Employment opportunities

Join our Landscaping team

Employment opportunities for experienced hard & soft Landscapers

Green Onion Landscaping have lots of employment opportunities within our landscaping business. We are always on the look out for new exciting talent to join our landscaping team, which is great news if you’re searching for something new.

Working with Green Onion Landscaping is inspiring and exciting. Our landscaping team is a hard working, happy bunch who  welcome everyday with a winning mindset. If you know someone that is looking for employment opportunities within the landscaping industry then please pass on our company details. We are always on the look out for fresh, new, talented, garden landscapers.

Would you like to join our professional, skilled landscaping team? Then send us an e-mail and a copy of your C.V.

Person Specification

  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills
  • Enthusiastic with a hardworking attitude
  • Work as a member of the landscaping team and on your own initiative 
  • A passion for creating beautiful soft and hard landscaping projects
  • A professional and smart appearance
  • Willingness to go that extra mile and succeed
  • Be dedicated to Green Onion Landscaping and our clients
  • A can do attitude
  • Demonstrate that you are capable of carrying out hard landscaping skills
  • You must be able to work full time and be flexible with days and hours

Things to consider

You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your work place. Therefore you must have a means to get to your work place on a daily basis. As a landscaper you would be expected to be able to carry out all of the following landscaping services that Green Onion Landscaping offer:

  • Decking
  • Fencing – Close board fencing and slat fencing
  • Turfing
  • Artificial Lawn Installation
  • Paving including block paving and patios
  • Install water features
  • Install Garden drainage systems
  • Garden maintenance i.e lawn mowing, hedge cutting, tree felling, stump grinding
  • Jet washing
  • Soft landscaping
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“Green Onion Landscaping’s team of landscapers, labourers and apprentices are great people that have a passion for designing and installing creative, beautiful garden landscapes that provide a stunning form and are functional. What we do as a team is inspiring. From designing to installing any garden landscape we make working fun, exciting, relaxed and enjoyable.

Green Onion Landscaping is known for it’s bespoke and unique garden design ideas. All of our team are creative, passionate people that enjoy being part of bringing a client’s garden landscape dreams to reality”
– Andy Smith Owner of Green Onion Landscaping and Head Hard Landscaper & Garden Designer. 


“It’s the friendly and fun atmosphere at Green Onion Landscaping that makes working here so enjoyable, everyone pitches in and works as a team. We are given some fantastic opportunities by our clients to create beautiful, bespoke, functional gardens.”
– Catherine Smith Owner of Green Onion Landscaping and Creative Director of Soft Landscaping

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“Working at Green Onion Landscaping is like being in a big, happy family. We all pitch in
and help each other out”
– The Green Onion Landscaping Team

Apprenticeship Opportunities

If you like working as part of a team, are creative and enjoy working with your hands in the outdoors then our landscaping apprenticeship is for you.

Green Onion Landscaping offer landscaping apprenticeship opportunities to individuals aged from 18 – 24 years. We are always on the look out for hard working, practical people with an enthusiastic happy, positive, hard working attitude.

Person Specification

You would ideally have the following:

  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills
  • Enthusiastic with an eager approach to working in an outdoor environment
  • A professional and smart appearance
  • Willingness to go that extra mile and succeed
  • Passion and an interest in garden design, soft and hard landscaping
  • An ability to apply working on site
  • Be committed to learning new skills
  • Be dedicated to complete the landscaping apprenticeship qualification
  • You must be able to work full-time and be flexible with days and hours including Saturdays.

Things to consider

You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis.

Our landscaping apprenticeships combine practical on the job training with Green Onion Landscaping and classroom based activities which are conducted at Redcar and Cleveland College. Our apprenticeship offers you the chance to gain essential hard and soft landscaping work experience and very important health and safety, plus background knowledge in garden landscaping. You would be learning how to erect fences, lay patios, lay block paving, turf, how to install decking and much more.

Landscaping Apprenticeship Duration

The average expected completion time for your apprenticeship is 20 months


You will be paid the National Minimum Wage for an apprentice landscaper


Your holidays will be agreed with Green Onion Landscaping. Your minimum entitlement is 24 days per year plus Bank Holidays.


Most of our landscaping apprentices continue to be employed at the end of their apprenticeship. There are also excellent opportunities for self employment at the end of your apprenticeship.

If you would like an opportunity to become a valued apprentice landscaper at North East’s best landscaping company then please drop us an e-mail with your C.V.

Apply now
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“There is no excuse for doing anything which is not strikingly beautiful”
– William Morris.

“My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece”
– Claude Monet

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow”
– Audrey Hepburn

“Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ and sitting in the shade”
– Rudyard Kipling

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in”
– Greek proverb

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