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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.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Transportation Security Administration in Raleigh, NC
Current Employee - Transportation Security Administration in Raleigh, NC
Recommends
Approves of CEO

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 Management

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.

Other Employee Reviews for US Department of Homeland Security

  1. Good advancement opportunities with DHS

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Criminal Investigator in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Criminal Investigator in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

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


  2. Helpful (2)

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

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisory Contract Specialist in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Supervisory Contract Specialist in Washington, DC
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

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


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