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Updated January 3, 2018
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Bart General Manager Grace Crunican
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  1. "Administrative Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bart full-time

    Pros

    Job Flexibility, work hours, work/life balance.

    Cons

    Upward mobility can be challenging.

    Advice to Management

    Be open minded to hiring well qualified candidates who may be new to BART,but are able to bring an abundance of knowledge, experience and new ideologies to the organization.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Terrible and overpaid management, low morale"

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    Current Employee - Station Agent in Oakland, CA
    Current Employee - Station Agent in Oakland, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Bart part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - pay & benefits unbeatable
    - 1 hour lunch break & 2 30 min breaks.
    - generally stress free work except for dealing w/ management and rude customers
    - a job you can’t really ever get fired from
    - strong union
    - you can watch DVDs, read, have your own business or even go shopping on company time if you work at downtown SF or Peninsula station especially because no one really is watching.

    Cons

    - Management
    - poor morale and very lazy coworkers
    - unclear policies
    - no room for growth or learning
    - dead end job
    - full of lifers who only get their friends and family in

    Advice to Management

    They wouldn’t listen anyway

  3. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oakland, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oakland, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bart full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pay-benefits-work is good because of the train running we only get so much run out there so we work only about 3to 4 hours a Day can’t beat that

    Cons

    Not enough work and the Africa American are lazy management needs to clap down more on people there and one rule they have is no tolerance but never and I mean never enforce that rule

    Advice to Management

    Clap down more


  4. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bart full-time

    Pros

    Great environment, good benefits good company

    Cons

    None that I can think of


  5. "Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Bart full-time

    Pros

    Steady job, very reasonable salary and health insurance benefit

    Cons

    Bad Mortal at company, bad treatment, no advancement opportunity

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees better and you can get better result. Do not just make your paper work look good. Be real and let your employees do their jobs.


  6. "Train Operator"

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    Current Employee - Train Operator in Dublin, CA
    Current Employee - Train Operator in Dublin, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bart full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, excellent pay and paid time off.

    Cons

    Schedule driven job. Feel like part of a machine.

    Advice to Management

    Loose the us vs them attitude.


  7. "intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bart full-time

    Pros

    you learn a lot and u get to be part of a great construction

    Cons

    sometime it gets bored and nothing for you to do as an intern

  8. "Good and Bad"

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    Former Employee - Electronics Technician in Richmond, CA
    Former Employee - Electronics Technician in Richmond, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bart full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits for all employees

    Cons

    Poor training and lacks professionalism

    Advice to Management

    Better training


  9. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Division Manager in Oakland, CA
    Former Employee - Division Manager in Oakland, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bart (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, decent salary, stability.

    Cons

    Unions run the show, a no-frills work put in your time and go home effort.

    Advice to Management

    Be careful how you treat people, especially professionals and engineers.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Maintenance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oakland, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oakland, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bart full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    pay and benefits are hard to beat

    Cons

    Political- it is more who rather than what you know


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