County of San Diego Reviews

Updated Mar 16, 2020

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3.7
79%
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76%
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County of San Diego Chairman Greg Cox  (no image)
Greg Cox
59 Ratings
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  • "Upper management does not make any efforts to make staff feel important(in 7 reviews)

  • "Older work force, red tape when it comes to changing things(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Great job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Services Specialist in El Cajon, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at County of San Diego full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Everything, amazing pay, benefits and coworkers

    Cons

    Could give more PTO hours

    County of San Diego2020-02-01
  2. "sd county"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at County of San Diego full-time

    Pros

    great benefits lots of room to grow

    Cons

    pay could be better everything is about politics

    County of San Diego2020-03-17
  3. "Great atmosphere for growth"

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Student Worker in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at County of San Diego part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Easy learning opportunities Variable pace and great opportunity to increase cultural competency.

    Cons

    Sometimes slow and buggy, but overall good atmosphere

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    County of San Diego2020-02-19
  4. "It's Worse Than You Think"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at County of San Diego full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They pay on time every time (somehow)

    Cons

    You will not do anything worth doing

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    County of San Diego2020-02-13
  5. "Overtime plus"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Election Worker in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at County of San Diego full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Competitive pay, diverse employees and lots of training.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

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    County of San Diego2020-01-20
  6. "Amazing experience is very diverse but, does not appropriately compensate compared to other public agencies."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at County of San Diego full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great diverse civil engineering experience, pension, PE helps you promote to Civil Engineer position, and Medical benefits are great. Does not micro manage their employees.

    Cons

    Does not have 9/80 schedule compared to other agencies, compensation is greater elsewhere, and rotation program does not exist. PE courses are non-reimbursable as previously thought for tuition reimbursement such as other public agencies offer.

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    County of San Diego2020-01-26
  7. "Good Benefits"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Deputy District Attorney in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at County of San Diego full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good Benefits and great co-workers.

    Cons

    Politics every time there is a new DA election things get weird.

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    County of San Diego2019-12-09
  8. "Worth the wait!"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Analyst 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at County of San Diego full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Secure employment, great benefits, business hours, hard work

    Cons

    Slow hiring process, politics (like everywhere).

    County of San Diego2019-10-23
  9. "Great place to work for consistency"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Environmental Health Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at County of San Diego full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Don't have to worry about getting let go as long as you do your job.

    Cons

    Can feel limiting at times, or, to structured.

    County of San Diego2019-10-10
  10. "Slow moving, but room for opportunities"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Graduate Student Worker 

    I worked at County of San Diego part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Projects varied, but many times you always have something to do

    Cons

    Government moves slow in hiring and workload management, pretty high turnover

    County of San Diego2019-10-01
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