City and County of San Francisco Reviews

Updated Jan 12, 2021

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City and County of San Francisco Mayor London Breed
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  1. "Pretty great"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chemist in Honolulu, HI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at City and County of San Francisco full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Time off with pto and holidays

    Cons

    Sometimes a little stressful but can manage it

  2. "Analyst"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Administrative Analyst in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at City and County of San Francisco full-time

    Pros

    People in the workplace are chill

    Cons

    No company parties since this is a non-profit


  3. "Great"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Licensed Mortgage Loan Originator in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at City and County of San Francisco full-time

    Pros

    It is great, relaxed, good pay, health and retirement.

    Cons

    Political at certain department and divisions.

  4. "Great job"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at City and County of San Francisco full-time

    Pros

    Stable, great people, learn a lot

    Cons

    Unbalanced work distribution. The more you’re capable, the more you will get assigned

  5. "run the other direction"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Director 

    I worked at City and County of San Francisco full-time

    Pros

    The money and benefits are good

    Cons

    Absolutely everything else is horrible

  6. "Serving the public"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Project Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City and County of San Francisco full-time

    Pros

    Get to help the city you love, work with great people, great benefits

    Cons

    Can be challenging working in politics

  7. "Great, challenging place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Civil Engineering Technician in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City and County of San Francisco full-time

    Pros

    Wide variety of interesting projects

    Cons

    Some departments are short staffed

  8. "amazing"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City and County of San Francisco part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    the staff makes it worthwhile

    Cons

    They will be strict on policies and rules.

  9. "Good pay and benefits with good work life balanec"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Airport Customer Service 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City and County of San Francisco full-time

    Pros

    Stable work environment, competitive pay, generous benefits

    Cons

    Working for a public entity restricts creativity

  10. "Great for benefits"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Accountant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at City and County of San Francisco full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    One of the perks is having a pension plan. The teams I've worked with are smaller than other departments, so I work on different parts of accounting from AP/Banking/GL.

    Cons

    Getting promoted is a hassle. You always have to take an exam to be considered in a promotion instead of basing it on performance.

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