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Travis County, Texas Reviews

Updated September 21, 2017
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  • This isn't like the private sector where results don't matter (in 4 reviews)

  • This obviously happens at any place with elected officials, but it is something everyone should be aware of it (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good benefits, great holiday, low stress

    Cons

    Very little room for advancement


  2. "Travis County"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pflugerville, TX
    Current Employee - Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pflugerville, TX
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Its a county job. The 401 K plan is awesome. decent benefits.
    money for most jobs is pretty good

    Cons

    There is a lady that works in the Pflugerville office for family and services that is racist and rude.
    The benefits keep changing over the years and is making it difficult for families with large deductibles.

    Advice to Management

    Honestly, when there are several complaints about one person and people are leaving because of that persons managerial skills something should be looked into. Not everyone that is a supervisor should be one.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Financial analyst sr"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Travis County, Texas full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easy job at times, decent pay, basic hours, good benefits

    Cons

    Low salary growth, if grants come back work load could dramatically change, work space old, keeping a drive to do something more than the bare minimum is hard when being a grubberment employee, 5% budget cut means employees about to feel the cuts

    Advice to Management

    Needs more advancement to drive employees,


  4. "Purchasing Office"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Travis County, Texas full-time

    Pros

    Fair pay, great benefits, and great time off policies. The move from my previous job to this one has allowed me to have a much more stable schedule. Everyone is willing to help you out if you have any questions, and management is very conscious of your workload and advise you on how to commit appropriately.

    Cons

    Only reason my overall rating is 4/5 is that the earning potential is limited, and pay raises are at a slower rate and drug out over a longer course of time when compared to the private sector.

    Advice to Management

    keep it up!


  5. "Paralegal"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Paralegal in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Paralegal in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Travis County, Texas full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Job security, good benefits, great co-workers

    Cons

    The pay is low and no room for advancement


  6. Helpful (1)

    "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 .


  7. "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

  8. "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.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Social worker"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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. "Information Technology Department"

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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

    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!


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