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Federal Government Reviews

Updated November 14, 2018
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  • "Salary isn't always comparable to private sector" (in 48 reviews)

  • "Often work long hours and must be available 24/7 depending on national situations" (in 32 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good hours and flexible working schedule

    Cons

    moves slowly and it is inefficient


  2. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Director in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Director in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Federal Government full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Personal satisfaction in serving country

    Cons

    Long hours and difficult commute

    Advice to Management

    Stay apolitical

  3. "Program Manager"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Government full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and flexible, work life balance

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, no education benefits, slow promotion opportunity to

    Advice to Management

    Promote within


  4. "air marshal"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Federal Government full-time

    Pros

    see places all around the world

    Cons

    a lot of time in the air


  5. "Law clerk judicial"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Hours are very low and nice

    Cons

    Pay is not enough for job


  6. "Procurement"

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    Current Employee - Procurement Specialist in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Procurement Specialist in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Government full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Hours are good. 8 hours per day. 30 minute lunch.

    Cons

    supervisor teleworks but no TW for the staff


  7. "Heavy Equipment Operator"

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    Current Employee - Heavy Equipment Operator in Gulfport, MS
    Current Employee - Heavy Equipment Operator in Gulfport, MS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Government full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Guaranteed pay although you may not be operating that much.

    Cons

    Lack of equipment operating unless on deployment.

    Advice to Management

    There are numerous time I have had a suggestion or way of doing something to be told to do it their way then to be told to do it another way.

  8. "A great place to work for."

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    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Government full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility and stability along with continuous growth is what makes this place great.

    Cons

    The Political atmosphere sometimes creates road blocks


  9. "Soldier"

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

    I have been working at Federal Government full-time

    Pros

    Steady work with all holidays off

    Cons

    Deployments are long and you work long hours


  10. "Battalion Commander (CEO)"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Government full-time

    Pros

    Great leadership opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Hard not to Love what you do.

    Advice to Management

    Lead your Team with Enthusiasm, Expertise and Excellence.


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