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City of Chandler Reviews

Updated June 8, 2017
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  1. "The City of Chandler review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Facilities Manager in Chandler, AZ
    Current Employee - Facilities Manager in Chandler, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City of Chandler full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Innovative organization that is quick to move towards current trends

    Cons

    High stress and expectations; minimal flexibility to accommodate personal needs


  2. "Lifeguard Review"

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    Current Employee - Lifeguard in Chandler, AZ
    Current Employee - Lifeguard in Chandler, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to work, challenging but rewarding.

    Cons

    Sometimes you deal with difficult patrons and coworkers.

  3. "Too good to be true"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Pay, benefits, clean building, same hours

    Cons

    Cameras everywhere. management not friendly at all.


  4. "Good at first but then they lost their heart."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chandler, AZ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chandler, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at City of Chandler full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, ok pay. Lots of good hard working employees who care about the city they serve even in spite of bad managers.

    Cons

    Horrible mgt all the way to the top. Mgt have each other's backs but not the employees. No mgr ever gets laid off or fired they just get promoted for doing bad things. This helps to cover up their poor treatment of employees.

    Advice to Management

    Next time you have a downsizing try getting rid of the dry rot you call mgt. City council you need to take a good look at what Mgrs are really doing.


  5. "Lifeguard I"

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    Former Employee - Lifeguard I in Chandler, AZ
    Former Employee - Lifeguard I in Chandler, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Chandler (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The pay was higher than other jobs for High Schoolers, everyone was about the same age which made it easy to relate to your coworkers an managers

    Cons

    It was a summer outdoor job with extremely long hours, most patrons saw you as a glorified baby sitter instead of as a lifeguard

    Advice to Management

    Hiring more guards and shortening shifts would increase guard attentiveness and efficiency. Also, the group lifeguard fitness was unnecessary.


  6. "Dispatch Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Dispatcher in Chandler, AZ
    Former Employee - Dispatcher in Chandler, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pay, benefits, pursuing advanced technological applications, dedicated and long-term employees

    Cons

    Civilian employees will always play second fiddle to sworn personnel

    Advice to Management

    Keep the focus on technology and rooting out problem employees


  7. "fitness floor"

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    Former Employee - Fitness Floor Staff in Chandler, AZ
    Former Employee - Fitness Floor Staff in Chandler, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Chandler part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Best job for someone looking an easy and fun job. More fit for a fitness enthusiast that knows they are talking about when customers ask questions. Advancement can happen within months which is great!

    Cons

    Pay is low and there are 5 specific shifts a day and weekends consist of two to three shift times.

    Advice to Management

    Linda is awesome and I enjoyed her being my supervisor while I worked there.

  8. "Improving! And that's hard, for government entities."

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    Former Employee - Technology Clerk in Chandler, AZ
    Former Employee - Technology Clerk in Chandler, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at City of Chandler part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, many friendly people in management. I hear there have been several positive changes since I left due to personal reasons.

    Cons

    It paid too little to keep people who knew what they were doing, so they left. Then no one knew what to do anymore, and it was like flying by the seat of your pants with patrons every day.

    Frequently was ordered to do menial tasks by one superior, then chastised by another superior for getting distracted by irrelevant work. This happened a lot.

    Advice to Management

    Let Tech Clerks do more, or encourage the people above you to let them do more. So much wasted employee utilization.


  9. "city review"

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

    I have been working at City of Chandler part-time

    Pros

    Flexible Scheduling. Willing to work around your needs. Training. Advancing is up to you. If you want to take additional education or training, just ask.

    Cons

    There are no raises if you stay at your current position. Apply to be promoted

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing! Management team is above and beyond.


  10. "Lifeguard"

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

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits, flexible hours

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement, no significant pay raises

    Advice to Management

    Efficient operations is a must


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