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Updated Jan 20, 2022

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3.5
63%
Recommend to a Friend
100%
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BREC Executive Director Carl Stages Jr
Carl Stages Jr
5 Ratings
  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Creating and Managing Facility Programs

    Sep 22, 2021 - Program Aide 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great working environment. Convenient work schedule.

    Cons

    Pay rate low compared to other companies.

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  2. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Low Pay, Fun Job

    Jan 20, 2022 - Tour Guide in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The pay was very low, but it was a fun weekend job to supplement income. Other people I worked with were all great. Even part-time, I received a few benefits like paid time off.

    Cons

    The pay was very low, not much more than minimum wage per hour.

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  3. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Overall good

    Nov 29, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Decent pay and good benefits

    Cons

    some departments are not very well managed

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  4. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Will crush your soul

    Nov 13, 2021 - None Specified 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Diversity is important in both employment and serving the community. Feels good to contribute to community.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic and inefficient, with lots of infighting and hostility. Many decisions based on ego and less in common sense. Bully personalities. Slow corporate paperwork to get anything done. Arbitrary rules and policies that do not benefit employees. Incredibly low pay and no advancement.

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great company

    Sep 21, 2021 - Camp Counselor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to work for!

    Cons

    Working outside due to inclement weather

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Benefits

    Aug 30, 2021 - Animal Technician in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits, didn’t lose job during the pandemic, great pension program. 3.3% raise every year.

    Cons

    No room for growth or promotion. Poor pay.

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Fun, flexible, somewhat chaotic

    May 11, 2021 - Intern in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Fun environment, enjoyable co-workers, flexible hours, decent pay

    Cons

    Horrible onboarding process, little organization, unclear communication

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Good place to work

    Apr 26, 2021 - Anonymous in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    It's a park and rec system. What's not to like?

    Cons

    Systems needed help, the stupid politics

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great Place to work

    Mar 17, 2021 - Fitness Attendant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible with hours Fun Place to work

    Cons

    The pay per hour is very low.

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  10. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    BREC Center Supervisor

    Mar 9, 2021 - Center Supervisor in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible schedule most weeks; part time hours; rarely the same job every day

    Cons

    Flexible schedule not always honored; some weekends

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63% of BREC employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated BREC 3.5 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.5 for culture and values and 2.6 for career opportunities.

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