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City of Cleveland, Ohio Reviews

Updated December 6, 2018
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City of Cleveland, Ohio Mayor Frank G. Jackson
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  1. "Firefighter"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at City of Cleveland, Ohio full-time

    Pros

    Brotherhood, Exciting, Good Food, Helping people, Schedule, Work life balance

    Cons

    There are not many cons


  2. "Video Editor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at City of Cleveland, Ohio full-time

    Pros

    Learning environment, great if you enjoy politics, staff is great. Freedom to create some content

    Cons

    production only takes place within city limits. Small audience if that is important to you. not much room for upward movement.

  3. "Safety"

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

    I have been working at City of Cleveland, Ohio full-time

    Pros

    Vacation and accruing comp time.

    Cons

    Everything else, lack of managerial responsibility


  4. "Firefighter/Medic"

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    Current Employee - Firefighter/Paramedic in Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Firefighter/Paramedic in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City of Cleveland, Ohio full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great coworkers, amazing brotherhood, adrenaline rush at times. Fantastic benefits.

    Cons

    Hazardous working environment while on emergency calls.

    Advice to Management

    Spend more money on gear required, such as SCBA's, turnout gear and fire apparatus.


  5. "Steady work"

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    Current Employee - Patrolman
    Current Employee - Patrolman
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Cleveland, Ohio full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Paid every 2 weeks like clockwork!

    Cons

    Political appointee's to certain positions who maynot be fully qualified

    Advice to Management

    Support your employees, listen to they're advice.


  6. "Cleveland Public Power"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Manager in Cleveland, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Cleveland, Ohio full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Job stability. Not much accountability or disciplinary processes in place which makes dismissal of under performing employees tough.

    Cons

    Not much equitable room for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Respect and support your team. They want to succeed.


  7. "Disease Intervention Specialist Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Disease Intervention Specialist Supervisor in Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Disease Intervention Specialist Supervisor in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at City of Cleveland, Ohio full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, experience, customer service, rewarding.

    Cons

    Limited growth, lower wages, no education recognition.

    Advice to Management

    Management training should be provided on a quarterly basis.

  8. "Highly underpaid; supervisors consistently scapegoat subordinates to conver for their mistakes; everyone for himself."

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    Current Employee - Assistant Director of Law in Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Assistant Director of Law in Cleveland, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Cleveland, Ohio full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic healthcare benefits; family friendly sick leave policy; flexible vacation scheduling; cheap discounted parking in downtown.

    Cons

    Highly underpaid; supervisors consistently scapegoat subordinates to conver for their mistakes; dog-eat-dog environment.

    Advice to Management

    Increase salaries to near market levels; stop throwing subordinates under the bus to save yourself.


  9. "Safety programs manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at City of Cleveland, Ohio full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits , good retirement, lots of holidays.

    Cons

    Political, biased, lower pay and unfair merit increases


  10. "Accountant"

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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 Cleveland, Ohio full-time

    Pros

    Great Environment
    Smart people to work with

    Cons

    Too slow in employment process
    Not enough pay for job