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None, unless you promote

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Mostly back to back 16 hour shifts. Unless you’re on a swing shift, then you get to work about 10 hours a day, 5 days in a row.

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As a former C.O. at a private facility, it's all about coddling the inmates to maintain the contract. Superiors overload the day shift while overworking the night shift (12 hr shifts) then holding over the night shift 4 more hours because of the call-ins on the day shift. Worst job I ever had.

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Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k retirement plan

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For an Electronics Technician it is slow paced. At times when your security systems fail, you need to go directly to the failed system and get it back online immediately. But the overall pace is slow and relaxed.

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Feel great

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Longer breaks. Raises on a yearly basis. Its a demanding job.

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