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It was ok I suppose.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

I have been working at US Coast Guard

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Health benefits are great, but can become quickly shadowed by the inability to move up the chain in some rates. They are very family friendly though.

Cons

Management is poor. It is very political. Very few people seem to have the backbone to say what they know is right. Once you get to the Chief level there are no clear expectations (basically you can do nothing and get by just fine with that).

Advice to Management

There needs to be a way to move people up the chain rather then by using a poor testing and perf eval. The test is ok, but the perf eval system is very poor. Everyone should have to work equal. Most places you get promoted and you have to work harder, but in the Coast Guard it is a little backwards.

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  1. Good place

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    Current Employee - Operation Specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Current Employee - Operation Specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL

    I have been working at US Coast Guard

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Pros:
    Good service if your looking for direction.
    Steady paycheck
    You determine aadvancement

    Cons

    Hours are not steady
    If your not use to taking tasking with an attitude, this isn't the service for you.

  2. Pays the bills

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sacramento, CA

    I have been working at US Coast Guard

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Saving Lives and helping the general public.

    Cons

    Family Special Needs don't get met, the US Coast Guard will actually use the special need to force you into retirement.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your own the way you claim to..

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