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"The Boy Scouts of the Military"

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Current Employee - Commander in Cleveland, OH
Current Employee - Commander in Cleveland, OH
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at US Coast Guard full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

-Small organization
-Humanitarian Mission
-Exceptional people
-Exactly the same career opportunities as DOD, but better

Cons

-Small organization
-Lackey-mentality
-Tends to get bullied by states and other federal agancies

Advice to Management

Join DoD's union

Other Employee Reviews for US Coast Guard

  1. "Vast Opportunities for Professional Development"

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    • 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.


  2. "No Complaints"

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

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

    Pros

    Feeling of knowing you are a part of an organization that saves and defends lives
    Excellent Pay
    Opportunity to live in desirable locations
    Opportunity to retire and receive a nice pension after 20 years of service
    Excellent training programs available at free or low cost

    Cons

    Possibility of deployment resulting in separation from family
    On call 24/7
    Military Guidelines
    Low budget results in slower advancement
    Top-heavy organization due to senior employees refusing to retire

    Advice to Management

    Start forcing stagnant personnel to either shape up or ship out.

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