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Updated August 19, 2017
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  1. "Great Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits and ability to travel.

    Cons

    Sometimes traveling is not easy on a family

    Advice to Management

    Focus less on trivial day to day and more on big picture mission.


  2. "Public Affairs Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Navy full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great people, wonderful benefits, mission driven

    Cons

    lots of red tape to get things accompplished

    Advice to Management

    allow slightly more autonomy

  3. "Hospital Corpsman"

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    Former Employee - Hospital Corpsman in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Former Employee - Hospital Corpsman in Camp Pendleton, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Navy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast past , quick to adapt , and offered a well rounded learning experience that has taught me not to crack under pressure

    Cons

    Working long hour with the same pay , and no ownership of free time


  4. "Military Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Naval Flight Officer - LCDR in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Naval Flight Officer - LCDR in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large education and promotion opportunities.

    Cons

    Deployments away from family and friends.


  5. "US Navy"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good benefits and salary range

    Cons

    Very political environment and clanish


  6. "Officer"

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    Current Employee - Officer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Officer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Everything! Professional people who want to be there and do the job right.

    Cons

    Time away from family, the price for eternal vigilance.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  7. "Job satisfaction and seeing the world"

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    Current Employee - Operations
    Current Employee - Operations
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I have been to 43 countries over a 23 year career. The job is constantly changing with technology so it never gets stale.

    Cons

    The biggest down side is that you have no control of your own schedule. Also, you can not fire people who deserve it.

    Advice to Management

    Stop changing uniforms so often.

  8. "8 Year Active Duty Sailor"

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    Current Employee - Information Systems Security Officer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Information Systems Security Officer in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Travel to desirable locations, good pay (housing allowance, sea duty pay, COLA, hazardous duty pay, etc), medical and dental benefits, education benefits (Tuition Assistance/G.I. Bill)

    Cons

    Increased operational tempo (More deployments), some may not enjoy the job they enlisted for, may take some time to advance in some rates (jobs).

    Advice to Management

    Listen to those you supervise, provide constructive criticism, praise in public, reprimand in private.


  9. "Aircraft Structural Mechanic in the US NAVY"

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    Current Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits. Leisure (Liberty) time. Free housing, food, medical, and dental, along with many other things. Retirement plan and College assistance

    Cons

    Long hours. Morals are a little skeptical at times.

    Advice to Management

    None


  10. "its a job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    guarantee a job. long term

    Cons

    dictatorship style employment with some bad eggs


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