Working for DVSA

We employ people across Great Britain as driving examiners, and in a variety of inspection, technical, managerial and support roles.

Types of jobs we have

We employ around 4,600 people in various roles, including:

  • driving examiners carrying out driving tests
  • vehicle standards assessors and inspectors working in testing facilities carrying out vehicle tests
  • traffic examiners working in enforcement, checking drivers, licensing and the use of vehicles comply with road safety rules and regulations
  • vehicle examiners working in vehicle and MOT enforcement, checking vehicles comply with road safety rules and regulations
  • professional and administrative staff working in our administrative offices, and in our customer service, licensing, and training centres

Read more about what we do

How our jobs are advertised

Our jobs are advertised:

  • on the Civil Service Jobs website
  • through Jobcentre Plus
  • through trade publications
  • through job search websites
  • through the local press
  • National Apprenticeship Scheme

Vacancy alerts

To get alerts when we advertise vacancies, you can:

Your pay and benefits

The job advert will have specific details about the pay and benefits for the role you’re applying for.

There are many benefits to working for us, like some of the best training and terms and conditions in the motoring services industry. These include:

  • competitive annual leave entitlement
  • entitlement to a civil service pension
  • family-friendly policies including flexible working
  • regular training and development
  • employee assistance programme, including a 24 hour counselling support line
  • childcare vouchers
  • retail discounts and cashback offers
  • cycle to work scheme
  • workwear and personal protective equipment and clothing for frontline staff where applicable
  • subscription-based benefits

Before you apply

Details of the selection process for each role are given in the job advert on the Civil Service Jobs website, but this will normally include a competency-based interview.

You should read the following guidance before applying:

We’re an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and continually strive to encourage it in our workplace, so we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.