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US Coast Guard Interview Questions & Reviews

Getting an Interview  

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Interview Experience  

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Interview Difficulty  

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No Offer

Neutral Experience

Bookkeeper, Accountant, Interview

Bookkeeper, Accountant,
Boston, MA

Interviewed at US Coast Guard

Interview Details – Be honest, direct and explain your aims and desires. Listen to all information and take notes as necessary.

Interview Question – Are you detailed,thorough and accurate in your work..   View Answer


No Offer

Negative Experience

Very Easy Interview

Equipment Specialist Interview

Equipment Specialist
Baltimore, MD

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at US Coast Guard in June 2013.

Interview Details – Waste of my time, I was told they already had an ex coastie that was retiring in Norfolk VA was going to fill the position.Waste of my time, I was told in the beginning they already had an ex coastie that was retiring in Norfolk VA was going to fill the position. It didn’t matter that I felt my qualification were great for the job, the 3 interviewers running the interview didn’t want to hear my qualifications. This is the third time I’ve had such an interview. Each time I tell myself “never again am I going to apply for a job with these clowns” but I did.

Interview Question – Why do you want to work for the USCG?   View Answer


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Seaman Interview

Seaman
Key West, FL

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 5+ months - interviewed at US Coast Guard in January 2009.

Interview Details – basic training

Interview Question – they dicipline you when you are in a bad place in your life.   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

First Class Petty Officer Interview

First Class Petty Officer
Key West, FL

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at US Coast Guard in November 2011.

Interview Details – Every six months you have an employee review to go over your performance at your current pay level and will either be recommended for advancement or not recommended. This is usually done in a day and if you do not agree with the review it can be appealed.

Interview Question – What do you think you deserve and why?   View Answer

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