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City of New York Reviews

Updated June 18, 2018
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Pros
  • "Excellent benefits, pension, work/life balance" (in 13 reviews)

  • "Great benefits at a rewarding career" (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • "Civil Service test is needed to get jobs" (in 11 reviews)

  • "Politics, red tape, technology, equipment" (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Civil engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at City of New York full-time

    Pros

    It's a good place to work. Slow growth.

    Cons

    Salary is pretty low compared to city's expense.


  2. "Program Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at City of New York full-time

    Pros

    Interesting work and good people

    Cons

    Takes a long time to get things done

    Advice to Management

    Set expectations to complete things faster

  3. "business analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nice environment, relax working

    Cons

    I am not sure about this


  4. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    In my Agency everyone is hard working and driven.

    Cons

    Can be incredibly intractable at times.


  5. "Senior Director"

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    Former Employee - Senior Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Director in New York, NY
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at City of New York full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good mission to assist storm victims

    Cons

    Very bureaucratic and a lack of interest in innovation


  6. "Customer Service Rep"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City of New York full-time

    Pros

    good benefits, great opportunities for over time.

    Cons

    no career growth
    poor management
    low pay

    Advice to Management

    stop being passive aggressive and stop manipulating people into doing extra work with false promises for career advancement.


  7. "City of New York Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at City of New York full-time

    Pros

    The benefits and the hours. It's a very set schedule. People are typically nice as well.

    Cons

    Not much room for growth or movement within organizations.

  8. "Oiler"

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    Current Employee - Oiler in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Oiler in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City of New York full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent working staff. Wonderful support. Friendly environment. Pay and benefits comparable to industry peers. Good health insurance and benefits

    Cons

    Different reporting times sometimes a hassle

    Advice to Management

    Thanks for the support


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Fun"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at City of New York part-time

    Pros

    Pool during break
    Summertime Breeze
    Free Food
    Work Out In Rec Center

    Cons

    Large crowds of people
    a lot of people have attitudes

    Advice to Management

    n/a.


  10. "Stable place to work and career growth potential"

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    Current Employee - Senior Front End Developer in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Senior Front End Developer in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City of New York full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Being that this is government which doesn't have the same importance of making profit, it allows for growing skills both in professional and with other co-workers.

    Cons

    sometimes slow to implement technical functionality


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