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Reviews for City of Virginia Beach

Review factors

Feel-Good Factor

Company Culture
3.86
Support from management
3.64
Teamwork
3.73
Freedom to work independently
3.82
Internal Communication
3.55
Office / Work Environment
4.06
Environmental Friendliness
3.67
Work-Life Balance
3.64
Challenging Work
3.90
Inclusive / Diverse
4.19

Career factor

Gender Equality
4.14
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.09
Career Development
3.32
Overall compensation for your work
3.82
Company Image
3.95
Job Security
3.95
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
4.22
Benefits

The following benefits are offered

Flex. working hours in 4 of 22 reviews Parking in 11 of 22 reviews Easy access to public transportation in 1 of 22 reviews Stock or equity options in 2 of 22 reviews 401(k) in 12 of 22 reviews No onsite daycare facility Reimbursed daycare in 1 of 22 reviews Ability to work remotely in 3 of 22 reviews Desirable office location in 5 of 22 reviews Tuition assistance in 14 of 22 reviews Paid Parental Leave in 7 of 22 reviews 401(k) Match in 2 of 22 reviews Flexible spending account in 9 of 22 reviews Paid time off in 14 of 22 reviews Healthcare (including vision and dental) in 17 of 22 reviews No relocation allowance Life insurance in 12 of 22 reviews

The following perks are offered

On site cafeteria in 1 of 22 reviews Free (company provided) Meals in 2 of 22 reviews Health and wellness programs in 17 of 22 reviews Employee discounts in 5 of 22 reviews No vehicle allowance Employee events in 5 of 22 reviews No dogs allowed Fitness center on site in 2 of 22 reviews Free Snacks/Drinks in 1 of 22 reviews
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  • 11.Apr 2019
  • Employee

Company Culture

5

Suggestions for improvement

  • I would improve the exercise I would put in a McDonald's play center for fun.

What I like about the company

Well one time billy joe said I was pretty and I was like oh my god thank you right now my dog is crying.

What I dislike about the company

Well the times they put us in the closet was unfavorable.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Easy access to public transportation is offered 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Desirable office location is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    City of Virginia Beach
  • City
    Virginia Beach
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Free (company provided) Meals is offered Health and wellness programs is offered
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  • 19.Jan 2019
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • More qualified employees, less forced overtime

What I like about the company

The excitement of being able to help people

What I dislike about the company

The hours overtime being forced

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Stock or equity options is offered 401(k) is offered Tuition assistance is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    City of Virginia Beach
  • City
    Virginia Beach
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 09.Jan 2019
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Treat all employees with respect.

What I like about the company

If you need a non flexible work environment, this might be it.

What I dislike about the company

Young, unMotivated, this place is for you.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
2.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
2.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Work-Life Balance
2.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
2.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
2.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Tuition assistance is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    City of Virginia Beach
  • City
    Virginia Beach
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • I would suggest promoting based on past performance, ability, consistency, history and value.

What I like about the company

There are way too many to list here.

What I dislike about the company

Leadership differences and discipline consistency.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

401(k) is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    City of Virginia Beach
  • City
    Virginia Beach
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    C-Suite / Leadership

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Fitness center on site is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • Training to more staff members

What I like about the company

It was a pleasure working with great people.

What I dislike about the company

I don't have anything I really disapprove of other than they are to easy on staff and staff aren't held accountable

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    City of Virginia Beach
  • City
    Virginia Beach
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Free (company provided) Meals is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee events is offered
  • 18.Jul 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • More training. More opportunities for advancement

What I like about the company

Great working environment. Able to grow with the company

What I dislike about the company

Years of experience does not trump education for a position. More adequate training.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00
  • Company
    City of Virginia Beach
  • City
    Virginia Beach
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • None come to mind, being that it's a city job things run pretty smoothly and there's not much input needed

What I like about the company

As a firefighter I help people everyday, it's very positive.

What I dislike about the company

Health care costs are high and there's no real desire to change that

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00
  • Company
    City of Virginia Beach
  • City
    Virginia Beach
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • 12.Jun 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Include lower level employees on some decision making processes.

What I like about the company

They offer great training opportunities.

What I dislike about the company

Lack of communication when it comes from upper management

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00
  • Company
    City of Virginia Beach
  • City
    Virginia Beach
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • 22.Feb 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • More consistent and stable schedule

What I like about the company

I work for a safe and fair employer who affords everyone meeting the minimum competency the opportunity to apply for a job.

What I dislike about the company

We work a very complicated and unhealthy schedule

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
2.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
2.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

401(k) is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    City of Virginia Beach
  • City
    Virginia Beach
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered
  • 20.Feb 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • I believe more room for advancement or internal promotion would be beneficial.

What I like about the company

I have worked here for 5 years and plan on staying as long as possible.

What I dislike about the company

Nothing that I can think of.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
4.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

401(k) is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    City of Virginia Beach
  • City
    Virginia Beach
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered