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City of Long Beach Reviews

Updated January 8, 2018
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  1. "Great Job"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Long Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Long Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Long Beach full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great job. Good benefits. Growth potential

    Cons

    I don't have any cons

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. "Clerk Typist"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Wonderful communication, I felt I had great support from my peers and supervisors

    Cons

    It is a government office, so there is some inherent bureaucracy

  3. "Great Work Environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recreation Specialist IV in Long Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Recreation Specialist IV in Long Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at City of Long Beach part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    If you are a college student the ob is very flexible with your schedule. You can also move around departments very easily.

    Cons

    If you run a school program and there is no special vacation program there is no work and you have to see other departments.

    Advice to Management

    Maybe just update us on higher management decisions more frequently


  4. "okay"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    flexible work schedule, good people

    Cons

    no mobility, no pay raise


  5. "Miss working there"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Learned a lot, got to work with great people, had opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    Forced union dues, some political negatives


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Clerk Typist"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at City of Long Beach full-time

    Pros

    Great hours, pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Your pay step increases are pretty much the only growth you'll see.


  7. "Its okay to work here"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at City of Long Beach full-time

    Pros

    Great People, very good vibes with everyone.

    Cons

    Bad pay, terrible management, no opportunity to move up.

  8. "You want racism come to the city of Long Beach"

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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 Long Beach full-time

    Pros

    Hard working men and women that actually do the job.

    Cons

    Rampid racism, nepotism and downright people in the upper management that do not deserve their job they make everything worse.

    Advice to Management

    Quit, and stop making people's lives horrible. Oh but wait you can't quit you wouldn't survive anywhere else.


  9. "Recreational Specialist Level V"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at City of Long Beach part-time

    Pros

    Great working with the kids and helping them with homework

    Cons

    Not enough hours is provided


  10. "Outreach Worker"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Outreach Worker in Long Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Outreach Worker in Long Beach, CA
    Recommends

    I have been working at City of Long Beach part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working for the Long Beach Health Department has been a positive experience. There is flexibility and lots of opportunities to really make an impact with the community.

    Cons

    It seems even though your qualified for a position that higher up the ladder, other who are less experienced and know the supervisor seem to get hired.

    Advice to Management

    Please understand the value of diverse educational backgrounds.


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