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The GEO Group Chairman and CEO George C. Zoley
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The GEO Group Chairman and CEO George C. Zoley
George C. Zoley
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  • "Pay was good and benefit(in 66 reviews)
  • "Good benefits and they try to keep moral high.(in 42 reviews)
  • "met some good people and some bad people(in 22 reviews)
  • "They pay good money and pay for your insurance.(in 14 reviews)
  • "A good opportunity to obtain experience working with the offender population(in 9 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Hours

    Aug 4, 2021 - Correctional Officer 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    They pay good wages overall

    Cons

    You might not get as much overtime

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  2. 3.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Okay

    Nov 5, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay for the work your doing

    Cons

    Bad management and a lot of favoritism

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Easy money

    Oct 27, 2021 - Lieutenant in Winton, NC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Room for advancement.

    Cons

    Short staffed, mandatory overtime, short break

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  5. 2.0
    Current Employee

    Contract

    Oct 26, 2021 - Officer in Big Spring, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay, Over time, days off

    Cons

    Prison work, shift schedule 12 hour

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  6. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Say goodbye to your personal life

    Oct 25, 2021 - Correctional Officer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Pay is good only because you’re forced to overwork yourself

    Cons

    Forced overtime. People were getting sick due to working so much. Severely understaffed. Someone is going to get killed because it’s difficult to be vigilant when you’re running off no sleep.

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  7. 1.0
    Former Contractor, more than 10 years

    Sucks

    Sep 12, 2021 - Anonymous Contractor in San Diego, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay Steady work Overtime 401k 🤣 EAP 🤮

    Cons

    Toxic environment Work moral got way worse Favoritism up the a.. No opportunity for growth People in charge don't know what they're doing A lot of complacency starting from mgt. Corporate is garbage Make u do sh that's not in your job description Abuse rules in their favor Abuse power No employee parking

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Correctional officer

    Jul 15, 2021 - Security Officer in Eagle Pass, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    great pay, good benefits, rolling weekends every other month.

    Cons

    16 hour shifts every know and then

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  9. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Detention officer

    Jul 16, 2021 - Detention Officer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great managment and good continuing training. Good pay for high school education.

    Cons

    Policies and procedures are constantly changing.

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  10. 3.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Start-up

    Mar 9, 2021 - Case Manager in Boise, ID
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good pay, $37K a year

    Cons

    only 3/6 of your people are going to actually show. Majority of time will be spent playing 'bounty hunter'

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  11. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    It's okay

    Jan 28, 2021 - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Milledgeville, GA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Easy job, Good pay, Friendly coworkers, good facility

    Cons

    Security issues, manipulative inmates, no others i can think of

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