LA County Department of Public Works FAQ

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8 English questions out of 8

October 15, 2018

What are some insights into the strategy or vision at LA County Department of Public Works?

Pros

Good work culture, fair work-life balance, good benefit. Management varies from division to division, but overall fair, clear direction from above.

Cons

Need to follow certain County/Department procedures, not necessarily the most efficient. There's always politics when trying to move forward.

Management varies from division to division, but overall fair, clear direction from above.

October 15, 2018

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May 14, 2018

How is management perceived at LA County Department of Public Works?

Pros

Steady work. you work when it rains. sick time and vacation good.

Cons

Poor management, inept leadership. favoritism. fail to pay market rates. expect staff to travel cross county at whim. unrealistic expectations. no rewards for outstanding performance. you are a "tool" for management to get performance bonuses. Pestrella is not creative, sincere, or a good leader. total government overreach into employee's private lives. Poor equipment, your chair and desk are surely from the forties. Managers are not truthful to employees.

Advice to Management

quit referring to you people as servants, it's degrading. teach your Managers should learn to be part of the team instead of blaming and criticizing from the sideline. own your own failures, don't pass them on to your people. Take some courses on how to treat people properly. pay the going rate for skilled staff

Poor management, inept leadership.

May 14, 2018

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July 29, 2019

Are employees at LA County Department of Public Works generally happy and/or satisfied?

Pros

great place to work and be

Cons

the pay needs to be increased

great place to work and be

July 29, 2019

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October 15, 2018

What is the company culture like at LA County Department of Public Works?

Pros

Good work culture, fair work-life balance, good benefit. Management varies from division to division, but overall fair, clear direction from above.

Cons

Need to follow certain County/Department procedures, not necessarily the most efficient. There's always politics when trying to move forward.

Good work culture, fair work-life balance, good benefit.

October 15, 2018

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February 14, 2020

What are co-workers like at LA County Department of Public Works?

Pros

The benefits are awesome and coworkers are great!

Cons

Not a lot of engineering work

The benefits are awesome and coworkers are great!

February 14, 2020

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