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 Downloads
Apprenticeships (various roles)  

Salary £4.73 per hour 

37 hours per week

26 June 2018 Apprentice vacancies

Planning Assistant

Andover Salary: £20,576 - £24,964 per annum
Hours per week: 37
22 June 2018 Job Description and Person Spec

Planning Assistant

Hay Grade 6
Salary: £20,576 - £24,964 per annum
Hours per week: 37
Service: Planning and Building

Location: Beech Hurst, Andover
Due to an internal promotion we are looking for a new team member to work as part of our
Southern Area Development Management Team in Andover.
With a positive attitude to development you will be joining a busy working environment and
will be helping us to make a positive contribution to maintaining and enhancing the unique
character and environment of Test Valley.
As a Planning Assistant you will be responsible for carrying out the Council’s statutory
development management responsibilities within the Borough. This post will have a wide
range of responsibilities including dealing with a range of different types of planning
applications and appeals, and providing advice to the public. It would be ideal for those
looking to start a career in planning or a recent graduate.
You will be a good communicator and enjoy working as part of a team, have excellent
customer care skills, enthusiasm and an interest in the natural and built environment. You
should be educated to degree level or equivalent. Support and training will be provided to
develop into the role.
For an informal discussion about this post please contact Mark Staincliffe, Principal Planning
Officer, on 01264 368733.
If you wish to apply for this role please visit our website. Alternatively you can contact
our Human Resources Team on, 01264 368106 or email
Closing date for return of application forms is Friday 22nd June 2018.