Multnomah County Reviews
70% would recommend to a friend
(194 total reviews)
Found 194 of over 220 reviews
Updated Nov 1, 2023
- Most Recent
- Highest Rating
- Lowest Rating
Top Review Highlights by Sentiment
Excerpts from user reviews, not authored by Glassdoor
- "The benefits are great!" (in 45 reviews)
- "The pay is good, and because you are in a union environment, you get 'stuck' from looking outside because the pay continues to rise." (in 19 reviews)
- "Great people to work with." (in 18 reviews)
- "Good coworkers and supportive environment" (in 5 reviews)
- "workers, good benefits, good work/ life balance" (in 4 reviews)
- "Management is horrible, they don’t know how to do their job" (in 13 reviews)
- "HR and upper management are basically robots." (in 7 reviews)
- "Too many managers on top level then actual employees which makes it hard to do the job" (in 6 reviews)
- "Little training" (in 4 reviews)
- "lack of communication and leadership" (in 4 reviews)
Ratings by Demographics
This rating reflects the overall rating of Multnomah County and is not affected by filters.
- 4.0Nov 1, 2023Senior Business Systems AnalystCurrent Employee, more than 5 yearsPortland, OR
The County invests heavily in its people. It's the best work environment I've ever enjoyed (Remote Work)
The County's facilities tend to be very modest
- 2.0Sep 12, 2023Program SupervisorFormer Employee, more than 3 yearsPortland, OR
Option for Moda insurance, dental, PERS, Hop Pass. Some career growth, but will take years
Pay, Location DT, rerouting, adding more tasks, days, and times to your job description, EAP useless. More concerned about being, “woke.” System is not straight forward. No one knows the answer to anything
- 3.0Jun 20, 2023HR- RecruiterCurrent Employee, more than 5 years
Good benefits: medical, dental, people etc
1. Hard to find coworkers to connect with. - ostracized if you don't jump on every trending social issue. This leads to your coworkers not being a support. - fake fake personalities. 2. Lack of support. 3. Managers looking to point fingers, usually you'll have no support upper management favors the Managers. 4. Loudest craziest voice is heard- lots and lots on whining. Just to name a few...1
- 2.0Aug 18, 2023Program ManagerFormer Employee, more than 3 yearsPortland, OR
Pay/bonuses Generous leave and vacation
Inefficient operations Cannot actually solve problems with creativity
- 5.0Aug 9, 2023Program SpecialistCurrent Employee, more than 8 yearsPortland, OR
Multnomah County serves underrepresented and historically marginalized populations.
Sometimes government moves slowly .
- 4.0Jun 24, 2023Senior Contract SpecialistCurrent Employee, more than 5 yearsPortland, OR
Great flexibility including FT telework in many departments. Union contracts allow good raises each year.
You need to be Woke and into things like advertising your pronouns, native land acknowledgements, etc. In many departments to advance.1
- 3.0Jul 9, 2023Case Manager 2Former Employee, more than 3 yearsGresham, OR
Good benefits, unionized, many locations
The work started at already barely manageable and increased over time to be inhumanly unmanageable
- 4.0Jun 5, 2023Project ManagerFormer EmployeePortland, OR
Good benefits package (health, dental) Depending on the team, flexibility to work hybrid
Retirement vesting until after 5 years of work Salary below market value
- 4.0May 3, 2023Office Assistant 2Current Employee
Wonderful people dedicated to public service. Great benefits, the sense of doing good in the world, challenging work.
Lack of support for disabilities and health issues. Byzantine management structure.
Multnomah County Reviews FAQs
Multnomah County has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 220 reviews left anonymously by employees. 70% of employees would recommend working at Multnomah County to a friend and 41% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.
70% of Multnomah County employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Multnomah County 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.2 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.