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NYC Department of Correction Reviews

Updated 18 Jul 2019

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Pros
  • "retirement plan, health benefits, and good pay(in 4 reviews)

  • "Health benefits and dental benefits(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "The Inmates and the media ruin the jails(in 10 reviews)

  • "Excessive/mandatory overtime makes it difficult to have a life outside of work(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Too much overtime"

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    Current Employee - Correctional Officer 

    I have been working at NYC Department of Correction full-time

    Pros

    The pay is good, I’ve made close to $60,000 in my first year including overtime.

    Cons

    Working a lot of overtime just to make ends meet.

    NYC Department of Correction2019-07-18
  2. "not for the meek"

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    Former Employee - Correctional Officer in East Elmhurst, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at NYC Department of Correction full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    pension/salary and benefits used to be great/ now no so much

    Cons

    everything else is very bad

    Advice to Management

    let us defend ourselves against assault with out arresting us

    NYC Department of Correction2019-07-18
  3. "the worst"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in East Elmhurst, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at NYC Department of Correction full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Salary holidays off and the benefits

    Cons

    everything, staff, inmates throw the whole island away

    NYC Department of Correction2019-07-17
  4. "It’s ok"

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    Former Employee - Correctional Officer 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at NYC Department of Correction full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good money good benefits and time off

    Cons

    Bad management back stabbers poor managers

    NYC Department of Correction2019-07-15
  5. "Great job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at NYC Department of Correction

    Pros

    Great salary Pension plan learning experience

    Cons

    Officer underappreciated by the media and public

    NYC Department of Correction2019-06-14
  6. "terrible senior management"

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    Former Employee - Warden in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at NYC Department of Correction full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    good benefits, good salary, poor working conditions

    Cons

    terrible mismanagement from senior staff

    Advice to Management

    get real deputy commissioners that have an idea. Also fdc should be a position held by someone with a little of facility experience so that the position can be respected. No real supervision beyond rank of assistant deputy wardens.

    NYC Department of Correction2019-07-08
  7. "Great company to work with"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at NYC Department of Correction for more than a year

    Pros

    The people I work with are absolutely fantastic. Fun working environment with great scope for growth and development.

    Cons

    Competitive as times, but overall great.

    NYC Department of Correction2019-05-19
  8. "Good pay"

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    Former Employee - Correctional Officer 
    Recommends

    I worked at NYC Department of Correction full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay and comrades to work with

    Cons

    Bad for family life, there is none

    NYC Department of Correction2019-05-19
  9. "Rikers Island"

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    Current Employee - Correctional Officer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at NYC Department of Correction full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    You can make a lot of Money and advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    Its Jail; one way on and one way off. Mandatory overtime. The Mayor and Commissioner sucks. The Inmates and the media ruin the jails.

    Advice to Management

    Bring back Horn and Bloomberg.

    NYC Department of Correction2019-04-18
  10. "review"

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    Current Employee - Correctional Officer in New York, NY

    I have been working at NYC Department of Correction full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    gain experience in the criminal justice system

    Cons

    unsafe work environment unprofessional staff mandatory overtime

    NYC Department of Correction2019-03-19
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