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US Coast Guard Commandant of the Coast Guard Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr.
Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr.
199 Ratings

    Best government organization in the world

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Coast Guard full-time (more than 10 years)


    Meaningful work that helps people, communities, the world
    Job security
    Good pay
    Amazing benefits including 9/11 GI Bill
    30 days of leave per year


    Long hours,
    Away from home/family
    Can be very dangerous depending on job/duties

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fantastic organization but Micro management by email and mobile devices is getting out of control and resulting in a trust long lost of it's people. Bottom-line: Drives micromanagement

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

US Coast Guard Interviews

Updated Oct 28, 2014
Updated Oct 28, 2014

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    Master Chief Petty Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    No interview process, rank is achieved through recommendations of your command, technical tests, service wide exams, evaluations, and time in service. Depending on your specialty will determine the number of Master Chief positions that are available, in my specialty there are only eight Master Chiefs in the entire Coast Guard.

    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations.
    Accepted Offer

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Best Employers for Latinos to Work for, Latinos for Hire, 2008

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Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1790
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) guards the public, the environment, and the economic and security interests of the US. One of the country's five armed services, the USCG is uniquely empowered to enforce military and humanitarian policies and civilian law in maritime regions. It operates in international waters, US coastal waters, ports, and inland waterways. Its primary roles consist of promoting maritime safety, supporting national defense, providing maritime security, protecting natural resources, and facilitating maritime transport and commerce. The USCG is part of... More

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