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Are you a team player, passionate about people, and focused on premier customer service through excellent, joyful communication? Are you enthusiastic about helping people succeed with their gardening projects or by installing a landscape project? If the answer is yes, then decide if you qualify for one of the available positions listed on this page. If you qualify, you can fill out a form by clicking the Join Our Team button or you can apply in person by visiting the B.B. Barns Garden Center. If we feel you qualify for a position, we will schedule a formal interview by appointment. We look forward to meeting our future team members.
We welcome anyone who is interested in joining our team to apply at anytime. We will review all applications and resumes and contact qualified applicants when an opening becomes available. Thank you for your interest.
Garden Center Positions
Customer retail sales associate
B. B. Barns Garden Center Sales Associates must have a love for plants and a passion for people and gardening. Garden Center Retail Sales Associates are responsible for giving every customer a unique B. B. Barns experience. We pride ourselves with customer satisfaction through over-the-top customer service. We achieve this through excellent communication skills (but mostly listening), having the highest quality products and plants, exceeding expectations in the services we provide, and maintaining an appealing garden center. Positions available for the nursery (trees, shrubs, roses, perennials, and vines) and our annual department (annuals, hanging baskets, vegetables, and herbs). Seasonal positions 12 – 16 weeks
We are looking for accountable members of our Hospitality Team. These team members will work primarily as cashiers to process all transactions accurately and efficiently in accordance with established policies and procedures. The successful candidates will play a fundamental role in achieving our customer satisfaction goals. Successful candidates enjoy working with the public, in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should have good computer skills, be customer service oriented, with careful and accurate transactions. Seasonal positions 4 -12 weeks.
We need high energy, self-motivated individuals to help facilitate our customers. These individuals are often the last person to see our customers so they need to have a pleasant demeanor, be very independent in how they work, but most importantly, enjoy a non-stop work environment. The best candidates enjoy working with the public, giving over the top customer service and being part of team, while working individually. Seasonal up to 20 weeks
Plant care specialist are a vital asset to our team. We believe in giving the best plant selection and quality to our customers. We can only achieve this by having dedicated, independently motivated watering staff. Successful candidates enjoy working independently, while taking direction from Nursery staff and managers. Candidates must be able work on their feet for extended periods of time, in a variety of weather conditions. Seasonal 16-20 weeks.
Receiving dept. assistant
While working with our receiving department team, this individual must be very goal oriented, a quick learner, and able to work at a fast pace. Successful candidates must be able to follow directions, stay on their feet for extended periods, and work in all weather conditions. This individual in responsible for unloading trucks, unpacking boxes, tagging individual items, and getting them to our merchandisers in a meticulous and efficient manner. Seasonal 10 weeks.
perennial & annual support
While working in a support role, candidates should enjoy a fast-paced environment of assisting Department Managers and Retail Customer Sales Associates. Successful candidates should work well as a team, but also be independently motivated to accomplish a wide variety of tasks. Unloading deliveries in an efficient and accurate manner, following pricing and tagging procedures, assisting with getting plant material “on the floor” for retail sales, pulling and tagging sold material, and general plant maintenance are the most vital job duties. Clear, consistent, and accurate communication with other team members is required for success.
Container garden installation assistant
The successful candidate should be motivated to work with our Container Garden Manager but also work independently. This position requires customer communication, so candidates should have an excellent demeanor along with exceptional communication skills. The Container Garden Installation Assistant position works primarily off site delivering purchased plants and hard goods to customers’ homes and businesses, and installs plant material in containers under the direction of the Container Garden Manager. Successful candidates should have a basic understanding of plant installation but also be very trainable in B. B. Barns planting procedures. This position could require driving B. B. Barns company vehicles, so all candidates must have a clean driving record and background check. Seasonal 10 weeks
Landscape Services Positions
Garden Service/Maintenance Crew Leader
BB Barns Crew Leaders are a vital part of providing each customer with an exceptional on site experience and in helping them manage and maintain their landscape and gardens. Crew Leaders are the face of the company on a regular basis and carry the responsibility of managing their crew and their site in the most efficient manner possible. Crew Leaders are competent in all horticultural knowledge and all aspects of landscape/gardening maintenance including having a working knowledge of irrigation systems and lawn care requirements.
BB Barns Crew Leaders are those that work the hardest, care the most, and set the best example for the rest of the team.
Characteristics, Responsibilities and Expectations include:
proficiencies in small equipment operation
an ongoing ability to be efficient and to care about efficiency
showing up for work every day, on time
demonstrate a strong work ethic
having a desire to continually improve
proven ability to make good decisions
having a positive attitude
setting a positive example for your team
leading and communicating effectively with your crew members, CRM, and manager concerning all aspects of the job
proven ability to multitask well
proven ability to be attentive to details
proven ability to be well organized and have good time management skills
proficient in using technology, iphone, ipad, for notes and communication
previous horticulture maintenance experience required
Job Type: Full-time
Landscape crew technician
We are presently seeking motivated Landscape Technicians.
It is our goal to attract excellent staff members–one of our company’s most valued assets. B.B. Barns Landscape Company has designed a compensation system intended to foster excellence. Pay levels are competitive and based on the applicant’s level of experience. Join a landscape team that is focused on design and installation of the highest quality and standards.
Must be able to communicate in English
Some landscape or horticultural experience preferred but not required
Must have a valid driver’s license
Be able to drive large trucks (standard and automatic transmission)
Must be able to follow instructions and training from the crew leader
Must be able to perform heavy and repeated lifting, stooping, climbing, bending and reaching and work fast and efficiently.
Must be able to work in inclement weather
Job Type: Full-time
Garden Service Crew Technician
We are looking for experienced gardeners with a passion for plants and people. The position includes regular garden maintenance, IPM, planting, pruning, annual install and design, as well as customer service and client communication. Our team also handles basic irrigation, lighting, drainage and wood line management. Successful candidates will have expertise in horticultural maintenance and customer service in addition to experience operating a all manner of small equipment, driving a dump truck, and specialty hand tools. Applicants should be familiar with industry standards for plant care and garden maintenance.
Have at least 3 years experience in the landscape industry
Have a valid drivers license and clean driving record.
Horticultural education is preferred but not required.
NC Pesticide Applicators License preferred but not required.
Job Type: Full-time