Mixed bag, it all depends on your manager and team
Training & Development (Former Employee) – Salem, OR – January 24, 2018
As with any State agency, all things come down to if an organization has the budget to do the work they're tasked with doing. You can't fault the organization entirely when they're funded by the state and can't spend money they don't have. Lack of funds to do the job was often frustrating. Things moved slow here with some employees, sometimes ridiculously so. But if you find a manager, supervisor, mentor and/or coworkers that care about excellence and partner with them, you can get stuff done.
The work is important and needs to be done
Bureaucracy, bureaucracy, bureaucracy; constant budget issues, some bad managers that are inept and slow