Robert “Bobby” Buentello started his career with the City of Poteet in 1992. He originally started as a Parks and Wastewater Laborer. He was later promoted to Water Supervisor, where he received his Class C Groundwater, Class C Wastewater Treatment, Customer Service Inspector (CSI), and his Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester (BPAT). He worked as the Water Supervisor for the City of Poteet for 10 years. He then was promoted again to the Director of Public Works. As the Director of Public Works, he is the Department Head to the Water, Wastewater, Parks, and Streets Departments. In June of 2017, Bobby received his Certified Water Professional (CWP) Recognition Certificate. The CWP stands out as one of the most recognized professional credentials in the Water / Wastewater Utilities field.