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Seattle, WA
1001 to 5000 employees
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$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
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As a city, Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is leading local government in environmental stewardship, green building and social justice, making our City what it is today and shaping our ... Read more

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    Former Employee - Assistant City Attorney

    I worked at City of Seattle full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    SCAO is a great place to work

    Cons

    Work in silos. White and polite. Isolating. Minimal institutional knowledge shared

    Advice to Management

    Actually apply RSJI initiative to all work of SCAO. Minimal diversity.

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City of Seattle Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at City of Seattle.

    Interview

    It was a poorly organized process; told I had no interview and then that I did months later; my ethnic name was messed up many times; one interviewer was oddly cold that may just have been the way interview was set up, but there was little back and forth; no eye contact. This is the 2nd process that seemed pre-decided based on how much energy the team was giving it. Perhaps they were just going through the motions until they finalized the person they wanted all along.

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City of Seattle Awards & Accolades

  • Employer of the Year, State of Washington, 2013

Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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