Columbia: Plant Installer

This position is responsible for carrying out basic landscape-related functions safely and efficiently on assigned properties. This position will support the crew to deliver a quality job on time, and will travel between both our Northeast and Irmo Columbia store locatins. Plant Installer is an entry-level position designed for individuals with limited experience in the landscape industry.


  • Dependable; consistently arrives to work on time, responds to management
    direction and commits to the required hours for job completion that will vary
    based on weather/season.
  • Performs all job-related tasks safely and efficiently and uses all tools and
    equipment in accordance with company safety policy.
  • Operates mechanized equipment as required, which may include gas-powered
    shears, weed eater, stick edger, backpack blower, push mower, wheelbarrow,
    hand tools.
  • Performs assigned daily work per department requirements inclusive of: mowing, edging, trimming, planting, fertilizing, watering, detailing ornamental plant material, weed-eating, spraying or pulling weeds, clearing of hard surfaces, tree care, laying sod or masonry materials, digging, raking, and assisting in irrigation or masonry installation.
  • Assists in loading and unloading equipment, tools, and supplies on trucks.
  • Complies with the equipment preventative maintenance program and thoroughly cleans used equipment and stores in designated areas daily.
  • Assists in keeping job sites, vehicles, trailers, warehouses and offices safe, clean
    and organized.
  • Complies with all company policies, procedures and safety requirements,
    especially in the handling of equipment.
  • Works to assure quality and timely completion of all tasks assigned.
  • Participates in training programs as required.


  • Entry-level to 2 years of experience in landscape basics.
  • Organized, hardworking, safety conscious, punctual, leads by example,
    self-motivated, honest, and customer service-driven.
  • Effectively communicates with others, with the ability to read and/or comprehend written and verbal instructions/information.
  • Accountable; demonstrates dependability in attendance and timeliness, and
    carefully follows directions and instructions provided.
  • Is solution-oriented with the ability to apply feedback to improve performance.
  • Able to safely work alone and display quality and thoroughness in work product.
  • Team-focused; exhibits objectivity and openness to others, mitigates conflict and keeps emotions under control.
  • Maintains a positive, responsive and flexible attitude.
  • Able to follow plans as shown on a map of property.
  • Maintains attention and concentration during dangerous tasks and while using equipment for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to interact professionally with all customers, team members, and those from external organizations.
  • Must be able to wear PPE as necessary and maintain a professional appearance
    at all times while abiding by the uniform policy.
  • Must have transportation and a valid state driver’s license

B.B. Barns’ Core values

01. Care

Create a positive work environment for the growth and success of employees and the company that focuses on teamwork and servant leadership.

02. Grow

Develop, supervise, and maintain a professional team of employees, trained in the correct procedures of outstanding customer service, product sales and inventory maintenance. Set the pace and example for achieving personal and business goals.

03. Deliver

Maintain a customer service program that sets the company apart. Create and maintain a neat, clean, and well-organized shopping environment for our customers and staff.


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