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2.8
Average Rating
(based on 10 City of Atlanta Review Ratings)
Company Culture
2.5
Growth Opportunities
2.3
People You Work With
3.0
Person You Work For
3.1
Rewards You Receive
2.8
Support You Get
2.8
Way You Work
3.0
Work Setting
2.9
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Program Director
in Atlanta, GA

"I've worked with the City of Atlanta since I was 14 years old and I have seen many administrations and leadership styles. This has taught me how to adapt yet remain focused on what my personal goals are in reference to youth development. I would however like to continue to grow elsewhere."

Person You Work For 3.3 / 5 People You Work With 3.3 / 5 Work Setting 3.3 / 5
Support You Get 3.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.3 / 5
Company Culture 3.3 / 5 Way You Work 3.3 / 5
Watershed Management Department Supervisor
in Atlanta, GA

"Challenging sometimes rewarding"

What do you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"I enjoyed my team and the flexibility provided for us to perform our work."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be knowledgeable, honest during all decision making process and comfortable with providing your professional knowledge."

What don't you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"Political issues, regarding some areas of decision making procedures during large cross functional projects."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Upper management should be more proactive in the critical decision making process."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

2.8
City of Atlanta (19)

4.6 Highest Rated in this Industry is City of Santa Ana (5)
2.8 Lowest Rated in this Industry is City of Atlanta (19)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (4,240)
Recreation Assistant
in Atlanta, GA

What do you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"Staffing the afterschool programs and working with the kids, as they appreciate my presence and extra effort put into helping them out. Occasionally the schedule can be flexible, but that is only if you are on your manager's good side."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Unless it is something you truly want to do, stay away from Recreation. Other department may be better. Maybe."

What don't you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"I work with a department full of incompetent people. Managers are not qualified for their positions. There are absolutely NO OPPORTUNITIES for advancement. Employees are not recognized for extra time and effort put into jobs. To say many are idiots would be kind."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Terminate a significant number of useless staff. Reorganize and redistribute staff to different facilities. Hire newer, younger employees to staff programs."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Intern
in Atlanta, GA

"Outstanding"

What do you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"I mostly like he experience with helping clients acheive personal goals."

What don't you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"I didn't get any benifits and would love to get some soon."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I believe management should provide commission for staff that is dependable."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Average City of Atlanta Ratings in the Past 3 Years

Year Salary
2011 $1
2012 $2
2013 $4
Senior Patrol Officer
in Atlanta, GA

What do you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"It allowed me to develop insights to management approaches that defined a teamwork environment."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Prepare through study of the operations and management preferences. Speak to a variety of people already working there."

What don't you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"Understaffed and underfunded. This company has no growth for personnel based on performance."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen to the smallest part of the leadership chain. Outstanding ideas can come from within."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
IT Engineer
in Atlanta, GA

"Excellent technical skils in implementation and troubleshooting"

What do you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"Like the work I did managing Active Directory/Exchange, Citrix, Windows servers"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I would recommend that if someone worked for the local goverment to ensure they understand the politics and procedures of goverment before being employed"

What don't you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"The job did not offer opportunity for advancement or career growth."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I suggest management look for ways to reward employees for career advancement"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Traffic Signal Technician
in Atlanta, GA

What do you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"nothing just that simple, to many people missing know how"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"do not interview, find somewhere else to work, no vertical climb"

What don't you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"organization or the lack of it can not feel good about a days work"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"hire people who know what they are doing instead of someone offspring or friend"

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Recreation Assistant
in Atlanta, GA

What do you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"Experiences with customer service and dealing with difficult personalities, from both employees and customers."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Think carefully when applying for positions, there are more instances of inefficiency and personal problems than business-related circumstances. Decisions are based off of personal relationships rather than sound business practices and models"

What don't you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"Nepotism. Decisions are based on emotions and personal animosity between administrators. Logical ideas and solutions are not heard, exact opposite actions are employed."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stop making emotional decisions. Resolve the nepotism problems. Recognize employees that positively contribute to the business model."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
NOC Manager
Person You Work For 2.1 / 5 People You Work With 4.4 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 3.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2.9 / 5
HR Intern

What do you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"Nothing"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"DON'T"

What don't you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"Unprofessional District Managers"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Hire professional people"

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Web Development Intern

"This was a wonderful Internship experience."

Aviation Electrician

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management should be more compassionate to the employees during the economic downturn as we continue."

Senior Video Production Specialist
in Atlanta, GA

"A great place full of people who, for the most part, are committed to service."

Utility Electrician
in Atlanta, GA

What do you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"I worked on different types of equipment every day. I also like the hours M-F 7AM - 3PM and off weekends."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Do your homework and sell yourself."

What don't you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"The awful smell of the plant. Water Treatment Plant."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None at this time."

Senior Systems Administrator

"Great place to get experience"

What do you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"I was team lead over 6 people."

What don't you like about working at City of Atlanta?

"Under paid. My team had to do allot of work of other groups."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management was hard to get through to."

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