ValleyCrest Companies Reviews

Updated Aug 17, 2018

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2.7
42%
Recommend to a Friend
71%
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ValleyCrest Companies Chief Executive Officer  Andrew Masterman (no image)
Andrew Masterman
4 Ratings
Pros
  • "Very large company with potential for growth and domination of some market segments(in 12 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, not really much more than that to say(in 5 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Intern"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ValleyCrest Companies

    Pros

    great pay!! $15 hour + overtime

    Cons

    long hours, but interesting work

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  2. "used to be good"

    2.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ValleyCrest Companies full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    regular pay periods equals stability

    Cons

    chaotic environment, too much bureaucracy, not enough passion for the industry, too many corporate outside people, not enough industry knowledge

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  3. "A means to an end"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at ValleyCrest Companies full-time

    Pros

    Pros are that I enjoyed working outside and that's exactly what I was doing all day every day.

    Cons

    Micromanagement and accusations of not being productive every minute of the day. Lack of respect from upper management.

  4. "Corporate Employee"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in Calabasas, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ValleyCrest Companies for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Training and growth opportunity. Very friendly co-workers, great benefits, and offered a good work-life balance. Never felt under pressure or micro-managed as long as the work got done Managers where ok and allowed employee to share ideas to improve processes

    Cons

    None, the Company when it was called ValleyCrest Companies was great. Right now is under the name Brightview I didn't work for them.

  5. "Poor Management"

    2.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Supervisor in Fredericksburg, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ValleyCrest Companies full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, not really much more than that to say. Branch level is highly disconnected from corporate and corporate doesn't care.

    Cons

    Poor treatment, poor life/work balance, poor advancement opportunities, too much company politics, and so much more...

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  6. Helpful (3)

    "I shutter when I see "Brightview" trucks"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Crew Leader in Fort Myers, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ValleyCrest Companies full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    They hire convicts because they get tax breaks to do so.

    Cons

    Worst company I've ever worked for. Poor training system. Poor communication. Bullying, intimidation, fear, and condescending employees is their modus operandi for management. Numbers driven management with small profit margins causes excess of strain on poorly trained employees. This produces poor results for the client. They failed to inform me during the interview process they don't pay you when it rains, which is all the time in Florida. Pays poorly, even when you're allowed to work. Company had a "reimbursement" policy for buying Camelback bags. Brought my receipt in, they took it, never saw any money though they continually reminded me I should be reimbursed by now. Can't say enough bad things about this horrible company.

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  7. "Administrative Assistance"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative in Calabasas, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ValleyCrest Companies part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It is a very good company, with good people, friendly work athmospher. Great place to work, nice building, good location in Calabasas.

    Cons

    There was no downsides. Simply after company merge with other company, lot of jobs were eliminated including mine.

  8. "Entry Level"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Irrigation Manager in Chantilly, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ValleyCrest Companies

    Pros

    - great coworkers - great training programs

    Cons

    - condescending upper-management /boss - micromanagement

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Review of VC"

    2.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Project Manager in Santa Ana, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at ValleyCrest Companies for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of fun projects to be a part of.

    Cons

    Since merging with Brickman to become BrightView, it's not the same company anymore. Bert is probably turning over in his grave. He built an empire and was a caring, loving person. Now everyone is just a number like any other organization. For all you looking for a job, be wary of companies that have the logo "Our biggest assets are our people". Anyone can talk the talk but not very many I know of who will walk the walk. It's all about the bottom line.

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "VCDG"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Landscape Architect in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at ValleyCrest Companies full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I can't think of any.

    Cons

    Internal lack of communication, uncreative corporate environment, no mentoring, constant fear driven bullying system, no opportunities to progress in the corporate structure.

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