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Georgia Department of Corrections Employee Reviews about "12 hour shifts"

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Georgia Department of Corrections CEO Brian Owens
Brian Owens
45 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay and very good job security(in 12 reviews)

  • "Good benefits and experience in the Law Enforcement industry(in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • "pay not commensurate with the long hours and duties(in 8 reviews)

  • "Upper management not supporting smaller offices(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "It's great job security"

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    Current Employee - Correctional Officer 
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Georgia Department of Corrections full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, paid uniforms, paid sick leave and annual leave, job security

    Cons

    12 hour shifts (usually end up being 13-14 hours), no OT pay because salaried (receive comp time on 2nd check of the month), short staffed

    Georgia Department of Corrections2017-11-30
  2. "jco1"

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      Current Employee - Jco1 

      I have been working at Georgia Department of Corrections for more than a year

      Pros

      benefits are really good here

      Cons

      12 hour shift receiving overtime per month not per check

      Advice to Management

      none

      Georgia Department of Corrections2017-07-08
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      "Correctional Officer"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pelham, GA

      I have been working at Georgia Department of Corrections full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Able to provide for you family and great benefits are available.

      Cons

      12 hour shifts overtime is compensated on check at the end of the month.

      Georgia Department of Corrections2017-06-23
    • "GDC Correctional Officer"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Georgia Department of Corrections

      Pros

      It's a foot in the door of law enforcement

      Cons

      Scheduled to work 12 hour shifts but usually work 14 hour shifts Do not get compensated for overtime Instructed to come in and work on your days off with no extra pay

      Georgia Department of Corrections2015-11-18
    • "Supervisor"

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      Current Employee - Sergeant in Swainsboro, GA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

      I have been working at Georgia Department of Corrections full-time for more than 20 years

      Pros

      If you want to work in the security field, it's always there waiting on you.

      Cons

      This is a 12 hour shift.

      Advice to Management

      After there for a while you can always try to become a supervisor.

      Georgia Department of Corrections2015-06-16
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