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State of Florida Reviews

Updated August 15, 2018
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  • "Low pay and no opportunity for growth" (in 22 reviews)

  • "low pay, high case-loads; dealing with criminals" (in 39 reviews)

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  1. "Administrative"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State of Florida full-time

    Pros

    Excellent place to work, and great benefits

    Cons

    Not good pay and hardly get a raise


  2. "Investigator"

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

    I have been working at State of Florida full-time

    Pros

    Good health insurance benefits and vacation time

    Cons

    Poor pay no merit increases no career opportunities

  3. "Assistant Public Defender"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Public Defender in Gainesville, FL
    Former Employee - Assistant Public Defender in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, and wonderful opportunity to become an amazing litigator! Hands-on courtroom experience in trial, that is extremely valuable to future employers in private sector

    Cons

    low pay, high case-loads; dealing with criminals


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    "Financial Crime Investigator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at State of Florida full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great work title and lots of freedom. Got to be inside and outside for work.

    Cons

    Lots of cases and they are expected to be solved quickly which was not possible.


  5. "Dedicated job"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Secretary in Arcadia, FL
    Current Employee - Administrative Secretary in Arcadia, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Long term employment for everyone

    Cons

    Many hours and dedication needed


  6. "Assistant State Attorney"

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    Former Employee - Attorney in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Attorney in Orlando, FL
    Recommends

    I worked at State of Florida full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great experience for a new attorney out of law school. Able to conduct trials and learn the law quickly inside a courtroom.

    Cons

    Pay is very low and very few prospects of raises.


  7. "Operations Analyst II"

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    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State of Florida (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Medical benefits and time off

    Cons

    Low salary compared to other states

  8. "Accountant"

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

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

    Pros

    40 hr work week Mon- Fri; okay benefits

    Cons

    No raises; promotions are hard to come


  9. "Unhealthy place to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Management in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Senior Management in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at State of Florida full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Health benefits, health insurance, insurance benefits

    Cons

    Everything else, ethics, values, corruption, abuse of power

    Advice to Management

    Quit


  10. "Looking for steadiness"

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

    I worked at State of Florida full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and work life balance.

    Cons

    Pay is not that great.


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