Current vacancies

The Council employs approximately 500 staff, offering a variety of roles in different services.

Our current vacancies are listed below. Please click on the relevant link for more information and details on how to apply.

If you require an application form in a different format, please contact Test Valley Borough Council on 01264 368000.


Current job vacancies available, click the job title to view the job you are interested in:

Job title  Area Salary Closing date

IT Service Desk Apprenticeship


£6.24 per hour rising to the higher of £6.76 or national minimum wage in year 2

Monday 20 May 2019
Principal Planning Officer Andover £35,909 - £39,486 per annum Monday 3 June 2019

Principal Planning Officer – Delivery (Planning Policy) – 12 month Maternity Cover

Permanent, 37 hours per week
Salary: £35,909 - £39,486 per annum

Are you passionate about planning? Do you want to help lead the delivery of new communities on strategic and large scale sites and negotiating with developers in delivering key infrastructure for the community? If the answer is yes, then you need to keep reading.

This role is an ideal opportunity for a person with good negotiation skills and a drive for implementing strategic sites to help shape the Borough’s new neighbourhoods as places where people not only want to live but flourish. You will have an eye for detail and be able to work in collaboration with a variety of stakeholders to ensure that the planning obligations secured via a legal agreement are delivered on the ground in a timely way. The post will sit within the Delivery team of the Planning Policy Service.

You will be capable of balancing a varied workload across a number of planning policy issues such as identifying, planning for and securing funding for infrastructure across the Borough to support the development of the next Local Plan.

Test Valley is made up of variety of different communities and the Council is committed to working with communities in helping to shape places. This will be a challenging but rewarding post and you will have the chance to make an impact on delivering great places to live, support the Council in developing strategic sites through the Local Plan process and have a key role in delivering these sites as great places to live.

The post is based at the Council’s offices at Beech Hurst in Andover. We are looking for someone who is creative in developing solutions and who is a good communicator.
If all of this sounds appealing, and if you meet the criteria above, then we’d like to hear from you.

For an informal discussion please contact Katie Rasdall-Lawes, Principal Planning Officer, on 01264 368256 or Graham Smith, Head of Planning Policy, on 01264 368141.
If you wish to apply for this position please visit our website to complete an application form and return it to HR or

Job Description & Person Specification

Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 3rd June 2019