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  • Ottawa, Canada
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1855
  • Government
  • Municipal Agencies
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)


City of Ottawa Reviews

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Jim Watson
Jim Watson
84 Ratings
Current Employee, more than 1 year

"Good Job"

Mar. 26, 2023 - Building Official I in Ottawa, ON
Positive Outlook
No Opinion of CEO


Great Hours. Lot's of growth opportunity


Seniority system isn't ideal. Merit based promotions not offered
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City of Ottawa Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online69%
Campus Recruiting14%
Employee Referral11%

  1. Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Canada
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    Great interview process. I thought it was reasonable and the interviewers had great questions. Everyone was respectful and very professional. Overall it was great and I accepted the offer. Would recommend working for the City of Ottawa.

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City of Ottawa Awards & Accolades

  • Canada's Top 100 EmployersMediacorp Canada2012

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Does City of Ottawa offer relocation assistance?

...The city offered a good benefits package and security...

February 4, 2022

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Employees rate City of Ottawa 4.1 out of 5 stars based on 446 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 88% of employees would recommend working at City of Ottawa to a friend. This is based on 198 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

79% of job seekers rate their interview experience at City of Ottawa as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.7 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at City of Ottawa.

74% of employees think that City of Ottawa has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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