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City of New Haven, CT Reviews

Updated December 23, 2016
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  1. "architec"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at City of New Haven, CT full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fun Job and good people

    Cons

    must like fun job and laughing

    Advice to Management

    keep up good work


  2. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Director in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Director in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at City of New Haven, CT full-time

    Pros

    Great oppertunities for personal growth.

    Cons

    Promotional oppertunities are limited but available.


  3. "Para salary"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in New Haven, CT
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City of New Haven, CT full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Paid Sick time
    Pain Vacation time
    Summers off
    You're out by 3pm
    No paper work
    Field trips
    Easy

    Cons

    Low salary
    Weak responsibility
    Little room for opportunities
    Sometimes your input is ignored
    You may be thrown in to other classrooms

    Advice to Management

    Provide more opportunities


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  5. "City jobs - not always what you think"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at City of New Haven, CT full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Can do a lot for community, Great benefits and work hours, can be involved in a lot, good Union

    Cons

    Can be stagnant, lots of people there for long time, New hires don't accrue sick time, non- fire and police contracts not as good, great jobs often to those with connections

    Advice to Management

    Really Listen to the lower level


  6. "Legal Executive Secretary"

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    Current Employee - Executive Legal Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Executive Legal Assistant in New Haven, CT

    I have been working at City of New Haven, CT full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It a municipal and you provide public services to its citizens

    Cons

    Salaries are based on revenue obtain from the city, therefore, salaries are below standard.


  7. "SECURITY"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Security Officer in New Haven, CT
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    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Working with young people there good and bad issue in,out of school

    Cons

    none have nothing to add at this time

    Advice to Management

    none


  8. "police"

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    Former Employee - Police Officer in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Police Officer in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at City of New Haven, CT (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    there is plenty of overtime

    Cons

    there is plenty of politics

    Advice to Management

    be supportive of officers


  9. "Assistant Corporation Counsel"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westport, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westport, CT

    I worked at City of New Haven, CT (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    There is good job security

    Cons

    Too much personal injury work


  10. "Police Officer"

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    Current Employee - Police Officer in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Police Officer in New Haven, CT
    Recommends

    I have been working at City of New Haven, CT (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A busy, fast paced environment for a police officer. You will learn a great deal in a short amount of time.

    Cons

    Lower salaries compared to surrounding departments. An administration that isn't always supportive of its department members.


  11. "It was great while it lasted..."

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    Current Employee - Student Library Aide in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Student Library Aide in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at City of New Haven, CT part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I got to work with some of the nicest people. Most patrons are nice. Valuable experience.

    Cons

    No upward mobility, low paying job. Too many homeless patrons, technology is extremely outdated. You have to pay for parking even though you work for the city.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to the staff, consult all full time and part time staff when making major policy changes, Upgrade to todays technology, stop using stamps to checkout books. The library is stuck in the past, not thinking about the future.


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