State of Arizona

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State of Arizona Reviews

Updated Jul 6, 2014
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3.1 50 reviews

Review Highlights

Pros
  • They have a good benefits and retirement programs(in 11 reviews)

  • In the past the benefits and retirement plan were great(in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • No incentive to perform as there is no possibility of a pay raise(in 2 reviews)

  • The salary level is not always competitive with the private sector or other government units(in 2 reviews)

50 Employee Reviews
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    clerk/ receptionist

    Mail Clerk (Former Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    Prospeople are great to work with

    Constravel distance was a bit of a problem but it was over looked. It was a temp-position I would have liked to stay there but ther was no funding for my position.

    Advice to Senior Managementkeep up the good work.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I had a very patient trainer and my experience there was good.

    Motor Vehicle Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) Lake Havasu City, AZ

    ProsGood hours and good job security. It was a small office so the customers were so happy that there was rarely a wait.

    ConsYou are on a timer with every customer so that makes it difficult on longer transactions. You can get dinged if you don't keep an eye on your timer. Hard to concentrate

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Working for the State of Arizona

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    ProsMany varied interesting and stimulating projects

    ConsBeing laid off when it shouldn't have happened

    Advice to Senior Managementthink of ways to generate money

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I enjoy my job.

    Executive Staff Assistant (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    ProsI very much enjoy my job. The majority of my coworkers are enjoyable. The work is interesting. Advancement is encouraged. Training is available. The pay is competitive in most ways. The benefits are great.

    ConsThere are done people who have had their jobs for a long time and do not perform. It is not often that people who underperform or who are no longer qualified for their work receive any sort of corrective action.

    – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A great place to open your opportunities and grow within.

    Accountant (Former Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    ProsGood benefits, flexible hours, friendly people, secure buildings

    ConsFrequent changes with elections for governor.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork with employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    alot of issues not enough solutions

    Case Aide (Former Employee) Glendale, AZ

    Prosassisting needy children and families

    Consthe children that dont get the help they need

    Advice to Senior Managementrevamp and up date programs

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    I work here at one of the State Offices as a Technical Specialist

    Network Specialist (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    ProsGreat Benefits, nice people to work with.

    ConsUpper Management is quite clueless to the real needs of IT.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease spend a few days working in the trenches with us!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Solid place to work with job security.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsSteady work, some advancement if in the city or willing to relocate, pay is decent.

    ConsCan be stressful, not for someone who can't handle stress

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet into the trenches and see what really works not what you think might work.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to work five days a week

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood benefits with good pension plan

    ConsLower pay than the average

    Advice to Senior ManagementI do not have advise to management

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Enjoyed the job, environment was dangerous

    Department of Corrections (Former Employee) Goodyear, AZ

    ProsStayed very busy, learned alot, large facilities

    ConsDangerous working around inmates in prison.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBetter training and assistance with inmate issues.

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