Chief Engineer-Fort Gaines, GA, George T. Bagby State Park and Lodge

Fort Gaines, GA

The George T. Bagby Lodge is a secluded retreat along the shores of the Walter F. George Lake (Lake Eufaula) in southwestern Georgia.  Visitors enjoy championship golf, full-service conference facilities, and a wealth of recreational opportunities.  A full range of accommodations includes lodge rooms, cabins, and suites.

Fishermen have easy access to a full service marina, and a scenic 48,000 acre lake that is home to trophy catches.  Enjoy championship golf at Meadow Links, noted by Golf Digest on its opening as America’s sixth best new affordable public course.

For families, there is a nature trail, a private swimming pool, beach, tennis courts, beach volleyball, canoe rentals, picnic shelter and more.  The lodge is in the heart of the George T. Bagby State Park, covering hundreds of acres in Georgia’s relaxing rolling hills.  Enjoy classic Southern cooking in the Pilot House Grille restaurant. For corporate functions, retreats and small group meetings, the well-equipped facilities at George T. Bagby are ideal. *****************Apply Now (Housing Included)!**********************


Position Summary: Under the direction of the General Manager, the Chief Engineer is responsible for all aspects of the Property Operations department to include proper operation, repair and maintenance of all refrigeration, ventilation, heating, and mechanical equipment. Develops, coordinate and monitors a maintenance program to ensure the safety and comfort of all guests and staff. Secures and protects the facility's assets, including buildings and equipment.

Chief Responsibilities: Directly supervises Maintenance Technicians within the Property Operations department. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training Team Members; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining Team Members; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School degree or equivalent vocational training required.
  • 3+ years’ experience in a Property Operations/Engineering department, preferably within a resort setting.
  • Any of the following certifications are preferred: Certified Pool Operator and Trade Certifications such as HVAC or Electrician.
  • 3+ years of management / supervisory experience.

Working knowledge of:

  • plumbing codes
  • national/local fire codes
  • blueprints and plumbing and wiring schematics
  • power and hand tools, meters, etc. as it relates to the technical trades
  • knowledge of all mechanical equipment critical to the operation of the building.
  • HVAC or Electrical experience preferred
  • local mechanical codes
  • electrical codes

Key Relationships: Division managers, resort guests and visitors, equipment/supply vendors, city inspectors, local fire department, building trade contractors, service contractors, etc.

Benefits: Medical, vision, dental, ancillary benefits, (such as cancer, hospital, LTD, life insurance, etc.), personal/sick, vacation, 401k and employee travel program.Housing to include paid utilities except cable.

Pay: $15-$17.00 an hour commensurate with experience.

Address: 330 Bagby Pkwy, Fort Gaines, GA 39851




We are 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

Job Type: Full-time