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23 years. Auto mechanic

Mechanic III (Current Employee)
Houston, TX

ProsSteady work, excellent training opportunities, good benefits, better than average retirement plan.

ConsPay below private sector, limited advancement opportunities, "institutional thinking".

Advice to Senior ManagementStop trying to do all your employees' thinking for them. Realize that "personal accountability" needs to start at the top, not the bottom.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great opportunities for advancement

    Specialist (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    I have been working at City of Houston full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Opportunities to advance into management. Learn lots of crossover skills. Opportunity to… Cons: Salaries are lower as far as take home pay, but… Advice to Senior Management: loosen up on the punch-in punch-out thing... Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Intern (Former Employee)
    Houston, TX

    I worked at City of Houston as an intern for less than a year


    Pros: Gave me freedom to work on a project. Very supportive. Provided proper resources… Cons: Very laid back environment. You can push things too hard. If that is what you want, great.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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