City of Ottawa Reviews

Updated Sep 1, 2021

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City of Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson
Jim Watson
95 Ratings
Pros
  • "Also, good pay during the school year(in 19 reviews)

  • "Flexible work schedule, great pay, fun work environment(in 18 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "long hours(in 4 reviews)

  • "Slow pace, not much room for growth(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great Work Environment

      Aug 18, 2021 - Landscaper 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Phenomenal work environment - Great co-workers and bosses - Superb Inclusion and Diversity

      Cons

      - Relaxed work environment can sometimes lead to lack of work

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Generally a good place to work.

      Aug 19, 2021 - Portfolio Manager in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great salary and benefits. Time off was appropriate.

      Cons

      Poor top down communication and standardization

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      good

      Aug 3, 2021 - Customer Service Representative 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great team work and environment

      Cons

      hours and last minutes calls

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Registered Nurse

      Jul 31, 2021 - Registered Nurse in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good teamwork and manager was there when you needed them

      Cons

      Short staffed and at times no breaks

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      n/a

      Jul 13, 2021 - Lifeguard in Kingston, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      inclusive, patient, considerate, helpful, accommodation.

      Cons

      standing around, hot work environment.

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good place to work

      Jul 10, 2021 - Program Coordinator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good management, good working conditions

      Cons

      Not much opportunity for growth

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Like it

      Jul 9, 2021 - Rink Attendant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good for learning experience good

      Cons

      No cons to be honest

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Chill job

      Jul 7, 2021 - Water Safety Instructor in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good wages You pick your own hours

      Cons

      Can be bureaucratic at times

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Friendly Environment

      Jun 17, 2021 - Business Analyst in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Place to work, good management

      Cons

      offices are very crowded everywhere

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      The best

      Jun 17, 2021 - Professional in Quebec, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      All the items are good

      Cons

      Nothing to add on this point

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