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City of Anna

Water Superintendent Recruitment

Anna, Texas combines the quality of life and atmosphere of a historic Texas agricultural town with the significant opportunity and growth of the Dallas/Fort Worth metro area. Anna is a high-growth, high-potential community. The 2000 census recorded 1,225 residents. By 2010 that had grown by more than 600% to 8,249. Anna is in northern Collin County, one of the fastest growing areas in America for the past two decades. The latest population estimate for Anna is around 14,000 people. With more than 450 new building permits estimated this year, the pace of growth continues to gain speed.


The salary range for the position starts at $55,608 and actual starting salary may range up to the midpoint of $68,559 dependent upon qualifications. Anna’s full time employees have access to a comprehensive benefits package, including 2 to 1 matching of the employee’s 7% retirement contribution to the TMRS system. Anna’s employees begin accruing 3 weeks of paid vacation (annually) on day one of employment.

This Water Superintendent Position is a new position for the City. The City is meeting the significant growth of the community with additions to the Public Works department, enabling it to become more specialized among the water, street, and wastewater operations. The Water Superintendent will manage the entire water system in Anna. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to serve in a fast-paced, high growth environment and the position’s responsibilities will only continue to grow along with the community.


The Water Superintendent manages a $3.6 million budget and leads a team of seven employees. The Superintendent will manage all aspects of the water system, including preparing and managing the annual budget, negotiating contracts, developing appropriate procedures, and all other aspects of the system. Anna’s water source is a combination of its own ground water wells and surface water provided by the North Texas Municipal Water District. The water operations include all elements of construction, treatment, storage, pumping, and system maintenance.


Top candidates must be energetic, self-motivated, and serve as an accountable and principled leader. The successful candidate must have the skills to work collaboratively within the Public Works Department and the community as a whole.


The City of Anna is looking for a manager with considerable knowledge of all aspects of water systems, components, and best practices. The ability to develop and effectively manage the implementation of processes and programs is critical to success.


The position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and seven years of progressively responsible experience working within a wide variety municipal water system operations. A minimum of three years of supervisory experience is required. A combination of education and experience may be considered to meet the requirements.


Current Class B TCEQ Surface Water Treatment and/or Groundwater Treatment licensure is preferred. The successful candidate will likely be required to obtain appropriate licenses within one year of employment. For a detailed list of all position requirements, please click here.

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