Jefferson County (Colorado) Reviews

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Budget cuts taking a toll

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clerical in Golden, CO
    Current Employee - Clerical in Golden, CO

    I have been working at Jefferson County (Colorado) full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Being surrounded by dedicated, hard working professionals Stability and decent benefits Doing justice for the community

    Cons

    Specific to the DA's office. Top heavy, some highly paid managers don't even bother to come in every day. Pressure to work when ill, injured, or on FMLA.

    Advice to Management

    Stop expecting employees to give up nights and weekends to volunteer for community events.


  2. Government Job

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Golden, CO
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Golden, CO

    I have been working at Jefferson County (Colorado) full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Secure employment, ability to move laterally as well as up, benefits, allowed break times, flexible.

    Cons

    Tradition and an older workforce.


  3. Great place to work with people who care.

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jefferson County (Colorado) full-time

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    The people through the organization were hard working and cared about their clients.

    Cons

    Pay is not competitive to keep strong performers


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  5. Not for the motivated

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jefferson County (Colorado)

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, location, work/life balance, benefits.

    Cons

    Many resentful people working there


  6. Good for the most part

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinician in Golden, CO
    Current Employee - Clinician in Golden, CO

    I have been working at Jefferson County (Colorado) full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good benefits, decent pay, reliable place to work for the most part

    Cons

    Tough clients, management does not appreciate how difficult the job is

    Advice to Management

    Management gives lip service to employee appreciation but does not really show it


  7. Nice sometimes

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jefferson County (Colorado) part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good location, reasonably good benefits. Dedicated staff.

    Cons

    Internal politics can be pretty fierce. Doing your job well can be intimidating to others. Lower pay when compared to other counties.

    Advice to Management

    none


  8. Great Place to Grow!!!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jefferson County (Colorado) full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, training, time off, and good employee moral.

    Cons

    Salaries and hourly wages are low for the area.

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing great work!


  9. The Intensive Family Treatment Team is a gem in a tough business

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    Former Employee - Intensive Family Therapist in Golden, CO
    Former Employee - Intensive Family Therapist in Golden, CO

    I worked at Jefferson County (Colorado) full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    IFT provided great therapy services to a sometimes difficult population. Great way to gain experience in multiple types of treatment/issues. Colleagues extremely supportive.

    Cons

    High stress environment. Clients often court-ordered and didn't want to be there. Larger agency sometimes cumbersome to work with.


  10. Great work experience.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Golden, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Golden, CO

    I have been working at Jefferson County (Colorado) full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Personal and professional growth opportunities are wonderful.

    Cons

    Political atmosphere can be trying at times.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the ideals of the county rather than the business aspects of the county.


  11. Jefferson County Road and Bridge.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Equipment Operator in Golden, CO
    Current Employee - Equipment Operator in Golden, CO

    I have been working at Jefferson County (Colorado) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The benefits are outstanding, great retirement matching, college reimbursement, family orientated, several paid holidays every year. above average salary.

    Cons

    Snow removal can be a bear, with long relentless hours. CDL is required for all positions. Exposed to the weather and elements year round.

    Advice to Management

    Promotions could be better and cost of living increase ever 5 years is just not enough.



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