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Updated July 27, 2017
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City of New Haven, CT Mayor Toni N. Harp
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  1. "Great Opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    I learned a lot there, there is a lot going on but if you pay attention you learn the in's and out's of city government

    Cons

    It is a city government position, so everything moves fairly slowly. But have patience.


  2. "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

  3. "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.


  4. "Para salary"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    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


  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
    Recommends
    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. "Good experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at City of New Haven, CT part-time

    Pros

    Making an impact on the community; learning about public policy; working with Mayor and her staff; great passion for the city

    Cons

    It can be slightly disorganized, hectic; some people are not too motivated at work (looking at you, IT!); no free food

    Advice to Management

    I would say keep serving the people of New Haven and working to make the people's lives easier and more fruitful. There is always so much more that can be done.


  9. "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


  10. "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


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