City of Pasadena Reviews

Updated Dec 16, 2020

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3.8
68%
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City of Pasadena City Manager Steve Mermell
Steve Mermell
9 Ratings
  1. "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Library Assistant in Pasadena, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Pasadena full-time

    Pros

    Nice place to work, good company

    Cons

    Not much room to grow without a degree

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  2. "Loved every minute."

    5.0
    Former Employee - Student Ambassador 

    I worked at City of Pasadena part-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff & lots of fun.

    Cons

    I had no bad experience being here.


  3. "high turnover"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Site Recreation Coordinator 

    I have been working at City of Pasadena part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    nice people, loads of work opportunities

    Cons

    burnt-out worker, high turnover, constant covering

  4. "An alright place"

    4.0
    Former Employee - City Event Worker 

    I worked at City of Pasadena part-time

    Pros

    fun place to be.

    Cons

    nothing that sticks out as a con

  5. "Recreational Leader II"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Pasadena part-time

    Pros

    Good money, lots of fun, and active with children! It’s very sports active, swimming, and field trips .

    Cons

    Sometimes exhausting, tiring or even too much of a hustle taking care of the kids.

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  6. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PWP in Pasadena, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Pasadena full-time

    Pros

    Great leadership, great city, ability to think outside of the box

    Cons

    There are some staff that do not work hard

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  7. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Technician 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Pasadena full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Beautiful city. Great departments and knowledgeable staff.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, Advancement within the city was difficult.

  8. "Good environment, very high expectations"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management Analyst I 

    I have been working at City of Pasadena full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    9/80 schedule, most people are wonderful to work with

    Cons

    Projects move slowly, high expectations of staff at outset and very little guidance when first beginning

  9. "7 year employee"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recreation in Pasadena, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Pasadena part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Makes recreation affordable to community

    Cons

    EXTREME Nepotism. Boys club. Make people work out of classification without compensation. Especially women. Delay pay raises to deny promotions

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  10. "MASH Employee"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Pasadena full-time

    Pros

    It’s a great program because it gives you opportunities to learn a lot and also become a City of Pasadena employee

    Cons

    Once your time runs out your job is over and it’s back to looking for a job

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