U.S. General Services Administration Reviews

Updated Jan 18, 2021

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U.S. General Services Administration Acting Administrator Daniel M. Tangherlini
Daniel M. Tangherlini
109 Ratings
Pros
  • "Positive work life balance through remote work options(in 69 reviews)

  • "Flexible work schedule, high pay for federal government, important/mission-critical work(in 32 reviews)

Cons
  • "government agency- processes and red tape(in 16 reviews)

  • "Lower salary than private sector(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Leasing Specialist in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. General Services Administration full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits, work life balance

    Cons

    Large Workloads and long time line for projects

  2. "Impressed so far"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Contract Specialist in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at U.S. General Services Administration full-time

    Pros

    Fast onboarding during pandemic. Teleworking is 100% due to pandemic and they have the resources/software to make it easy to do so. Teamwork is evident even though we are geographically dispersed.

    Cons

    Not really seeing any at this point. I've been here for 4 months.


  3. "Great culture"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Intern 

    I worked at U.S. General Services Administration part-time

    Pros

    - positive vibes - great management - there is a nice kitchen

    Cons

    little structure --> management could be more hands on with training

  4. "Best Federal Job Ever"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Contract Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at U.S. General Services Administration full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Unless you are a contracting nerd the job may not be the most interesting, but GSA provides loads of benefits, work from home, and flexible work schedules that are unmatched anywhere I’ve looked.

    Cons

    The work can be a little boring at times.

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  5. "Easy job"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Building Management Specialist in Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at U.S. General Services Administration full-time

    Pros

    Work hours are great no weekend

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  6. "Great job"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at U.S. General Services Administration full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, leadership opportunities

    Cons

    Not much negative feedback on my end

  7. "flexible working life, might be hard to advance"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Washington, DC

    I have been working at U.S. General Services Administration full-time

    Pros

    flexible working schedule, benefits, work from home

    Cons

    hard for advancement if you don't have connections

  8. "Okay..."

    2.0
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at U.S. General Services Administration full-time

    Pros

    Typical government job at least with the ability to move around.

    Cons

    Typical government job with very little autonomy.

  9. "work balance"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contract Specialist in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at U.S. General Services Administration full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good work life balance, flexible work schedule

    Cons

    culture is not the best

  10. "Civil Servant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Procurement in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at U.S. General Services Administration full-time

    Pros

    Career growth, development opportunities, benefits, flexible work schedule

    Cons

    Short pay band and ceilings, difficult to advance in career unless in leadership.

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