'oeuvres, cold sandwiches and present them wonderfully. Excellent knife skills and should be an expert in dicing, carving and chopping; able to do simple carvings and garnishes. Work in coordination with other line cooks, be a team player. Must be well organized with great presentation and sanitation skills. Available to work weekends and holidays. Culinary graduate or apprenticeship preferred

Set-up Supervisor (PM)

Coordinates set-up and break-down of functions, weddings, conferences and their functions island-wide. Previous experience in wedding set-up is a plus, must have supervisory skills, great communication and excellent guest service skills. Must be able to lift and carry up to 60+ lbs. Available to work all days, weekends and holidays, this is evening/night position.

Banquet Cook

Prepare guest food in accordance to department standards. Ability to cook using standard dry, wet and combination cooking methods; able to use all food prep equipment for cooking, preparing, slicing and mixing. Able to read follow standardized recipes, use scales, measuring cups and other portioning devices. Good math and verbal communication skills required. Able to lift 50lbs. Previous hotel, resort experience required - minimum of 1 year.  ** Weekend, Nights and Holiday availability **


General Maintenance

Must have previous general maintenance knowledge, skills and experience in plumbing, A/C, carpentry, mechanical and electrical. Ability to drive company vehicles; must have a valid driver's license with good driving history. Able to lift and carry 50 lbs. Weekend availability required.

Lanier World Maintenance Manager

Responsible for keeping all pool vacuums operational and oversight/performance of all general maintenance as needed throughout Lanier World. Must be able to work in outdoor conditions, walk regularly and lift/carry up to 50 lbs. Must be available weekends and holidays.

Islands Security

Security Officer

Previous security detail experience is required. Must have great guest services skills, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to complete daily status reports, guest incident and employee incident reports. Must be 21 years of age and have a valid driver's license with good driving history. Weekends and holidays availability required. Must be available all shifts.


Cafeteria Attendant

Prepare and serve employee meals in accordance to department standards. Responsible for the service of the employee dining room, set-up for daily use, monitor food temperatures, employee activity, etc. Set-up includes beverage machine, desserts, cold and hot foods, plasticware, napkins and condiments. Must maintain the cafeteria area sanitary; ensuring tables, food areas, chairs and floors are clean. Must be available Mon-Sun, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Depending on scheduling needs. Previous full service kitchen experience required - minimum 2 years.


Room Attendant

Previous housekeeping experience with ability to follow housekeeping procedures clean guest rooms/houses/villas assigned and within our standards. Maintain storage areas organized. Must be able to clean and finish assigned areas within daily scheduled shift, must have great customer service skills. Available to work all shifts, to include weekends and holidays.

Conference Services

Administrative Assistant

Answer phones and assist in the sales department with handling, processing of Banquet Event Orders. Create contracts and input into system. Assist Conference Service Managers on inquiries in their absence. Able to work well under pressure and with deadlines. Must have strong computer skills, must be proficient in Word, & Excel. Previous experience preferred.

Sidney's Restaurant


Primary responsibility to produce breakfast buffet and a'la carte items. Will assist in lunch and banquet production, cold prep and work omelet stations in Window restaurant and on banquet and holiday buffets. Must be familiar with dry and moist cooking methods; presentation of hot foods. Able to read written instructions, able to lift and carry 50 lbs. Available every weekday, every shift to include weekends and holidays.


Assistant Director of Recreation Operations

To assist with managing the overall operation of Lanier World on a daily basis (including aquatics, admissions, harbor, equestrian, retail and all other entertainment/recreational venues). We be responsible for ensuring a positive work environment for employees and a safe, pleasant recreational experience for guests. ** Weekend, Night and Holiday availability required ** Previous experience in a large scale resort setting strongly preferred

Hotel Sales

Executive Meetings Sales Manager

Successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years hotel group sales experience in an upscale or resort environment. Responsible for aggressively developing and heavily prospecting potential new business; ability to build long-term client relationships. Strong prospecting and closing skills. Experience with Microsoft Office, Delphi or similar hotel sales software desired. Strong organization and detailing skills. Minimum of one day outside sales calls per week. Experience in the catering and conference services market a plus. Experience with the Corporate Group Sales market preferred.


Director Of Purchasing

The Director of Purchasing coordinates and manages all purchasing and supply functions to ensure the success and profitability of the resort. Establishes and manages all systems for procurement including e-procurement, bid solicitation, price auditing, sourcing, inventory control, and standard purchase specifications and contract negotiations. Provides administrative oversight of the employees of the Purchasing Department including hiring, scheduling, training and corrective action. **Knowledge of preparing bids, reading specifications, and negotiation, purchasing principles and procedures is required**


Electronic Marketing Manager

The Electronic Marketing Manager is responsible to facilitate and/or oversee the execution and implementation of the following areas: Website Content, Social Media and Electronic Marketing (Includes: Electronic Billboard campaigns, Hotel In-room channels and Electronic Screens throughout the resort). Responsible for developing the voice and implementing the strategy for all aspects of the organization's online presence. Will be expected to work closely with the technical team to maintain site standards with regard to new development.

Specific Requirements of this position include: experience with Adobe Suite, Digital Assets experience, Social Media skills and previous work with signage/display systems. Public Relations, Marketing, Sales and Community Management experience a plus! ** Some weekend, evening and Holiday availability will be required as needed **

Multi-Media Manager

Responsible for creating and generating the proper messaging for all Lanier Islands electronic signage. This includes Scala Video, Gate Screens, Menu Boards, Interstate Billboards, Janus Marketing Messages and SoniFi. Must keep up to date with changing technological and software developments. Will be expected to ultimately create products that are user friendly, effective and appealing.

Qualifications to include: BA/BS degree with an emphasis on technical and creative qualifications. These include Graphic Design, Fine Art, 3-D Design, Illustration, Multimedia Technology, Software Engineering, etc.

Part-Time Openings

Sunset Cove/Gianni's Restaurant

F&B Supervisor

As a Supervisor you are responsible to ensure your team works together to enhance the overall guest experience. Responsible to assist the manager in providing training, resolving guest issues/questions, upholding company policies and in carrying out the same duties as the teammates assigned to you. Previous supervisory experience in a fast paced, full service restaurant preferred. ** Weekend and Holiday availability required **


Responsible to prepare guest food to order and present per standards. Previous cooking experience in full-service restaurant using commercial equipment. Basic knowledge of deep frying, sauté, grilling, pantry items, salads, dessert and plating. Food Safety training preferred. Must have cleanliness and organizational skills. Flexible schedule availability as shift times vary, weekends and holidays availability is required.

Culinary Supervisor

Responsible for Hands On leadership of Sunset Cove Kitchen and/or Gianni's Kitchen. Previous Kitchen Supervisory experience in a high volume kitchen required. A’ la carte experience preferred. Great communication and computer skills. Able to lift 50lbs. ** Weekend and Holiday availability required **

Sunset Cove or Gianni's Restaura

Steward (dishwasher)

Must have cleanliness and organizational skills, must be reliable and dependable. Previous experience preferred, able to work in fast-paced restaurant, work long shifts and stand for long periods of time. Able to lift and carry 50 lbs. Must have flexible schedule availability as shift times vary, weekends and holidays availability is required. Approximate employment duration: March - October.

Sidney's Restaurant

Prep Cook

Will assist in the production of Windows and Banquet buffet foods. Focus on proper presentation, garnishing and freshness. Assist in daily buffet by working action stations and carving stations as needed. Responsible for cleanliness and organization of buffet areas while ensuring food safety by maintaining proper food temps. Will have guest interaction; must have great customer service skills.

Islands Clean-up

Islands Clean-up Attendant

Responsible for general clean-up of the Resort both inside and outside of the grounds. Responsibilities to include: cleaning of offices throughout the resort, cleaning of restrooms, stocking of supplies, cleaning walks and cleaning of grounds, pavilions and the roadways of the islands. General pest removal which includes spraying of bees, wasps and ants. Weekend and Holiday availability is required. Must Be 18 Years Of Age With a Clean Driving Record

Gianni's/Gianni's To-Go


Must be at least 18 years of age with previous serving experience in a very fast-paced full-service restaurant and able to withstand the outdoor environment. Provide guests with suggestions for beverages, appetizers, entrees and desserts. Ensure the kitchen is provided an accurate order in a timely manner. May also work as a Cashier for Gianni's To-Go during daytime hours. Excellent guest service skills required. ** Must have flexible schedule availability as shift times vary, weekends and holidays availability is required **

Seasonal Openings

Lanier World Food & Beverage


Previous fast food operation or short order cook 1+ years experience. Able to work outdoors in summer elements and work well with others. Must have great communication, organizational and cleanliness skills. Must be available weekends and holidays.

Legacy Lodge Kitchen

Commissary Cook

Responsible to prepare bulk foods and sauces for large volume dining. Previous hotel experience in prep and banquets or equivalent high volume restaurant experience. Excellent knife skills, ability to produce high quality of foods using all cooking methods. Familiarity with reading production sheets. Able to lift and carry 50 lbs. Must have good math skills. Must enjoy working in a team environment which focuses on total guest satisfaction.       **Evening, Weekend and Holiday availability a must**

Lanier World


Must have previous experience in high volume cash accounting situation, at minimum heavy high volume cashier experience. Attention to detail and organizational skills is a must. Ability to walk the park, assisting cashiers as needed and must have a high tolerance to outdoor weather elements and stand for long periods of time. Shift times vary, weekends and holidays required. 


Must pay for and pass the Jeff Ellis & Associates International Lifeguard Training Program administered by LLI. Training and testing consists of physical and written ability and knowledge. Must be able to work outdoors, exposed to summer weather elements and able to stand/walk for long periods of time. Ability to demonstrate maturity during training, during shifts and demonstrate ability to stay calm under pressure.

Islands Catering


Previous cooking experience, preferably Banquet style and be detail oriented. Knowledge of food inventory process a plus. Must have organizational, cleanliness and great communication skills. Able to work in outside environment for long hours, must be dependable, reliable and work well with minimal supervision. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Shift times vary, but must be available weekends and holidays.

Gianni's To-Go


Prepare and cook pizzas and other "To-go" food items per order. Responsible to maintain a neat and clean work area. Responsible to adhere to and maintain all required safety standards. Previous experience cooking pizzas or in a fast food cook setting.



Cook guest foods to order while maintaining established quality standards. Will be responsible to prepare foods such as burgers, chicken tenders and french fries using a griddle, fryer and conveyor oven. Must have good communication skills. Able to lift up to 50lbs. ** Weekend and Holiday availability required **


Culinary Supervisor

Responsible for Hands On leadership of Tad's and/or Boardwalk Cantina. Previous Kitchen Supervisory experience in a high volume kitchen required. Quick Service Restaurant experience preferred. Great communication and computer skills. Able to lift 50lbs. ** Weekend and Holiday availability required **



Prepare guest food to order while maintaining established quality standards. Responsible to cook foods such as burritos, tacos and quesadillas using a griddle, steamer and fryer. Good communication skills required. Able to lift up to 50lbs. ** Weekend and Holiday availability required **

On Call Openings

Harbor Landing

Boat Captain

Operate group boats and other boats as requested for guests of Lake Lanier Islands Resort. Assist dock staff with up keep on boats by informing the Harbor Manager. Must have a valid 100 Ton Masters License from USCG, previous captain experience. Great guest services experience is required.

Spa, Tranquility

Massage Therapist

Must possess excellent communication skills and provide product knowledge, administer professional massages and body treatments to our clients. Ability to maintain spa appearance and cleanliness while upholding to our standards of sanitation and sterilization as directed by law and follow policies and procedures. Must hold and maintain a current state license. Be proficient in various body work techniques and modalities and have knowledge of physiology. Ability to promote and up-sell products and services.



Must have previous experience in fast paced full-service restaurants with POS systems. Cleanliness and organizational skills, reliable and dependable, great communication and interpersonal skills. Available to work all weekends and holidays. AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE.