Travis County, Texas

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Travis County, Texas Reviews

Updated July 15, 2014
Updated July 15, 2014
15 Reviews
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15 Reviews
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  1.  

    Often a life-long career choice

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Travis County, Texas full-time

    Pros

    It's rewarding to make a living serving the public, and those who find the right fit are satisfied working their entire careers at this one employer. Health benefits and vacation time are better than average.

    Cons

    It takes a long time working hard to get a promotion, because Travis County employees don't often leave for other jobs elsewhere, and new positions are seldom created. Salaries are below what most would make for similar jobs in the private sector in Austin, particularly for skilled positions.

    Recommends
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  2.  

    Pleasant and great mangement

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Accountant in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Accountant in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Travis County, Texas full-time

    Pros

    Work-life balance
    Company that value it's employees
    Able to express concerns to management very easily

    Cons

    Not able to move easily unless management retires

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep being nice as you were. Ask the commissioner's court for higher salaries.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Working for Travis County has always been a great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Support Troubleshooter in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Technical Support Troubleshooter in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Travis County, Texas as a contractor (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great relationship with employess and good communication

    Cons

    One particular assignment was not organize

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue the great training and interacting with employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Laid-back

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

    I worked at Travis County, Texas

    Pros

    I love the laid-back feel. Of course, different areas offer different working environments, but I was satisfied.

    Cons

    No one leaves so it's hard to get a permanent position.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow a fair hire; don't only grant jobs on the "hook up".

    Recommends
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