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Posted Jan 24
Vandemark Farms

Turfgrass Production Foreman

Whitakers, NC, United States Full Time

TURFGRASS PRODUCTION FOREMAN

Vandemark Sod Farms is a year-round expanding operation in need of good, quality employees. As our family business grows we continue searching for employees looking to succeed along with us.

Vandemark Sod is the premier provider of turf products to Eastern NC. Our main product is turf, which we provide to the landscaping, as well as, athletic fields and golf courses. We grow, harvest and ship five types of sod from our Whitakers, Middlesex and Spring Hope locations. The production foreman position is a full time, year round position that will report directly to the owner of the company. If you meet the following job qualifications, please email a detailed resume or stop by to complete an application.

JOB DESCRIPTION and RESPONSIBILITIES

The production foreman is responsible for the day to day upkeep of our 600 acre Whitakers Farm. The foreman will receive direction from owners, and will be responsible for completing tasks that are assigned. The foreman will also be responsible for supervising tractor operators and farm hands, as well as, performing similar tasks that include:

Mowing, fertilization, irrigation, spraying, general upkeep of farm, and maintenance knowledge of equipment to complete above task. For example, 50-125 horsepower tractors and 20-36 foot mowers.

This work must be handled efficiently with attention to quality and safety.

We need this person to be firm but fair and have a respect and appreciation for farming and family business.

REQUIREMENTS:

2 Year Agricultural degree preferred.

Farm experience prior to or during college.

Proficient in operating and working with farm equipment.

Willingness and ability to be trained in all phases of company operations.

Experience with dozer and road graders preferred, but not required

Valid NC driver's license preferred

Ability to multi-task and solve problems.

Willingness to contribute to labor and be a "hands-on" leader.

Knowledge of Sod farming a plus.

High level of quality control IQ

Bilingual Spanish a plus

Veterans encouraged to apply

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS:

Competitive wages based on experience and qualifications

Benefits to be discussed at interview

Please respond by emailing your resume to careers@vandemarkfarms.com

Subject line: Production Foreman.

If the above requirements are met you will be contacted for an interview.

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