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US Coast Guard Commandant of the Coast Guard Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr.
Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr.
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  • Mid-grade officer

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    Current Employee - Military Officer in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Military Officer in Washington, DC

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

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    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great promotion potential, training, and working with private industry Top notch enlisted personnel

    Cons

    Routine moving, but that is part of the service

    Advice to Management

    Fewer civil supervisors and more active duty supervisors.

US Coast Guard Interviews

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    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at US Coast Guard.

    Interview

    Easy stuff. Have your finances in order, don't pop positive on a drug test, don't have any felony charges, and don't be a complete idiot. If you're 17 or older and you have generally made wise decisions up to that point in your life.....then you should have no problem enlisting into the Coast Guard. Depending on the financial status of the military, you may have to be prepared to play the waiting game once you sign

    Interview Questions

    • There is NOTHING difficult about getting into the military........unless you're dumb, you smoke weed, or you stole a car in your younger years!   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation phase. It's cut and dry.....either they will accept you, or they won't.

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

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Website www.uscg.mil
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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