City of Louisville (Kentucky)

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City of Louisville (Kentucky) Reviews

Updated May 1, 2015
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  1. Positive and frustrating

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at City of Louisville (Kentucky) full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great people, lots of impact

    Cons

    Old systems, old thinking. It's city government.

  2. Truckers hauling your freakin

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    Current Employee - Trucker in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Trucker in Louisville, KY

    I have been working at City of Louisville (Kentucky)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Love Thunder over Louisville alot

    Cons

    No truck parking, many businesses won't let you park on their property like cedar springs apartments, Wal-Mart, Kmart etc....Louisville is a trashy city too...can't someone set up an event twice a year or something where all residences must be in attendance to help clean up? Plus...too many thugs!!

    Advice to Management

    There are gobs of abandoned homes...the city should buy the land for cheap and make trucker parking.

  3. Micro managing Deputy Directors and Nurse Leadership with no understanding how clinics operate.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY

    I have been working at City of Louisville (Kentucky) full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    8-5, Holidays off, No weekends, Dr. Nesbitt, Salaries are Public information

    Cons

    Salary- you almost qualify for SNAP and WIC due to poor salaries if you are a new employee. Long term staff make high salaries and brag and bully new staff. Terrible fiilthy conditions, carpet smells, Jobs continued to be threated due to previous administration handling of salaries . Impossible to fire an incompetent staff member due to union. Union always wins. Supervisors are expected to take on more work while deputy directors cut staff.The only intrest for leadership is data collection and Healthy 2020.

    Advice to Management

    Clean up the building,replace the stained fiflthy, moldy carpet. Support supervisors, listen to their suggestions. Have a collaberative menagement team not a dictator leadership who does not understand the processes at the clinics. Close programs that you have no intention on keeping long term such as WIC, immunizations, Family Planning, STD.

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  5. Public Sector

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    Former Employee - OSHA in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - OSHA in Louisville, KY

    I worked at City of Louisville (Kentucky) full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    I moved on to another more rewarding job.

    Cons

    Nothing happens fast. Always told no money but everyone with the exception of HR gets raises and non-union loses on everything.

  6. Helpful (1)

    Politics

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY

    I worked at City of Louisville (Kentucky)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    The workers/employees...they try and they care.

    Cons

    Politics of management and upper management...ruins the entire organization. The facility...over crowded and contaminated. Lack of ENFORCED protocal.

    Advice to Management

    Lose the politics and guide the employees...we are here for the community and its animals.

  7. Helpful (1)

    good, family friendly.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY

    I have been working at City of Louisville (Kentucky)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, respected organization among peers, profitable to shareholder.

    Cons

    limited growth opportunities, limited reach and small company.

    Advice to Management

    reduce wasteful expenditure, imbibe ownership among managers, reward excellent performers and based on their contributions, don't be afraid to try new methods, limit favoritism.

  8. Helpful (1)

    Stay away from Facilities Mgmt Division

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY

    I worked at City of Louisville (Kentucky)

    Pros

    It looks good as a filler on your resume, decent pay scales, great health benefits, great environment to be in when dealing with coworkers,

    Cons

    Too much politics, the exact epitome of extreme nepotism, its not about your skills, education, or work ethic. It is more about who's butt will you kiss to keep your job.

    Advice to Management

    Learn your job, take a class or two on management 101 and employee relations. Stop placing friends, family members, associates and unqualified individuals in positions just because you are in a position to do so.

  9. Helpful (1)

    Government employment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY

    I have been working at City of Louisville (Kentucky)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    The hours are reasonable. It is a social work environment.

    Cons

    Organizational structure may be effected by changes in local leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Be prepared for rapid shifts in jobs and management.

  10. It was Ok

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at City of Louisville (Kentucky)

    Negative Outlook
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    They had good benefits, good work loads. Good people some of them were hard working.-some not so much

    Cons

    Friends of friends seem to get the best jobs. A lot that type of stuff went on. HR seem to listen to outside advise more than it should have. Very quick to cave

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees

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