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Updated Jun 11, 2021

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3.5
81%
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64%
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City of El Paso City Manager Joyce Wilson (no image)
Joyce Wilson
22 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexibility, benefits, pension,work-life balance(in 4 reviews)

  • "Pension, job security, variety of developments(in 3 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Not a lot of opportunities for advancement(in 4 reviews)

  • "pay no(in 2 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      City of El Paso

      Apr 7, 2021 - Associate Accountant in El Paso, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Little stress and good work life balance.

      Cons

      No cons, overall great environment.

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great entry level

      May 22, 2021 - Accountant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great staff, family friendly environment, stress free, 4/10 work week, management acknowledges hard work, work from home during pandemic

      Cons

      Low entry level pay, advanced education and experience not considered, everyone starts at bottom of pay scale.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      descent

      Jun 8, 2021 - Engineering Division Manager in El Paso, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      don't have any at this time

      Cons

      Very good leadership and very good bonuses

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Opportunities

      May 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in El Paso, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      There are opportunities to grow and they focus on professional development

      Cons

      Your vacation time leave is based whether your coworker took leave

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    5. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Run Away

      Jun 11, 2021 - Public Safety Call Taker in El Paso, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      None that I can think of.

      Cons

      Most toxic environment I have ever had the misfortune of working in.

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Job Security

      Jun 4, 2021 - Electrical Engineering Associate 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Job security and offers a pension. Not many places have that.

      Cons

      Salaries are below market. But that is expected in any government work.

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    7. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Fraternity and Favorism are the norms

      Apr 23, 2021 - Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      paid time off, medical insurance (although very bad coverage), holidays

      Cons

      Fraternity and favorism are in its culture. Gender and national origin/race/ethnicity based discrimination is very common.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to build new skills

      Mar 5, 2021 - Assistant City Attorney in El Paso, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Diversity in cases Ability to delve in new practice areas Work/life balance

      Cons

      Hard to move up/make more money

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    9. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Stepping Stone to Greater things...

      Mar 18, 2021 - Marketing Assistant in El Paso, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Okay benefits, work schedule is pretty good.

      Cons

      But promotions virtually do not exist. Very little room for growth. People stay in positions for decades and the entire city is held back from evolving and keeping up with the rest of the world.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great job if you're a graduate student

      Jan 1, 2021 - Research Assistant in El Paso, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      80% tuition reimbursement program, some telecommuting authorized.

      Cons

      Salaries are low for employees with graduate degrees, few opportunities for advancement.

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