Pinkerton Government Services

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Pinkerton has a number of good job growth opportunities, but lack in advancement to senior management.

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  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Senior Security Officer  in  San Diego, CA
Former Employee - Senior Security Officer in San Diego, CA

I worked at Pinkerton Government Services

Pros

Communication within the company between management and staff is good.

Cons

There is no opportunity to start a family or maintain good communication with the family once you have a number of years under your belt with the company.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Provide a means of family interaction within company functions.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Prevention Experience, Horrible Management and Shady Coworkers

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    Current Employee - Firefighter  in  El Segundo, CA
    Current Employee - Firefighter in El Segundo, CA

    I have been working at Pinkerton Government Services

    Pros

    PGS is a great place if you want to gain job experience. You have the ability to become proficient in probationary related drills, acquire your Class B license, and participate in other training. Pay is better than that you would receive working for a private ambulance company.

    Cons

    Being confined to the gates of an industrial facility, work can get pretty dull and boring. Don't expect to fight any fire while working for PGSFD. There is a low morale among employees. Management completely lacks professionalism. The company is ran as a security company, which it is. Favoritism is shown to employees. Write-ups, suspensions, and terminations are given to some while others who commit equal or worse offenses go untouched. Leadership lacks experience and education. Company does not look out for its employees. Horrible place to work, steer far clear.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat employees fairly and with respect. Do not show favoritism or selective enforcement of rules. Read the above commentary and advise.

    Doesn't Recommend
  2.  

    Great Job

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Security Officer  in  Bayqongyr, Baikonur (Kazakhstan)
    Current Employee - Security Officer in Bayqongyr, Baikonur (Kazakhstan)

    I have been working at Pinkerton Government Services as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    Chance too work overseas in a Security Environment.

    Cons

    Sometimes the Campaigns are delayed by Technical glitches out of Pinkertons control.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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