Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Riverside Cemetery – September 10, 2014
Pros: benefits and pension
Cons: sometimes rigid bureaucracy
Hard work, coupled with successful civil service testing, pays off when you work for the City of Rochester. Each department and bureau have unique characteristics, but there is great opportunity to succeed in public service.
Grounds Equipment Operator (Former Employee), Rochester, NY – March 19, 2014
Pros: almost everything
Cons: old, beat up equipment
This was the best job I ever had, and I wish I was still employed here! The City of Rochester Parks Department was a great place to work! Work hours were great (6:00a.m.-2:00p.m.)! Management was easy to work and get along with. The other employees were fairly helpful, and easy to get along with as well. Had I not had some problems with my drivers license – more... years ago, I imagine I would still be working there today! – less
Park patrol/Security officer (Former Employee), Rochester, NY – January 27, 2014
Government job gives a a place where you can take your career in a whole lot of different directions. If you work in Government, you work for the Nation's upliftment which is your upliftment, and if you work in a private sector, you are spending your time and energy to make a few individuals affluent !
Provisional Assistant stationary HVAC Engineer (Former Employee), Rochester, NY – August 19, 2013
Opportunities with maintenance such as changing filters, belts Repair of Pumps, motors, valves, Generators, chillers, walk in coolers, and cenTraVac units etc . Acquired skills with pool operations and Maintenance.
Administrative Support Staff (Current Employee), Rochester, NY – August 2, 2013
I rate the City of Rochester as wonderful place to work for. The area that I work with, is dealing with customers whether it's internal or external and let's not forget the personal contact. I enjoy helping people as well as learning new things when it comes to doing my job well.
groundkeeper (Former Employee), Rochester, NY – June 28, 2013
Pros: communication, people person
Cons: its always a job u can come back to
communication i learned to be a great people person i got along with my team members very well that hardest part of about the job it was only seasonal the most enjoyable thing about working with the city it mabe me a stronger team leader and open up alot of communication skill that i didnt know i had my cowroker was very fun to be around and made the – more... job more exciting to wake up and come to everyday – less
Productive and fun workplace for both the staff and the children
Recreation Assistant (Current Employee), Rochester, NY – April 30, 2013
Pros: working with the children, working as a team
Cons: managing the children if you are not able to do this effectively
Since I have been working for the City of Rochester Summer Recreational programs I have enjoyed myself greatly. I enjoy wokring with the youth and providing them with entertainment and learning over the summer. I like this program because it is set hours weekly with the weekends off. The staff work well together as a team and aim to improve the environment – more... for the youth. – less
My employment with the City of Rochester for the most part was very rewarding.
Property Inspector (Former Employee), Rochester, NY – March 25, 2013
I dealt with different customers both internal and external. I enjoyed using my customer service skills to satisfy the needs of both customers. Everyday presented different challenges which made my job exciting
Locker Room Attendant (Former Employee), Rochester, NY – February 5, 2013
Pros: you could leave the job for lunch and lunch would be an hour
Cons: it would be really hot on the pool deck because there weren't any windows
When i first would get there, i would check everything to make sure things are safe. I learned how to interact with older children. Management was excellent and very helpful. My co-workers were awesome and always happy and fun to be around. The hardest part of the job was sitting in the locker room for about an hour, since i am such an active person, – more... i love to move. The most enjoyable part was the children that would come to swim – less