US Coast Guard

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Great career

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Logistics in Mobile, AL
Current Employee - Logistics in Mobile, AL

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

Pros

Great benefits, travel to foreign countries, various job assignments

Cons

Move every 3-4 years, ship assignments are difficult on families

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Continue getting feedback from the field and changing policies as necessary

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Awesome

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    Former Employee - Storekeeper in Buzzards Bay, MA
    Former Employee - Storekeeper in Buzzards Bay, MA

    I worked at US Coast Guard full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Solid family enviornment. No combat. Life changing experiencen.

    Cons

    Its still the military, and the hours are long.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take more time to explain why to the young recruits during their 1st tour.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    A good Military career interesting and lots of travel

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Advancement is very good. Chance to live and work in many different parts of the country. Many training opportunities. Current system allows for retirement at 20 years 50% base pay. Housing and COLA pay. Retirement increases at 2.5% a year after 20. Mandatory retirement at 30 years. For max of 75% base pay.

    Cons

    Moving every 4 years gets old after awhile. Military Retirement system like everywhere under threat. Health care cost increasing for retiree's

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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