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General Manager - Lake Argyle Resort

Discovery Parks Group

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Full job description
  • Job no: 7XN4Q
  • Incredible opportunity to lead the team in the heart of The Kimberley
  • The G’Day Group offers benefits of working for a growing and diverse company
  • G’Day Group are proud to be disruptors to the tourism and hospitality Industry

About Us

In the far north of Western Australia, in the remote Kimberley region is a vast freshwater lake nestled amongst a rugged billion year old landscape. Brimming with an abundance of wildlife and with an outlook of rich colours, Lake Argyle is truly paradise in the outback!

Situated on a hillside overlooking the lake, Lake Argyle Resort takes advantage of this spectacular location and breathtaking rugged Kimberley scenery. Featuring various accommodation options including villas, cabins, caravan park and camping ground, along with an infinity pool and restaurant, the Resort caters to everyone’s needs.

For the adventurous type, there are a myriad of activities in the region with its countless island bays and beaches making Lake Argyle Resort a must visit destination for all travellers.

The Role

This is a unique offering and a lifestyle choice. As the General Manager, you will be responsible for leading a strong team and ensuring the operation meets the vision for this unique and iconic resort.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the consistency, quality and integrity of the entire resort product, inclusive of tours, food and beverage, facilities, rooms, other activities and other services
  • Overseeing the smooth running of the resort’s day-to-day operations through a professional and measured approach
  • Exceeding the guest’s expectations whilst maintaining effective control of costs
  • Providing department leaders with guidance and direction on a strategic level, including providing regular performance reviews and feedback
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation and policies with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Making informed and ethical decisions using factual data, with a view to benefit the resort, local community and broader reputation
  • Managing and operating the resort to achieve the predetermined budgets through effective and efficient use of all resources
  • Financial operating results, investigating and reporting with a view for continuous fiscal improvement.

About You

You will have an innovative, enthusiastic, and customer-focused approach to find creative solutions to problems, coupled with demonstrated skills in managing successful teams. Keeping up to date with the latest industry developments and sharing your knowledge with the broader team is a critical component to ensure the collective objectives are met.

This role is for a highly motivated individual that is interested in joining a fast-paced high-performance team. Reporting to the Regional Operations Manager you will be well supported and empowered to influence the broader organisation and make immediate impact.

Necessary Skills and Experience:

  • A history of site or multi-outlet management responsibility, particularly with an understanding of the unique challenges of a remote operation
  • Significant experience managing a similar operation and the ability to make informed decisions as they arise
  • A proven track record for building and maintaining high-performing teams and engagement with communities
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen, including Profit & Loss analysis, budget, and capital budget planning
  • Compassionate and understanding nature, with advanced coaching skills and awareness of the issues important to employees in a remote setting
  • Relevant hospitality qualifications including Food Safety and RSA.
  • Experience working within remote sites and an understanding of the challenges associated with such locations.
  • Exceptional communication and influencing skills and the ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders.

You will have experience working within remote sites and will understand the challenges associated with such locations. An exceptional communicator, the General Manager will lead a dedicated team to ensure guests are provided with an exceptional experience.


  • A competitive salary with quarterly and annual bonuses based on KPIs
  • Onsite accommodation provided
  • Discounted accommodation for you, your family & friends at over 300 G'Day Group of properties nationally.
  • Discounts with our G’Day Rewards Partners

If you are passionate, adventurous, and ready to hit the ground running, we want to hear from you.

Discover more to life - APPLY NOW!

Discovery Parks is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our staff, customers and the communities we operate in. Due to the latest highly contagious Covid-19 variant, Discovery Parks has implemented a vaccination policy which requires all employees, wherever possible, to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. This Covid vaccination policy applies to all new Discovery Parks employees. 

Prior to an offer of employment being made, candidates must provide authority for a Federal Police Clearance to disclose any criminal offences or charges. Drivers Licence essential.

* Please note that NO Pets are allowed to reside in our onsite accommodation 

  • Published on 22 Mar 2022, 7:48 AM
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Job details
Date posted
1 Aug 2022
Chief Operations Officer (COO), General Manager (GM), Managing Director (MD)
Work type
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