Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

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Partisan politics counterbalanced by opportunity to protect human health and the environment.

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

I have been working at Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Pros

Opportunity to use technical training to protect human health and the environment and make a difference. Great place to learn how to implement the law, from a technical perspective. Work load is reasonable with little overtime, making it a good place for young parents to start their career. There are many good professionals and areas to work in.

Cons

Bureacracy and politics (internal and external) interfers with technical decisions. Top-down management style. The good old boy network is alive and well. Promotions are not made upon merit but upon friendship and who will not question senior management.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Communication needs to go both ways. Decisions should be made based upon the law and the advice of your technical staff - both what you want to hear and what you don't. Staff opinions should not be censored by management. Decision makers need to hear all sides, not just the predetermined answer.

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    Current Employee - Natural Resource in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Natural Resource in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

    Pros

    flexible work schedule for those with children

    Cons

    not a lot of opportunities for upward movement

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    more communication is needed to staff

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    I am enjoying my work at TCEQ

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    Current Employee - Engineering Specialist III in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Engineering Specialist III in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

    Pros

    good benefits
    lots of leaves
    training
    interact with people from different backgrounds

    Cons

    low salary
    no raises these two years

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