Los Angeles Department of Transportation Reviews

Updated Jan 25, 2021

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Los Angeles Department of Transportation General Manager Jaime de la Vega (no image)
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4 Ratings
  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Student Professional Worker in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Los Angeles Department of Transportation part-time

    Pros

    Great, motivated staff who are dedicated to improving transportation in Los Angeles

    Cons

    Remote work has slightly impacted the team and collaboration aspect of planning

  2. "Ideal balance for a government job"

    4.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles Department of Transportation full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly work environment, strong benefits, work-life balance

    Cons

    Salary, lack of organization within upper management


  3. "Great organization"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Professional Worker in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles Department of Transportation part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible. Had a very open staff for communication on all levels

    Cons

    Lower pay rate. Could be higher

  4. "Rewarding experience if you get lucky."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Transportation Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles Department of Transportation full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work on projects that can have a positive impact on the City of Los Angeles. Work with some of the best and brightest that the City has to offer. Great benefits (healthcare, dental, etc.).

    Cons

    Probationary period of 6 months. Might get stuck with slow projects.

  5. "Great Place to Start"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Community Support Worker III in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Los Angeles Department of Transportation part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You gain a lot experience transportation engineering and you've have the ability to expand your network. If you are interested in transportation engineering industry, consider applying for this agency.

    Cons

    Slow hiring process to get a promotion.

  6. "Public service is job last"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles Department of Transportation full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Job security. Good pay. 4/10 schedule.

    Cons

    Rampant prejudice, bigotry and cronyism

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  7. "City Worker"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles Department of Transportation part-time

    Pros

    Excellent experience to learn with an opportunity to grow.

    Cons

    Internal politics can be frustrating.

  8. "SPW"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles Department of Transportation part-time

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule, friendly working environment

    Cons

    It can be slow at times

  9. "Procurement Clerk"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Procurement Clerk in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Los Angeles Department of Transportation full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Retirement Benefit are good for seniors

    Cons

    The commute is to much

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  10. "Great Workplace"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I have been working at Los Angeles Department of Transportation

    Pros

    Work environment is great, learning experience is priceless

    Cons

    Outdated software directly correlated with lack of efficiency (efficiency can be better)

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