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This is an exciting opportunity to join our Industry Regulation Team in South West Wales.
The National Hydrometry & Telemetry Team sets the strategy, procedures, ways of working and evidence needs, as well as managing & developing systems for hydrometry and telemetry within Wales.
As a passionate environmentalist you can make a positive impact across our district. The position will lead the Council’s ISO14001 activities, ensure compliance with environmental permits issued to our local businesses, respond to planning applications and play a part in our carbon reduction plans.
This is a fantastic opportunity to apply for the Industry Regulation Team Leader roles in South East Wales and South Central Wales on a permanent basis. Both roles are currently vacant, so if you have a preference then please state this in your application.