US Coast Guard

www.uscg.mil
Profile Unclaimed
There are newer employer reviews for US Coast Guard

1 person found this helpful  

Poor Management

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Information Systems Technician in Buffalo, NY
Current Employee - Information Systems Technician in Buffalo, NY

I have been working at US Coast Guard full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Military benefits/discounts for non-military work.
Salary - sometimes a con
Tuition assistance
Kitchen in one of the buildings.
Exchange available on base.

Cons

Not good at training.
More unprofessional and unorganized than expected.
Work hours not flexible, unless you have a kid.
Poor communication between some departments. Two of my bosses sit next to each other all day and by the end of the day did not verify they were on the same page about work travel the following morning. Then they complain about lack of funds for travel because they have to make unnecessary trips to make up for not coordinating.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

set a better example for your employees.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

418 Other Employee Reviews for US Coast Guard (View Most Recent)

Sort: Rating Date
  1.  

    Coast Guard

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Master Chief Petty Officer in Hampton, VA
    Current Employee - Master Chief Petty Officer in Hampton, VA

    I have been working at US Coast Guard full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good organization to work for. Really cares about it's people. Going through a downsizing of late and opportunities to move up are harder to come by.

    Cons

    Expectation that you move every four years and will not have too many options regarding location. You can list your preferences, but ultimately will be given military orders to a unit that needs someone with your skill set.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Best decision ever made

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Avionics Electrical Technician in Traverse City, MI
    Current Employee - Avionics Electrical Technician in Traverse City, MI

    I have been working at US Coast Guard full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, job security, quality of life

    Cons

    Moving a lot, can be away from home for a long time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
There are newer employer reviews for US Coast Guard

Work at US Coast Guard? Share Your Experiences

US Coast Guard

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.