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Schenectady County, NY Reviews

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  1. "County Employment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Schenectady County, NY full-time

    Pros

    Job security, Steady hours, Pension benefits

    Cons

    Low pay for experience and education, Does not offer professional development, Limited possibilities for vertical promotions

  2. "senior case worker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Schenectady County, NY

    Pros

    great benefits, annual pay raises, maternity leave

    Cons

    heavy work schedule, overly political

    Advice to Management

    balance work load

  3. "Senior Assistant Conflict Defender"

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    Current Employee - Senior Assistant Conflict Defender in Schenectady, NY
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    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Schenectady County, NY full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Good solid position you would be able to retire from

    Cons

    clients as well as co workers are very difficult to deal with

    Advice to Management

    Screen potential employees for mental health issues

  4. "A job when a dream almost came true."

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    Former Employee - Family Intervention Specialist in Schenectady, NY
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Schenectady County, NY full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    The opportunity to work for Schenectady County is a taste of "the good life. The opportunity for training remains as a high commitment for Schenectady County despite the limited funds that continue to become less. The results of training comes as a price on one hand; yet the early visionaries recognized that job retention and growth is excellent due to employees remaining at the job for a lifetime and offering those...

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    Cons

    There are multiple subjective and personal biases to employees who have to, at times, endure an individual who is a proverbial cancerous growth that chronically impedes growth.

    Advice to Management

    Dennis Packard, Commissioner of Social Services; you are the BEST! This employee recalls the first few years of transition from your previous position outside of Schenectady County and working with many populations and cultures from New York Urban areas to Schenectady County who is constantly at flux and transition. Schenectady County employees, based on this employee's experience, have witnessed the Boom of GE and...

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