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Updated Aug 3, 2021

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4.3
93%
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Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission GM/CEO  Carla A. Reid
Carla A. Reid
19 Ratings
Pros
  • "Benefits, Work-life balance, Casual Atmosphere(in 7 reviews)

  • "Being a intern at WSSC was a great opportunity(in 6 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "The entry level job can be every trough at time working in crazy weather like hot,cold ,raining days i think the pay is not wroth it(in 4 reviews)

  • "Very difficult to get anything done(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great

      May 20, 2021 - Summer Itern in Laurel, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very helpful to interns offers great opportunities Very great staff to learn from

      Cons

      None that I can remember being there

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good Company

      Aug 3, 2021 - IT Senior Project Manager in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Top Level Management COVID-19 process was and is outstanding Great Benefits Employee Focused in many areas

      Cons

      Lower level managers handling of difficult situations can include a lot finger pointing and tossing around a lot of "You" statements (compared to significant prior experience). Also, any attempt to provide a different perspective is not heard and often not allowed (again, compared to prior experience).

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Look Elsewhere

      Jul 6, 2021 - IT Customer Support in Laurel, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent pay, little remote work, different shifts available.

      Cons

      Disorganized, not a lot of work / life balance. Management was terrible. Would not recommend working for this organization at all.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      World Class

      May 15, 2021 - Senior Accountant in Laurel, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Diversity, Pension, Location, Serving the Community

      Cons

      Difficult for Promotion/Transfer depending on your position/experience.

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Internal Auditor

      May 6, 2021 - Internal Auditor in Laurel, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good continuing education package and work hours.

      Cons

      Lots of boring and redundant work. Micromanagers.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good for getting into the utility world

      Feb 23, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Laurel, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay, Overtime, Most supervisors are approachable. Open to new ideas

      Cons

      Little behind on technology but in process of new systems so a couple of hang ups.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good company with great mission

      Mar 27, 2021 - IT Senior Analyst in Laurel, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great culture shift to better treatment of employees. Allows remote working.

      Cons

      No IRA or 401K available. Career paths are limited.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Teamwork excellent

      Jan 6, 2021 - Contract Specialist in Laurel, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to work and enjoy

      Cons

      Rated one of the best places to work within the Federal Government

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great company to work for

      Feb 18, 2021 - Inspector 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits, treated fantastic and tons of ladders to climb

      Cons

      The only issue I had was arguing for my starting salary.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great Benefits

      Mar 3, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Benefits, Salary and Work Environment

      Cons

      Glaring lack of upward mobility.

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