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FEMA Administrator FEMA Deanna Criswell
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My husband is ready to leave the VA after nearly 20 years in various levels of procurement and contract work, plus some tangential work with CDC and FEMA. Recent retire from Army Reserves 20+ years. Looking to join non-tech federal government consulting with his experience. Has a BS Finance and secret clearance. Being older, what firms would be a fit with good WLB and reasonable travel? (Midwest, relocation unlikely)

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  • "Traveling and pay are great!(in 66 reviews)
  • "Great people and lots of traveling(in 50 reviews)
  • "Good benefits and telework options.(in 42 reviews)
  • "The pay is pretty good and it's very exciting to help people, learn new skills, and be on the road.(in 28 reviews)
  • "Training is good growth if u are permanent(in 19 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Support Specialist

    Nov 29, 2022 - Support Specialist in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I get to help people when they need it most.

    Cons

    I'm only paid when there's work because I'm currently a reservists.

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Good

    Dec 1, 2022 - Emergency Management Specialist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    benefits, room for advancement, training, tools

    Cons

    Burnout during hurricane season, lax leadership

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great Temp Job

    Nov 29, 2022 - Customer Service Representative in Jackson, MS
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great people and team mates

    Cons

    Low pay and long day

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Management analyst

    Nov 28, 2022 - Management Analyst in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible, room for advancement, great colleagues

    Cons

    Potential burnout during hurricane season

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good pay

    Nov 28, 2022 - Program Delivery Manager in Nashville, TN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay, decent work load

    Cons

    During covid, allowed employees to work remotely. Now after 3 yrs of remote work, they are forcing people back out into the field for permanent deployments.

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Fema reservist

    Nov 21, 2022 - DSA Reservist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company with a foot in the door.

    Cons

    Lowest paid cadre would suggest more than 20 an hour

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Challenging and Rewarding job

    Nov 20, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Interact with interesting people on the phones. Always new experiences

    Cons

    Can be overwhelming at the beginning

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Well here’s the thing…

    Nov 18, 2022 - Program Delivery Manager 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Get to travel on uncle Sam’s dime Most things are paid for or stipends

    Cons

    They will have you fill out a voucher, give you the reimbursement then YEARS later tell you you owe thousands of dollars.

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great Mission

    Nov 16, 2022 - Facility Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Tons of opportunities for growth Plenty of telework positions Good benefits Different hiring paths available

    Cons

    Feels segmented at the HQ location Disaster responses can be stressful but it is rewarding to help different communities.

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  11. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Toxic Work Culture

    Nov 29, 2022 - Administrative Specialist in Oakland, CA
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Helping people in their time of need

    Cons

    Micromanaging no work life balance colleagues gossiping and management playing favoritism

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