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County of Santa Clara Reviews

Updated Jul 9, 2019

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County of Santa Clara CEO Jeffrey V. Smith
Jeffrey V. Smith
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  1. "Great co-workers and Doctors"

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    Former Employee - Endoscopy Technician in San Jose, CA

    I worked at County of Santa Clara full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Benefits, great retirement & union. Great teams to work with.

    Cons

    Management needs to improve knowledge of department and needs improvement on how to respect and treat employees better. In certain departments

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to improve knowledge of department and needs improvement on how to respect and treat employees better. The employees know their department & have been in the same department for over 10 years.

    County of Santa Clara2019-06-10
  2. "Job history"

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    Current Employee - Caregiver in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at County of Santa Clara part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    i like helping people in the healthcare field.

    Cons

    The wear and tear on my car

    Advice to Management

    It would be nice to be compensated for tune ups or oil changes

    County of Santa Clara2019-07-10
  3. "Overall good"

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    Current Employee - Student 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at County of Santa Clara part-time

    Pros

    happy working environment, good benefits

    Cons

    wish to hear from them sooner

    County of Santa Clara2019-07-01
  4. "Specialist"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at County of Santa Clara full-time

      Pros

      Government work is stable in economy

      Cons

      Budget challenges can cause freezes

      County of Santa Clara2019-06-27
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        Current Employee - Registered Nurse 

        I have been working at County of Santa Clara part-time

        Pros

        Good for the surrounding community

        Cons

        Seems like we are always short staffed

        County of Santa Clara2019-06-22
      • "Good place to work"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at County of Santa Clara full-time

          Pros

          Progress of any work is little slow

          Cons

          a good place to work

          County of Santa Clara2019-07-05
        • "Assessor's Office is a good place to work"

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          Current Employee - Senior Auditor-Appraiser in San Jose, CA
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Disapproves of CEO

          I have been working at County of Santa Clara full-time for less than a year

          Pros

          Plenty of work to keep busy. Very good benefits, Good supervisors and managers.

          Cons

          County doesn't pay workers enough to live in area

          Advice to Management

          Keep up pay with cost of living in such an expensive area.

          County of Santa Clara2019-06-27
        • "Great benefits, but hard to move up"

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          Current Employee - Program Manager 

          I have been working at County of Santa Clara full-time

          Pros

          Great pay, benefits, and flexibility

          Cons

          Opportunities for upward mobility are limited

          County of Santa Clara2019-05-21
        • Helpful (1)

          "The building is infested with rats and cockroaches."

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
          Doesn't Recommend
          Neutral Outlook
          Disapproves of CEO

          I have been working at County of Santa Clara full-time for more than 8 years

          Pros

          Easy work. Adequate pay for the work. No pressure. Usually not rat/roach infested.

          Cons

          I work at 70 W Hedding. They are tearing down the building next door and now my building has been overrun by rats/roaches from that building. Management's response is to send out email berating staff for having food and paper in the office (rats tear up paper to make nests). We have been finding rat nests in our cubicles and cockroaches have actually fallen out of the ceiling and landed on people. People find rat feces/urine...

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          Advice to Management

          Provide a safe work environment for your staff.

          County of Santa Clara2019-05-31
        • "Good people and pay"

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          Former Employee - Park Interpreter in San Jose, CA

          I worked at County of Santa Clara full-time for less than a year

          Pros

          Fair wages, time outdoors, opportunity to gain experiences in program development

          Cons

          Bureaucracies can be full of red tape and frustrations

          Advice to Management

          Management is making strides to make things great, keep it up

          County of Santa Clara2019-04-15
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