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TCAD.. A good job with future opportunities.

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  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Assistant Dist. Attorney  in  Austin, TX
Former Employee - Assistant Dist. Attorney in Austin, TX

I worked at Travis County, Texas

Pros

One reason to work at the Travis County District Attorney's Office is because of civic duty. It is less pay than a private firm, obviously, but you also get experience at a young age that you could not have at a comparable size firm. You have the opportunity to seek justice, prosecute criminals and know that you are adding to the community you live in.

Cons

The pay is much, much lower than comparable agencies for lawyers. It is sometimes a thankless job in sending criminals to prison. The budgets, facilities and parking situation are noticeable. You sometimes feel as though you're fighting an uphill battle.

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No advice.

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    Travis County

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    Current Employee - Legal Secretary
    Current Employee - Legal Secretary

    I have been working at Travis County, Texas

    Pros

    Benefits are great and the paid time off is unbelievable. You get almost 30 days sick/paid time off and you can take off when you need to.

    Cons

    however it is not very stimulating. It takes years to move up even and education doesn't matter much.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would advice them to communicate more to their employees about big changes rather than the day of. Also, some of your employees are more educated than those around them. Advancement should be given to more knowledgeable people instead of people who have been there longer.

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    Often a life-long career choice

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Travis County, Texas full-time

    Pros

    It's rewarding to make a living serving the public, and those who find the right fit are satisfied working their entire careers at this one employer. Health benefits and vacation time are better than average.

    Cons

    It takes a long time working hard to get a promotion, because Travis County employees don't often leave for other jobs elsewhere, and new positions are seldom created. Salaries are below what most would make for similar jobs in the private sector in Austin, particularly for skilled positions.

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    Neutral Outlook
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