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  1. "Site Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Security Site Supervisor in Hampton, IA
    Former Employee - Security Site Supervisor in Hampton, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wackenhut Services full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    always took care of guards and any problems we had

    Cons

    long hours on some days and a lot of overtime work


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Mixed emotions"

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    Former Employee - Security Site Supervisor in Roanoke, VA
    Former Employee - Security Site Supervisor in Roanoke, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Wackenhut Services full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Enjoyed working with clients, lots of hours available, job security, diverse duties, good experience overall.

    Cons

    Pay was low for my duties and responsibilities, high turnover rate for those under me due to lack of proper employee screening and low wages.

    Advice to Management

    Pay Security Officers a higher than minimum wage to draw and retain quality employees.

  3. "Company rating for Wackenhut Services Inc. was a good work experience."

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    Former Employee - Labor Relations Manager in Aiken, SC
    Former Employee - Labor Relations Manager in Aiken, SC

    I worked at Wackenhut Services full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    This was an important service provided to the US department of Energy for the protection and security of the site location. This was an important managerial position.

    Cons

    I do not have any negative issues involved with this employment opportunity.

    Advice to Management

    N/A. This is a quality company.


  4. "JPSO Good Job"

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    Current Employee - JPSO in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - JPSO in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wackenhut Services full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay is great and management is engaged

    Cons

    Client is difficult to work for

    Advice to Management

    Try to get client to be more supportive


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Wackenhut"

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    Current Employee - Armed Nuclear Security Officer in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Armed Nuclear Security Officer in Minneapolis, MN
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits, union, pay, only work 14 days a month. 48/36 schedule.

    Cons

    12 hour shifts, management not aligned with policies and procedures

    Advice to Management

    listen to subordinates more on issues raised


  6. "Fruitful"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The pay and benefits are outstanding.

    Cons

    Leaders are way too overbearing.
    Long hours.

    Advice to Management

    Take a deep breath and relax a little.


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