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Florida Department of Health Reviews

Updated August 6, 2017
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  • OPS positions, unstable, low pay (in 30 reviews)

  • We need more pay to keep employees, high turnover because of pay and no room for growth (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Okay pay for a lot of work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Florida Department of Health full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, okay pay, my supervisor was understanding and reasonable

    Cons

    Work deserves higher pay, sometimes put in uncomfortable situations


  2. "Family Support Worker"

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    Former Employee - Family Support Worker in Melbourne, FL
    Former Employee - Family Support Worker in Melbourne, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Florida Department of Health part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The people I worked with, were wonderful people

    Cons

    Administration was a bit relentless on the policys, there was no give, they were not willing to bend for any personal situations, where employee's may need time off for Dr. Appointments or something going on with their children's school activity, or Divorce etc.

    Advice to Management

    Show your employees that you appreciate them as well as their best that they put forward serving our community!

  3. "Great Experience"

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    Former Employee - Dental Assistant in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Dental Assistant in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Florida Department of Health full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Steady pay and hours
    Great Health benefits

    Cons

    Clinics can be short staffed, putting strain on the the employees.


  4. "Salary"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Florida Department of Health full-time

    Pros

    Great learning experience and place to foster new skills

    Cons

    Salary not commensurate with work required


  5. "Not the best place to work"

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    Former Employee - Environmental Specialist
    Former Employee - Environmental Specialist
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Florida Department of Health full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The work was not hard.

    Cons

    The benefits aren't great. There is not a good training program. There is no room for growth career-wise and financially.


  6. "SPHN"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Florida Department of Health full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good benefits, friendly staff, flexible with family/time off

    Cons

    no raises, feel easily replaceable

    Advice to Management

    learn better leadership


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Master Adjudicator"

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    Current Employee - Master Adjudicator in Tallahassee, FL
    Current Employee - Master Adjudicator in Tallahassee, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Florida Department of Health full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and vacation/sick time.

    Cons

    Case loads are way too high for not enough pay.

  8. "Public Information Officer"

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

    I have been working at Florida Department of Health full-time

    Pros

    The agency is flexible with schedules, and I love the people I work with and the overall mission of the agency. I enjoy the day-to-day work.

    Cons

    No room for advancement and the salary is light years behind the rest of the country. Should do a comprehensive salary assessment state-wide.

    Advice to Management

    Have a vested interest in your staff. They are extremely talented, but currently we hire people straight out of college to gain their experience. As soon as they are experienced, they leave and we are stuck training a new team. We never have the opportunity to move forward.


  9. "discrimination against vets"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Volusia, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Volusia, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Florida Department of Health full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    8-5 mostly. ok vacation and benefits

    Cons

    told me I was "one of them (vets) and we had a reputation for being "my way or the hiway"

    Advice to Management

    increase wages to attract better management talent


  10. "Environmental Specialist II"

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

    I have been working at Florida Department of Health full-time

    Pros

    The ability to work an outdoor setting is great.

    Cons

    The ability to work at an outdoor setting in the summer is not easy


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