City of Alexandria Virginia

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    Pros

    Exciting projects, collaborative environment, great environment for learning and growth.

    Cons

    Benefits are somewhat limited, needs to promote diversity more heavily in the city as a whole

    Advice to Management

    More Interaction between management and staff


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    Administrative Assistant II Interview

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    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at City of Alexandria Virginia in May 2014.

    Interview

    The turnaround is quick in regards to follow up interviews. They easily negotiated the salary and start date. However; the on boarding is unorganized, you will go months without certain certifications.

    Interview Questions

    • The DCHS department questions were not challenging enough.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Very quick, flexible on pay grade changes.

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Website www.alexandriava.gov
Headquarters Alexandria, VA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1749
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

Historically a wartime victim of occupying forces, modern Alexandria is home to many Defense Department contractors and employees. It uses a council-manager form of government wherein the mayor is part of the six-member city council (all elected at large), which determines city policy. The city manager works to carry out the policy and run the day-to-day operations of Alexandria. In addition to the city manager, the council also appoints the city attorney, city clerk, and members of various commissions and boards. Alexandria's more than 30 departments operate on an annual... More

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