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Could be better, could be worse.

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Former Employee - Agricultural Aide in Olympia, WA
Former Employee - Agricultural Aide in Olympia, WA

I worked at State of Washington full-time (less than an year)

Pros

Love the independence of the job is and working outdoors in the summer is nice. Pay is not too bad considering the job duties. Working 4-10's is a bonus. The supervisors were really pleasant to work with and very enthusiastic about their jobs.

Cons

Not enough time to set the traps and plan where they should go, way too rushed. A lot of time is spent at home beyond the 10 paid hours making traps and planning placements. Time management becomes easier mid-way through and at the end of the season. The job can get monotonous after while but it ends soon enough since it is a seasonal job.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Perhaps add at least a week to the beginning of the season so traps can be made and placements planned before the actual placement begins.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Amazing environment - if you care about people - this is the place for you

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    Current Employee - Program Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at State of Washington full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great support, great people, amazing teams, great work-life balance

    Cons

    Be aware that funding is always tight

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep taking care of your people - that's what your there to do.

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    Okay

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    Current Employee - ITS6 in Olympia, WA
    Current Employee - ITS6 in Olympia, WA

    I have been working at State of Washington full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Civil service - work feels more meaningful. The development work is on par with private companies. However, it's not about the bottom line and net profit.

    Cons

    Work is on par with the private industry. However, it pays much less.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more competitive of salary to retain talent.

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