Denton County Fresh Water Supply District, TX: Compensation and Classification Study

Evergreen Solutions was under contract to complete a compensation and classification survey for Denton County Fresh Water District. The study assessed whether Denton had a reasonable classification and compensation system in comparison to the external employment market. The study also assessed the present Denton County compensation and classification structure for internal equity.

Evergreen Solutions thoroughly analyzed position classifications using the Job Assessment Tool to evaluate the internal conditions of Denton County and used market surveys and analysis to compare Denton County’s compensation to that of external organizations. When completed, the report included a series of findings and recommendations that alleviated any stress on the system and may also include new designs or enhancements for the existing system.

BexarMet Metropolitan Water District, TX: Salary and Benefits Survey

The Bexar Metropolitan Water District (BexarMet) retained Evergreen Solutions to conduct a salary and benefits survey to determine if BexarMet was offering salaries and benefits that were within an appropriate competitive range. The study results provided BexarMet with recommendations related to external equity while still ensuring that internal equity is maintained.

The study included a review of the analysis conducted on the market data, recommendations based on the compensation structure, development of specific compensation recommendations, and creation of a strategic direction for BexarMet to use in implementing the proposed compensation system.

Brazos River Authority, TX: Compensation and Classification Study

Evergreen Solutions was selected to perform a Compensation and Classification Study for the Brazos River Authority. The Authority, headquartered in Waco, Texas, has branch offices located along the Brazos River. With over 250 employees, the Brazos River Authority is solely responsible for developing and managing the water resources of the entire Brazos River basin.

Evergreen Solutions’ study included, but was not limited to:

  • a comprehensive evaluation of the Authority’s existing compensation plan;
  • completion of a market salary survey;
  • construction of a classification plan through which work performed at all classification levels will be evaluated using Evergreen Solutions’ Job Assessment Tool (JAT) and Management Issues Tool (MIT); and
  • development of strategic positioning and compensation recommendations for sustaining the compensation and classification system.