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State of Arizona Reviews

Updated January 9, 2018
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State of Arizona Governor Doug Ducey
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  • State Job, low pay, Physical work environment (Cubicles even for managers) (in 16 reviews)

  • low salary with no raises or bonuses (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "IT Systems Employment"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Systems Business Analyst Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - IT Systems Business Analyst Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State of Arizona full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Productive work environment, Appreciation by the Administration

    Cons

    None, the employment is stellar


  2. "Sr Investigator"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Investigator in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Senior Investigator in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at State of Arizona full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Incredible staff, telecommute, and a great and worthy cause.

    Cons

    State Job, low pay, Physical work environment (Cubicles even for managers)

  3. "Teacher's Aide"

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

    I worked at State of Arizona full-time

    Pros

    The building was climate controlled.

    Cons

    The staff treated everyone poorly.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Occupational Safety Consultant iV"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Occupational Safety Consultant IV in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Occupational Safety Consultant IV in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at State of Arizona full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    None unless you like to just sit around and do nothing

    Cons

    No accountability of the management teams. Human Resources are not following Federal Employment guidelines. No Pay raises, Unless you are connected to the man in charge

    Advice to Management

    Pull your heads out of your ego


  5. Helpful (2)

    "DES DDD"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at State of Arizona full-time

    Pros

    Nice people, laid back office, was able to travel for work.

    Cons

    Typical office politics that come from working for the government.


  6. "I was an inmate at the Department of Corrections and worked for a whopping $0.40 per hour!"

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

    Pros

    I enjoyed my job working as a Clerk with Women In Recovery.

    Cons

    The pay was ridiculous especially compared to my real world job and making $35 an hour.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Procurement Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at State of Arizona full-time

    Pros

    Good Benefits and work life balance

    Cons

    Low pay and no raises

  8. "Park Ranger Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at State of Arizona part-time

    Pros

    Recreational environment is a plus.

    Cons

    Extreme nepotism and favoritism. The powers that be are only interested in advancing their own agenda.

    Advice to Management

    Complaints need to stop falling on deaf ears. Be honest, do the right thing.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Poor Management"

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    Former Employee - DCS Specialist Investigations in Gilbert, AZ
    Former Employee - DCS Specialist Investigations in Gilbert, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at State of Arizona full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Retirement is pretty good but mandatory 11.5% is deducted from your pay.

    Cons

    Poor management. Nasty people to work with.

    Advice to Management

    Teach management to manage with professionalism and integrity.


  10. "Pse"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Services Evaluator
    Current Employee - Program Services Evaluator
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State of Arizona full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment and benefits

    Cons

    Low pay and little chance for promotion.


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