Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

www.wsscwater.com
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Quasi government agency with its share of bureaucratic malaise and optimism

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Current Employee - Project Manager in Laurel, MD
Current Employee - Project Manager in Laurel, MD

I have been working at Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission full-time (Less than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Beautiful building, workspace, free parking, and a crew of smart professionals with passion to do the right thing by their internal and external customers - despite any and all brick walls. Effort underway to integrate all departments to operate efficiently. Incredible strategists and industry thought-leaders. Workplace allows for introductions to political, education, business and government affiliate representatives. Great environment to enhance project management skills and development of personal "Best Practice" model.

Cons

A few inexperienced mid-level professionals are often left unchecked by senior management. Lends opportunities for less than favorable working conditions. Non-existent work-life balance. Majority of committed managers and front-line workers operating in fear-based work environment often creates chaotic, disorganized approach to work outcomes.

Advice to Management

360-degree evaluations to include anonymous offerings from front-line staff. Be prepared to "see" and "listen" to whats happening on the ground with your workforce. Service to external customers begins with commitment to the internal - your staff.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    World Class it is NOT!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Laurel, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Laurel, MD

    I have been working at Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, Holiday Count, Compessed Work Schedule with Supervisor Approval

    Cons

    No real opportunities to promote, no employee engagement, low morale Old computer software and systems

    Advice to Management

    Care to care, to listen, to do something....anything???


  2. Helpful (3)

    Great place to work if your relatives work here or you like dysfunction

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Intern in Laurel, MD
    Current Intern - Intern in Laurel, MD

    I have been working at Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission as an intern (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Pleasant environment depending on the floor your working on. Some departments are much more friendly than others.

    Cons

    Favoritism is at an all time high and HR Department does this the most. Family members move up very quickly. Unless you are related to someone or have a very close relationship with a current employee it may not be as easy to obtain employment at this agency. HR is very dysfunctional; unorganized; slow to complete hiring process Many unqualified applicants hired When there's issues with employees or departments, EVERYONE knows.

    Advice to Management

    Start from scratch with your HR department. Upgrade IT for the company Be fair in hiring/promoting Kill the nepotism


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