Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

www.doacs.state.fl.us
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People come here to wait for their retirement

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Job security, health insurance and other benefits

Cons

Slow pace, low pay, unchallenging

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to learn

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tallahassee, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tallahassee, FL

    I have been working at Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The people are dedicated, intelligent and hardworking. I have been lucky to have good managers all the way up the chain. The work in my area (scientific) is challenging and engaging. Great place for professional growth lots of opportunity to learn.

    Cons

    Salary, Salary, Salary! The state in general is not competitive in this area. Merit raises are almost nonexistent. No cost of living raises during lean budget years. When we do receive cost of living raises they are usually around 2% and are set by the legislature. The only way to see significant salary increases is through promotions. Having a tight budget makes managing very challenging at times. As you move up work/life balance shifts more to the working side.

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    Communication has improved throughout. Keep innovating and moving forward.

    Neutral Outlook
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Benefit is OK but pay is worst

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    Current Employee - Food Safety Specialist in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Food Safety Specialist in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good vacation/sick leave benefit, flexible work schedule

    Cons

    worst pay, no pay raise for the last 7 years

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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