Amazing learning experience for futures in Cyber Security
Administrative Intern (Former Employee) – Des Moines, IA – March 2, 2019
The intern position i had included exposure to every area the OCIO security team was responsible for. This allowed for me to gain a foundational knowledge across many different aspects including (but not limited to) threat hunting, Intrusion detection and response, application monitoring, and security auditing.
Management Analyst 3 (Current Employee) – Des Moines, IA – February 6, 2019
The State of Iowa have reasonably competitive salaries and good benefits. You receive separate vacation and sick days, paid holidays, good health insurance and the opportunity to participate in IPERS. The job offers a very good balance for personal and professional life.
Consumer Directed Attendant Care Provider (Former Employee) – Des Moines, IOWA – January 7, 2019
Managed home care environment-one on one care. Took care of father to keep him in his home. Personal grooming, bathing, dressing, preparing meals. Cleaning his home and maintaining, Paid his bills, grocery shopping, other as errands as needed.
Provided transportation to doctor appts and other appts he may had.
Exercising to maintain mobility.
Hardest job you can do is take care of a parent and the most rewarding
Correctional Officer (Current Employee) – Fort Dodge, IA – January 4, 2019
Government nepotism quite high. If an employee stays disciplined they are fine.Security of job is reassuring.Position in Corrections can be challenging. Officiating sports was a tremendous background for this position .
Very secure job if one stays within employment guidelines.
Administrative Assistant 1 (Former Employee) – Des Moines, IA – November 29, 2018
A nice place to work with great co-workers. Good retirement options. Good balance of slow to fast paced work areas. A day of work was routine in fashion. Nothing about the job was hard and it involved a lot of training if needed. The most enjoyable part of the job was being around all the great people
Foster Parent (Former Employee) – Foster, IA – October 31, 2018
Opened our live-in home as a safe have to children who had been neglected and abused.Tended to all their needs, emotional, physical and spiritual. Participated in plan for reunification with biological parents if possible.
Judicial Specialist (Current Employee) – Des Moines, IA – October 25, 2018
The leadership team here is lacking … leadership. There isn't any encouragement or positive reinforcement. It's a constant negative place - which I attribute to the leadership team. They set tone - and clearly the tone sucks.
temporary job while I was looking for full time job
Workforce Associate - (Temporary) (Former Employee) – Des Moines, IA – October 10, 2018
I only worked here for about 6 weeks as I had lost my full time job and did not want to be on unemployment so a friend of mine got me a temporary position working for Iowa workforce while I searched for a full time position.
Driver's License Examiner (Current Employee) – Cedar Rapids, IA – September 17, 2018
The culture isn't the greatest, the pay and benefits can offset that. I think it really depends on what department you are with. I think that there are many areas with State Government that can be very rewarding and potentially fun, and many that are thankless and stressful.
Child/Adult Protection Worker, Social Worker (Current Employee) – Davenport, IA – September 17, 2018
good benefits, fast pace dealing with crisis and collaborate with other agencies to ensure children are safe. Peer are supportive, but you have to be direct and honest in interactions with each other. health benefits are wonderful, vacation and sick time is a nice benefit.
Nepotism and favortism between management and employees.
Insurance Company Examiner (Former Employee) – Des Moines, IA – September 13, 2018
Head supervisor of the bureau was married to one of the employees who worked two levels below them. There were three middle management supervisors who gave preferential treatment to the spouse of the head supervisor, both in personal and business settings.