City of Alexandria Virginia

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Overall good place to work

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Urban Planner
Current Employee - Urban Planner

I have been working at City of Alexandria Virginia

Pros

Interesting projects, very talented co-workers

Cons

No work-life balance, superiors often undermine staff

Advice to ManagementAdvice

give staff more authority to make decisions, remove bottle-necks

Recommends
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Mid-size local government, room to grow if you look for opportunities

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst  in  Alexandria, VA
    Current Employee - Analyst in Alexandria, VA

    I have been working at City of Alexandria Virginia full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    work-life balance, flexible work schedules, generally good senior management, opportunities for growth/exposure to executive leadership, public facing

    Cons

    political, salary discrepancies between departments, aging management is sometimes not attuned to needs of younger staff

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    embrace more telework opportunities, invest in better IT infrastructure, and explore more cross-seeding employees (allowing flexibility to advance careers through experience in other departments)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    Great at first

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Recreation Leader II  in  Alexandria, VA
    Former Employee - Recreation Leader II in Alexandria, VA

    I worked at City of Alexandria Virginia full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits, great coworkers and schedules.

    Cons

    New Management took over. RPCA lost 30% of their people while senior management gave themselves 6% raise.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To Human Resources
    Please be careful who gets hired.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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