Miserable experience Juvenile Probation Officer (Former Employee) – Pembroke, GA – August 13, 2018 All about politics. Management was disrespectful. They expect you to put the job before anything else. Will never apply there again. JPM was rude and no fit to lead. Was this review helpful? Yes No Report Stressful/High turnover rate JCO1 (Former Employee) – Milledgeville, GA – July 22, 2018 Upper management does not support subordinates. Long work hours; upper management expect you to work on ALL off days. Dangerous job overall, no support within. Was this review helpful? Yes 3 No Report meaningfulwork Probation Officer I (Current Employee) – Savannah, GA – June 18, 2018 meaningful job experience where you can help youth advance in the community while working alongside team members who genuinely care about the process. Was this review helpful? Yes 2 No Report No comment Administrative Operations Manager (Former Employee) – 450 Crescent Drive – June 8, 2018 A typical day starts off with a meeting first thing in the morning followed by walking the facility to make sure everything was under control. Sometimes there was alot of counseling and coaching. Was this review helpful? Yes 5 No Report Growth Policy Coordinator (Current Employee) – Savannah, GA – May 25, 2018 DJJ is a great place to expand you knowledge and home your craft for working with at risk inmates in a secure setting. Although this is a highly stressful job, if you love working with youth, this is a great place to start. Was this review helpful? Yes 7 No Report Great to work Juvenile Correctional Officer Supervisor (Former Employee) – Marietta, GA – May 16, 2018 This was a great place to work. I was able to meet a lot of officer that care about the kids. The management team and other employees knew their jobs. Was this review helpful? Yes 7 No Report DJJ not bad to work for Mental Health Counselor (Former Employee) – Georgia – May 11, 2018 not bad to work for, but is in a prison system. Have to be ok with being in that situation on a daily basis. Sometimes have to work over due to situations
no nights and weekends
Was this review helpful? Yes 7 No Report stressful because of high turnover Administrative Operations Coordinator (Current Employee) – College Park, GA – April 24, 2018 The department of juvenile justice is a great place to learn and have the opportunity in moving within the state. Staff and management nice and hard workers. The salary should be increased to be able to keep great people. Working for the State of Georgia Social Services Coordinator (Current Employee) – Atlanta, GA – April 20, 2018 If given the opportunity to interview, at that time will I discuss working for the state of Georgia. But, I enjoy my position and the people that I work with. The hardest part is seeing a youth being discharge and return to community and repeat same crime and die Mental Health Counselor Intern (Former Employee) – Decatur, GA – April 9, 2018 Culture diversity was great, counselors motivated and encouraged the youths to rise above their negative circumstances, which brought positive change
Exceptionally good for doing internship
No pay for internship
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Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice? Ask a question Good job Juvenile Probation Officer (Former Employee) – Jackson, GA – April 4, 2018 Good job if you have love for helping at-risk youths. Must be willing to put in the long hours and must have strong work ethics. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Was this review helpful? Yes 6 No Report Public Sector District Office Personnel Specialist (Former Employee) – East Point, GA – March 26, 2018 This a public sector business, so requirements must be met for local, state and federals government. Decides are made based on the standards set by those governmental entities.
family oriented environment
salary not competitive
Was this review helpful? Yes 5 No Report just to many people in and out Captain (Former Employee) – College Park, GA – March 21, 2018 To many politics if you were liked you are good if not you were targeted. Expected to come in on your days off to many time and no hour paid over time. just no support from executive staff.
to many long hours no support from director
Was this review helpful? Yes 7 No Report Fun People to be around Internship (Former Employee) – Tucker, GA – March 21, 2018 There was alot of paperwork involved with this job that became stressful at times. The turnover rate was high due to the pay and what all was needed to be done, wasn't a balance between the two. Was this review helpful? Yes 3 No Report Stressful JCOI - Juvenile Corrections Officer I (Former Employee) – Eastman, GA – March 19, 2018 Can be a very stressful atmosphere in that facility at times. Trying to keep everything peaceful and orderly among those young inmates gets to be a difficult task at times. Definite promotional opportunities Director (Former Employee) – Americus, GA – March 13, 2018 The culture Is unstable due to frequent leadership changes. Truth also gets hidden at times under political correctness. There are numerous opportunities for promotion. Some departments are more stable than others.
Unstable from the top down
Was this review helpful? Yes 6 No Report Great Opportunity Juvenile Correction Officer (Former Employee) – Savannah, GA – March 9, 2018 Great work environment to work with kids to change behaviors with some troubled and some needing guidance with opportunities of what to do to not become apart of a struggling system.
Reaching out to help youth
Long hours and having to stay over when short staffed
Was this review helpful? Yes 3 No Report Great Place to work Juvenile Correctional Officer II (Current Employee) – Jonesboro, GA – March 7, 2018 Overall DJJ is an great place to work! The environment is very cool, because you have the opportunity to have an great impact on someone's life! Also knowing that you've helped someone with bettering themselves as a person us always a GREAT turnout! Was this review helpful? Yes 5 No Report great job Juvenile Program Manager (Former Employee) – Augusta, GA – March 3, 2018 workplace culture includes working in a management environment with co workers who have the voice of those they serve. Enjoyed the job. Great chances for advancement A good stepping stone Juvenile Probation/Parole Specialist II (Current Employee) – Newnan, GA – March 1, 2018 DJJ is a good stepping stone to gain experience and skills, however, I do not recommend it as a place to work out a long career. The job can be very stressful and depressing at times.