City of Ottawa Employee Reviews about "good pay"

Updated Nov 26, 2020

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City of Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson
Jim Watson
87 Ratings
Pros
  • "Also, good pay during the school year(in 18 reviews)

  • "Friendly team and ample support within work environment(in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • "long hours(in 4 reviews)

  • "Regardless, I still got paid, but it was a little disappointing not to see the payoff of everyone's hard work(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Skate Instructor 
    Recommends

    I have been working at City of Ottawa part-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues Good pay Opportunities for other positions within the city

    Cons

    Management can sometimes be unorganized

  2. "Review is very location dependant"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Skating Instructor in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at City of Ottawa part-time

    Pros

    - good pay - opportunities to move around

    Cons

    - on-site manager have no idea what they are doing - very sexist - managers will sabotage other job opportunities for you

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  3. COVID-19

    "Great Environment, Bad Union"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lifeguard/Swim Instructor in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Ottawa part-time

    Pros

    Fun and supportive coworkers, flexible hours. Also, good pay during the school year.

    Cons

    Lower pay in summer, and the union doesn't really do much for us. We were supposed to get paid throughout our COVID-19 temporary leave, but never did.

  4. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Facility Operator in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at City of Ottawa full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Fun people, great benefits, good pay

    Cons

    None off top of head

  5. "Amazing"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Aquatics Lifeguard in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City of Ottawa part-time

    Pros

    Great team Amazing patrons Good pay for students

    Cons

    Not paid during stat-holidays Minimal hours per week

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  6. "Lifeguarding with City of Ottawa"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Summer Student in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at City of Ottawa part-time

    Pros

    - super convenient locations - awesome supervisors - good pay

    Cons

    - many employees - lots and lots of paperwork

  7. "Great Job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Leader in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at City of Ottawa full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good work environment, good pay and benefits. Lots of opportunity to explore various roles in a municipal environment.

    Cons

    Strategic vision isn't always apparent, departments tend to work in silos at times.

  8. "Amazing Staff"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - ECE Assistant in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City of Ottawa part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    This job has good pay, and decent hours.

    Cons

    It is on call, so you have to work your way up to better hours.

  9. "Unorganizied"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Skating Instructor 

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

    Pros

    Good pay, Multiple job opportunities

    Cons

    Unorganized, minimal training, not provided with necessary tools to perform properly

  10. "Office Assistant"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at City of Ottawa full-time

    Pros

    Good pay , good management, easy work for student, friendly environment

    Cons

    location, clients , slow rotation of shifts

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