Texas Department of Public Safety Reviews

Updated May 18, 2020

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3.7
61%
Recommend to a Friend
90%
Approve of CEO
Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw
Steve McCraw
41 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "none, DPS is a great place to work(in 11 reviews)

  • "Lack of diversity in upper management and lack of upward mobility(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Rewarding Position as a Corporal V"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - State Trooper in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Texas Department of Public Safety full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    High Level Quality Training / Great Resources / Family Orientated / Multi-Skilled Opportunities

    Cons

    I think every job has its cons but its all about how you handle each in which you are presented in order to move beyond the challenges to be successful.

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    Texas Department of Public Safety2020-05-18
  2. "Burn out"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Texas in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Texas Department of Public Safety full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lot of opportunities to serve the Texans

    Cons

    Management too easy to delegate and does not offer support. Workload too heavy.

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    Texas Department of Public Safety2020-04-18
  3. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Asset Management in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Texas Department of Public Safety full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Need more challenging role, relocation, more incentives, good pay

    Cons

    There is no seen downside at this time.

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    Texas Department of Public Safety2020-03-04
  4. Helpful (1)

    "This place sucks"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at Texas Department of Public Safety full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The insurance for associates was free,

    Cons

    Everything about this place sucks

    Texas Department of Public Safety2020-03-04
  5. "Wonderful educational"

    5.0
     

    I worked at Texas Department of Public Safety

    Pros

    Social skills In affects all day

    Cons

    None at all to me

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    Texas Department of Public Safety2020-01-21
  6. "human services"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - CsrII 

    I worked at Texas Department of Public Safety full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    state benefits were good to have

    Cons

    low paying salary for the amount of work

    Texas Department of Public Safety2020-01-30
  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - State Trooper 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Texas Department of Public Safety full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay, coworkers, training, equipment, uniforms

    Cons

    Good duty stations are always full, chain of command, governor's task forces.

    Texas Department of Public Safety2019-12-28
  8. "Reliable job"

    5.0
    Current Employee - License & Permit Specialist III 

    I have been working at Texas Department of Public Safety full-time

    Pros

    The benefits and pay is reasonable.

    Cons

    It's a government job. The public is not always going to like the rules.

    Texas Department of Public Safety2019-12-22
  9. "STRESSFUL"

    4.0
    Current Employee - LPS III 

    I have been working at Texas Department of Public Safety full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Amount of PTO gained monthly, no cap on how many days you can take off. Company paid insurance

    Cons

    Pay, dealing with angry customers daily.

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    Texas Department of Public Safety2019-11-20
  10. "Inventory and stores Specialist"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Texas Department of Public Safety full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Best co workers ever, everyone help each other out.

    Cons

    Pay is insufficient for the work that we do.

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    Texas Department of Public Safety2019-10-28
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