A great place to work

Why Test Valley Borough Council?

Would you like to pursue a career in environmental services, finance, planning or community development perhaps? Then look no further, as we offer a range of fantastic job opportunities here at Test Valley Borough Council.

We are based in the bustling market town of Andover, Hampshire, and we have a smaller office in Romsey. Our services include:

• Planning and Building
• Environmental Services
• Revenues and Customer Services
• Housing and Environmental Health
• IT
• Finance
• Estates and Economic Development
• Community and Leisure
• Legal and Democratic Services
• Planning Policy and Transport
• Chief Executive’s Service (including Policy, HR and Communications)

The Council is a great place to work, where the variety of responsibilities and challenges means that every day is different. And, most importantly, we are committed to investing in our staff to help them to develop their skills and grow their careers.

We pride ourselves on our open and friendly culture and offer a professional, positive and stable working environment. With an annual turnover of £94 million, the Council is a busy and dynamic local authority. It employs more than 500 staff and we all work as a team to promote our corporate values: accountability; ambition; empowerment; integrity and inclusiveness. We are also passionate about local democracy and work closely with our 48 councillors to support and make a real difference to our local communities and businesses.

We have exciting roles available in our busy offices, or working outdoors in the beautiful Test Valley countryside, so whatever you choose to do at the Council, we want you to enjoy a rewarding career with us.

Take a look at our current vacancies and general information about working at Test Valley to find out more about why the Council could be the perfect place for you to work.

Living in Test Valley

Test Valley is the English countryside at its most perfect, with picturesque villages and beautiful landscape set in the west of Hampshire. The borough has borders with Berkshire to the north, Wiltshire to the west, and the New Forest and Southampton to the south. Set in this rural landscape are the towns of Andover, Romsey and Stockbridge, each with their own distinctive, individual character.

There is a strong, friendly community feel to the busy town centres and we pride ourselves on our modern leisure facilities, great shops and array of independent local businesses.