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Updated September 17, 2017
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  • Management isn't always well suited to the role, but that is often equally so in the private sector (in 18 reviews)

  • tedious, could be boring at times, could work long hours some times (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "N/A"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Department of Justice full-time

    Pros

    Very good place to work. Great coworkers

    Cons

    Hard to move up the chain.


  2. "Paralegal"

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    Former Employee - Paralegal in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Paralegal in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Department of Justice full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Interesting cases, knowledgeable coworkers, collegial environment, good place to start out of college

    Cons

    Work can be mundane, heavy workload

    Advice to Management

    The job is what you make it.

  3. "Judicial Law Clerk"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Awesome place to begin career.

    Cons

    There are no cons to the position.


  4. "Last few years sucked"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Justice full-time

    Pros

    Just good benefits and good working hours

    Cons

    No raises no upper mobility

    Advice to Management

    Stop showing favoritism, promote, create positions for support staff


  5. "Poor salaries for AUSAs"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Justice full-time

    Pros

    The job title sounds impressive, the technology is generally good and the holidays and vacation are great.

    Cons

    AUSAs are paid significantly less than litigators in other parts of the Department of Justice, and for no good reason.

    Advice to Management

    Correct the AUSA pay disparity.


  6. "Good Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Program Analyst in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Program Analyst in Washington, DC
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Justice full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The scope of the work and the impact it can have is very rewarding and empowering.
    Third Savings Plan
    Pension
    Career development

    Cons

    Work incentives
    Money
    No student loan repayment options


  7. "Accounting Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at US Department of Justice full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, good environment, learned alot

    Cons

    No advancement, no growth, upper management

    Advice to Management

    Opportunities for growth

  8. "Unit Team"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Florence, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Florence, CO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Justice full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Diverse, some opportunity for advancement,

    Cons

    Management, limited support for front line staff


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great Career"

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    Former Employee - Senior Officer in Three Rivers, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Officer in Three Rivers, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Department of Justice full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Plenty of hours, Great staff to work with, great pay and benefits

    Cons

    Having to work around inmates and sometimes workman's comp does not back you up


  10. "Special Agent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Justice full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work and care about employees

    Cons

    Sometimes there are long work days


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