South Carolina Department of Health

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Department Health and Environmental Control Great Place to Work

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Current Employee - Environmental Engineer II in Columbia, SC
Current Employee - Environmental Engineer II in Columbia, SC

I have been working at South Carolina Department of Health

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Excellent Benefits 15 Paid Days off 15 Sick Days 10 Paid Holidays Willing to Train and Send Employees to Conferences Telecommuting Alternate Work Schedule Not required to work pass scheduled work hours

Cons

No raises every year Advancement is limited Lower salaries

Advice to Management

It cost the agency money every year to train newly hired employees. Management should make an effort to compensate experienced staff so they will not lose employees to industry.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbia, SC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbia, SC

    I worked at South Carolina Department of Health

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    The benefits package for working for the state or DHEC is good. You get very good health care and time off even thought you have to acquire month by month.

    Cons

    The pay, and the 1% pay increase for cost of living Management sometimes doesn't tell you how you are doing, so it pays to ask on regular basis

    Advice to Management

    Theire are some good bosses at DHEC, and their are some bad ones. The key is finding one that will work with you and allow you to grow


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    The Dept. of Mental Health is underfunded and not a positive place to work.

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    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in Columbia, SC
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in Columbia, SC

    I have been working at South Carolina Department of Health

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    You have a lot of holidays. You accumulate vacation days and sick days. It's never a problem taking off for family or personal matters.

    Cons

    There are very few positions that would not be considered a dead-end job. There are no pay increases. Everyone gets the same rating no matter if the employee works his tale off or if he hides in his office all day.

    Advice to Management

    Make staff more accountable. Do something to improve morale. Management by fear is not a good concept.


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