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City of Beaumont Reviews

Updated October 27, 2017
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  1. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great company to work with
    Good benefits
    Plenty of opportunities to grow/ advance

    Cons

    No cons for this company.


  2. "OK place to work for the area"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at City of Beaumont full-time

    Pros

    Pay is decent, good benefits and time off policies. Very competitive retirement contribution matching

    Cons

    Extremely bureaucratic, does not follow through with projects, very "top heavy" way of making decisions (employees rarely have input)

  3. "City of Beaumont"

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

    Pros

    the people you work with are good people.

    Cons

    The people in charge really don't care about you


  4. "good company to wrok for"

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    Current Employee - Library Clerk in Beaumont, TX
    Current Employee - Library Clerk in Beaumont, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City of Beaumont part-time

    Pros

    great for internal employee promotions

    Cons

    some departments are better to work for than others, the library is great


  5. "custodian"

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    Current Employee - Park Ranger in Beaumont, TX
    Current Employee - Park Ranger in Beaumont, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City of Beaumont part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good benefits steady work great people

    Cons

    start off pay is low


  6. "Event Facilities"

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    Current Employee - Event Facilities in Beaumont, TX
    Current Employee - Event Facilities in Beaumont, TX

    I have been working at City of Beaumont (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits,and insurance good job.

    Cons

    Sometimes we have to work at night shift alone in the building.

    Advice to Management

    It is better to work two people, if something happens, the other help to him and ask for help.


  7. "Assistant City Attorney"

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    Former Employee - Attorney in Beaumont, TX
    Former Employee - Attorney in Beaumont, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Reasonable hours, trial experience, good health benefits. A sense of ownership in the city and enthusiasm in municipal work. Provides a clearer understanding of the day-today operation of city government. Excellent encouragement and support regarding attendance of continuing education classes

    Cons

    Public sector salary, low opportunity for advancement. A difficult environment for outsiders to feel welcome. Possibility of public scrutiny. Dearth of job performance feedback.

    Advice to Management

    Clearer communication regarding goals and objectives. Bi-Annual performance reviews. Increase accessibility and provide an anonymous medium in which employees may provide suggestions and feedback.

  8. "Project Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Beaumont, TX
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Beaumont, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at City of Beaumont (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice supervisor, and very good team work environment

    Cons

    The marketing and branding need more work on it.


  9. "Working for the fire dept. in Beaumont, TX."

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    Former Employee - Driver/Operator in Beaumont, TX
    Former Employee - Driver/Operator in Beaumont, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at City of Beaumont (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I enjoyed my years in Beaumont.

    Cons

    Lot of newer employees moving up too quickly. Most have prior experience but need more time at the new dept. before going in to management positions.

    Advice to Management

    Try to implement some of the things your long time employees bring to your attention.


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    "Secretary"

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    Former Employee - Secretary II in Beaumont, TX
    Former Employee - Secretary II in Beaumont, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    the city of Beaumont offers great benefits, the pay is great, had a lot of downtime always completed work

    Cons

    Overall experience was great -- a lot of duties had to be fulfilled more pay could have been offered but I wasn't there for long


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