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Georgia Department of Corrections Employee Reviews about "low pay"

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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. "if you want stability with a whole lot of baggage"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Forsyth, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Georgia Department of Corrections full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Stability, great friendships, and benefits

    Cons

    low pay, long hours, horrible supervisors

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the people that are in the trenches

    Georgia Department of Corrections2018-08-06
  2. "Behavioral Health counselor"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Georgia Department of Corrections full-time

      Pros

      Team players. Good state benefits.

      Cons

      Low pay. High stress negative environment. Not for everyone.

      Georgia Department of Corrections2018-03-13
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      "Counselor"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Georgia Department of Corrections

      Pros

      coworkers help make the stressful environment bearable

      Cons

      difficult work load, low pay

      Georgia Department of Corrections2018-01-25
    • "Too reactionary and cheap"

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      Current Employee - Department Manager in Alto, GA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook

      I have been working at Georgia Department of Corrections full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Stability. There will always be prisons

      Cons

      Too reactionary. Low pay. Training is a joke.

      Advice to Management

      Treat female inmates like inmates. Higher pay to get quality officers

      Georgia Department of Corrections2016-10-30
    • "correctional Officer"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

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

        Pros

        Working in a team environment was good. You will be paid every two months via direct deposit paid time off

        Cons

        very low pay for the work that you do. Made to stay over often after shift compensation was time off not over time pay

        Georgia Department of Corrections2015-08-05
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