Lower Colorado River Authority Reviews

Updated Apr 30, 2021

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Lower Colorado River Authority General Manager Phil Wilson (no image)
Phil Wilson
45 Ratings
Pros
  • "The work life balance is excellent(in 11 reviews)

  • "they have good benefits and hard working employees(in 6 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Pay increases are not enough to keep up with Austins rapidly rising cost of living(in 5 reviews)

  • "Little to no incentive to go beyond the expected, regular employees do receive this benefit(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Strong sense of mission and dedicated people

      Apr 29, 2021 - Sourcing 
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      Pros

      Strong sense of mission and dedicated people

      Cons

      Moves at the speed of government.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great Work Life Balance

      Apr 30, 2021 - Network Architect in Austin, TX
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      Pros

      The best work life balance in Texas. Work from home. Management is easy to work with.

      Cons

      Very heavy process driven, but this is a requirement if you want to minimize risk.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company to work for

      Apr 26, 2021 - Senior Category Manager in Austin, TX
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      Pros

      Give back to the community

      Cons

      I have a long commute

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work...

      Apr 23, 2021 - Senior Category Manager in Austin, TX
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      Pros

      Great work environment, work/life balance.

      Cons

      Very good place to work.

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      No raises for the first three years. They reward "loyalty" over quality of work.

      Mar 24, 2021 - Customer Service Representative (CSR) in Austin, TX
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      Pros

      Benefits are great. I love the work environment.

      Cons

      Favoritism is king. If you are liked, you will be promoted no matter how lousy your job performance is.

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Awesome

      Apr 12, 2021 - Parks Customer Service Representative 
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      Pros

      Great coworkers who I really bonded with

      Cons

      I don't really have anything negative to say about the company

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      LCRA

      Apr 3, 2021 - Diagnostic Technician in Austin, TX
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      Pros

      Great Company to work at.

      Cons

      I dont have any complaints to say.

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work.

      Mar 8, 2021 - Senior Systems Engineer in Austin, TX
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      Pros

      Good company, great benefits and smart people.

      Cons

      None come to mind. All good.

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Great organization mission but poor management

      Mar 22, 2021 - Human Resources Systems Analyst in Austin, TX
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      Pros

      Public mission driven, good coworkers, and timely communications with employees

      Cons

      Supervisors and managers are promoted based on their technical ability and not leadership ability. This has in many cases led to awful leaders and consequently, higher turnover.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Challenging and Rewarding Work

      Feb 2, 2021 - IT Professional in Austin, TX
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      Pros

      Opportunity to serve Texans, work-life balance- interesting projects

      Cons

      Pandemic makes collaboration with co-workers challenging

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