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Updated Jul 28, 2022

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3.3
37%
Recommend to a Friend
56%
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Pros
  • "Great management, excellent benefits, able to serve the community(in 4 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Overall

    Jul 28, 2022 - Intern - Hourly in Costa Mesa, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great working environment and good potential for career growth

    Cons

    No cons on top of my mind

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  2. 1.0
    Current Employee

    poor work environment

    May 16, 2022 - Firefighter in Costa Mesa, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    salary and schedule were pretty awesome

    Cons

    inconsistent standards of training which led to lots of confusion

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great environment

    Dec 5, 2021 - Building Tech II 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work with some great people

    Cons

    Amount of work can be overwhelming at times

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  4. 1.0
    Current Employee

    Stay Away

    Sep 16, 2021 - IT Manager in Costa Mesa, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Location, Building, Pay (somewhat), Office Hardware

    Cons

    Office Relations, Coworkers, Pay, Political climate, Micromanaging, Training, Career, Turnover, nepotism

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Very good job

    Feb 25, 2021 - Recreation Leader II 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Very flexible with hours and the job itself was very rewarding.

    Cons

    The pay starts out low and hours are little.

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Great with flexible hours

    Mar 9, 2021 - Intern 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    They have very flexible hours

    Cons

    Not a lot of work for Intern.

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Treated well

    Feb 18, 2021 - Senior Community Services Leader in Costa Mesa, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    All of the people are very nice and the job gets you outside

    Cons

    The work can become very tedious

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good potential

    Feb 24, 2021 - Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great people and great work

    Cons

    Poor management with very little future planning

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good place to work

    Sep 27, 2020 - Recreation Leader II 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    fun job, fun company culture

    Cons

    low pay, not much room for advancement

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Flexible hours

    Jul 9, 2020 - Community Service Leader III in Costa Mesa, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great job if you're in school, and I love my coworkers

    Cons

    Depending on where you work, it could be understaffed

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City of Costa Mesa Reviews FAQs

City of Costa Mesa has an overall rating of 3.3 out of 5, based on over 36 reviews left anonymously by employees. 37% of employees would recommend working at City of Costa Mesa to a friend and 31% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, City of Costa Mesa employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at City of Costa Mesa. This rating has improved by 10% over the last 12 months.

37% of City of Costa Mesa employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated City of Costa Mesa 2.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.1 for culture and values and 2.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at City of Costa Mesa to be culture, workplace, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, benefits.

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