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Updated February 13, 2017
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  • Low pay, stressful and unprofessional work environment (in 6 reviews)

  • Pay is horrible, no raises unless approved by City Council (no raise in 1 (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "City Of Atlanta"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Atlanta full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are the only okay thing

    Cons

    Pay for parking everyday. Low pay


  2. "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Lawrenceville, GA
    Current Employee - Manager in Lawrenceville, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Atlanta full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent work environment, exposure to various business sectors.

    Cons

    High pressure, fast paced.


  3. "Watershed"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Atlanta full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance
    Great company employees and coworkers

    Cons

    Hard to get promoted
    Hard to get raises

    Advice to Management

    Be willing to pay employees for their worth and work.


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  5. "Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Atlanta (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great! No Complaints! Enjoyed my time working there!

    Cons

    No cons the staff was helpful and friendly!


  6. "Parks & Rec was great"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Atlanta part-time

    Pros

    Great pay and solid hours

    Cons

    No real cons working at the city of atlanta

    Advice to Management

    I bleieve better explaniation of compensation and benefits is recommended


  7. "Easy job but comes with a price"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Atlanta full-time

    Pros

    Laid back, very easy job

    Cons

    Pay is not so good

    Advice to Management

    Pay employees more


  8. "Ehh!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Atlanta full-time

    Pros

    Good health insurance. Sick days can be used for parents, spouse, children.

    Cons

    Pension plan no longer available for all employees. Unhealthy organizational culture. No salary increase for most over a decade.Look at staffing levels.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on culture, be fair, bring salaries at least in the orbit of market value. Hold managers accountable for their behavior


  9. "good experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great training opportunities, good management

    Cons

    a bit stressful, no proper procedures in place


  10. "City of Atlanta Internship"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Has plenty of opportunities for college students to go into any department they choose. The pay is very good for the internship.

    Cons

    The City of Atlanta does not have the best communication between departments or even within the same department. Communication can be severely delayed.

    Advice to Management

    Should upgrade some of the current systems for faster processes. A lot of things are handwritten and should be put into a computer system.


  11. "Security Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Security Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Security Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Vacation time and sick time benefits.

    Cons

    Too much Favoritism. Everybody is related. They do not go by qualifications but by who you know or related .

    Advice to Management

    Stop the favoritism and relatives and go on knowledge.



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