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It's been a good career choice.

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Current Employee - Manager
Current Employee - Manager
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at United States Department of Energy full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Being a public servant. Job security.

Cons

Public servants aren't always appreciated and sometimes even hated by public sector employees.

Other Employee Reviews for United States Department of Energy

  1. 50% bureaucracy 50% making a difference -10% chance of that

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    Current Employee - Energy Technology Program Specialist in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Energy Technology Program Specialist in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at United States Department of Energy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits and salary for public sector work. Very steep learning curve. Relatively breezy compared to private sector, but maybe because the work is more interesting. Pretty open dialogue in Strategic Programs Office.

    Cons

    Around half the time dealing with information requests and interagency BS as well as bureaucratic process. It seems like half the people come here to settle down. There are some go-getters though. Rather stale cultural environment.


  2. Nice people but more of a self-starter

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Las Vegas, NV
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at United States Department of Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits were good, such as education reimbursement, health, dental, etc.

    Cons

    Resistent to change, and slow to position employees internally. Hiring new employees was also pretty slow which lead to increased work loads and little acknowledgement or compensation changes.


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