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Coworkers make a nice working environment
Externship (Former Employee) –  San Diego, CANovember 2, 2018
It was really nice to work for the city of san diego. The job was simple and my boss always provided clear instructions. everybody respected each other and everybody was professional
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5.0
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Productive and fast paced
Claims Clerk (Current Employee) –  San Diego, CAOctober 15, 2018
A lot of filing and tasks to fulfill. Workers compensation department requires a lot of time sensitive tasks to be fulfilled.

I'm on a team on 8 clerks that provide assistance for the claim adjusters.
Pros
I work downtown
Cons
pay for parking
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Happy days
Lifeguard 1 (Current Employee) –  San Diego, CAOctober 8, 2018
Fun place to work as a lifeguard. Great opportunities for overtime work during the peak season. Encourages employees to work out during their breaks if not too busy.
Pros
Paid workout breaks
Cons
no work in the winter
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4.0
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Overview of some of our duties.
Senior Community Representative (Current Employee) –  San Diego, CAOctober 3, 2018
I'm very honored to have the ability to work with Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer. Our team is well oil machine internally and working with community on issues related to quality of life, public safety,development and job creation for both for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations.
Pros
Great benefits, an environment that is a collective as it relates to contributing ideas for solutions.
Cons
Long hours can be asked to work on the weekend, tough criticism from the media and community at times.
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5.0
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Great place to build a career
City Comptroller Dept (Former Employee) –  San Diego, CASeptember 28, 2018
As with most government jobs, once you get your foot in the door, there are many opportunities for growth in your department and across other departments. The work balance is great - you earn a decent number of hours per pay period to take care of incidental absences (Dr appointments, child care, etc) as well as planned time off (Vacations). A great place to build a career.
Pros
Excellent and balanced work environment - room for movement/advancement
Cons
Public perceptions about government workers
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4.0
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Collaborative work environment
Public Information Clerk (Former Employee) –  San Diego, CAAugust 24, 2018
Overall The City of San Diego was a good place to work. I would recommend it however, the work hours didn't work for me and a person in management I didn't feel like they were fair at times. She chooses favorites and that kills my motivation.
Pros
Free events, food sometimes, Nice people, everyone helps eachother out.
Cons
Work hours are 8-5. Management has favorites.
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Great chance for career advancement
Community Liaison/Police Officer (Former Employee) –  San Diego, CAJuly 25, 2018
SDPD is a professional and well run department. There is room for career advancement and ample opportunities to train while working. The most enjoyable part of the job is serving the community and camaraderie .
Pros
Camaraderie
Cons
None
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City either over works or under utilizes worker.
no answer for fear of retaliation (Current Employee) –  San DiegoJuly 10, 2018
Management is poor. There is no appreciation for work experience.
Work involved many layer of management all redoing work which was correct at the beginning.
Pros
There are no pros to working for the city.
Cons
Disrespected by co-worker, elected officals and citizen
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3.0
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Has gpne downhill considerably since managed competition
PUBLICITY LIAISON/ FLEET FUEL SPECIALIST (Former Employee) –  San Diego, CAJuly 3, 2018
It used to be a great place tp work, but no longer. Managed comp changed the dynamics comprehensively. The pay has not evolved to meet inflation expectations.
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5.0
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quick pace
Lifeguard and Swim Instructor (Current Employee) –  San Diego, CAJune 30, 2018
Working for the city is an excellent place for self growth consisting leadership and responsible traits. Customer service is a place to be a strong public speaker and getting out of your comfort zone to serve the public.
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workplace
City of San Diego (Current Employee) –  San DiegoMay 16, 2018
My workday begins with cleaning the facility. Safety is most important in my daily learning. My work environment is positive. Water leaks are difficult to detect. I enjoy working with others and completing my daily tasks.
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Productive
Office Assistant Aid (Current Employee) –  San Diego, CAApril 25, 2018
Accomplished daily requirements as needed. Meet with customer and provided any other of job search services. Social assistant as requested by customer
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Great coworkers
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) –  San DiegoApril 21, 2018
City used to be a great place to work at back in the 80's and 90's, now you can experience racist management at it's best. Do not work for City Treasurer....PERIOD
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Productive work place
Tutor Learning, Coordinator (Current Employee) –  San Diego, CAApril 11, 2018
I love this Company. Great place to work! Great benefits, I would recommend this company to others! Your hard work for this company is well received and recognized.
Pros
Nice benefits
Cons
Sometimes short staff..overwork
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5.0
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It was Very fun
Heavy Equipment Operator (Former Employee) –  San Diego, CAApril 6, 2018
The city was a good place to work,it had alot of good people to work with,you became like family , sometime time you did have any work ,so you have to find some work to do .
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3.0
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poor management, very stressful
SAP Technical Project Manager (Former Employee) –  San Diego, CAMarch 25, 2018
poor management, very stressful . lot of bureaucracy. need to go thru lot of layers to get things done. Colleagues are nice( not managers).Management culture needs to change
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Excellent Company
Operations Manager (Former Employee) –  San Diego, CAFebruary 22, 2018
Privately owned notary company. Owner is very nice and knowledgeable with many years of experience. My job was to help him with day to day running of the business. Would recommend him to anyone that needs notary service.
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very interesting place to meet and interact with the public
San Diego (Former Employee) –  San Diego County, CAFebruary 15, 2018
Time goes very quickly here as there is always something to do and you are always very busy.
You meet a variety of very interesting people and have a lot of insight into the dealings of our City.
Pros
great benefits
Cons
long hours
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Great place to work and move up
Senior Account Clerk (Former Employee) –  San Diego, CAFebruary 5, 2018
A lot of opportunity for advancement. Various locations to work at. Great opportunities for training. Great supervisors and support staff. Retirement plans are the best.
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Good environment.
UW II (Current Employee) –  San Diego, CAJanuary 20, 2018
Good place to work.
Good place to learn, opportunities in this place are given.
Diversity in this place.
Equality for everyone, respect is given here.
Pros
Good hours.
Cons
None.
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