ERS Superintendent Postings

Director of Golf Course Management
Old Chatham Golf Club, Durham, NC
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
Application Deadline: 12/20/2023
Posted: 11/30/2023

The Director of Golf Course Management should be a proven leader in the industry, who will work closely with a dedicated group of individuals to ensure the highest quality golf experience for Old Chatham Members. The Director of Golf Course Management is entrusted with the maintenance, operation and management of the golf course. They shall be responsible for turf grass/plant material maintenance programs, property/asset management, personnel management, budget/forecasting, financial management, member relations, scheduling/maintenance or irrigation systems, pesticide applications, related recordings, and compliance of regulatory issues. Additional responsibilities include coordinating safety and security program for maintenance facilities and employees and participation in long range planning. The Director of Golf Course Management works to create an environment where staff is involved and enthusiastic, with open communications and respect for themselves, members, guests and the property.

Ideal Candidate:
• 3-5 years’ experience as a Golf Course Superintendent
• 2-year Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field)
• Experience managing hybrid ultra-dwarf Bermuda greens in the transition zone
• Knowledge and experience in managing Zoysiagrass fairways
• Knowledge of cultivating native areas of warm season native grasses
• Experience with major championships (PGA, USGA, Collegiate)
• Strong ability to play golf with members is desirable
• Advance computer skills required for financial reporting and control of operations
• Valid Driver's License and Heavy Equipment Operation
• Pesticide Application License
• Prefer Certification by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America 

The primary duties and responsibilities of the Director of Golf Course Management include, but are not limited to, the following:

Golf Course Management:
1. Maintains course in proper playing condition.
2. Develops and maintains drainage, irrigation and watering systems.
3. Records all maintenance on course.
4. Supervises all planting and care of turf, plants, shrubs, trees and other facilities on the golf course and surrounding areas.
5. Oversees all course construction.
6. Establishes short and long-range plans for the golf course.

Equipment & Safety Management:
1. Maintain all grounds and course maintenance equipment.
2. Supervises operation of the equipment repair shop.
3. Ensures that chemicals, fuel and other controlled projects are used, stored and disposed of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations.
4. Maintains required recordkeeping.
5. Conducts facility security checks ensuring accurate inventory of equipment.

Staff Management:
1. Schedules, trains, supervises and evaluates all personnel assigned to department.
2. Implements and enforces comprehensive safety program for employees, members and guests on course in compliance with local, state and federal laws.
3. Maintains accurate work records for all personnel in the department.
4. Attends staff and management meetings.
5. Attends continued education programs (turf conferences, equipment shows, workshops) to maintain a current knowledge of turf innovations and industry changes that could affect the department’s operation.
6. Prepares and revises Golf Course Maintenance Manual.
7. Plans professional development and training activities for subordinates.

Budget Responsibilities:
1. Develops annual operating budget and plans for maintenance and capital improvement projects; takes corrective action as necessary to help assure that budget goals are met.
2. Plans and budgets for additional or replacement capital equipment.
3. Monitors internal cost control procedures.

1. Communicates with Golf Professional staff and General Manager to discuss conditions of facilities, maintenance plans and scheduled events.
2. Communicates as necessary with Green Committee and/or other applicable Committees relating to special projects.
3. Keeps members informed about current and future maintenance activities.
4. Undertakes special projects as requested by the General Manager or President.

Property & Infrastructure Maintenance:
1. Assists in all emergency situations relating to the road system, underground utilities and other infrastructure repairs.
2. Maintains a variety of records and plats to determine location of all utilities located throughout the property.

Individual Attributes:
1. Work under busy conditions and must complete his/her task in an efficient, organized manner, while maintaining a professional demeanor.
2. Demonstrate integrity, work ethic, honesty and high level of skill
3. Be a self-starter, enthusiastic and able to motivate other members of the staff
4. An eye for detail, a sense of urgency and the ability to follow through on tasks

How to Apply:
Email resume to Ian Campbell, General Manager at



Golf Course Superintendent
Meadowlands Golf Club, Calabash, NC
Salary: $55,000 - $60,000
Application Deadline: 11/01/2023
Posted: 10/23/2023

Golf Superintendent is responsible for overall maintenance and care of the golf course, including turf/grass management, irrigation, and chemical applications to ensure quality playing conditions. Golf superintendent manages purchasing , replenishment, and inventory of all materials, supplies, and equipment used to maintain golf course. Golf superintendent manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs.

Interested applicants should submit resume to Harriss D"Antignac, General Manager at



Golf Course Superintendent
City of Yuma, Yuma, Arizona
Salary: $70,246 - $95,056
Application Deadline: First review date will be 10/23/2023
Posted: 10/16/2023

The City of Yuma is seeking an experienced leader to serve as the next Golf Course Superintendent in a dynamic, financially stable organization. This highly responsible management position manages the maintenance, repair, and renovation of City golf courses, and related assets and infrastructure; manages capital improvement projects, and operations and maintenance functions.

The Golf Course Superintendent reports to the Golf Operations Manager and provides leadership to various full time, part time and seasonal personnel.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required.  The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
•    Plans, directs, reviews and evaluates the maintenance, repair, development and renovation of City golf courses, and related infrastructure and assets; assures that public facilities are clean, safe, secure, aesthetically pleasing, and in compliance with state and Federal regulations and City standards.
•    Directs golf course maintenance, renovations and capital improvement projects.
•    Supervises and participates in the application and recording of chemical applications (fertilizers and pesticides) on the course grounds in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.  
•    Exercises independent judgment within broad policy guidelines; evaluates and analyzes issues, and recommends and implements solutions; provides leadership, direction and guidance in strategies, planning, asset development, priorities, and customer service issues.
•    Assures the effective allocation and utilization of budgeted funds; assures that project and program goals are met, appropriate services are provided, and operational issues are properly addressed and resolved.
•    Manages staff, and assigns priorities and projects; mentors, coaches and evaluates performance; assures that goals are defined and achieved; develops staff skills and training plans; meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve priorities, workload, resource allocation, budgets, and technical issues.
•    Reviews the work of division staff to assure the work quality and the timely accomplishment of assigned duties and responsibilities; allocates resources, and resolves workload and technical issues.
•    Trains and supervises inmates from the ADOC Arizona Department of Corrections inmate worker program.
•    Manages a variety of technical issues, budgets, expenditures, trend analysis, project specifications, and compliance management, determines equipment, materials and personnel needs.
•    Develops and manages operational goals, objectives, and work standards; monitors operations, reviews work activities, and enforces compliance to rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
•    Directs the development of programs to promote energy savings, and environmentally responsible and resource-efficient golf course maintenance techniques.
•    Analyzes operational information and trends, and creates summary reports and recommendations; presents operational reports and recommendations to City management, public officials and citizens.
•    Supports the relationship between the City and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; promotes the City goals and priorities, vision, values and the “Yuma Way”, and complies with all City policies and procedures.
•    Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

Benefits: The City of Yuma offers the following benefits to Full-time City employees:

*ARIZONA STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM (ASRS) - City employees are automatically enrolled in the Arizona State Retirement System. Employees contribute 12.14% (pre-tax) and the City contributes 12.14% of employee gross wages through automatic deduction. Should an employee terminate City employment, the ASRS funds may be withdrawn or remain until retirement.  Contributions to the ASRS are in addition to FICA (Social Security taxes).

*LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD) - Included through the Arizona State Retirement System. Employees contribute .15% and the City contributes .15% of employee gross wages. LTD contributions are in addition to FICA (Social Security taxes).

*SOCIAL SECURITY & MEDICARE - Employees pay a contribution  into the Social Security & Medicare System.

*WORKER'S COMP. - Insurance coverage for medical expenses and loss of income due to an on-the-job injury is provided by the City of Yuma for all employees.
*UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE - Employees are covered by Unemployment Insurance.

*MEDICAL, DENTAL, and VISION INSURANCE - The City of Yuma is proud to provide medical, dental and vision insurance for its employees which is administered by the Yuma Area Benefit Consortium.  Employees may choose from two traditional PPO plans or a High Deductible Health Plan with a Health Savings Account. Dependent premiums are paid one month in advance and are pre-taxed (unless waived).  Additional information regarding medical, dental and vision benefits may be requested from the City's Human Resources Department.
*LIFE INSURANCE - The City provides a life insurance policy for employees in an amount that is equal to your annual salary. An Accidental Death and Dismemberment rider is also included for an equal amount. Employees may elect, at their cost, additional life insurance for up to 5X their annual salary. Various voluntary insurance policies are available at your cost and may be set up as an automatic payroll deduction. Information is available from the City's Human Resources Department.

*FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT - The plan establishes a reimbursement account, which is designed to provide you with a means of paying for certain medical, dental, vision, and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. The amount you designate is subtracted from your earnings before taxes and is deposited in your flexible spending account. As a new employee you have 30 days from your hire date to enroll.

*EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM - Provides free counseling sessions for employees and family members, as well as a 24-hour crisis line for emergencies.

*COMPENSATORY LEAVE (COMP. TIME) - Paid leave that an employee has elected to accrue in lieu of overtime payment.

*GENERAL LEAVE - This leave is available for all regular full-time and regular part-time employees. General Leave is paid leave for an employee's personal time off. General Leave can normally be used 90 days after your hire date. General Leave accrual varies by the employee's years of service and employment status.
•    0 to 5 years =  6.14 hours per pay day or 153.5 hours annually
•    5 to 10 years = 7.74 hours per pay day or  193.5 hours annually
•    10 to 15 years = 8.06 hours per pay day or 201.5 hours annually
•    15 to 20 years = 8.7 hours per pay day or 217.5 hours annually
•    20+ years = 9.34 hours per pay day or 233.5 hours annually

*SICK LEAVE -  Employees are eligible to utilize paid sick leave immediately following 90 calendar days from their date of hire. July 1 of each year, employees will have 40 hours of sick leave added to their sick leave bank. New employees will have 40 hours of sick leave added to their sick leave bank on their date of hire.

*HOLIDAYS - The City recognizes 12 holidays per year. Holiday pay is at eight hours per holiday.
•    New Year's Day
•    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (third Monday in January)
•    President's Day (third Monday in February)
•    Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
•    Juneteenth
•    Independence Day
•    Labor Day (First Monday in September)
•    Veterans Day
•    Thanksgiving Day
•    Day After Thanksgiving
•    Christmas Day
•    Additional Day in conjunction with Christmas

*DEFERRED COMPENSATION - Employees may participate in a tax-sheltered Annuity Plan (457 Plan) through payroll deduction to provide additional retirement income.
*SMOKE-FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT - The City prohibits smoking in, and within a reasonable distance of, all buildings used by the City for the conduct of City business or buildings or facilities used or occupied as workspace by City employees. This includes City owned and operated vehicles. This policy applies to all City employees, volunteers, citizens, and other persons entering or using City owned or operated facilities and/or vehicles.

The minimum requirements are a Bachelor’s Degree or 2-year Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science); AND five years of golf course management experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience to do the job successfully. A valid driver’s license is required (must have an Arizona license upon hire). Must be able to obtain an Arizona Department of Agriculture Private Applicator Golf Certification. Must be able to pass an Arizona Department of Corrections background check. A certification from the Golf Course Superintendent’s Association of America is preferred.

Interested individuals should email their resume to Stephanie Nunez, Human Resources Specialist at

For additional information click here City of Yuma - Golf Course Superintendent



Golf Course Superintendent
Colonial Country Club, Thomasville, NC
Salary: $70,000 - $80,000
Application Deadline: 10/13/2023
Posted: 10/4/2023

Colonial Country Club, located in Thomasville, North Carolina is currently seeking to hire a Golf Course Superintendent. This individual is responsible for all aspects of golf course maintenance, capital improvement projects, and management of department personnel.

The responsibilities include: turfgrass/plant material maintenance programs, asset management, personnel management, budget/forecasting, financial management, scheduling/maintenance of irrigation systems, pesticide/fertilizer applications, related recordings and compliance of regulatory issues. The Golf Course Superintendent works to create an environment where staff is involved and enthusiastic, with open communications and respect for themselves, members, guests and the property. The golf course consists of the following: 3.5 acres Champion Ultradwarf bermudagrass greens, 3 acres TifSport bermudagrass tees, 30 acres Common bermudagrass/419 mix fairways and collars and Toro Irrigation system with Lynx.

• Reports directly to the General Manager
• Oversees the care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs, and trees on the facility grounds.
• Responsible for all phases of golf maintenance and agronomic operations, cost control and personnel.
• Works closely with the Grounds Chair on any issues related to golf course maintenance.
• Designs and implements landscape plans for facility grounds.
• Recruits/interviews, hires, supervises, retains and handles discharge of maintenance staff.
• Provides technical, operational and safety training for employees to ensure staff is working within the required health and safety regulations.
• Supervises and participates in the application and recording of chemical applications (fertilizers and pesticides) on the Club’s grounds in compliance with all regulations.
• Supervises and controls all maintenance expenses associated with maintenance, including payroll, supplies, chemicals, and fertilizers.
• Develops annual operating budget and plans for maintenance and improvement projects.
• Schedules maintenance practices around member play to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to members.
• Manages and maintains club properties, which include a) golf course b) maintenance equipment c) clubhouse grounds and landscaping d) open spaces, wooded areas, unused acreage, and areas outside the perimeter of the Club Construction, renovation and/or reconstruction of such properties, whether performed by maintenance staff or outside contractors.
• Coordinates operations with the club manager, Board and/or golf professional.
• Communicates and coordinates with all relevant membership and committees.
• Works closely with the Board to operate the course in a fiscally responsible and professional manner.
• Administers and enforces all Club rules, regulations, and policies for staff.

• 3-5 years’ experience as a Golf Course Superintendent or 1st Assistant.
• 2 or 4 year degree or certificate in turf management or related field.
• North Carolina Pesticide License
• Knowledge of management and maintenance of greens, tees, fairways, and roughs.
• Ability to operate standard equipment and tools used in golf course maintenance.
• Knowledge of safe use, mixing and application of chemicals and commercial products.
• Strong ability to lay out irrigation patterns, drainage patterns, construct tees and/or greens.
• Well-developed verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to promote positive relations with members, guests, and staff.
• Strong ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
• Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a team.
• Ability to work irregular hours & weekends.

• Company vehicle provided
• Medical and Dental Insurance coverage
• 401k National and state dues paid
• Continued education allowance
• Golf and club privileges

To apply: E-mail resume to Mike Riddle, General Manager at




Golf Course Superintendent
The Golf Club at Wescott Planatation, Summerville, SC
Salary: $65,000 (Salary-Exempt)
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Posted: 9/26/2023


The Golf Club at Wescott Plantation is looking for a highly motivated individual with a sharp eye for detail who is looking to further their career in the turf industry. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to learn and lead in a positive environment yet maintain a good work/life balance. Wescott Plantation is a 27-hole public golf course that was designed by Dr. Michael Hurdzan and is owned by the City of North Charleston and operated by Classic Golf Management. The greens are Tifeagle Bermuda grass w/ California style construction; tees, fairways, and rough are TifSport Bermuda grass.  The Golf Course Superintendent is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the golf course, ensuring it is in pristine condition for players. This role requires strong leadership, expertise in turf management, and a commitment to providing an exceptional golfing experience.

• Oversee all aspects of golf course maintenance, including, annual budget, turf care, landscaping, irrigation, and pest control
• Develop and implement a turf management program to maintain high-quality playing surfaces
• Supervise and lead a team of groundskeepers, providing training, guidance, and scheduling to ensure efficient operations
• Collaborate with the General Manager to establish budgets and manage expenses effectively
• Monitor and maintain the irrigation system (Toro) to ensure optimal watering of the golf course
• Implement sustainable and environmentally responsible practices in golf course maintenance
• Perform regular inspections of the course to identify issues
• Plan and execute cultural practices to improve turf quality
• Manage the application of pesticides and fertilizers, ensuring compliance with safety regulations
• Maintain detailed records of maintenance activities, expenses, and inventory.
• Work closely with the pro shop to coordinate course closures, tournaments, and special events.
• Manage equipment maintenance, repairs, and replacement schedules.
• Ensure the golf course complies with all local, state, and federal regulations related to environmental and safety standards.
• Stay current with industry trends, innovations, and best practices in golf course management.
• Foster a positive working environment, promoting teamwork, safety awareness, and professional development among the maintenance staff.

• Associates or Bachelors Degree in Agronomy, Horticulture, or related field
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in golf course maintenance, with at least 1 year in a supervisory role
• Pesticide applicator license or the ability to obtain one
• Strong knowledge of turfgrass species, diseases, insects, weeds, and the treatment methods
• Familiarity with golf course equipment, irrigation systems, and maintenance practices
• Excellent communication and leadership skills; computer skills are a must
• Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays as needed

• Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
• Paid dues for GCSAA and Carolinas GCSAA
• Work vehicle provided
• Cell Phone and Uniform allowance
• Employee Discounts
• Golf privileges

To Apply:
Email your resume to Rob Kohlhaas, General Manager at





Golf Course Superintendent
Lenoir Golf Club, Lenoir, NC
Salary: $55,000 - $65,000
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Posted: 9/14/2023

The superintendent will be responsible for maintaining 18 hole golf course, driving range and management of grounds crew personnel. Manage turf grass/plant material maintenance programs, property/access management, budget/forecasting, scheduling, maintenance of irrigation systems, pesticide applications, related recordings and compliance of regulatory issues.

Examples of required work: directs all phases of golf maintenance and agronomic operations, cost control, and construction projects; manages, schedules and assists personnel in planning vegetation; spraying, pruning and trimming of trees and shrubs; preparation of soil plant beds; recruits, supervises, trains, and manages grounds crew personnel; prepared and present annual maintenance and capital expense budgets to General Manager; maintains appropriate records or expenses, employee training, work plans, weather data, pests populations, material applications, inventories, location of hazardous materials; pesticides application certification requirements, pesticide storage rules.

Minimum qualifications:
• 5 years experience as golf superintendent or first assistant and associates degree
• Certification in turf management or related field
• Certification by the Golf Course Superintendent's Association preferred
• North Carolina pesticide applicator license required
• Other responsibilities and requirements will be discussed at interview
• Must pass a criminal background investigation; pre-employment physical and drug test
• Must possess a valid drivers license
• Superintendent will report to the General Manager.

To apply email resume to Lennie Younce, Owner at