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City of Markham Reviews

Updated Mar 17, 2020

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3.6
63%
Recommend to a Friend
83%
Approve of CEO
City of Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti
Frank Scarpitti
13 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Part time / contract people RARELY get hired on full time(in 5 reviews)

  • "low pay, not really too much room for improvement(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Camp Counsellor"

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    Former Employee - Summer Camp Counselor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Markham full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good environment, lots of help provided, excellent training, flexible, good hours

    Cons

    there were not really any cons

    City of Markham2020-02-22
  2. "Lifeguard"

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    Former Employee - Lifeguard 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Markham part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible Hours Decent Pay Nice coworkers I met

    Cons

    Early shifts can be a pain Sometimes lots of gossip

    City of Markham2020-03-17
  3. "Formeremployee"

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    Former Employee - Development Engineering Technologist 

    I worked at City of Markham full-time

    Pros

    Team work, supportive, security, progressive

    Cons

    salary, upper management, no promotion, communication

    City of Markham2020-03-12
  4. "Fun place to work, great group of people"

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    Current Employee - Camp Counselor in Markham, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City of Markham part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun experience, boss gives you a good chance to succeed. Great culture.

    Cons

    Hours are short, hard to get consistent shifts.

    City of Markham2020-02-12
  5. "Great Place! Horrible Pay..."

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    Current Employee - Lifeguard in Markham, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City of Markham part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice Environment Great Staff Flexible hours Good experience Nice people

    Cons

    Pay is a lot lower than it should be Expectations are too high

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    City of Markham2020-02-23
  6. "Fun but low pay"

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    Current Employee - Volleyball Instructor 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Markham part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun to work with kids Enjoyed it

    Cons

    Low pay Odd hours Doesnt develop a lot of skills

    City of Markham2020-01-28
  7. "i dont know"

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    Current Employee - Swim Teacher in Markham, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Markham full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great opportunities learn different skills

    Cons

    tons of job openings

    City of Markham2019-11-14
  8. "Education Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Education Coordinator in Markham, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Markham part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Part-time is flexible for dates

    Cons

    No room or positions to move up. No Bonuses or benefits. Working a Job that should be Full time during part time hours.

    City of Markham2019-11-10
  9. "Camp counselor city of markham"

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    Current Employee - Summer Camp Counselor in Markham, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Markham full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good hours fun environment fun coworkers

    Cons

    annoying kids, hours can get long

    City of Markham2019-11-05
  10. "Good Place to Work as a Student"

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    Former Employee - Changeroom Attendant 
    Recommends

    I worked at City of Markham part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Flexible hours - Casual, relaxed working environment

    Cons

    - A lot of favouritism with management - Low pay compared to similar positions with other cities (ie Toronto)

    City of Markham2019-10-07
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