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4.3
Average Rating
(based on 13 Department of Public Works Review Ratings)
Company Culture
4.5
Growth Opportunities
4.1
People You Work With
4.7
Person You Work For
4.4
Rewards You Receive
4.0
Support You Get
4.3
Way You Work
4.4
Work Setting
4.5
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Department of Public Works Employee
in San Francisco, CA

"good company, good benefit"

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 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Department of Public Works Employee
in Alhambra, CA

"I've worked for LA County Public Works since 2012. I've found it to be a strong company with good ethical values and an emphasis on public satisfaction. The company employs around 1000 people and serves more than 80 cities for their maintenance services."

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 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.3
Department of Public Works (17)

4.6 Highest Rated in this Industry is Ansco & Associates (7)
2.4 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Osmose (13)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (1,214)
Operations Manager
in Naperville, IL

What do you like about working at Department of Public Works?

"We helped residents and local businesses on a daily basis. We also were the frontline response in any crisis."

What don't you like about working at Department of Public Works?

"They over extended their financial commitments and had to slash their budgets."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Transportation Engineer
Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3.1 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.6 / 5

Average Department of Public Works Ratings in the Past 2 Years

Year Salary
2011 $4
2012 $3
Equipment Services Project Manager
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.7 / 5
Company Culture 4.7 / 5 Way You Work 3.9 / 5
Deputy Commissioner
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.2 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Personnel Services Officer
in Long Beach, CA
Person You Work For 3.6 / 5 People You Work With 4.3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.5 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3.3 / 5
Maintenance Worker
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 4.7 / 5 Way You Work 4.7 / 5
Junior Engineer
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 3.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Maintenance Manager
Person You Work For 4.6 / 5 People You Work With 4.6 / 5 Work Setting 4.4 / 5
Support You Get 4.4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.2 / 5
Company Culture 3.8 / 5 Way You Work 3.5 / 5
Senior Accountant
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.8 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.7 / 5
Motor Equipment Operator
in Gouverneur, NY
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.8 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4.8 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Technician
Person You Work For 4.1 / 5 People You Work With 4.7 / 5 Work Setting 4.3 / 5
Support You Get 3.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.9 / 5
Company Culture 4.5 / 5 Way You Work 3.9 / 5
Office Manager

What do you like about working at Department of Public Works?

"It was very challenging and my most senior role in my career. I have learned to be an executive with managing staff as well."

What don't you like about working at Department of Public Works?

"In Australia, a government related job is like a security blanket, you literally cannot be fired unless you do something really wrong. In the same token, it means you do have to work with some very unmotivated staff."

Engineering Assistant
in White Plains, NY

"Very thorough."

What do you like about working at Department of Public Works?

"I worked there for 14 years and I learned, experienced and respected my supervisors and co-workers professionalism and took that knowledge to each and everyone of my projects. I listened to my supervisors when I was told any different. Followed all the rules, regulations and work ethics involved in the City government agency. Most of all I loved working for The City of White Plains. They treated me like family. I understand the situation and I must move on with my knowledge and experience as a Civil Engineer."

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

"Tell the truth and you will receive satisfaction."

What don't you like about working at Department of Public Works?

"Nothing. The City has to stop laying off people!! New Mayor in town."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I am a leader and I know how to get the project done right!!!!! after 16 years of experience."

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