- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
I have been working at City of San Diego full-time (More than 3 years)RecommendsPositive OutlookRecommendsPositive Outlook
Great people to work with, interesting projects and making a difference in the community.
Budget can be an issue, entrenched work flows and bureaucracy
Advice to Management
Trust your people we are adults and do like to work and manage our own projects, if you want talented work force you need to pay for them.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- No OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks – interviewed at City of San Diego (San Diego, CA) in May 2015.
You have to first apply to get on the list for the position. When a position opens, they then pull applicants from the eligibility list for an interview. I believe I had been on the eligibility list for over a year before getting an interview. They send out an email to people on the eligibility list to submit their resume and cover letter, then they email to set up an interview. They give you the list of interview questions 15 minutes before the interview, which is very helpful. Overall the interview process was decent. Not too difficult but not too easy. Pretty straight to the point. It took about three weeks to hear back. They also scheduled a follow-up appointment to give interview feedback which is extremely helpful to know how well you did and what you need to improve on.
- They asked a hypothetical questions related to the position to assess understanding and experience of the duties of the position. Answer Question
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