What is it like to work at State of Colorado?

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Challenging, high intensity job with great reward
Written by Correctional Officer (Former Employee) from Cañon City, CO on July 17, 2018
There is no such thing as a typical day working in corrections. Each moment holds something new- new people, new problems, new challenges to overcome and solve. Every day is a learning experience to absorb. In my time with the department, I tried my best to learn as much as possible in as many different areas as possible. That way, I was better equipped - more ... to handle odd situations when they were thrown at me. The strong, family like bond that connects the people who work for the Department of Corrections is remarkable. Procedures are based on sticking together as one unit and standing tall as suc ... - less
ProsKnowledge, health benefits, opportunity to advance, overtime
ConsNo breaks, no pay raises/bonuses
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