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Working at US Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) guards the public, the environment, and the economic and security interests of the US. One of the country's five armed services, the USCG is uniquely empowered to enforce military and humanitarian policies and civilian law in ... Read more

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    I have been working at US Coast Guard part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, lots of opportunities for different roles, travel, job security

    Cons

    Base pay and annual pay increases aren't always the best, its rare but some of the people suck

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US Coast Guard Photos

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US Coast Guard photo of: U.S. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston
US Coast Guard photo of: Halibut Fishing in the Bering Sea
US Coast Guard photo of: boot camp
US Coast Guard photo of: Training Center
US Coast Guard photo of: CGC Courageous
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US Coast Guard Interviews

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    Interview

    There is a resume review but with few exceptions, people are hired as long as the Coast Guard has been appropriated funds for an increase in personnel or enough have retired/left the organization so new hires can fill a position.

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US Coast Guard Awards & Accolades

  • Best Employers for Latinos to Work for, Latinos for Hire, 2008

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