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  • 1 employee says

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    4.94
  • 0 applicants say

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Reviews - What employees say

4.94 Employees say
0.00 Applicants say
  • 08.Jul 2016
  • Employee

Company Culture

Family

Support from management

Constant support and training

Teamwork

Everyone is trained for security first, then your job.

Freedom to work independently

Always a back up team.

Internal Communication

Weekly meetings, annual week of refresher training, email, poster boards.

Gender Equality

Yes

Attitude towards older colleagues

You must be under 37 to start. Mandatory retirement at 57 years old. 20 years to retirement.

Career Development

Yes, there are career paths in most departments.

Overall compensation for your work

Earn 8 hours of vacation and 4 hours of sick time for every 80 hours of pay period. 10 paid holidays.

Office / Work Environment

Stay on your toes. This is a detention center, housing inmates going back and forth to court. Then out to a prison. We had very few asaults on staff during my 22 years there.

Environmental Friendliness

We have an active culture diversity committee. Monthly all staff lunch and learn training. Learning different foods and customs.

Work-Life Balance

For correctional officers positions, they work around your schedule. 24 hour security required. Different schedule for different posts.

Company Image

You are Federal Law Enforcement Officer, trained in weapons and hand & hand combat, and verbal confrontation.

Job Security

You must pass the Glynco Academy school (local training prior to going) and annual refresher weapons firing range. Every effort is made to maintain staff. Verbal and written procedures, and staff assistance.

Handicapped Accessibility

Must pass a background check.

Workplace Safety

You are trained, you are working inmates.

Inclusive / Diverse

Many different backgrounds needed, to communicate with the inmates.

Suggestions for improvement

  • Upgrade computers.

What I like about the company

122 locations in United States and Porta Rico.

What I dislike about the company

Fear that inmates could hurt your family.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered Easy access to public transportation is offered 401(k) is offered Desirable office location is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Relocation allowance is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prison
  • City
    Los Angeles
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2010
  • Position
    C-Suite / Leadership
  • Department
    Finance

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Free (company provided) Meals is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered

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  • 1 employee says

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    Good (0)
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    Satisfactory (0)
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    Subpar (0)
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    4.94
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
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    0.00

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Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prison
4.94
1 review

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