Canada Border Services Agency Reviews

Updated Jun 12, 2021

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Luc Portelance
28 Ratings
Pros
  • "Interesting work with opportunities across Canada(in 9 reviews)

  • "Amazing work/life balance and a thriving enviroment(in 8 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Shift work for some individuals may be an issue(in 10 reviews)

  • "Some bad apple employees make the work environment negative(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Great Employer

      Jun 12, 2021 - Border Services Officer in Richmond, BC
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      Pros

      Salary, benefits, work family balance, job satisfaction

      Cons

      Can be repetitive work that feels like nothing is being accomplished

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Communications

      May 10, 2021 - Communications Specialist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great management and team, great work

      Cons

      None I can think of

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good place to work

      May 27, 2021 - Software Developer in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good salary, good environment, flexible hours

      Cons

      Old technologies, sometimes when help is needed from different teams people are not willing to help

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great way to gain experience in the federal field

      Apr 8, 2021 - Student Clerk 
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      Pros

      Coworkers, management, environment, location was easily accessible (airport).

      Cons

      Sometimes there were slow days where there was not much to do.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      SBSO

      May 12, 2021 - Student in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      it was a really good student job

      Cons

      under paid and poor student coordinators

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great work environment

      Mar 8, 2021 - Programmer Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of training for individuals to grow in personal lives as well as in their careers.

      Cons

      Huge parking issue in the NCR.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Human Resources Advisor

      Apr 25, 2021 - Human Resources Advisor in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great team and great developmental opportunities

      Cons

      Lack of innovation and technology advancement

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Amazing

      Feb 11, 2021 - Border Services Officer in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Benefits and leave is amazing

      Cons

      Work environment is not as good as it can be

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company to work for

      Jan 9, 2021 - Student Border Services Officer in Mississauga, ON
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Amazing work/life balance and a thriving enviroment.

      Cons

      Shift work for some individuals may be an issue.

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      2 people found this review helpful
    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great opportunities

      Mar 3, 2021 - Student Border Services Officer 
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Looks great on your resume, depending on location there is significant down time, great pay

      Cons

      5 weeks of training, lots of in-house politics

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