Good things.... about the same as the inspectors job.
Bad things... dido.
Pain in the ass things.... Murphys law will never fail. Look into critical path thinking and pert charts to get an idea of how to deal with that. In any project management job, Murphy rears his ugly head. Dido for any government job. You're talking about combining the two.
"I appreciate that he hasn't forgotten who took him this far, but if he keeps this up I'm not sure of the logistical value of it. It may be good for his PR and for morale in general but it's not good for the nation's purse."