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  1.  

    Okay

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Police Officer in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Police Officer in Houston, TX

    I have been working at City of Houston full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    A lot of divisions to move around

    Cons

    None at this time that I can think of.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    I was promoted quickly due to getting the licenses required and proving myself.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at City of Houston full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Job stability. Ok insurance package

    Cons

    People you work wth. They are like crabs in a bucket. Hard to move departments

    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to work

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Houston, TX
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Houston, TX

    I have been working at City of Houston as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits and choices in doctors

    Cons

    Drama, mandatory over time( not always a bad thing) lonely people./

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    city of houston

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    Current Employee - SPM in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - SPM in Houston, TX

    I have been working at City of Houston full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    stable , once retired get a check till you die , then your wife gets it

    Cons

    non competitive pay , benefits keep being reduced

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    figure out how to staff the workplace

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Average pay and not very challenging but very flexible with schedule and transportation support to and from work

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    Current Employee - Information Technology in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Information Technology in Houston, TX

    I have been working at City of Houston full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule
    Clear job duties
    Easy going environment

    Cons

    Average pay
    Health benefits costly

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great entry level experience.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at City of Houston

    Pros

    You create a working pace that works best for you.

    Cons

    The once excellent benefits are now just standard benefits.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    My experience at the city is not good at all

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    Current Employee - Clinic Assistant in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Clinic Assistant in Houston, TX

    I have been working at City of Houston full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    I cant see it now

    Cons

    If you dont know any management you can not move or promote

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    My experience at the City of Houston has been a rollercoaster ride since day one.

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst IV in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst IV in Houston, TX

    I have been working at City of Houston full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, promotions if you work hard and accept challenges, great people.

    Cons

    Communication is terrible, no one takes accountability, everyone is always comparing salaries and job duties.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider giving incentives like education reimbursement, stop wasteful spending and increase training.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Adventurist experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at City of Houston

    Pros

    One of the best things about working here is the work experience. Learning to work in a busy environment,fast past office a variety of different languages.

    Cons

    Being able to adapt to different cultures and having to maintain a balance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would learn to appreciate the people that work under me.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Park maintance

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    Former Contractor - Welder/Simi Skilled Laborer
    Former Contractor - Welder/Simi Skilled Laborer

    I worked at City of Houston as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benifits and 401k along with working with all kinds of people..

    Cons

    Low pay grade. Very hard to move up in the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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