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US Navy Hawaii Reviews

Updated July 16, 2017
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  1. "Full Time"

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    Current Employee - Gse in Pearl Harbor, HI
    Current Employee - Gse in Pearl Harbor, HI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good way to work while attending college.

    Cons

    Having to tell the chain of command everything.


  2. "US Navy Employee"

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    Current Employee - E7 - Navy - Chief Petty Officer in Pearl Harbor, HI
    Current Employee - E7 - Navy - Chief Petty Officer in Pearl Harbor, HI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at US Navy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    job security, technical skills, training, schools, advancement, diversity, unique job experience, healthcare benefits.

    Cons

    long hours, deployments, family separation, close quarters, highly stressful.

  3. "Getting out and loving it."

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    Current Employee - MLPO in Honolulu, HI
    Current Employee - MLPO in Honolulu, HI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    See the world. See the world. See the world. See the world. See the world. See the world. See the world.

    Cons

    Don't see home, or sunlight. Poor communication from the top. Management forgets where they came from

    Advice to Management

    Treat us like humans, not cattle.


  4. "Sailor Radioman"

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    Former Employee - RadioMan in Wahiawä, HI
    Former Employee - RadioMan in Wahiawä, HI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at US Navy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Travel, training, commradere, room, board and health insurance. No glass ceilings. Excellent health club and sports teams, GI Bill

    Cons

    You have to live up to someone else standards even with respect to your personal life. You can't really quit if you don't like it.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more.


  5. "Sonar Technician"

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    Former Employee - Sonar Technician in Pearl Harbor, HI
    Former Employee - Sonar Technician in Pearl Harbor, HI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    The people were amazing as well as learning a lot of technican skills and working with large teams in order to occomplish the mission goal.

    Cons

    The working hours, no sleep, having to learn too many skills at once which brought stress to the job very often and even showed on some people. Just not good for personal healthx

    Advice to Management

    Have as much time off as you can and don't give new workload after lunch. Plan proper and keep your team happy.


  6. "Submarine Naval Officer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Submarine Officer in Pearl Harbor, HI
    Former Employee - Senior Submarine Officer in Pearl Harbor, HI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Navy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A career with unlimited growth potential and a constantly challenging environment. You get to work side by side with other highly educated and motivated officers with incredible leadership and teamwork skills.

    Cons

    Deployments away from family are a regular occurrence and long hours are often required to complete the many projects associated with ship maintenance, training, and operations.

    Advice to Management

    Always attempt to balance family with work requirements and support your sailors' needs as best a possible.


  7. "Naval Officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hickam AFB, HI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hickam AFB, HI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, travel opportunities, challenging work

    Cons

    Lots of time away from home

  8. "One of my Great decisions."

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    Current Employee - Information Systems Manager in Wahiawä, HI
    Current Employee - Information Systems Manager in Wahiawä, HI
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    It was a great stepping stone for me to figure out what I wanted out of life. It gave me the tools to go out and grab them.

    Cons

    They have 100% control of my life at all times. and i don't feel like i have the room i need to grow with the navy.

    Advice to Management

    all the tools are there for us. just needs someone there that is better at showing everyone these tools


  9. "Active Duty Sailor for 10-years"

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    Current Employee - Sonar Technician in Honolulu, HI
    Current Employee - Sonar Technician in Honolulu, HI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Travel, 30 paid vacation days yearly, Free Medical Insurance, Low-Cost Dental Insurance, Great Retirement Plan, Wide Job Variety, Paid College Plan, Housing Allowance, Sustenance Allowance, Countless Assistance Programs, Great Networking, Security Clearance (for some careers), Free Gym Facilities.

    Cons

    Deployments, Duty, High-Stress, Some leadership, and communication failures (command dependent), Challenging Entry Process, Questionable Policies, Illogical Processes.


  10. "Not for everyone"

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    Current Employee - Information Technology in Wahiawä, HI
    Current Employee - Information Technology in Wahiawä, HI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, Paid leave, Holidays (depending on work hours/rotation), and benefits are amazing.

    Cons

    Deployment, distance, required training, watch rotation, and recalls.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing to comment on at this time.


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