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US Department of the Interior Reviews

Updated May 10, 2017
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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Construction Control Representative forDepartment of Interior - Bureau of Reclamation"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Construction Control Representative in Tracy, CA
    Former Employee - Construction Control Representative in Tracy, CA

    I worked at US Department of the Interior full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    My co-workers were excellent to work with. There were some long hour, this is expected since it is the construction field.

    Cons

    Have no complaints, enjoyed the experience. The pay is low, had to work overtime to make ends meet especially living in California.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Secretary/Timekeeper"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Secretary/Timekeeper in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Secretary/Timekeeper in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at US Department of the Interior full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    . Good work environment, Co-workers cared for each other.

    Cons

    Was expected to work holidays, no excuses for not working.


  3. Helpful (2)

    "Good seasonal Position"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Park Ranger in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Park Ranger in New York, NY

    Pros

    Pay, Interaction with visitors, co-workers, history-oriented job

    Cons

    Growth opportunities, Management, Stressful, High Volume, Mundane at times.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Program Management Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Program Analyst in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Program Analyst in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of the Interior (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great and gratifying learning experience in Native American Indian culture.

    Cons

    No career advancement opportunities. Indian Preference makes landing a job almost impossible.


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Indian Affairs"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Workforce Development in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Workforce Development in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Department of the Interior full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    security and good benefits, retirement is very good and the reward of making a difference can be measured through outcomes and results.

    Cons

    too political, the atmosphere is too many stove pipes and no reward for new ideas.

    Advice to Management

    be objective


  6. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in Natchitoches, LA
    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in Natchitoches, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to work nothing bad about it, great people, great staff, ok salary, I would recommend to others to apply

    Cons

    Nothing bad about the job all around good place to work. Nothing has to be said about the employer. I recommend them

    Advice to Management

    Nothing to share


  7. "Progroam Support Specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Program Support Specialist (Contractor), GS in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Program Support Specialist (Contractor), GS in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Department of the Interior (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The office space was Pleasant work enviroment.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, there are No free parking for employees.

    Advice to Management

    NONE


  8. Helpful (2)

    "Great Mission. Bureaucratic Though."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Department of the Interior full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great mission trying to protect endangered species, preserve the national parks, improve the lives of indian on reservation, etc. Very committed employees.

    Cons

    Can be very bureaucratic. Difficult to have decisions made. Salaries are not great. But low turn-over.

    Advice to Management

    More focus on streamlining the processes by which decisions are made. More reliance on science and proven best practices.


  9. "Staff Attorney"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at US Department of the Interior full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    work that matters to a nation

    Cons

    Due to its structure and political appointments, limited advancement opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Not my place to give advice to management.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Administrative support assistance"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tallahassee, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tallahassee, FL

    I have been working at US Department of the Interior full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Get the to meet new people, share experiences

    Cons

    Never worked at umber before


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