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City of St. Paul Reviews

Updated September 29, 2017
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  1. "Life Guard"

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    Former Employee - Life Guard/Instructor in Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - Life Guard/Instructor in Saint Paul, MN

    I worked at City of St. Paul (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fun, challenging job that is rewarding.

    Cons

    Only considered a part-time position. Even if you work all year round with full-time hours.


  2. "Tech I"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at City of St. Paul full-time

    Pros

    Good Benefits, I really like my work

    Cons

    Majority of management has poor people skills. In general upper management lacks vision and is set in their ways, not open to change.

  3. "Good summer job"

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

    I worked at City of St. Paul part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, reasonable managers and ability to be outdoors

    Cons

    Last-minute scheduling and only seasonally available


  4. "Easy Place to Work"

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

    I worked at City of St. Paul full-time

    Pros

    Great environment, they want you to succeed.

    Cons

    Some of the upper management have no clue what they are doing.


  5. "Job Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at City of St. Paul full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work life balance and benefits.

    Cons

    No incentive pay encourages poor performance.

    Advice to Management

    Be open to change. Especially around tech.


  6. "Customer service rep"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at City of St. Paul full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and Staff. Very relaxed stay busy and multitasking

    Cons

    Long hours and can be hot in building

    Advice to Management

    Keep up good work and continue to treat employees like family


  7. "Assistant City Attorney"

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    Current Employee - Assistant City Attorney in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Assistant City Attorney in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at City of St. Paul full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Inherent job security as civil service rules apply.

    Cons

    There are limited opportunities for career advancement.

  8. "recreation leader"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at City of St. Paul part-time

    Pros

    great environment, people. awesome work culture

    Cons

    Only worked part time, didn't see any cons.


  9. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Program Assistant in Saint Paul, MN
    Former Employee - Program Assistant in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends

    I worked at City of St. Paul part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great work environment, everyone is welcoming and friendly, everyone wants to do a good job

    Cons

    not a lot of room for growth


  10. Helpful (1)

    "City of St. Paul"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at City of St. Paul full-time

    Pros

    Health Care, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave

    Cons

    Authority can be used to push people around


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