MWRD of Greater Chicago Reviews

Updated May 3, 2021

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MWRD of Greater Chicago Executive Director David St Pierre
David St Pierre
6 Ratings
  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great place to work!

    Feb 24, 2021 - Operations in Chicago, IL
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    Pros

    Job security, benefits, learning opportunities, community interaction/outreach

    Cons

    not a con for me but could be issue for others: must reside within District boundaries (Cook County)

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great place to work

    May 3, 2021 - Executive Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Competitive salary, excellent benefits, time off

    Cons

    Departments are somewhat siloed. Too much left up to department head discretion

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  3. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Alright: stable and easy but not rewarding at all

    Apr 20, 2021 - Associate Civil Engineer in Chicago, IL
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    Pros

    very stable, easy hours (downtown staff work only 7 hrs/day), good retirement pension but no match

    Cons

    no flexibility, promotions based on other things besides performance and knowledge, lower than average pay, no rewards for working hard/ambition, very little technical work to be done

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    great

    Feb 23, 2021 - Accounting Associate in Chicago, IL
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    Pros

    great employer and great benefits offered

    Cons

    less flexibility and slow growth for employees

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  5. 3.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Good place for a career

    Feb 1, 2021 - Environmental Research in Stickney, IL
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    Pros

    Competitive wages, good benefits, great stability

    Cons

    Limited growth opportunities, bureaucracy, inefficient

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Love it

    Nov 3, 2020 - Laborer in Skokie, IL
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great environment. Everyone has a set schedule.

    Cons

    1 year probation can’t mess up at all.

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  7. 1.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Government entity

    Sep 30, 2020 - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
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    Pros

    Good job based on pay

    Cons

    Sexist atmosphere that governs itself and is the connected with all of Illinois. Don’t make any complaints if anything happens just find a new job.

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Amazing Place to Work

    Apr 14, 2020 - Intern - Hourly in Chicago, IL
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    Pros

    Learned a lot, this was a phenomenal place to work.

    Cons

    none I can think of

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Great place to work

    Jan 25, 2020 - M&O in Chicago, IL
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    Pros

    Employee benefits like pension, health, deferred comp, job security, employee diversity, friendships made.

    Cons

    Inability to quickly let go of bad employees. Unequal pay and benefit matching between union and non union employees.

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Actually Diverse, Transparent, and a Great Stepping Stone

    Jan 7, 2020 - Computer Information Systems Analyst in Chicago, IL
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    Pros

    Lots of POCs and they have great mentors.

    Cons

    Slow for policy changes, nepotism, and not many young people.

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