Summer of Opportunity Youth Worker (Former Employee), Rochester, NY – October 3, 2014
Pros: being a role model to the kids
Cons: going to meetings every two weeks
In the morning it would be awfully slow; only two kids would show up. In the afternoon a whole bunch of kids would come in for lunch and ask to play basketball or board games. Throughout my experience here I learned that many of these kids do not have role models, supportive homes, or a lot of clothes to wear or food at home. The hardest part of this job was seeing these kids not act like kids because they looked after the behavior they see at home. The most enjoyable part of this job was working together with my coworkers to be the best role models we can be for these kids.
Seasonal Laborer (Current Employee), rochester ny – September 18, 2014
I enjoy working out doors. The team that I worked allowed me to utilize leadership skills. This position allows me to interact with the community and get customer feed back to provide better service. The hardest part is the winter months due extreme temperatures. The most enjoyable part of the job there is always a new project to work on every day/so every day is different.
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 years ago, I imagine I would still be working there today!
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 job more exciting to wake up and come to everyday
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 for the youth.