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Arizona Department of Corrections Reviews

Updated 19 February 2019
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Pros
  • "Great benefits,decent pay, lots to do" (in 14 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, stable pay, uniforms and free lunches" (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "prisons are very negative environment by nature, need thick skin to survive" (in 4 reviews)

  • "For the working conditions and hazards we face daily, the pay is below standard" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Good stepping stone"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good benefits and a stable job.

    Cons

    Aggressive work environment and not enough career money.


  2. "ADOC"

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    Current Employee - Correctional Officer in Springerville, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Correctional Officer in Springerville, AZ (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arizona Department of Corrections full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    State of Arizona has very great benefits

    Cons

    Raises rarely happen 1 raise in 13 years

  3. "Not at all what it should be."

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    Current Employee - Correctional Sergeant
    Current Employee - Correctional Sergeant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Arizona Department of Corrections full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, ok pay, lots of different opportunities for other movement in department.

    Cons

    Pay, risk of life/health, negative environment, underpaid for job requirements.

    Advice to Management

    Pay raises to equal to other similar jobs. Pay for replacing broken and bad conditioned buildings, and other work related devices.


  4. "Corrections Officer III"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Arizona Department of Corrections full-time

    Pros

    Giving Offenders the tools necessary to succeed and some of the good people I worked with.

    Cons

    Administration doesn’t care for their employees.

    Advice to Management

    Take better care of your employees.


  5. "Co"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Arizona Department of Corrections full-time

    Pros

    Benefits available need is there security

    Cons

    Drama the wrong training demanding

    Advice to Management

    Communication


  6. "Correctional Sergeant"

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    Current Employee - Correctional Sergeant in Goodyear, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Correctional Sergeant in Goodyear, AZ (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arizona Department of Corrections full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    You will always have plenty of work to do.

    Cons

    No raise in 12 years, dangerously and constantly short staffed causing morale and retention issues, Now hiring at 18yrs to attract moldable staff, Retirement defined benefits package reduced to 401, Insurance increased with less coverage,

    Advice to Management

    Nothing they are not all ready well aware of...


  7. "CEPT"

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    Former Employee - CEPT in Tucson, AZ (US)
    Former Employee - CEPT in Tucson, AZ (US)
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Arizona Department of Corrections full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, benefits and teachers who really want to make a difference, regardless of the poor treatment by the supervisors.

    Cons

    Supervisors lead with fear and intimidation, without any positive aspects of an employee noted.

  8. "Not great, not horrible"

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    Current Employee - Co II in Winslow, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Co II in Winslow, AZ (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits,decent pay, lots to do

    Cons

    You work in a prison


  9. "Corrections"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arizona Department of Corrections full-time

    Pros

    Pay and health insurance is good

    Cons

    Dysfunctional and understaffed for amount of inmates


  10. "Security"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Arizona Department of Corrections full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, challenging job, law enforcement experience, fair pay

    Cons

    Environment, prison system, pay could be better, dangerous