ERS Various Job Postings

Turf Grass Worker
Wilmington Municipal Golf Course
Wilmington, NC
Salary: $31,200 - $35,609
Application Deadline: 6/30/2023

The purpose of this position is to work to present and maintain the golf course in the best condition. This is accomplished by mowing turf, raking bunkers, changing holes, moving tee markers, and replacing water coolers. Other duties include spraying pesticides, assisting in maintaining buildings and equipment. Typical tasks maintains course by mowing turf, seeding greens and tees, aerating greens and tees, topdressing greens and tees, verti-cutting greens, applying fertilizers and pesticides, and inspecting the needs of the turf. Maintains and builds bunkers by refurbishing bunkers, building bunkers, edging and reshaping bunkers, raking, and maintaining surrounding areas. Maintains course landscape by inspecting and assessing needs, planting and removing trees, trimming trees and shrubbery, collecting limbs and leaves, and removing litter and debris.

Qualifications Education: Ability to read and understand written instruction.

Experience: Minimum one year of related experience in grounds landscaping or golf course maintenance.

Other Requirements:
• Class C Driver’s License
• Comprehensive knowledge of the methods, tools and equipment required to maintain golf course greens, fairways, roughs, and cart paths.
• Thorough knowledge of the operating and maintenance requirements of power mowers and related equipment.
• General knowledge of and skill in the proper methods of planting, cultivating, watering and trimming greens, tees and fairways.
• Some knowledge of the characteristics of the various kinds of grasses used in golf courses and of the means of controlling grass diseases and pests.
• Ability to work outdoors year-round.
• Ability to develop and maintain an effective working relationship with associates, supervisors, and the general public.
• Ability to work nights and weekends.

Physical Demands:  Exerting 10-50 lbs. frequently, and up to 10 lbs. occasionally.

Working Conditions: This position generally works outdoors year-round in all types of weather conditions.

What we offer: The City of Wilmington believes that employees are one of our most important resources. We offer an excellent salary and competitive benefits package to serve the needs of our employees and their families.

Our benefits package includes:
• Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance + many other insurance options
• Excellent retirement benefits, including a city provided 4.5% contribution each pay period into a 401(k) or 457 account and automatic enrollment into the North Carolina Local Government Employees’ Retirement System
• Employer-paid health & wellness clinic
• Paid sick and vacation leave + 13 paid holidays per year
• 6-weeks paid parental leave
• Paid volunteer & blood donation leave to give back to our community
• Flex schedule and telework availability, depending on your position
• Professional development trainings & leadership initiatives
• Tuition assistance benefits

To apply please go to:



FT-PT Associate Sales Rep Carolina's (4)
BioPlex Organics Plant Survival Solutions, Mt. Joy, PA
Salary Range: Monthly Commissions
Application Deadline: Open
Date Posted:  3/16/23

FT or PT Associate Sales Rep for BioPlex Organics, a leading national "Green Industry" Turf & Ornamental Landscape Supplier since 1995. 

Typical customers: Golf Course, Lawn Care Companies, Landscape Contractors, Nurseries, Tree Movers, Sports Turf, HOA, more. ABOVE average commissions, work your own schedule, protected customers & territory, no sales quota, 100% corporate tech support. Unique opportunity to grow your territory at your own pace. 

For additional information either TEXT “Sales” to 717-917-5126 or email Larry Hershberger, Senior Agronomist - CEO at We will send 2023 digital product catalog and other info within 24 hrs.




Turfgrass Internship
The Tree Farm, Batesburg, SC
Salary: $14.00 - $16.00 / per hour
Application Deadline: 4/1/2023

The Tree Farm is a new private golf club in Batesburg, South Carolina. It is the vision of PGA Tour player and golf architecture enthusiast Zac Blair. The routing of the golf course was completed by world renowned golf course architect Tom Doak and the design of the course and all its features was completed by Kye Goalby and his team of shapers. The Tree Farm is a private boutique golf club with a national membership that puts a premium on impeccable daily conditioning throughout the golfing season. The club will be closed from June 1 till Sept 1 on a yearly basis to complete cultural practices and miscellaneous course improvement projects.

Interns will gain experience:
• Managing 3.5 Acres of TifEagle Ultradwarf Bermudagrass
• Managing 70 Acres of Tahoma31 Bermudagrass tees and fairways
• Operation and maintenance of Rainbird 2
• Wire irrigation system with Watertronics pump station
• Drainage design, installation and repair
• Turfgrass cultivation (Topdressing, aerification, verticutting, etc)
• Chemical/Fertilizer calibration and application
• Driving Range and Putting Green construction in 2023
• Native area seeding and establishment
• Small crew management

We are looking for team members with a common vision of being the best day in and day out. The ideal candidate for this position is a self-motivated individual that is willing to do whatever it takes to become successful. This individual should have a passion for golf and producing championship conditioning on a daily basis. Following a successful internship, we look to retain talent and hire our interns as full-time employees upon graduation if it aligns with their career goals.

• Currently enrolled in turfgrass program
• One year of experience working on a golf course

• On-Site Housing,
• Uniforms,
• Networking Opportunities

To Apply:
Contact Nick Roth, Director of Greens and Grounds at or call 440-829-0134.



Sod Farm Operations Manager
Modern Turf, Inc.
Salary: $60,000 - $90,000

Are you tired of pesky golfers getting in the way of your daily routine? How about assistant golf pros sending people off the back without asking? Frost delays? Working on the 4th of July? We can help you!

Modern Turf, Inc. in Rembert, SC seeks a Sod Farm Operations Manager. We need a dynamic individual who is a top-notch grass grower and great personnel manager! The farms are located in Sumter County, SC and many of the staff live in the city of Camden which is like living in a Norman Rockwell painting in the South! Kids ride bikes to the fishing hole and roam the neighborhoods like when we were growing up! Quality of life matters…

Successful applicant will be responsible for growing, renovating and maintaining 10 +/- varieties of high-end warm season turf for sod and sprig harvesting on two farms totaling 1400 acres that are 10 miles apart.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: renovating fields and planting grass, ordering and applying all necessary fertilizers,chemicals and other turf products as required and calibrating sprayers and spreaders. Operations manager will oversee the harvesting manager and equipment manager and work with various pumps and irrigation systems and sharing responsibility for them with the harvesting manager; hiring, managing, training and supervising farm staff; and working some weekends. The primary responsibility of the Production Manager is to maximize the production of all grasses and ensure nothing but the highest quality product is making it to market. Successful applicant will have a minimum of an associate of science degree, a commanding knowledge of growing warm season grasses and must be able to obtain a South Carolina pesticide applicators license within 3 months of hire date.

Modern Turf offers health insurance for individual and family, life and dental as well as 401K retirement plan, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, bonuses, continuing education, association dues and fees associated with attending local and national turf conferences and a vehicle. Modern Turf will provide a relocation allowance for the successful applicant. Salary is commensurate with experience. You can learn more about Modern Turf by visiting

Please send resumes with references and salary expectations to BJ Haunert,



Sod Farm Manager / Agronomist
Oakland Plantation Turf Farm, Inc., Council, NC
Salary: $55,000 - $85,000
Application Deadline: 5/15/2023

Oakland Plantation Turf Farm is a family owned and operated farm in Southeastern North Carolina that has been harvesting top quality warm-season grasses for over 50 years. We are fortunate to have some of the best and most loyal employees working with us, with many of them having been with us for 15-30+ years. Located in Council, North Carolina our farm is on land that has been in the Neisler Family for 4 generations and includes nearly 10,000 acres of woodlands that we manage for Timber and Wildlife. We are dedicated stewards of nature and avid hunters. We are less than an hour away from Southeastern NC’s finest beaches, and many great coastal communities. We are 15 minutes from Lake Waccamaw, with some of the best White Perch fishing you will ever find. If you like hunting and fishing, or just enjoying the coastal life, this is the place for you.

Job Summary:
After 20 Years of service with Oakland Plantation Turf Farm, our current Farm Manager, John Williams will be retiring this summer. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Agronomist and Farm Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge and expertise in agronomy and team management, with a strong focus on growing and managing a high-quality sod farm. As the Farm Manager, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of the farm's operations, including crop planning, irrigation, pest management, and equipment maintenance, while ensuring the farm's production meets or exceeds quality and quantity targets.  The Sod Farm Operations Manager is a salary-exempt position and compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Key Responsibilities:
• Develop and implement crop plans and growing schedules to ensure the farm meets production targets.
• Oversee the farm's day-to-day operations, including irrigation, pest management, fertilization, and communication with the Production Manager and harvesting teams .
• Manage and maintain farm equipment and infrastructure, ensuring all equipment is properly maintained and functioning correctly.
• Work closely with the office to ensure that the farm's sod is of the highest quality and meets customer demands.
• Monitor and analyze soil conditions, water usage, and crop yields to make informed decisions and adjustments to the farm's operations.
• Manage and train farm staff, ensuring all employees are trained on safety procedures, farm protocols, and equipment operation.
• Develop and manage budgets and production targets to ensure the farm operates efficiently and profitably.
• Stay up-to-date on industry trends and developments to continuously improve the farm's operations and productivity.

• Associates degree in Agronomy, Horticulture, or a related field. (Or considerable experience and expertise)
• 5+ years of experience in an industry related to agriculture or warm season sod maintenance.
• Strong understanding of crop production, irrigation, fertilization, pest management, and equipment maintenance.
• Excellent communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Strong organizational and time-management skills.
• Ability to operate farm equipment and machinery.
• Knowledge of environmental regulations and laws related to farming.

• Company Subsidized Medical Insurance, Group Dental and Vision Insurance Available
• 401(K) retirement plan with company contribution
• Company paid short term disability insurance
• Company paid small life insurance policy
• Paid time off Paid holidays, including 1 week paid time off from Christmas to New Years Day.
• Continuing education, association dues and fees associated with attending local and national turf conferences.
• Work truck provided.

Oakland Plantation Turf Farm is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other reason prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. You can learn more about Oakland Plantation Turf Farm by visiting our website at

Email resume to Will Neisler, General Manager at