Travis County Employee Reviews in United States

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Understaffed illequiped horrible managment
Mechanic (Current Employee) –  Travis countyOctober 4, 2015
They have no respect for skilled help calust abusive managment no interested in employee input your told to shut your mouth and do your job and be glad you have a job
Pros
Benefits
Cons
Bad director
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Very difficult place to move up ward.
Office Specialist/Office Manager (Current Employee) –  Austin, TXApril 24, 2016
This was a very busy and very hard position to move up within. There are alot of position and people that get burned out due to work load, hindering services to the community.
Pros
Amouts of services availabe.
Cons
Being able to access those services in a timely manner.
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Medical examiner's office
Forensic Medical Investigator (Former Employee) –  Austin, TXMarch 23, 2015
This office is very poorly managed, they don't tell you are hired on a trial basis until you move your family to Austin. Then they tell you and begin threatening your job for 3 months and then tell you your not needed. Then your stuck trying to support your family. The staff of investigators are extremely self centered and won't back each other up.
Pros
pay and benefits
Cons
non existent management, chief investigator doesn't back her employees
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Travis County
Security officer (Former Employee) –  Austin, TXApril 16, 2016
Travis County was just OK work for. Without saying much - things were promised but not delivered. I handled all the alarms for all the buildings that the county owned.
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Excellent
Subject matter expert (Former Employee) –  Austin, TXApril 1, 2015
The County is a great place to work and the benefits are amazing. The pay also a plus if you have a good position. Also have some kind of experience or degree can help you land a good position.
Pros
benefits, retirements, great pay, and off on weekends.
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Corrections (Current Employee) –  Del valleMarch 9, 2014
Application process for corrections is somewhat long. written and physical testing is done onsite. most importantly is be truthful with the investigator and everything is down hill. oral board was scary but made it through. They will tell you on the spot if you made it or not. after that smooth sailing. good starting salary. Good luck
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productive and fun work place
Road Maintenance Worker (Current Employee) –  Austin, TXSeptember 13, 2015
some times stressful,how to be safe and respecfull,good management,good co-workers,getting up in the morning is the hardest part of the day,getting home is the enjoyable part of the day.
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Great benefits
PLANNER (Former Employee) –  AustinAugust 10, 2014
Nice people, nice boss, great benefits and retirement. Schedule is flexible depending on the job.
Pros
ability to have a flexible schedule, conputer training
Cons
any luncheons or food or water or coffee is on you! even the fridge has to be bought by employees.
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Great place to work. Friendly people.
Travis County District Clerk (Former Employee) –  Austin, TXSeptember 14, 2015
It was a good place to work. The pay was great and the people were very kind. Team work was encouraged. The work was steady and sometimes long, but it was not too difficult.
Pros
A lot of work to keep busy.
Cons
Sometimes you had to stay until after 5pm for work.
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Productive Workplace
Assistant Purchasing Agent III (Current Employee) –  Austin, TXOctober 14, 2013
Great place to work. Nice benefits. The work we do here benefits the constituents of Travis County and surronding counties
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decent job with benefits, has its perks and dangers too
Kitchen Cook (Current Employee) –  Austin, TXMarch 4, 2015
I'm a cook at this facility and usually a day goes pretty smooth. I learned how to make food for about 200 people per meal. Your managers are pretty easy to get along and work with, nobody talks down to you and usually they are available to help you out or answer your questions. The hardest part of being a cook there is organizing what you have to do all in your head first before actually cooking. It helps you to be more efficient. The best part is that most of the time it feels like a "cafeteria lady" job when you are serving food to the juveniles. Of course sometimes the kids will act up and cause an incident or an altercation and then you remember where you are, a jail for kids, and the guards have to retrain the instigators.
Pros
free meals, decent pay compared to other jobs, medical insurance, good hours, vacation/sick time
Cons
small team with commensurate work, sometimes understaffed
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Productive and great place to work at.
Office Assistant (Current Employee) –  1010 Lavaca StreetMay 26, 2015
I enter orders appointing Guardian ad Litem creating the file. Answer incoming calls and scheduling required orientation. I am a team player with co-workers assisting them with research on cases file through court. Hardest part of job is none. most enjoyable is working with a awesome staff.
Pros
luncheons with staff and celebrating Birthdays
Cons
none
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Its a great place to work
Election Judge/BBM staff (Former Employee) –  Austin TXMay 12, 2015
I enjoyed working there.. the pace was fast and demanding and the attention to procedure and regulation was exacting but mangement was always supportive and human and my coworkers were all there to do the best job possible
Pros
All
Cons
none
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great place to work
System Engineer (Contract) (Former Employee) –  austin, txJune 8, 2015
Awesome, most of the people who work there are good folks. lots of traveling in the county. company vehicle provided as well.
Pros
good place to work
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stay away
Equipment mechanic (Current Employee) –  fort worthMay 17, 2015
lack of leadership, cut throat, back stabbing, bunch of cry babies.
its all about sucking up if you want to get anywhere. that's why they cant get any new jobs.
Pros
its a job
Cons
cry babies
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so much for that...
MA (Former Employee) –  austinJanuary 20, 2015
Had a temp job... thought I was doing great, then was told funds weren't approved... then the very next day the position I was working for was posted on here.... a lot of miscommunication.. I was very confused and rather upset because I enjoyed working there, but apparently I was either "too expensive " or not what they were looking for..
Pros
pay?
Cons
distance, miscommunication
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Great place to work
Ground Tech II (Former Employee) –  Austin, TXMarch 17, 2015
Responsible for maintaining grounds.
Operates large high-power equipment.
Perform minor maintenance and repairs.
Work with minimum supervision
Act as back up to the lead
Pros
working outside
Cons
heat
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Organization is key.
Deputy Clerk (Current Employee) –  Austin, TXAugust 1, 2013
The work in this office repeats every few weeks. It is the same routine daily just with different names. Some day are slow and some days are fast. Our office handles two different duties and obligations. You need to be on top of your work because you never know the amount of daily traffic that will walk into the office.
Pros
healthcare and personal/sick/paid vacation
Cons
not challenging work
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Productive work environment
Court Clerk (Former Employee) –  Austin, TXMay 28, 2014
A typical day at work was always busy. We had a high call volume of jurors. We were also open to the public, we processed U.S. Passports for U.S. citizens. I learned alot about the court systems and how the jurors were summoned.
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ok place
Court Operations Officer (Current Employee) –  Austin, TXJune 4, 2013
typical day consist of court duties/court staff, assisting the public & attorneys in person or via phone, preparing & editing orders/letters and researching case files.
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3.8
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3.7
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3.9
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3.3
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3.1
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3.2

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