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Travis County, Texas Reviews

Updated February 6, 2017
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Pros
  • Excellent Benefits, great schedule and work/life balance (in 5 reviews)

  • good benefits, low stress environment (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • No merit increases and only occasional cost of living increases (in 3 reviews)

  • Some elected officials (not my boss, of course) have a job only because they managed to get elected---you will be working among them (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Financial Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Travis County, Texas full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, such as insurance and retirement.

    Cons

    Not enough help, so had to work a lot of overtime. Not a lot of room for advancement.


  2. "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Travis County, Texas (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Travis County is great employer for any stage of your career. Great retirement, good salary for the area, dedicated work force.

    Cons

    Some disparity in job titles, salaries between departments when duties and responsibilities are similar. Working for elected officials can be difficult, but sometimes rewarding

    Advice to Management

    Communicate better and more often with rank and file. Try to focus on similar goals instead of trying to "one-up" each other .


  3. "Office Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office Assistant
    Current Employee - Office Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Travis County, Texas full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits,
    stability
    vested
    team oriented
    laid back

    Cons

    too much downtime, not enough work to complete a 40 hour week.

    Advice to Management

    create more projects


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  5. "Financial Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Benefits and time off. Health insurance is good and both dental and vision are offered. Having a pension is also nice.

    Cons

    Pay is not competitive with the private industry.


  6. "Data Tech."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Entry Clerk in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Data Entry Clerk in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Travis County, Texas full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good vacation benefits and work life adjustment programs.

    Cons

    Communication of Mgmt. direction directives vague.

    Advice to Management

    Needs for improve on areas of Mgmt. direction.n


  7. "Transactions Division"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Law Clerk in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Law Clerk in Austin, TX

    Pros

    Great team; good work environment.

    Cons

    No cons to share at the moment.


  8. "Information Technology Department"

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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 Travis County, Texas full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work. Very good benefits. Competitive salary.

    Cons

    Some things move glacially slow, but I believe that would be true of any government agency or large institution.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  9. "Social worker"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Travis County, Texas full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and interdepartmental communicaiton

    Cons

    consistent work with less than efficient other departments

    Advice to Management

    continue to empower employees


  10. "Court Clerk"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Job security and benefits are the pros.

    Cons

    Low pay, low moral and inefficient.


  11. "ITS"

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

    Pros

    Competitive salary, great benefits, good people. Stability.

    Cons

    Politics. "County Time" is a real thing.



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