FDNY Reviews

Updated May 21, 2020

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4.2
81%
Recommend to a Friend
52%
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FDNY Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta (no image)
Nicholas Scoppetta
27 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great pay, flexible shifts, job security,pension, etc(in 8 reviews)

  • "good benefits, opportunities for overtime(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "not much nom for advancement, low pay(in 7 reviews)

  • "Low morale, low pay, less promotional opportunities than promised(in 3 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great place to work at"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - VMware Architect in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FDNY full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work at

    Cons

    I dont see any cons

    FDNY2020-05-22
  2. "Working at FDNY for 25 years"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Captain in Staten Island, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FDNY full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Pension, fire house is like a family,

    Cons

    long time away from family, large work load

    FDNY2020-04-14
  3. "Great for Freshers"

    4.0
    Current Employee - IT Help Desk Specialist 

    I have been working at FDNY full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Opportunity to improve customer service skills relating to technical issues.

    Cons

    Too early to know the cons .

    FDNY2020-04-18
  4. "great job"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Firefighter 

    I worked at FDNY full-time

    Pros

    helping people, lots of opportunities

    Cons

    dental benefits is not offered by city so its sketchy.

    FDNY2019-12-10
  5. "Good, But needs more staff"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Telecom in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FDNY full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good, a lot of people are nice, depending on what unit you're a part of.

    Cons

    Can be short staffed at times.

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    FDNY2019-12-16
  6. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Clerical Assistant in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at FDNY full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great place to work. Positive environment.

    Cons

    I did not experience any cons

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    FDNY2019-09-26
  7. "Overall fun but draining"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - EMT in New York, NY
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FDNY full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Noble job with nice people

    Cons

    Busy tours and frequent calls

    FDNY2019-09-13
  8. "Used to be great"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Public Relations Specialist in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FDNY full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    job security. good hours. pension.

    Cons

    sexism. ignore EEO complaints.

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    FDNY2019-10-03
  9. "Great benefit"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Firefighter/EMT in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at FDNY full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good salary . Great work schedule.

    Cons

    You are nothing more then a tool to them .

    FDNY2019-06-09
  10. "Meh"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - EMT in Bronx, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FDNY full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Health insurance, Union, Job security, decent Pension

    Cons

    Management Low pay Low retention

    FDNY2019-06-21
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