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Updated January 21, 2018
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  • Growing always new people coming in and Long hours (in 5 reviews)

  • Not much, great part time job for students (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Civil Service"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Stable, good upward mobility, many holidays observed compared to private sector. Great pension.

    Cons

    Some lazy people due to Union job.

    Advice to Management

    Need to think outside the box.


  2. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good work environment with excellent benefits

    Cons

    Management can be difficult at times

    Advice to Management

    Treat people the way you want to be treated

  3. "Not Bad"

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    Current Employee - Student Professional Worker in Van Nuys, CA
    Current Employee - Student Professional Worker in Van Nuys, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The hours for student workers are very flexible and work around school schedule. The employees are mostly very nice and you learn a lot. Money is decent, attire is very casual.

    Cons

    Working with the public can be challenging!


  4. "Fire Inspector"

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    Current Employee - Fire Inspector in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Fire Inspector in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Los Angeles full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Family oriented environment, good pay, benefits.

    Cons

    Must answer to inexperienced hierarchy.

    Advice to Management

    Stick to what you put on job flyers.


  5. "foster parent"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles full-time

    Pros

    I loved working with the youth. its my way of giving back to my community.

    Cons

    the monthly visits was alot and all the finger print every agency needed from me.

    Advice to Management

    be more proactive for your foster parents we need alot of back up not so many classes.


  6. "Director of Scheduling"

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    Former Employee - Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent team work, everyone was mission-aligned and hard working. A second family, strong bonds both social and professional.

    Cons

    Long hours, very high expectations for only the best. Expectation to work when at home and throughout weekends. Expectation that team members are 'all in.'


  7. "Great summer job"

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    Former Employee - Senior Summer Camp Counselor in Encino, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Summer Camp Counselor in Encino, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, not much supervision,

    Cons

    bad kids, rude parents, out side a lot

    Advice to Management

    none

  8. "Big City, Big Bureaucracy"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles full-time

    Pros

    Decent benefits
    Visible impact on city

    Cons

    Slow to get things done
    Lots of incompetent staff


  9. "Landscape Architect"

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    Current Employee - Landscape Architect in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Landscape Architect in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Los Angeles full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great project types and working with the community in many diverse environments and locations. Dealing with the public and allowing them to realize their public space dreams.

    Cons

    The political machinery which bogs down the process and lowers the design process to the lowest common denominator. The negativity associated with the public design process.

    Advice to Management

    have a beer


  10. "Really great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Traffic Coordinator in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Traffic Coordinator in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Los Angeles full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Enthusiastic workers and great chance to work in a beautiful jewel of Los Angeles

    Cons

    none that I can come up with


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