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2.8
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54%
Recommend to a Friend
62%
Approve of CEO
George Johnson
5 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits very large employer(in 12 reviews)

  • "I work a 9/80 schedule, which gives me every other Friday off(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "It's more so a who you know, not what you know type of work environment(in 6 reviews)

  • "LOW PAY, doesn't match the job qualities and you are overworked(in 5 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Probation officer-IJH"

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    Former Employee - Juvenile Correctional Officer in Indio, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at County of Riverside full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    A great experience and great retirement benefits For someone just starting your career in law-enforcement also great educational benefits

    Cons

    Always on call ,long hours ,can’t leave until your replacement gets there . Limited family time limited time to go back to school

    Advice to Management

    I have no advice to management I was management part of my career and I felt I did a very good job I would just say that upper management needs to be needs to stay honest and not always squash the little guy or make that person at the bottom feel like they’ll are less and have very few choices

  2. "Decent place to work - sometimes"

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    Current Employee - Legal Assistant in Riverside, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at County of Riverside full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Benefits are okay, but could be better

    Cons

    management does not communicate with the people that do actual work

  3. "Easy Job But only to get into system"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at County of Riverside full-time

    Pros

    basically data entry so easy

    Cons

    not a thinking person job, can be done by an elementary school student pay is low

    Advice to Management

    actually do your job instead of socializing and being disorganized only to complain about how much work you have left to do

  4. "No Strategic Plan"

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    Current Employee - Sheriff Captain in Riverside, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at County of Riverside full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits for long term employees

    Cons

    Board of Supervisors has not ability to stick to a plan or strategy. Poor financial decisions.

  5. "Eligibility Technician"

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    Current Employee - Eligibility Technician II in Riverside, CA

    I have been working at County of Riverside full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Good benefits Weekends off Entry level positions

    Cons

    No promotional opportunities for about 5 years , picking back up in 2018 Politics

    Advice to Management

    Learn what works best for your employee. Analytics don't always tell the whole truth

  6. "Great for job security (union), but poor at caring for their employees"

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    Former Employee - Senior Urban Planner in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at County of Riverside full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Job security, paid holidays, union (SEIU) representation, busy caseload (will get lots of planning experience quickly).

    Cons

    Management sees staff as cogs in machine, no professional training or interest in careers of underlings. Very rigid management style, no flexibility in assignments or staffing due to bureaucratic nature.

  7. "It’s a business."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at County of Riverside full-time

    Pros

    Co workers Pay Schedule Vacation

    Cons

    Don’t care about officers No promotion opputinities unless you know someone

  8. "Animal control"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at County of Riverside full-time

    Pros

    Benefits package and helping your fellow pets

    Cons

    The higher ups use and abuse you, they will work you hard and toss you aside. You are expendable. If you’re not friends with the higher ups you have no job security

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Sr. Accounting Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Senior Accounting Assistant in Moreno Valley, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at County of Riverside full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Great benefits. Professional people, very nice people.

    Cons

    Needs to share information regards jobs.

    Advice to Management

    Needs to be more available to employees

  10. "Licensed Psychiatric Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at County of Riverside

    Pros

    The ability to make your own schedule.

    Cons

    -Unsafe work conditions - Under-staffing - Under-medicated Psychiatric Patients

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