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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

I have been working at Lcra

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

work enviroment, work life balance

Cons

Lack of communication for employees

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  1. Helpful (3)

    The state agency mission is laudable; but the slow pace is not for everyone

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Lcra

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The people are the assets and the liabilities of LCRA. Putting in a fair amount of initiative can make you appear as a high achiever. Very hard to fire people, so in a way there is a high level of job security. The majority of my peers are good, nice people who fit well working for a state agency like LCRA. The family analogy is used frequently, I would agree (although there is clearly good and bad things about running a state agency like a family owned business.

    Cons

    The entitlement attitude of the employees is LCRA's achille's heel. Average tenure of an employee seems to be well over 10 years; thus there is a huge amount of inertia to get anything done within a reasonable time. Time is something LCRA has plenty of, so there is no hurry to do anything efficiently. If you've worked in the private sector, then moving to LCRA should make you pause; don't be fooled, if it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck...it's a duck. LCRA is a state agency with all of its quirky employees who couldn't survive in the private sector and have a home serving the mission of LCRA.

    Advice to Management

    Although change can occur in any direction (top down; bottom up), LCRA is starving for mid management leadership.


  2. Various on Department and Manager

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    Current Employee - Communications in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Communications in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Lcra

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Overall a good place to work. Allowed to balance personal and work life.

    Cons

    Too Political. Decisions made for politics and not for employees or customers.

    Advice to Management

    Moved up based on who they know, not how they manage


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