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NYC Department of Correction Reviews

Updated August 2, 2017
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  1. "Believe what you see in the news"

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    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Elmhurst, NY
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Elmhurst, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at NYC Department of Correction full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good salary and benefits

    Cons

    no consistency and power hungry staff

    Advice to Management

    stay consistent, rules are rules and everyone cannot be the chief


  2. "Heart Attack City"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at NYC Department of Correction full-time

    Pros

    Family feeling among employees, good bar-b-ques.

    Cons

    stress, long hours, violent inmates, gossip, back-biting

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the officers more

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Your just a body"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at NYC Department of Correction full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good money, can find love, can meet cool coworkers

    Cons

    Over worked, not family oriented, constant 16hr shifts, inmate have no consequences

    Advice to Management

    Be fair, firm, and consistent


  4. "Sinking Ship"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at NYC Department of Correction full-time

    Pros

    There is money to be made, if you are willing to work.

    Cons

    Difficult to have a life outside of work due to frequent mandatory overtime. Failing system in place (all levels), toxic environment and very unsafe overall.


  5. "Correction officer"

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

    I have been working at NYC Department of Correction full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Plenty of money to make plenty of step up opportunity.

    Cons

    Coworkers not showing up to work regularly

    Advice to Management

    Time and attendance should be a major part of work.


  6. "Dont do it"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NYC Department of Correction full-time

    Pros

    None.. the health insurance yea

    Cons

    Its the worst.. dont do it please


  7. "Amazing career"

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    Former Employee - Captain in East Elmhurst, NY
    Former Employee - Captain in East Elmhurst, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at NYC Department of Correction full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Unlimited income. Your skills and experience can be utilized in the various and different units/areas. You can climb the ladder by taking promotion tests.

    Cons

    Environment can be harsh sometimes. The people you have to deal with are not always compliant. You may have to work a rotating schedule.

  8. "Agency Attorney"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at NYC Department of Correction full-time

    Pros

    Great Salary. Great work life balance

    Cons

    Poor Management. Management does not know the law

    Advice to Management

    Be more organized. Know the law


  9. "Nycdoc review"

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

    I worked at NYC Department of Correction full-time

    Pros

    Great training and life experience. Gained great law enforcement experience and knowledge of criminal justice. The money was good too

    Cons

    Hours were rough at times. And it at times was dangerous. There isn't much else bad to say.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  10. "Correction Officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NYC Department of Correction full-time

    Pros

    the benefits, the overtime. great

    Cons

    getting stuck on post for overtime.


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