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State of Arizona Reviews

Updated August 31, 2017
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Pros
  • Rewarding work and good benefits (in 26 reviews)

  • Great benefits, great pay, great time off (in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay; not much room for promotion within department; job security tied to administration which can change every 4 years (in 13 reviews)

  • 11% mandatory retirement contribution, no raises, no annual cost of living allowances (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Friendly people and a lot of exciting things happening each and every day!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Facility Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Intern - Facility Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State of Arizona as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Scope of learning from experienced professionals while working on exciting projects! Lot of work and lot of fun! Improved on lot of things while working!

    Cons

    The wage is a little bit low but it works for me! They don't even give any benefits to their interns but I wasn't expecting it from them either!

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  2. "Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State of Arizona full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    room for advancement and benefits

    Cons

    I wish we had bonuses

    Advice to Management

    Bonuses

  3. "Great Job with Benefits"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Director in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Executive Director in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people are caring and forward-thinking, the health and insurance benefits are awesome, there are excellent promotional opportunities, and a wide range of positions.

    Cons

    Hiring process can be lengthy and impersonal. I cannot really think of anything not great about working for this employer.

    Advice to Management

    Update your resume on a regular basis and ensure your references are solid and current. Select the positions to which you apply carefully so that you are not underselling your abilities.


  4. "It's Awesome!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Counselor in Tucson, AZ
    Current Employee - Counselor in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing people to work with, job fulfillment, flexible schedule. Benefits are incredible.

    Cons

    It's a long hiring process, so if you are hoping to start work soon, it's not going to happen for a couple months.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  5. "Network Coordinator"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Network Coordinator in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Network Coordinator in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work when you enjoy helping families.
    Medical benefits are good

    Cons

    I don't have any cons for this employer. The state of az is a great place to work


  6. "Great State and Great People!"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State of Arizona as a contractor

    Pros

    Always plenty of work. Really great people.

    Cons

    It was a great few months.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!


  7. "I have never worked in a better place"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Liability Adjuster in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Senior Liability Adjuster in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at State of Arizona full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Old school risk management without a profit motive. Doing the right thing is the driving focus. Management supports the adjusters fully.

    Cons

    Pay raises are extremely rare

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Progam Service Evaluator"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Pse in Tucson, AZ
    Current Employee - Pse in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at State of Arizona full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are excellent vacation sick leave retirement medical dental vision

    Cons

    Pressure to do more than what you already do The State has a high turnaround pay needs to be a little more than what is paid.

    Advice to Management

    None they do what they want anyways


  9. "Great starting position"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at State of Arizona full-time

    Pros

    I worked as a Budget Analyst for 3 years at this office. Very laid back.

    Cons

    Workload can be very heavy at times and light at others. Must be willing to work varying hours when workload is high.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "State of Arizona"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Development Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Development Manager in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at State of Arizona full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good People, Opportunities to learn. Work on a wide range of tools and technologies. Challenging projects

    Cons

    Govt bureaucracy and slow processes. It is improving now with the implementation of LEAN principles.


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