Georgia Department of Public Health Reviews

Updated Aug 10, 2020

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Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Brenda Fitzgerald (no image)
Brenda Fitzgerald
24 Ratings
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  • "low pay and high percentage taken out of your check for benefits(in 8 reviews)

  • "I rather have a constant work flow in order to enjoy my work environment(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Glassdoor Informative"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant 

    I have been working at Georgia Department of Public Health full-time

    Pros

    Providing reviews, salaries, etc. for companies and positions in which to apply.

    Cons

    Some information isn't up to date.

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  2. "GDPH"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator II in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Georgia Department of Public Health full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    benefits and compensation; skills acquisition

    Cons

    slow process and few opportunities for career development

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  3. "Social Services Tech"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Social Services Tech 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Georgia Department of Public Health full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    job security, benefits, paid holidays

    Cons

    Salary scale is not competitive.

  4. "Great Experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Nutritionist 

    I worked at Georgia Department of Public Health full-time

    Pros

    Great experience, good benefits, fulfilling helping people

    Cons

    Days can get stressful, loud and clients can be very irate

  5. "Good if you have a family"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Environmental Health Specialist in Jefferson, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Georgia Department of Public Health full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great leave and vacation time off

    Cons

    Low pay, no financial reward for working hard

  6. "This job is decent only enough to gain experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Environmental Specialist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Georgia Department of Public Health full-time

    Pros

    There are great benefits here.

    Cons

    The salary for the workers could be more

  7. "Good Environment to work."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Programmer in Athens, GA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Georgia Department of Public Health full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly Environment No work pressure.

    Cons

    Not much work on year end.

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  8. "Lots of Public Health work"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Georgia Department of Public Health full-time

    Pros

    Able to put public health education and experience to work, pay is just ok, fast paced, at times.

    Cons

    Management and pay could have been a lot better, especially for the amount of work you are responsible for.

  9. "EHS II"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Georgia Department of Public Health full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work friends. Relaxed Environment.

    Cons

    Low salary. Dirty work place facilities

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  10. "Job experience"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Nutritionist in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Georgia Department of Public Health part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    First job out of college, it was a very laid-back environment to work at. Not a lot of stress and no after-hour duties at all.

    Cons

    Working part time and full time does not have much difference in pay. Full-time just have more benefits. Advancement was minimal.

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