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County of Kern Reviews

Updated October 7, 2017
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  1. "Care Provider"

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    Former Employee - Care Provider in Delano, CA
    Former Employee - Care Provider in Delano, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at County of Kern part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Individual companionship, better understanding in condition, ect

    Cons

    The downsides of working was not enough training around area

    Advice to Management

    Increase in pay, mileage reimbursement.


  2. "therapy aide"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at County of Kern full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment and great co workers

    Cons

    no upward movement , needs to update processes

  3. "Fiscal support tech--Sheriff"

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    Former Employee - Fiscal Support Technician in Bakersfield, CA
    Former Employee - Fiscal Support Technician in Bakersfield, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at County of Kern full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Loved the people, family atmosphere and great benefits. Great opportunity for advancement and they encourage community service. Sometimes would go on ride-alongs.

    Cons

    Sometimes work can feel overwhelming. In a small office, there can be drama-but that's almost anywhere you go. No other cons to speak of


  4. "Human resources specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at County of Kern full-time

    Pros

    Steady work flow, lost of career opportunities

    Cons

    Short staffed, always doing more with less.


  5. "Marketing coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at County of Kern full-time

    Pros

    Can't think of a damn thing.

    Cons

    Leadership is corrupt and dishonest.

    Advice to Management

    Quit


  6. "Balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bakersfield, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bakersfield, CA
    Recommends

    I have been working at County of Kern full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good and professional staff. Lots of vacation time. 3-5 weeks per year.

    Cons

    Challenging work on occasions. Could pay better.

    Advice to Management

    Better pay for line workers. Staff have not had a raise in 10 years.


  7. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Building Services Worker II in Bakersfield, CA
    Current Employee - Building Services Worker II in Bakersfield, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at County of Kern full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits. Good work schedule.

    Cons

    Retirement plan not so good.

    Advice to Management

    Fix the retirement plan.

  8. "Work Elsewhere"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at County of Kern full-time

    Pros

    Currently very few if any

    Cons

    Low pay and numerous deductions

    Advice to Management

    none


  9. "Relocated from Kern County"

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    Former Employee - Sheriff's Support Specialist in Nipomo, CA
    Former Employee - Sheriff's Support Specialist in Nipomo, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at County of Kern full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Training can be fairly good. Some departments don't give proper training for each position. Schedules and pretty good and supervisors can be flexible with schedules instead of taking time off.

    Cons

    Wages are not very good and communication lacks. Promotions are not really smiled upon and most departments do not encourage their employees to try and move up. Training for other positions are VERY LIMITED.


  10. "Money hungry"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits but not great

    Cons

    Don't treat employees fairly or equally


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