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Orange County Government, Florida Reviews

Updated Jun 8, 2019

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3.4
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57%
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Jerry L. Demings
3 Ratings
Pros
  • "Career advancements, great benefits(in 7 reviews)

  • "Great medical, dental and life insurance benefits as well as job security(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "upper management don't believe every thing you hear(in 4 reviews)

  • "Management, Promotions to unqualified people with little to no experience, no rewards for working harder or smarter then the next person(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work for"

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      Current Employee - Firefighter/EMT 

      I have been working at Orange County Government, Florida full-time

      Pros

      Great benefits and time off

      Cons

      Too many people to get to know

      Orange County Government, Florida2019-04-30
    • "overall is good"

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        Current Employee - Contract Administrator 

        I have been working at Orange County Government, Florida full-time

        Pros

        good benefit and leave package

        Cons

        small salary and work volume

        Orange County Government, Florida2019-05-15
      • "Great people! Great culture!"

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        Current Employee - Recruiter in Orlando, FL
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Orange County Government, Florida full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        The culture is great Leadership always has your back Great benefits

        Cons

        Limited advancement Limited technology and resources

        Advice to Management

        Don’t be cheap! Invest in technology!

        Orange County Government, Florida2019-05-13
      • "No no no no no!"

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        Former Employee - Event Manager in Orlando, FL
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Orange County Government, Florida full-time for more than 8 years

        Pros

        Flex time if you can get. Not all departments get which is weird. In event management we did but it was never discussed because HR didn’t know we were getting it. It’s at the manager’s discretion, so if they liked you or were good friends with them you got the max. If not, you’ll get screwed. Worker bees in other departments are friendly and most are good people.

        Cons

        Management doesn’t know how to manage people. They don’t have the skill set. They manage you like you are a 5 year child. It’s very political. If you are not in the “in crowd” you won’t advance. People are promoted based off of who they know and how willing they say “yes” and they don’t say “no” or rock the boat. If you do the boss’ work it will help you get promoted because she does absolutely nothing. Promotion is not...

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        Advice to Management

        Burn it down and start from scratch. Get quality people who know how to manage and value people. Pay people what they are worth and provide incentives to those that bust their butt and work hard. It will never happen, but pay OT or higher salaries or better raises. Promote people based off of skills and knowledge not who knows who. I think Mayor Demmings has his hands full because the ship is lost ever since Jessie Allen...

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        Orange County Government, Florida2019-06-08
      • "Large organization"

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        Former Employee - Research Librarian 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Orange County Government, Florida full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Job security and some decent benefits

        Cons

        No merit based raises and HR is difficult to get in contact with

        Orange County Government, Florida2019-05-15
      • "So-so"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at Orange County Government, Florida

          Pros

          Great leave and benefits. Good internal training system.

          Cons

          Low wage, high turnover, poor culture.

          Orange County Government, Florida2019-05-09
        • "Great"

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          Former Employee - Correctional Officer 
          Recommends
          Neutral Outlook
          No opinion of CEO

          I worked at Orange County Government, Florida full-time

          Pros

          Good support from all staff members

          Cons

          Raises, have be faught for, by a barging union

          Orange County Government, Florida2019-04-17
        • "Utilities"

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          Current Employee - Equipment Operator in Orlando, FL
          Doesn't Recommend
          Neutral Outlook
          No opinion of CEO

          I have been working at Orange County Government, Florida full-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Pension plan after 8 years

          Cons

          Management treats employees outside of administration like you don't matter at all

          Advice to Management

          Remember, we are the ones that make you look good

          Orange County Government, Florida2019-03-21
        • "Project Coordinator"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at Orange County Government, Florida part-time

          Pros

          One can see the impact of the work they do Friendly staff to work with supervisor open to new ideas

          Cons

          budgetary allocations for annual programs

          Orange County Government, Florida2018-09-27
        • "Financial advisor"

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          Current Employee - Advisor in Orlando, FL
          Doesn't Recommend
          Negative Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at Orange County Government, Florida full-time for more than 10 years

          Pros

          Easy job and flexible schedule

          Cons

          management difficult to deal with

          Advice to Management

          Value your employees

          Orange County Government, Florida2018-09-12
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