Georgia Department of Corrections - Awful | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Awful"

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    Former Employee - Correctional Officer II in Grovetown, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Georgia Department of Corrections full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Decent starting salary. No college degree required. Very minimal starting requirements - just need a clean criminal record and a high school diploma.

    Cons

    I worked here for three years. By far the worst job I've ever had. I was assaulted by an inmate. I reported the incident to my immediate supervisor and she did nothing about it. I then reported it to her supervisor, the Captain. The Captain also did nothing about it, and my immediate supervisor told the Captain that I hadn't reported it to her. I was denied Emergency Family Leave and later found out that I had every right...

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    Georgia Department of Corrections2017-04-23
  1. "Good and bad"

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    Former Employee - Corrections Officer I in Atlanta, GA
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Georgia Department of Corrections full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits , Pay , Shifts

    Cons

    Unappreciated , favoritism , unprofessionalism, high turn over rate long hours .

    Georgia Department of Corrections2019-05-01
  2. "Fun work"

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    Current Employee - Correctional Sergeant in Valdosta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Georgia Department of Corrections full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun work Stable salary Easy to do the job and learn the job

    Cons

    Terrible co workers Basically high school with the gossiping and clicks The inmates are taking over Hard to balance home life with work life

    Georgia Department of Corrections2019-05-20

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