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Could be one of the best utilities if...

Chief Advisor (Former Employee) Seattle, WA

ProsEmployee pride
Great benefits
Learning opportunities

ConsPolitics
Bureaucracy
Inefficient work processes
Slow pace of many old time employees with the sense of entitlement
Too much union influence

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed more independence from the City bureaucracy and budget

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    A place to hang your hat

    Administrative Specialist (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

    I have been working at City of Seattle


    Pros: Excellent pay and benefits; conveniently located in Downtown Seattle, and in… Cons: Stagnation and lack of promotions; no job prospects; lack of camraderie between… Advice to Senior Management: Get off your pedestal and treat subordinates like peers not like servants to your needs. Under… More
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    Easy Street.

    Energy Management Analyst (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

    I have been working at City of Seattle


    Pros: Interesting assignments and face-to-face interactions with customers. Cons: Too many people complacent with mediocrity. Advice to Senior Management: Get the budget straight! More
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