Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Reviews

Updated Apr 22, 2021

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Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Executive Director Carter Smith
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24 Ratings
Pros
  • "Friendly staff and get to enjoy the outdoors(in 9 reviews)

  • "Great people, great environment, exciting(in 7 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Other state agencies including the City of Austin pay much better(in 7 reviews)

  • "Low pay compared to private sector(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great people

      Apr 22, 2021 - Financial Analyst in Austin, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -environment -agency cause -benefits and paid time off

      Cons

      -no merits or salary increases

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Low salary

      Feb 27, 2021 - Data Analyst in Austin, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      State agency with great mission and dedicated people

      Cons

      Low salary; salary stagnation of long term employees

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great agency

      Jan 26, 2021 - Fish and Wildlife Technician II 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people good work environment

      Cons

      Salary. No overtime. Sometimes work is slow

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Jan 13, 2021 - Manager in Del Rio, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Family oriented and flexible hours

      Cons

      None that I can think of

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Full-Time CSR

      Jan 9, 2021 - Customer Service Representative in Tyler, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly staff and get to enjoy the outdoors

      Cons

      Days off during weekdays and lacking some communication

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Team Environment

      Dec 10, 2020 - Assistant Park Superintendent in Mission, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Natural & Cultural Resource protection agency

      Cons

      outdated technologically, structurally, and facilities

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Nov 17, 2020 - Biologist in Corpus Christi, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Rewarding work with talented people.

      Cons

      Low pay compared to private sector

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      Sep 23, 2020 - Maintenance Specialist III in Concan, TX
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      Pros

      Open air, fast pace, meeting people from all over, working as a team. Benefits are good.

      Cons

      Pay could be better. Out of $2850. each month, $800. is automatically deducted for retirement (ERS).

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good Pay

      Oct 22, 2020 - Law Enforcement Ranger in El Paso, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It’s LE Wildlife work and you work outside

      Cons

      Can be transferred anywhere in the state

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good benefits, pay isn’t competitive

      Oct 18, 2020 - Customer Service Representative I in Austin, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work environment and mission

      Cons

      Pay is not up to industry standard

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