ERS Equipment / Spray Postings

Town of Jamestown, Jamestown, NC
Salary: $18.15 - $19.25 / per hour
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Posted: 8/17/2023

Performs a variety of semi-skilled manual and motor equipment operation in the maintenance of the golf course.

Salary grade:  6. Hiring Range:  $18.15 - $19.25  Exercises no supervision.  Generally scheduled between the hours of 6AM-3PM, Monday-Friday.  Some weekend work is required on a rotational schedule. Hours may vary due to seasonal needs.  Reports directly to Golf Maintenance Superintendent.

Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance provided for employee – dependent coverage at employees’ expense; generous Annual and Sick Leave; 13 paid Holidays; State Retirement plan; optional 401k with 5% employer match;  Cafeteria Benefits including short term and long term disability, accident, cancer and additional life insurance available at employees’ expense

An employee in this class performs various manual labor and motorized equipment operations in maintaining the golf course.  Work includes mowing, raking sand traps, cutting wood and operating a variety of manual and power tools.  Work is evaluated through direct observation and inspection of work completed. Work is supervised closely by crew leader or golf course maintenance management.

•    Mows rough, fairways and greens.
•    Plants trees and grass and does general landscaping.
•    Spreads fertilizer on greens and fairways.
•    Uses chain saw and other tools to clear debris from course.
•    Paints and does general cleaning and repair on buildings.
•    Aerates greens, tees, and fairways.
•    Digs trenches and lays water lines for irrigation system.
•    Installs new water lines and sprinkler heads for irrigation system.
•    Sprays herbicides on greens and fairways, under the direction of the golf course superintendent.
•    Follows safety procedures, rules and regulations.
•    Uses hand tools, and hand power equipment including chain saws, blowers and other tools needed to perform various types of manual labor.
•    Any other duties as assigned.
•    Some knowledge of methods, equipment, and materials used in assignments including turf grass and ornamentals.
•    General knowledge of the hazards in the work and necessary safety precautions to be taken.
•    Ability to perform manual labor in out-of-doors environment.
•    Ability to follow written and oral instructions.

• Heavy Work- Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
• Employee is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment,
• Employee is subject to outside environmental conditions: No effective protection from weather.
• Employee is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside.
• Employee is subject to extreme cold: Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.
• Employee is subject to extreme heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

• Minimum requirements:  Graduation from high school or GED program.
• Preferred:  Graduation from high school or GED program or higher, supplemented with coursework in turf grass management, maintenance or related field and experience in general maintenance, lawn maintenance, golf course maintenance, landscaping or related field.  Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

•    North Carolina Driver License - Class “C” is required.

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

Disclaimer - This classification specification has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to perform the job. The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions section of this classification may vary from position to position. The Town reserves the right to assign or otherwise modify the duties assigned to this classification.

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Assistant Golf Course Mechanic
Belfair Property Owner's Association, Inc., Bluffton, SC
Salary: $22.00 / hr + (DOE)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Posted: 8/17/2023

This is an exciting opportunity to work with the world's largest golf management company, Troon Golf. Belfair features two Tom Fazio Championship Golf Courses and a state of the art 20 acre practice facility all set within the beautiful low country of Bluffton, South Carolina. Belfair accolades include Golf Weeks top 100 residential golf communities; Distinguished Club; Audubon Certified along with hosting the 2019 PGA Professionals Championship.

Job Summary:
The Assistant Mechanic assists or works independently of the mechanic in the repairing and maintenance of the golf course maintenance equipment

Job Duties:
• Inspect, diagnose, adjust, and repair mechanical defects/failures in various golf course maintenance equipment
Prioritize equipment repair and pm services
Set up and modify new equipment as needed
Repair and adjust engines and cutting mechanisms on various  mowing  equipment
Spot check equipment for performance on the course and make emergency repairs as necessary
Properly recycle and dispose of various oils, anti-freeze and filters
Oversee and maintain a clean service area emphasizing safety
All other duties as assigned

•    Ability to work in all weather conditions
•    Valid Driver's License and or commercial drivers license (CDL)
•    Ability to diagnose mechanical problems and determine appropriate maintenance work
•    Skilled in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools
•    Working  knowledge of light and heavy maintenance equipment, as well as, the operation of internal combustion engines  and  mowing equipment.
•    Hydraulic and electrical repair experience
•    Theory of reels and grinding
•    Golf Course Experience
•    Ability to move heavy objects, at least 40 pounds, stand for long periods of time

Reports to:
• Head Mechanic and Equipment Manager

Additional Salary Information:
• Full Benefit Package including Hiring Bonus, Vacations, 401K, Health Insurance and more.

To Apply:
•  Please e-mail a copy of your cover letter, resume, references, and any other pertinent information you may have to Karla Eibling, Operations Support Manager at


Spray Technician
Gates Four Golf and Country Club, Fayetteville, NC
Salary: $15.00 - $20.00 / per hour
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Posted: 8/17/2023

Gates Four is a semiprivate country club in Fayetteville, NC. We also have a landscaping company called GF Turf and Landscape. This position will be 50% golf course and 50% landscape responsibilities. Spraying and granular fertilizer applications will be the primary job responsibilities. Spraying and fertilizing sports fields will be most of the job duties on the landscape side. The golf course duties will include all aspects of golf course maintenance. We would like the applicant to have a pesticide license but work with the right candidate on obtaining the license. Experience is helpful but not required. This is a position with growth potential in a rapidly growing landscape business. There is opportunity to grow and be compensated based on revenue and performance.

To apply, please email resume to Shaun Kerr, Golf Course Superintendent at or call 910-783-6801.


Equipment Technician
Rock Hill Country Club, Rock Hill, SC
Salary Range: $25.00 - $30.00 per hour
Application Deadline: 9/30/2023
Posted: 8/16/2023

Responsible for daily activities of all equipment maintenance and repair programs, equipment safety programs, and equipment utilization on golf courses. Acts as technical advisor on all equipment issues and assists management with equipment budgets and potential equipment purchases.

• Responsible for preventive maintenance programs identified by manufacturers requirements.
• Will work closely with department specific vendors to ensure responsive relationships.
• Will establish repair priorities for emergency repairs.
• Maintains all shop workstations in a clean, organized, and professional condition.
• Will assist in the creation of the annual budget for equipment including capital expenses.
• Purchases small tools and any supplies needed for the equipment, mechanics, and work crews.
• Assists in adhering to the operating budgets.
• Inspects equipment on a regular basis to comply with company safety policies.
• Lubricates and services all course maintenance equipment.
• Inspects equipment for operating deficiencies.
• Repairs and adjusts equipment.
• Maintains repair records on all equipment.
• Establishes and maintains safety procedures for using equipment.
• Maintains safety records.
• Performs general overhaul and other preventive maintenance on all equipment.
• Maintains blades of reel mowers.
• Maintains inventory of common equipment maintenance and repair parts.
• Undertakes body and fender work, fabrication, welding, troubleshooting and repairs to hydraulic and electrical systems.
• Communicates and reports any needs or problems relating to course equipment.
• Attends staff meetings.
• Further his/her continued development by participating in appropriate seminars and conferences as approved by the Superintendent.
• Performs other appropriate tasks assigned by the Superintendent.

• Will work outdoors and may be exposed to wet and/or hot conditions.
• Exposure to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, sharp objects, extreme heat and/or open flame.
• Moderate noise environment.
• Must be able to stand and walk for up to twelve (12) hours per day.
• Ability to perform first aid and CPR while utilizing the emergency equipment.
• Move or lift objects up to 50 pounds.
• May need to use some protective equipment, such as a respirator, gloves, earplugs, eye guards/visors, boots and hat.
• Must be able to climb, crawl, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, push or pull.
• Communication, to include: reading, hearing, and talking with employees.
• Must have close, distance, peripheral, and color vision along with the ability to adjust focus.

Email resume to Robert Sabour, Golf Course Superintendent at


Head Equipment Technician
The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards
Salary: $50,000 - $65,000
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Posted: 7/12/2023

The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards is an 18 hole, Tom Fazio design, located on Lake Keowee in upstate SC. We are one of the seven golf courses within The Cliffs Clubs. Keowee Vineyards has consistently been recognized by Golf Week, as one of the top 50 residential golf courses in the United States. The golf course is predominantly 419 bermuda, with Champion bermudagrass greens and Zeon zoysia tees.

The equipment manager reports to the golf course superintendent and oversees a comprehensive preventive maintenance program. This program includes the repair of failing equipment, keeping records of parts and labor needed to maintain each piece of equipment, and placing orders for parts and supplies needed for equipment or service. The equipment manager properly communicates any needs or problems relating to the maintenance or repair of equipment to the superintendent and/or the assistant superintendent, and schedules and directs the work assignments of the assistant equipment manager. The equipment manager places safety as a top priority and is responsible for maintaining a clean service area and maintenance building.

Job Duties:
• Inspects, diagnoses and repairs mechanical defects/failures in various golf course maintenance equipment, including, diesel, electric and gasoline powered automobiles, trucks, trenchers, sweepers, rollers, mowers, and other mechanical equipment used in utility work.
• Instructs and/or trains golf course maintenance workers regarding preventive maintenance, and the proper cleaning of and safe operation of equipment.
• Prioritizes equipment repair and maintenance work.
• Maintains a preventive maintenance program within budget on all equipment, and purchases repair parts and replacement supplies.
• Keeps a complete set of records for equipment and parts inventory purchases, equipment conditions, costs of repairs and preventive maintenance for all equipment.
• Spot checks equipment for performance on the course, makes emergency repairs to equipment on the course, and services or supervises servicing of equipment prior to use.
• Oversees the shop area maintenance.
• Regulates employees' use of equipment in absence of superintendent and assistant superintendent, if needed, and performs other duties as directed by the superintendent.
• Recommends equipment purchases and leases.
• Experience Requirements
• Previous Lead Equipment Technician experience preferred, will consider previous Assistant Equipment Technicians or Technicians with related experience.

Job Benefits:
• Health, vision, dental and life insurance, 401 K, golfing privileges, uniforms, phone allowance, discounts on meals and merchandise.

Date Job is Available: July 31, 2023


Irrigation Technician
Cape Fear National Golf Club at Brunswick Forest
Leland, NC
Salary: $16.00 - $17.00 / per hour
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Posted: 7/6/2023

Cape Fear National Golf club at Brunswick Forest is under new management and looking for an irrigation technician to join their team.  This is a full-time position and will be expected to learn to operate all equipment/maintenance practices on a golf course in addition to specializing in irrigation issues.  The irrigation technician will report directly to the Superintendent and have a close working relationship with the superintendent, assistant superintendents and mechanic. 

Benefits include uniforms, paid dues, PTO, health, vision, dental insurance, 401k, and more. 

For more information on this exciting opportunity to advance your career in the turfgrass industry email Justin Britt, Golf Course Superintendent, with resume and contact information to