County of Alameda Employee Reviews

3.9
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fast paced environment
Registrar of Voters Department - Clerk 1 (Temp) (Former Employee) –  Oakland, CAJune 13, 2018
It was the best job for a fast understanding on how to file and count votes. We worked long hours because the election was taking place. we finished faster thean expected.
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Easy job and helpful people
Registrar of Voters (Former Employee) –  Oakland, CAMay 16, 2018
It was a simple job.. Take your time and do everything right the first time and you won't have to do it all over and be late with the materials for the election.
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Good Place
Eligibility Support Clerk (Current Employee) –  Oakland, CAMay 11, 2018
Alameda County is a great place to work. You just really have to choose the right kind of position to advance in. They have great benefits but if you don't choose the right position you could get stuck.
Pros
Great Benefits
Cons
Room for advancement isn't always available.
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Productive and fast paced
CLERICAL ASSISTANT (Former Employee) –  Oakland, CAApril 23, 2018
As a clerical assistant the work environment was fun, relaxed but fast paced.The hardest part of the job was standing for 8 hrs. I really enjoyed working for Alameda County.
Pros
fun environment
Cons
Health care for temporary employees
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good
IHSS Alameda County, CA (Former Employee) –  Oakland, CAApril 14, 2018
They offer training, and it is a multicultural environment.
I learned about wound care, better hygiene for clients, how to clean and care for clients, and lots of training.
Pros
decent pay
Cons
long hours some times
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Open schedule
Private Medical Home Care (Former Employee) –  Oakland, CAApril 3, 2018
Its good for someone that is raising a family on their own due to open hours. Easy to maintain your life and someone else's. But you do have to have a car.
Pros
Open schedule
Cons
No gain
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Great place to work
Judicial Intern (Former Employee) –  Oakland, CAMarch 13, 2018
People were great, dedicated to their work, and extremely knowledgeable. The department I interned for had attorneys that genuinely wanted to see me succeed. They took time to share their legal experiences. Until now, some of them check in on me just to see how I am doing. Great place.
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fast pace
Registration Clerk (Former Employee) –  Oakland, CAMarch 12, 2018
It was a fast paced environment due to the work was recruiting register of voters to vote and I assisted with helping in the classroom with the poll workers
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A lot of nepotism and incompetence but a very reliable job.
Clerk (Former Employee) –  OaklandMarch 10, 2018
Work here if you have to. The people are very kind even if they don't really know how to do their jobs effectively. There's also an exorbitant amount of downtime as everyone makes as much of an effort to do as little as possible as they can.
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Slow
Receptionist (Former Employee) –  Oakland, CAMarch 5, 2018
Greet visitors, ascertain their the nature of their business refer to appropriate member. Answer incoming calls, arrange meetings, schedule appointments, receive and distribute mail.
Pros
Food courts
Cons
slowness
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great
Registrar of Voters (Former Employee) –  Oakland, CAJanuary 30, 2018
great place to work for management has full support and spend money on resources. Fun environment if your just looking for a place to work as temporary job.
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Fun
Umpire (Former Employee) –  Alameda, CAJanuary 30, 2018
hard work but fun if you know what your are doing. it is important that you are aware of your surroundings and keeping an eye on all parents in case things get out of hand.
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Great Flexible
Care Giver In home Support (Part Time) (Former Employee) –  Oakland, CAJanuary 4, 2018
Great Flexible Time , always educational classes. Very compassionate and great resources for all employees. IHSS is a great way to work and educate yourself.
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Productive
Integrated Medical Associate (Former Employee) –  Oakland, CADecember 27, 2017
Clinic was always busy and fast paced. Took patients vital signs and then entered them in EHR. Hardest part of my job was being the medical assistant for 2 providers at the same time.
Pros
fast paced
Cons
no health insurance
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In the early 70’s the work environment was hostile.
Social Worker/Counselor (Former Employee) –  Oakland, CADecember 5, 2017
In 1969 the civil service commission began a new classification for some employees. There was a separation between Social Workers and Technical workers. The Sw’s felt the Techs were not educated enough to provide excellent assistance to the clients
Pros
Interesting experience at that time. Finding out other do not have your values or morality
Cons
The separation
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Worked there a long time ago.
Deputy Sheriff (Former Employee) –  Pleasanton, CADecember 4, 2017
This review is based on work I did in Alameda County many years ago and I'm sure things have changed. At the time the pay was adequate and the hours were terrible...but you knew that going into law enforcement as a kid.
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I worked in Superior Court, Municipal Court and jails. Also police patrol training.
Deputy Sheriff (Former Employee) –  Oakland, CANovember 2, 2017
Started out in Superior Court, then Municipal Court, then maximum security and medium security jails. Work with the Superior Court judge was very enlightening, was able to witness behind the door settlement conferences. The jail duty was also good to learn about the inmate social culture.
Pros
Great variety of work environment.
Cons
Did not stay long enough to experience much police patrol.
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fun workplace
Treasurer - Tax Specialist I (Former Employee) –  Oakland, CAOctober 26, 2017
great place to work. good learning experience, pay, and benefits. Co-workers are very knowledgeable and willing to help. Excellent team that enjoys working together
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Fast paced busy work serving a diverse population
ELIGIBILITY SERVICES TECHNICIAN II (Current Employee) –  Oakland, CAOctober 25, 2017
Determine eligibility for government assisted programs such as CalFresh, CalWorks, and Medi-Cal for a diverse population. Interviewing and data collection are key aspects of the job. There is little to no help from management. The most enjoyable part of the job is knowing you are providing assistance to less fortunate children.
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Not a good place to work.
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) –  Oakland, CAOctober 24, 2017
Poor working conditions, ridiculous rules. No money in the budget for what's really needed. I would not work there again.

This is all there is to say.
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