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City of Houston Employee Reviews about "good benefits"

Updated Jan 13, 2021

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City of Houston Mayor/Executive Officer Sylvester Turner (no image)
Sylvester Turner
140 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good place to work with good benefits(in 41 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, accrued vacation time(in 29 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "No room to grow from low pay rates group(in 14 reviews)

  • "No room for growth unless someone retires(in 10 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      City of Houston

      Apr 11, 2019 - Supervisor in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excelent working conditions, good benefits, stable employement

      Cons

      little mobility in job placement

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Fun Job

      Jan 13, 2021 - Field Supervisor in Houston, TX
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good benefits, hours and pay

      Cons

      It's very political and it depends on the people around you that have been there for years if you will stay or go

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Jan 12, 2021 - Administrative Associate 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good place to work with good benefits

      Cons

      There are no cons to my work

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Horrific Unprofessional Managerial Culture

      Sep 27, 2020 - Human Resource OTOD in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Stable with good benefits and pension.

      Cons

      Horrible and unprofessionsl mid and senior leadership. Extremly toxic, condescending and disrespectful work culture, as it pertains to leadership. The pay is sub-part in comparison to a typical corporate position.

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Goverment

      Aug 5, 2020 - Systems Consultant in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits, pension, healthcare. Some of the most competent and intelligent people I have worked for.

      Cons

      Silos, goverment burocracy. You cant advance unless you ring the rigth people.

      1 person found this review helpful
    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Very good place to work and have a career.

      May 9, 2020 - Engineering Manager in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of good work/projects, many opportunities, stable, safety emphasis, good health benefits.

      Cons

      Often too much work, compensation can be on the lower side.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to start a career

      Apr 30, 2020 - Graduate Engineer in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Job security, good benefits, interesting projects, excellent work/life balance.

      Cons

      Lower salary than private sector.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Secure job

      Oct 7, 2019 - Environmental Scientist in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      *good benefits *if you like working on your own most days its good * if you like silence in the work place its good *open to ideas

      Cons

      its government pay so its not the best

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Public Sector Management

      Feb 26, 2019 - Bureau Chief in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good health benefits and retirement plans

      Cons

      Bureaucratic processes that delay procurement and change management

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      1 person found this review helpful
    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Good pay, make a difference, but bureaucratic frustrations

      Mar 30, 2019 - Assistant Director in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay. Good benefits. Love working for citizens. Professional development opportunities. Great coworkers and fun.

      Cons

      Bureaucratic frustrations. Too many hurdles to get basic things done. Things are slow to get fixed. Things depend on who mayor is. That is frustrating.

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