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State of Nevada Reviews

Updated November 13, 2017
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Pros
  • Steady, predictable, pretty good benefits (in 12 reviews)

  • better place for work-life balance (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • The pay is a lot less than the private sector (though, that is somewhat worth it given the amazing work/life balance) (in 8 reviews)

  • Due to hostile work environment backbiting and mistrust among staff run rampant (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant II in Carson City, NV
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant II in Carson City, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    benefits for the state are great

    Cons

    I currently do not have any cons


  2. "FTE at State of Nevada"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    descent benefit package. lots of opportunity for upward mobility for people who work hard and want to advance.

    Cons

    Unless you have a strong HR rep to do your new employee enrollment there is not much onboading, which tends to create a situation where you're having to figure out how navigate payroll, and benifits systems.

  3. "Trooper"

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    Current Employee - Trooper in Reno, NV
    Current Employee - Trooper in Reno, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Training and work experience

    Cons

    Paid less than other state agencies

    Advice to Management

    To top heavy.


  4. "State Status"

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    Current Employee - Therapeutic Recreation Specialist in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Therapeutic Recreation Specialist in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Mandatory retirement, health insurance, union available, opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    Number of employees in some departments

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget the people doing the work under administrative group


  5. "Sergeant"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State of Nevada full-time

    Pros

    Take home vehicle, great training, and great promotional advancement. The fellow staff members are great to work with and always eager to help.

    Cons

    I really don't have anything negative to say about the job.


  6. "Administrative III"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State of Nevada full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits, paid holidays, vacations, sick time

    Cons

    Favoritism , hard to move up


  7. "OK benefits"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - DMV Service Technician
    Current Employee - DMV Service Technician

    I have been working at State of Nevada full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are decent, 15 days annual vacation and 15 days sick

    Cons

    Little support from supervisors and management

    Advice to Management

    Consistency, if you are going to change a policy, make sure everyone is told about it not just by word of mouth

  8. "Great supervisors"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State of Nevada full-time

    Pros

    Great supervisors, enjoyable coworkers. The work was meaningful.

    Cons

    Those above my supervisors seemed to not care about us at all. Put extra work on us often. Work became monotonous.


  9. "Working for the State of Nevada unemployment office"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Claims Adjudicator in Las Vegas, NV
    Former Employee - Claims Adjudicator in Las Vegas, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at State of Nevada full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good health insurance and benefits program.

    Cons

    Poor local management who do not support the local staff.


  10. "For those in it for the long run."

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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
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pension plan for anyone wanting to retire in Nevada.

    Cons

    Starting pay is too low for what I believe I'm worth.

    Advice to Management

    None at this time.


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