City of Alexandria Virginia - Great at first | Glassdoor
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"Great at first"

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Former Employee - Recreation Leader II in Alexandria, VA
Former Employee - Recreation Leader II in Alexandria, VA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

I worked at City of Alexandria Virginia full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Good benefits, great coworkers and schedules.

Cons

New Management took over. RPCA lost 30% of their people while senior management gave themselves 6% raise.

Advice to Management

To Human Resources
Please be careful who gets hired.

Other Employee Reviews for City of Alexandria Virginia

  1. "The City could do better for its employees."

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    Former Employee - Law Enforcement in New Alexandri, PA
    Former Employee - Law Enforcement in New Alexandri, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at City of Alexandria Virginia full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    My department was great. The work life balance is good in general.

    Cons

    The City management is pretty poor and has been for years. Employees seem to be an afterthought when making budgetary decisions.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Mid-size local government, room to grow if you look for opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Alexandria, VA
    Current Employee - Analyst in Alexandria, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at City of Alexandria Virginia full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    work-life balance, flexible work schedules, generally good senior management, opportunities for growth/exposure to executive leadership, public facing

    Cons

    political, salary discrepancies between departments, aging management is sometimes not attuned to needs of younger staff

    Advice to Management

    embrace more telework opportunities, invest in better IT infrastructure, and explore more cross-seeding employees (allowing flexibility to advance careers through experience in other departments)

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