City of Edmonton Reviews

Updated May 12, 2021

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3.7
66%
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City of Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson
Don Iveson
123 Ratings
Pros
  • "flexible schedule, good pay, good work life balance(in 43 reviews)

  • "Good pay, co-workers were friendly(in 21 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "A lot of office politics from upper management(in 8 reviews)

  • "no benefits and low career advancement(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good work place

      May 9, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Belper, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good paying jobs from top to bottom

      Cons

      Too much redundant workers still working.

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Strategic Coordinator

      May 12, 2021 - Strategic Coordinator in Derby, KS
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Interesting work with opportunity for advancement

      Cons

      Poor leadership, history of bullying and harassment that goes unchecked

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Interpreter at Edmonton Valley Zoo

      Apr 11, 2021 - Seasonal Interpretee - Edmonton Valley Zoo in National City, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay rates, consistent work scheduling and great supervisors who were very knowledgeable. Loved working with the public and the team across the zoo. Best work environment ever! Truly amazing people to work with and so much passion for animals and education.

      Cons

      Limited time off allowed in seasonal student summer positions

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Awesome

      Apr 21, 2021 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to work with great benefits

      Cons

      Not really much to say

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to work

      May 5, 2021 - Business Analyst in Edmonton, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It's generally a good place to work

      Cons

      Not to much room to grow within a team

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    6. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Don't work for Communications!!

      Apr 29, 2021 - Communications Advisor in Edmonton, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      every second Friday off, good pay, union

      Cons

      you are micromanaged, need to time track and the mgt ratio is 2:1

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Job, lots of fun

      Apr 5, 2021 - Instructor in Edmonton, AB
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      Pros

      Fun job, great pay, excellent benefits

      Cons

      Few hours, there was no way to get more hours.

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Student summer job

      Mar 19, 2021 - Landscape Labourer in Edmonton, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Gain invaluable skills such as independence that help with future careers. The training is top tier.

      Cons

      Sometimes it was difficult to remain on one job until it was finished. Often management wouldn't give enough time to finish a project before requesting the completion of another more urgent

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Making a difference everyday within a team of like minded collaborators

      Jan 30, 2021 - Supervisor in Edmonton, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They embrace enthusiastic, creative innovators. Excellent work life balance. The corporation organization is moving in the direction of the municipal reference model. Very progressive and future looking strategic plans.

      Cons

      They are undergoing organizational change which is a bit messy and scary to the casual observer. You must be agile a resilient to flourish through this period of change.

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Large corporation

      Apr 26, 2021 - Mechanical Engineer in Sherwood Park, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people and pay is okay

      Cons

      Hard to get work done.

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