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Updated May 9, 2021

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3.5
60%
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90%
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Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services Director Philip L. Browning (no image)
Philip L. Browning
12 Ratings
Pros
  • "I did not have to interview as DPSS was mass hiring, good benefits, good opportunity to learn the inter workings of local government(in 9 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, working from home(in 6 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Horrible work environment, surrounded by lazy coworkers(in 4 reviews)

  • "Promotiona aren't based on merit(in 2 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Love

      May 9, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There are great people who work there

      Cons

      No cons on my end

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Fine

      Apr 15, 2021 - IHSS Social Worker in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible Schedule; Good Pay; Security

      Cons

      Lazy Old Govt Workers ; Utterly Incompetent Management; Overall Bad Quality Workers protected by Ironclad Union; Literal Verbal Abuse from “Clients”.

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Job Security

      Apr 8, 2021 - Eligibility Worker II in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Job security, union represented, good benefits

      Cons

      Difficult to promote, Job is repetitive, Work ethic isn’t valued

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Opportunity to Help Others

      Jan 13, 2021 - Ihss Provider 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours. Work around your own schedule with client's approval. Days are unpredictable; each day brings its own set of challenges

      Cons

      No room for advancement. No manager support; it's just you and the client with the Caseworker coming once a year.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good benefits

      Feb 11, 2021 - EWII 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits working at home.

      Cons

      Sucky people. Have no manners.

      1 person found this review helpful
    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Still great

      Jan 10, 2021 - Eligibility Worker II 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits, working from home

      Cons

      Everyone is on a different page in terms of policy

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    7. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Too many problems

      Mar 1, 2021 - Clinical Psychologist in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The pay and benefits are the best in the industry

      Cons

      There are too many issues within the agency that’s due to it being too large.

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Eligibility worker II

      Mar 3, 2021 - Eligibility Worker II in Compton, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits, relaxed environment, vacation, health

      Cons

      Lack of flexibility, top down management

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Emotional Intelligence and resilience required.

      Jan 13, 2021 - Chief Clerk in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to learn the basics of Customer Service and Workforce Development

      Cons

      Antiquated classism mentality permeates through the Department

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Good benefits hard to advance

      Feb 11, 2021 - GAIN Services Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Job security and good benefits. work live balance

      Cons

      Hard to advance old school management and very micro

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