City of Alexandria Virginia

  www.alexandriava.gov
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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
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

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

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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 (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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    Administrative Assistant II

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant II in Alexandria, VA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant II in Alexandria, VA

    I have been working at City of Alexandria Virginia full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The benefits are great!

    Cons

    The atmosphere is very negative, not a team environment, lack of leadership.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Follow through with actions when it comes to changes in team members and atmosphere.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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