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Dallas County CEO ​​​Michael S. Rawlings​​​​
​​​Michael S. Rawlings​​​​
4 Ratings
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  • "Low pay compared to working for a district(in 7 reviews)

  • "Terrible insurance, poor management, complaints don't get addressed,(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great place with passionate employees"

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dallas County full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Passionate co-workers Supportive community Great benefits

    Cons

    No cons to mention here.

    Dallas County2019-05-16
  2. "Pay Attention to your staff"

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    Former Employee - Communications Supervisor in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Dallas County full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Ability to work overtime, support staff, down time for administrative duties

    Cons

    Employee turnover, training was mediocre, civilian staff were not afforded pay or merit increases

    Dallas County2019-05-16
  3. "Good entry position"

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    Current Employee - Juvenile Supervision Officer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Dallas County full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Your able to gain experience with youth until your able to get the job you want.

    Cons

    It can be overwhelming but with the right people around you can become a great JSO.

    Dallas County2019-05-07
  4. "Not recommended"

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    Current Employee - Forensic Toxicologist in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dallas County full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Job stability, flexible working hours

    Cons

    Terrible insurance, poor management, complaints don't get addressed,

    Advice to Management

    Actually manage- address the glaring issues

    Dallas County2019-05-08
  5. "Voice Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Voice Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dallas County full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible start time Good pay Top of the line infrastructure

    Cons

    A lot of their IT positions are contract work. I was not told the end date of my contract up front. Went in thinking it was contract to hire.

    Advice to Management

    Be clear on contracts

    Dallas County2019-04-08
  6. "Just Get In"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Dallas County full-time

    Pros

    It’s easy to move around within the agency once you’ve been there for a while.

    Cons

    It’s hard to get an interview. Usual practice is to look within or word of mouth referrals for outside candidates.

    Dallas County2019-02-18
  7. "Worth it"

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    Former Employee - Texas in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dallas County full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and paid time off.

    Cons

    Out on an island no support from mgmt.

    Dallas County2019-03-03
  8. "Internal Auditor"

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    Former Employee - Interna Audtior in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dallas County full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays are often 4 day paid leave off; Office is diverse in race, national origin, and gender. Women hold many supervisory positions.

    Cons

    Salary is low; there is no civil service protections; promotion is base on friendships, not merit.

    Advice to Management

    No Comment

    Dallas County2018-12-10
  9. "Dallas Family Medicine"

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    Former Employee - Medical Assistant 
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Dallas County full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Nice employees, nice work environment, pay was pretty good

    Cons

    Management not so good, there was to much favoritism towards certain employees

    Dallas County2018-11-28
  10. "Not the worse, but certainly not the best."

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    Current Employee - Clerk II 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dallas County full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Coworkers and supervisors are easy to get along with.

    Cons

    Upper management is very shady.

    Dallas County2018-10-31
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