US Department of Homeland Security

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The US Department of Homeland Security is a place to grow and learn moreover, it a place you can be all you can be.

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Current Employee - Transportation Security Administration  in  Raleigh, NC
Current Employee - Transportation Security Administration in Raleigh, NC

Pros

The best reasons to work at US Department of Homeland Security are benefits, paid leave, work hours, sick leave, promotion ability, and salary however, most of all job security.

Cons

Some of the downsides of working at US Department of Homeland Security are working weekends/ holidays, and interaction with the public.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

My advice to management would be keep up the good work and listen to your workforce there are some good ideas in the rank and file.

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Other reviews for US Department of Homeland Security

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    Good advancement opportunities with DHS

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Criminal Investigator  in  San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Criminal Investigator in San Francisco, CA

    Pros

    Annual budget is always robust.
    There is a bright future for DHS, and those employed by DHS.

    Cons

    ICE and HSI are always changing. There is no solid identity. The agents need to be aware of the mission of their agency

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Solidify the role of ICE/HSI and stop changing the name.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Working at DHS can be difficult. However, these challenges provide ample opportunities to improve the agency.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supervisory Contract Specialist  in  Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Supervisory Contract Specialist in Washington, DC

    Pros

    Feeling you are improving an important agency
    Competent, motivated employees in many areas
    Interesting subject matter
    Good pay and benefits
    Promotes based on production more than a few other agencies I have worked with before

    Cons

    Very muddled management structure
    Lack of emphasis on customer support
    Sometimes poor cooperation
    High profile agency means stifling oversight that hurts efficiency

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be less concerned with appearing productive and be more concerned with being productive

    Approves of CEO
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