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"Vast Opportunities for Professional Development"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Operations Chief/Manager in Martinsburg, WV
Current Employee - Operations Chief/Manager in Martinsburg, WV
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at US Coast Guard full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

The ability to contribute to the global marketpace by managing and producting the professional credentials of more than 212,000 commercial mariners that contribute to 1 trillion dollors of our nations commerce. Regulatory inputs from working with Coast Guard have national impact.

Cons

Frequent moves every 3-4 years required for professional development and operation needs of the agency. Time spent cultivating professional relationships are damaged by transfer.

Advice to Management

Investigate ways to grown and develop talent from within for the sake of continuity with regards to senior leadership. Invest in diversity (not just culturaly) but in technology, competency, and tradecraft.

Other Employee Reviews for US Coast Guard

  1. "Great time for the younger crowd."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machinery Technician in Wilmington, NC
    Current Employee - Machinery Technician in Wilmington, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Coast Guard full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    -good pay
    -good people
    -great benefits
    - There are many different things people can do when they get in.

    Cons

    -moving around to much
    - some bad locations

    Advice to Management

    Great for folks who want to be great managers in the civilian world.


  2. "The most rewarding and engaging position out there"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Second Class Petty Officer in Grand Haven, MI
    Current Employee - Second Class Petty Officer in Grand Haven, MI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Coast Guard full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Medical, Dental, TSP (401k), Life Insurance, College Credits, College paid for by GI Bill, Interest Free Loans, MWR benefits (discounts).

    Cons

    Moving every 1, 2, 3, or 4 years. Not knowing where you will be next is stressful. Time spent away from family.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your junior members.

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