US Department of the Interior Reviews

Updated Jan 11, 2021

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US Department of the Interior Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt (no image)
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  • "Once you are in the DOI it is much easier to move around(in 7 reviews)

  • "Low Pay, Adverse Working Conditions(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Law Clerk in Washington, DC

    I worked at US Department of the Interior full-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule with collegial environment

    Cons

    Many overlapping projects with lack of supervision

  2. "Great Place to Work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Deputy Assistant Secretary in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at US Department of the Interior full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Employees are dedicated to the mission.

    Cons

    It is a bureaucracy after all.


  3. "Typical gov job"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Budget Technician/Contracting Officer's Representative in Portland, OR

    I have been working at US Department of the Interior full-time

    Pros

    Basic gov job, solid benefits, etc.

    Cons

    Basic gov issues, low pay ceiling, etc.

  4. "review"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Contract Specialist in Herndon, VA

    I have been working at US Department of the Interior full-time

    Pros

    various contracts to work on

    Cons

    Management is disfunctional and unsupportive

  5. "Overall Really Interesting"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Management and Program Analyst in Denver, CO

    I have been working at US Department of the Interior full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great variety, nice people, great work life balance

    Cons

    Some managers are not comfortable with new ways of business

  6. COVID-19

    "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technician in DC Ranch, AZ

    I have been working at US Department of the Interior part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great place to work for in Washington and easy to commute

    Cons

    No telework before Corona and u need to have permission

  7. "OK"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sacramento, CA

    I worked at US Department of the Interior part-time

    Pros

    Pay and benefits and work conditions

    Cons

    Management is mostly older men

  8. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Human Resources Specialist in Orlando, FL

    I worked at US Department of the Interior full-time

    Pros

    Great human resources working environment

    Cons

    Cannot recall cons for working here

  9. "Incredible Mission"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Advisor in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at US Department of the Interior full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The Office serves its constituents with incredible commitment and efficacy.

    Cons

    It operates within a facet of the government that is underappreciated and highly bureaucratic, and when I was there it was used in many ways as a political wedge issue that harmed morale.

  10. "Bureaucracy"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at US Department of the Interior full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, mission, opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, disconnect between political appointees and career staff

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