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City of New Haven Employer Reviews

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ok place to work
former employee (Former Employee), New Haven, CTOctober 29, 2013
Hard to move up, glass ceiling is always up only family members are promoted. A lot of favoritism, political games and unhappy employees.
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Good city and good people,to work for.
Protective Service Officer Firefighter (Former Employee), New Haven, CTJuly 4, 2013
Pros: working with people that have to work together, to make it work
Cons: fighting a fire in the middle ofa freezing winter at 1:00am in the morning
Valuble on the job traing
Valuble information from the job,have used some info off the job.
Excellent co-workers ,like a family
Hardest part of job fighting fires and trying to save lives.
When the fire is over and the people are safe.
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Easy-going but demanding
Clerk Typist I (Comprehensive Arts Department) (Current Employee), New Haven, CTJune 14, 2013
Pros: i work in an office by myself, it's peaceful, i am able to listen to gospel music
Cons: no room for advancement or promotions, limited and low pay increases
I spend most days on the computer corresponding through email
I have obtained a wealth of knowledge from the various department I worked in
I work well with management
Most of my co-workers are great to work with
Working for multiple departments
I don't work weekends
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Overwhelming Atmosphere
Records Clerk (Current Employee), New Haven, CTMarch 11, 2013
It is a great place to meet people, but there is no growth in the department where I work. I adore my co-workers, but management needs help.
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A very diverse and lucrative atmosphere.
Public Health Nurse (Current Employee), New HavenFebruary 26, 2013
Interactions from persons from all over the world, learning and appreciating each others cultural difference and similarities.
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Once a great place to work!
Mgt & Prof Union Worker (Former Employee), New Haven, CTJanuary 13, 2013
Pros: healthcare benefits
Cons: unavailability of supervisors, management
Working for a municipality was exceptional in the beginning and thru the 1990s. However, budgetary restraints affected the workforce into the 21st century causing inadequate staffing, extremely heavy workloads and total disregard for staff morale. Departments were merged and long-term employees were forced into retirement, thereby creating an extremely – more... unprofessional, unskilled working environment. – less
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DEPEND ON THE OFFICE YOUR IN BUT PRODUCTIVE
ASSESSMENT INFORMATION CLERK (Current Employee), NEW HAVENAugust 15, 2012
Pros: time can be flexible
Cons: when there is lack of communication
I HAVE BEEN ON MY JOB FOR 24 YRS AND I HAVE SOME PROBLEMS WITH LACK OF COMMUNICATION AMONG US. OTHER THAN THAT I AM GOOD WITH MY CO-WORKERS.
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fun alot to do and entertaining
youth worker (Former Employee), New Haven, CTAugust 6, 2012
Pros: example: free lunches, etc.
Cons: example: short breaks, healthcare, etc.
typical day at work would be play with the kids teach them to read or write play sports and games then as they sleep clean up and make lunch.my co workers loved the job as much as i did and we all got along.
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Fun workable atmostphere
Paid Intern (Current Employee), New Haven, CTMay 8, 2012
A typical day is being glued to the compter. I've learned alot for this office. I learned the different terms and coding. The manager is very hard working. She is one of the best people you could work for. My co-workers are a blast to work with. They make the office fun to be in. The atmostphere is the best part of my job. Its a joy to work here.
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Productive place to work, very fast paced and relaxing environment.
Student Intern (Former Employee), New Haven, CTJanuary 12, 2012
Pros: friendly co-workers
Cons: no healthcare benefits
The company was a very exciting place to work for. I never knew how the processed ever worked for processing a birth certificate until I started working at Vital Statistics.