U.S. Department of Agriculture Employee Reviews about "great benefits"

Updated Jan 21, 2021

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue
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  • "Typical government red tape; slow(in 13 reviews)

  • "consistent long hours and possibly 7 day per week work schedule(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Good Job"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Biological Technician in Miles City, MT

    I have been working at U.S. Department of Agriculture full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, great benefits

    Cons

    Government HR is hard to deal with

  2. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Specialist in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Department of Agriculture full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good secure job with great benefits

    Cons

    Bureaucratic overhead and too many layers of management


  3. "Federal Job"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Consumer Safety Inspector in Alameda, CA

    I have been working at U.S. Department of Agriculture full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and Retirement Plan

    Cons

    consistent long hours and possibly 7 day per week work schedule

  4. "Great Benefits"

    4.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - County Executive Director in Des Moines, IA

    I worked at U.S. Department of Agriculture full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits, family oriented culture

    Cons

    You had to be willing to move.

  5. "Confidential Assistant"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Confidential Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Department of Agriculture full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It's a great culture and has great benefits

    Cons

    Easy to be pigeonholed into your Mission Area

  6. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Inspector in New Orleans, LA

    I worked at U.S. Department of Agriculture full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and retirement plan

    Cons

    Technician gossip can be excessive at this location

  7. "Stable career with little room for mobility"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Commodity Inspector in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Department of Agriculture full-time

    Pros

    Stable pay. Great benefits. Job is easy to learn

    Cons

    Little to no room for upward mobility

  8. "Soil Conservation Technician"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Soil Conservation Technician 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Department of Agriculture full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible work hours and great benefits

    Cons

    Hard to receive bonuses and recently restructured

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  9. "Loved working with USDA"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in South Washington, VT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at U.S. Department of Agriculture part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great Pay, great people, great benefits. Best company to have ever worked with!

    Cons

    Wish they had more openings.

  10. "U.S. Department of Agriculture Lab Technition"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Lab Technician in Albany, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. Department of Agriculture for more than a year

    Pros

    -Organized work setting. -great benefits - great atmosphere to work in. -has a gym, food place, near by to Starbucks, sprouts, target and other food places that are walking distance

    Cons

    - need to be qualified to get better pay.

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