Washington DC Government Reviews

Updated Jul 30, 2020

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3.4
74%
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60%
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Washington DC Government Mayor Vincent C. Gray (no image)
Vincent C. Gray
39 Ratings
Pros
  • "Government offers job security and can be a fun and rewarding place to work at(in 12 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, good teamwork environment(in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "Everyone else was either fired for petty reasons or quit as a result of poor management(in 7 reviews)

  • "No work life balance; high expectations, very little recognition, certain benefits dependent on agency(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Interesting and challenging place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Washington DC Government full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The myriad of situations and complex problems you encounter every day

    Cons

    Legisltive and political process turn around time

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  2. "Good Government Job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant General Counsel in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Washington DC Government full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Offers stability and work life balance

    Cons

    Since it is government there is a lot of unnecessary bureaucracy


  3. "DC Government"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Contract Specialist in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington DC Government full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great opportunity for career paths

    Cons

    Needs more structure and consistent practices

  4. "Ok Place"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management Analyst in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Washington DC Government full-time

    Pros

    Job offers decent pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Poor work environment and limited upward mobility.

  5. "Plant op"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Plant Operator in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington DC Government full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Coworkers are very very friendly

    Cons

    Training opportunities for advancement.

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  6. "Program Manager"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Program Manager 

    I worked at Washington DC Government full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Learned a lot in a short time.

    Cons

    Little job security as a Program Manager as compared to union employees/staff that are being managed

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  7. "Self"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Program Support Assistant in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Washington DC Government full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Bebefits are great in government

    Cons

    Union is not all that

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  8. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Correctional Officer in Lorton, VA

    I worked at Washington DC Government full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Helping young men correct their lives

    Cons

    Life was threaten daily working at maximum security

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  9. "Need"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Program Analyst 

    I have been working at Washington DC Government full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Standard office hours for the most part

    Cons

    Communication needed, people need to take ownership of their area of expertise, quite disorganized and lacks structure in supporting incoming people from private sector

  10. "I presently work with Metropolitan Police Department"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Technician in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Washington DC Government full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I have been with the department for may years in a career position.

    Cons

    I'm in rotation by weekly

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