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Calgary, AB
10000+ employees
1894
Government
Local Councils
$2 to $5 billion (CAD) per year
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City of Calgary employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities that support a city of over one million people. If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, and have a desire to learn and grow, join us and make a difference ... Read more

Mission: A common purpose guides all our choices and decisions - to make life better every day. We anticipate the future and are committed to fostering a culture of innovation, creativity and best practices. We are at our best when we take responsibility for our actions and work together ... Read more

City of Calgary Reviews

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    I worked at City of Calgary full-time

    Pros

    Greatly enjoyed my position at the City.

    Cons

    I have no complaints about my time with the City.

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City of Calgary Photos

City of Calgary photo of: Old City Hall and the Municipal Building
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City of Calgary Interviews

Experience

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at City of Calgary.

    Interview

    Although this is a volunteer position, the interview process is fairly relaxed and basically asking personal and a few behavioural type questions ( around 3-4 questions)

    Sometimes mock interview questions can be provided for practice.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about why you choose to volunteer for this position.   Answer Question
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Company Updates

  • Calgary was ranked the most liveable city in North America & fifth in the world 🌎🙌 The yearly report grades 140 cities around the globe on 30 factors across five categories: infrastructure, stability, education, culture and environment. Calgary scored an overall score of 97.5 out of 100, with perfect scores in Stability, Healthcare, Education and Infrastructure. Read the full story: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMckd

  • The Calgary Fire Department Community Safety team initiated a year-long plan to help raise awareness and understanding of dementia across the Calgary Fire Department http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMiDL

    Calgary Fire champions dementia awareness

    Derek Arthurs helps vulnerable populations every day in his job as a Community Safety Officer for the Calgary Fire Department. But leading an effort to support Calgarians with dementia was personal. And very rewarding. "I had a grandfather and several relatives who had dementia," he says.

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City of Calgary Awards & Accolades

  • World Mayor Prize, The City Mayors Foundation, 2014
  • World's Cleanest City, MBC Times, 2015
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