State of Florida Reviews

Updated July 27, 2015
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Pros
  • Great benefits include medical, paid vacation and 401K (in 11 reviews)

  • Good benefits and working conditions (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • low pay, no opportunity for growth, cumbersome computer system (in 6 reviews)

  • Pay raises are few and far between (in 5 reviews)

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  1. love FWRI

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

    I have been working at State of Florida full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    people and good jumping off point or a lifetime career

    Cons

    not much, maybe a bit good old boy mentality sometimes, but if you work hard and show interest you can succeed. Raises rare unfortunately.


  2. Love it here!

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    Current Employee - Distritbuted Computer Systems Specialist in Starke, FL
    Current Employee - Distritbuted Computer Systems Specialist in Starke, FL

    I have been working at State of Florida full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Employees are treated with respect. Leadership is outstanding. Love working with military and civilian customers. Provided with equipment to perform the job.

    Cons

    Unable to think of any at this time. Not afforded overtime. No retail stores within distance of 10-15 miles.

    Advice to Management

    NA


  3. Florida Dental Association

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Florida

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great environment, support from management and director

    Cons

    Pay is low since it's a nonprofit


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  5. Financial Examiner

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financer Examiner/Financial Analyst in Tallahassee, FL
    Current Employee - Financer Examiner/Financial Analyst in Tallahassee, FL

    I have been working at State of Florida (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Prepare and supervise writing of clear, complete, concise, and informative reports of financial conditions of P& C insurance companies

    Cons

    No opportunity to move up, not challenging. The department is not organized, easy to get lost.

    Advice to Management

    Set up a program for employees to learn the business and and create an opportunity to move up.


  6. Forester

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

    I have been working at State of Florida

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits for full time employers

    Cons

    Low salary when comparing to responsibilities


  7. insurance specialist

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Insurance Specialist in Largo, FL
    Current Employee - Insurance Specialist in Largo, FL

    I have been working at State of Florida

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

    Pros

    great benefits including health insurance and time off

    Cons

    salary increase is not an option and no room for advancement


  8. Staff Attorney - State of Fl

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Attorney
    Current Employee - Staff Attorney

    I have been working at State of Florida (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, nice people, great office.

    Cons

    Lower pay than private sector, staff attys are the low men on the totem pole when it comes to budget and resources. No room for advancement


  9. Entry Level

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    Current Employee - Sanitation and Safety Specialist
    Current Employee - Sanitation and Safety Specialist

    I have been working at State of Florida

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Lots of time off

    Cons

    Extremely low pay No real opportunity to move up within the division


  10. Assistant Attorney General

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

    I have been working at State of Florida

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits. As soon as you begin working for the OAG you get four week of vacation.

    Cons

    The job can be stressful at times. There are times when you have to put up with bureaucratic issues.


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    Firefighter state of florida

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Florida

    Pros

    Good benefits and retirement. Different duties every day.

    Cons

    Low pay, poor management, long work hours.



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