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Southern Company Lake Resources Mgr in Eatonton, Georgia

Lake Resources Mgr


Lake Resources Manager, Oconee/Sinclair

Work Location:

125 Wallace Dam Road

Eatonton 31024


The Lake Resources Manager position is responsible for compliance with the FERC hydro license requirements for shoreline management, public recreation, and natural resource protection. The position is also responsible for the lake lot leasing program and for protecting Georgia Power land assets. The position provides leadership and performance management to the employees that carry out these responsibilities and make the day-to-day decisions. The Lake Resources Manager is expected to work collaboratively with other GPC entities, represent GPC in the local community, and build effective relationships with local, state and federal agencies. The successful candidate is also expected to help lead efforts to improve our business through development and implementation of technology solutions and other measures designed to modernize our lake management processes and to increase awareness of our efforts to conserve and protect natural resources.


  • Demonstrated leadership commitment to the principles of Safety Excellence.

  • Minimum 4 year degree in Business, Real Estate, Law, Engineering or one of the natural resource disciplines is preferred.

  • At least 2 years of demonstrated experience managing external issues, regulatory issues, real estate transactions, hydro operations, or public recreation operations is preferred.

  • At least 2 years demonstrated supervisory / performance management experience required

  • Knowledge of real estate business, FERC hydro licensing and compliance, contract administration preferred

  • Demonstrated excellent negotiating and conflict resolution skills

  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills, interpersonal skills, and presentations skills

  • Demonstrated conduct consistent with Our Values


  • Manage the activities, performance, and development of 6 full time employees.

  • Responsible for ensuring natural resource management activities on Lake Oconee & Lake Sinclair comply with FERC Hydro Licenses.

  • Responsible for protecting land assets while providing customer service to over 13,000 homeowners on our lakes through our leasing program and permitting program.

  • Responsible for CSS billing and payment collections

  • Responsible for planning, contracting, budgeting and controlling expenditures.

  • Responsible for building strong external relationships within the local community

  • Responsible for developing and implementing innovative solutions for modernizing natural resource management processes and customer service


The Lake Resource Manager position is located in the Environmental and Natural Resources department which is part of the External Affairs Organization

The Lake Resource Manager position reports to the Natural Resources Manager who reports to the General Manager of Natural Resources.

The Lake Resource Manager position has 2 peers.

The Lake Resource Manager position has the following direct reports: 4 Land Management Specialists, and 2 Support Specialists.


Walking (inspecting commercial projects, residential shoreline lots and public recreation facilities)

Driving Autos

Driving Boats or riding in boats

Working outdoors and around water

Using a computer, tablet, and phone

Minor lifting

Making presentations

Subject to the Georgia Power Company Smoke Free Workplace Policy: You must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position.

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit and connect with the Company on Facebook ( ), Twitter ( ) and Instagram ( ).


Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Oconee / Sinclair Lake Resources Manager

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Central Georgia-Eatonton

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Oconee-Sinclair Land Mgmt Ofc - 125 Wallace Dam Road (125EATONTON)

125 Wallace Dam Road

Eatonton, 31024

Req ID: GPC2008256